Announcing the formation of the new Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies. From the website:
The Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies (CIAMS) is the coordinating forum for archaeology activities at Cornell. Through a consortium of graduate students and faculty housed across five academic departments and two colleges at Cornell, CIAMS encourages research, interaction, and innovation in all areas of archaeology and material studies. It promotes and supports advanced training and research opportunities for graduate students in archaeology, integrating the different graduate fields at Cornell that offer degrees in archaeology and material studies.