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0 September 26, 2002
Volume 33 Number 3
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Archaeology Society Moves Headquarters to CSU, Chico

The Society for California Archaeology (SCA) is moving its business affairs and publishing activities to CSU, Chico, under the direction of Greg White, director of the Archaeological Research Program.

White, who was voted to membership on the executive board of SCA in June, and the Archaeological Research Program were awarded a $33,000 grant to set up and manage the SCA business office. The board also approved $14,000 annually to produce the quarterly California Archaeology. White serves as editor-in-chief of the publication, which is distributed throughout the country.

Membership in the SCA provides a forum for professional and amateur historians, archaeologists, and tribal representatives to share information about California's ancient cultural heritage. The society has been instrumental in the enactment of state and local historical resource law and policy, California Indian involvement in cultural resource planning, and action against unethical archeological activity in the state.

"I'm pleased with the honor and the trust in CSU, Chico this move represents," said White.

Civil Engineering Students Put Young "Minds in Motion"

The Department of Civil Engineering and the student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will host "Minds in Motion" on Sept. 27 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.

This event coincides with ASCE's 150th anniversary and will introduce more than 1000 first through 12th grade students to engineering, mathematics, and science.

Activities, competitions, and displays, including the Human Powered and the Supermilage vehicles, will be in the Free Speech Area, near the Rose Garden, and on the Kendall Hall lawn.

Other student groups participating in this event include the National Society of Black Engineers, Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Chico Geoscience Students, and the Society of Physics Students.

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