The goal of the Archaeological Research Laboratory staff and faculty is to expand human knowledge of the past through an integrated research and educational program. Our activities include ...
- undergraduate and graduate teaching;
- student training through internships, fieldwork, laboratory projects, and overseas programs;
- local and international research; publications in books, scholarly journals and the ARL's own series of Reports of Investigations, now numbering 160 volumes;
- participation in professional organizations;
- maintaining partnerships with government and other public sector institutions;
- engaging in outreach through public lectures, collaboration with avocational archaeological societies, and pre-college learning opportunities;
- providing consulting services to clients requiring assistance in complying with state and federal historic preservation statutes; and
- offering fee-based permanent curation of archaeological collections.