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December 2009

Penny Clifford Mazer, Arizona Chapter Co-founder and Board Member Shares Why ARCE Matters to Her
Students speak out about their summer language experience at ARCE.

November 2009

Prominent Egyptologist and ARCE Board of Governors member, Dr. Salima Ikram makes the ancients more comprehensible through zooarchaeology as reported in National Geographic.

October 2009

ARCE's recent extension of funding for conservation efforts from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was reported in the San Antonio Business Journal.

August 2009

Kara Cooney is no stranger to the rigors and delights of television production. But her newest television venture is something of a leap forward and sideways at the same time.

Janis Susan May Patterson of the ARCE North Texas chapter has been passionate about two things for as long as she can remember—writing, and ancient Egypt.

July 2009

ARCE Board Member Kara Cooney discusses her new Discovery Channel television series in a recent issue of UCLA Today, UCLA's faculty and staff news website.

June 2009

ARCE President Emily Teeter is interviewed in the June 21 edition of the Chicago Tribune. The story centers around the recent facial reconstruction of the mummy of Meresamun by two forensic artists.

In mid-June 36 American university students will step on to the baking tarmac at Cairo International Airport and start a language learning experience destined to change them forever, or at least for the next two months.

Dr. Emily Teeter has been an ARCE member since 1974, and credits much of her professional development to the relationships and resources provided by the organization.

May 2009

During the 2009 Annual Meeting, we had a chance to sit down andinterview some of our members about their relationship with ARCE andtheir perspective on ARCE’s role as an organization.

Here,members of the Board of Governors share their thoughts about ARCE’simpact—on its membership, Egyptology, and the world’s culturalheritage.

March 2009

ARCE President Emily Teeter is interviewed in a recent issue of Archaeology magazine. In the March/April 2009 cover story, "A Mummy's Life," Dr.Teeter, Research Associate and Coordinator of Special Exhibits for the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, discusses new research undertaken on the 3,000-year-old mummy of Egyptian priestess Meresamun.

February 2009

The first week of February was a whirlwind of activity for ARCE's Associate Director, Michael Jones, and Director of Development, Dina Aboul Saad. The two staff members made a three-city tour of local ARCE chapters, where Jones delivered a series of lectures on some of ARCE's recent Egyptian conservation projects.

January 2009

The ARCE Cairo Center is hosting a new lecture 3-part series, "Introducing Islamic Cairo." The series will explore and examine Islamic Cairo through the PowerPoint presentations of Dr. Tarek Swelim (

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