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A Collage Honoring A Life

A Collage Honoring A Life

A large, colorful collage honoring the late Kathleen Ann Jones ’80 was dedicated in the Anthropology Department during Homecoming Weekend. Shortly after her death in 1980, her family established the Kathleen Jones Memorial Fund, which has supported many anthropology students doing fieldwork for their senior papers.

The work, by artist John W. Lawson, honors Jones’ passion for archaeology and is meant to encourage anthropology students to take part in the transformative experience of field research.

“This piece reflects Kathleen’s spirit, nourished by the cultural objects and experiences she encountered in her journey through life,” Lawson wrote in a note accompanying the work