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An Ode to Kent State's Original Bad Ass: Olaf Prufer

I wrote this several years ago after hearing about the death of a beloved professor of mine in 2008. I think everyone must have a favorite teacher in their life – it doesn’t matter what age they come along. 1,023 more words

Updated (4.24.13) Dr. Olaf Prufer, I raise a glass in your honor today

Update April 24, 2013: Olaf has been added to the National Forest Service’s page on Hopewell Culture as a historical figure in Hopewell  archaeology. I’m glad that his contribution to Ohio archaeology and specifically, Hopewell continues to be recognized. 944 more words