On October 10 and 11, Drs. Kent Mathewson and David Chicoine led incoming graduate students on a field trip to the Poverty Point World Heritage Site in northeastern Louisiana. The group stopped to visit the historical city center of St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish. At Poverty Point, graduate students got the opportunity to explore the 3,500 years old earthworks under the guidance of Station Archaeologist` Stephanie Perrault. Ms. Perrault is an LSU alumna, MA Anthropology.