Parcak is a pioneer in the emerging field of satellite archaeology and an expert in remote-sensing. She uses satellite imagery to identify ancient sites around the world that were thought to be lost forever.
A free opening reception is planned from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, at the gallery, 900 13th St. S. Summer hours for the gallery are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. New Saturday hours are 12-4 p.m. The gallery is closed on Monday, Sunday and holidays. Admission is always free. Call 205-934-0815 for information.
“When I was selected, I realized I would actually be interning for one of the most powerful and exciting places in the world,” said Hossain, a 21-year-old Gadsden native. “I could not ask for a better opportunity.”
He has been assigned to work with the National Economic Council (NEC), which principally is tasked with coordinating policymaking for domestic and international economic issues. As an intern, Hossain conducts research, generates memos and briefing materials and assists with other projects as needed.
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