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PMP Certification

A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition

by George G. Angel, PMP, SAPM
This accessible guide bridges the gap between being a project manager and becoming a globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP). Aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, the book explains the Project Management Institute's worldwide standard methods, five process groups, ten knowledge areas, and forty-seven processes and includes many tips to help prepare for the latest PMP exam
Price: $35.95 (Paper)

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A Prehistory of South America

Ancient Cultural Diversity on the Least Known Continent

by Jerry D. Moore
"This is the text most of us who teach South American prehistory have been waiting for."
—Mark Aldenderfer, University of California, Merced "There is no other text with a similar level of detail and at the same time is in keeping with a broad view of the richness of South American past peoples' diversity. This is an excellent book for students, teachers, and anyone with an interest in the fascinating study of the archaeology of South America."
—Augusto Oyuela-Caycedo, University of Florida

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Allan Maca, editor of UPC's Prophet, Pariah, and Pioneer is an archaeologist on PBS's Time Team America! Check out the latest season.

USUP author Jon D. Lee and his book
An Epidemic of Rumors are featured in Discovery News, discussing how to battle the rumor, folklore and myths accompanying the latest outbreak of the ebola virus.

Angela Harris, a coeditor of Presumed Incompetent, talks to Truthout about the challenges facing nonwhite and nonheterosexual academics. Check it out!

UPC and four other university presses are working with the American Anthropological Association on a new approach to book reviews. See this article from the Chronicle of Higher Education, featuring our illustrious director Darrin Pratt!