Support NKU! Look for this giving icon throughout the magazine for ways to support the NKU departments and programs you care about, or log on now to givenow.nku.edu . Thank you! 22 2 nku mAGAZINE // t able of c ontents NKU anthropology alumnus Nick Thaxton (’15) bags artifacts from the foundation of the Parker Academy school house—the first fully-integrated school in the United States. During an ongoing series of archeological digs on the site, NKU faculty, stu-dents, and volunteers unearthed many of the artifacts presented on page 22.