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Please consider making a donation to support the Department of Anthropology. Your contribution is very much appreciated and will go toward supporting scholarships and awards to many of our worthy graduate students and the department as a whole. The University of Colorado is a public institution that receives little support from the state of Colorado. The state of Colorado ranked 48th (near the bottom) in the nation in per-student funding for higher education in 2011. If you have the time, spend some of it browsing our website to see if you would like to help us continue studying, teaching and researching the many exciting topics in Anthropology. Gifts of any size are greatly appreciated.

With sincerest thanks to our group donors and special endowments. 

Archaeological Field School

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To provide support for the archaeological field school in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder.

 

Anthropology Graduate Student Support Fund

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Contributions to this fund are used to support the research and teaching of our graduate students in the program. These students study many varied topics within our 3 sub-disciplines of Archaeology, Biological Anthropology and Cultural Anthropology.

 

Biological Anthropology Field Workers Fund

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To support field workers integral to research in the Dept of Anthropology at CU Boulder including travel, education enhancement and expenses associated with bringing individuals to the US.  Strong preference is for field workers from rural West Africa.

 

David Breternitz Endowment for Archaeological Field Research Fund

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The David Breternitz Endowment for Archaeological Field Research fund was recently established in his honor by his friends to support graduate student fieldwork in the Southwest. David Breternitz’s career at the University of Colorado consisted of a great deal of fieldwork in the Fremont, Mesa Verde, and Dolores districts and in various parts of Africa. In 3 seasons in the Fremont, 13 summers at Mesa Verde, and 8 more at Dolores, Breternitz trained hundreds of future academic, federal, and contract archaeologists. He reached many others as MC of the SW at the Pecos Conference. Your generous gift will contribute to this fund.

 

Earl Morris Scholarship Fund

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To provide an award to outstanding archaeology Ph.D. students in the Department of Anthropology at CU Boulder in honor of Earl Morris.

 

George Armelagos Memorial Flatirons Fund for the Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder

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To provide unrestricted support for the Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder.

 

General Anthropology Fund

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Contributions are used to support department activities at the discretion of the department chair including purchasing specialized software and being able to attract outstanding faculty scholars.

 

Undergraduate Excellence in Anthropology Fund

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To provide flexible support for undergraduate students, education and programming in the Anthropology Department at University of Colorado Boulder, as determined by the Chair of Anthropology Department at CU-Boulder.

 

Thank you for supporting the Anthropology department here at CU.

Douglas Bamforth

Department Chair