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The Tibet Himalaya Initiative is putting CU Boulder on experts’ map

April 25, 2017

Carole McGranahan is one of the founding members of this growing center for research and outreach focusing on contemporary Tibet. Learn about aims of this initiative and recognition it has gained, along with upcoming events here :Read more »

Allison Formanack awarded 2016-2017 Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award

April 25, 2017

Allison Formanack has been selected by the CU Graduate School for a 2016-2017 Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award. The honor includes an award of $600. Hooray for Allison!Read more »

Jenny Washabaugh wins best student poster presentation at Human Biology Association Conference

April 24, 2017

Jenny Washbaugh Jenny Washabaugh has won a prize for the best student poster presentation at the Human Biology Association Conference this year. The title of her presentation was "Milk hygiene and consumption practices in The Gambia". Congratulations to Jenny!Read more »

Allison Formanack receives 2017-2018 Dissertation Completion Fellowship

April 19, 2017

Allison Formanack has been selected to receive a 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship will be for one semester of full support during the 17/18 academic year. Support will consist of a stipend equal to a 50% GPTI appointment. Congratulations, Allison.Read more »

Jennifer Deats & Kaitlyn Davis complete MA’s

April 19, 2017

Jennifer Deats and Kaitlyn Davis completed their MA’s last week with successful defenses of their theses: Jen: Style, Identity, and Communities of Practice: An Examination of Middle Missouri Ceramics at Chief Looking's Village and the Heart River Region . Doug Bamforth, advisor Kaitlyn: “The Ambassador's Herb": Tobacco Pipes as Evidence... Read more »

'A House for Every Daughter' new ethnographic photography exhibit in Hale

April 14, 2017

A House for Every Daughter photography exhibit Dennis McGilvray has graced our central showcase with a special exhibit of his gorgeous photography on matrilocal marriage in Sri Lanka and South India. Take a moment next time you pass by the second floor. It’s well worth a look. CU Boulder Today... Read more »

Bert Covert wins 2016-2017 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

April 12, 2017

Bert Covert has been chosen by a Graduate School committee as a winner of the 2016-2017 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. We couldn’t agree more. The honor comes with a cash award of $1000. Congratulations Bert!Read more »

Jennifer Leichliter awarded Summer Graduate School Fellowship

March 30, 2017

Jennifer Leichliter has been awarded a Summer Graduate School Fellowship to work on her dissertation. This fellowship will be for three months of support and will consist of a monthly stipend of $2,000. Congratulations, Jen!Read more »

Sara Fardi gave successful thesis defense

March 22, 2017

Sara Fardi gave a successful defense of her thesis on Friday 17 March and is set to earn her Master’s in May. She researched Neonatal hair cortisol in relation to maternal environment, sociodemographic factors and infant outcomes rural Gambia with Robin Bernstein as advisor. Congratulations to both.Read more »

Michelle Sauther awarded $245K NSF grant

March 15, 2017

Michelle Sauther has won a $245K NSF grant for her research on “Extreme Primates: Physiological and Behavioral Responses to a Temperate Primate Niche Using a Strepsirrhine Model.” M.L. Sauther, Frank P. Cuozzo. It is perhaps a truism to state that primates are tropical mammals, but of the more than 500+... Read more »

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