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Professor Lynda D. McNeil's Article Published in American Antiquity

Jan. 21, 2022

Professor Lynda D. McNeil's article, ' Turkeys Befriend a Girl: Turkey Husbandry, Ceremonialism, and Tales of Resistance during the Pueblo Revolt Era ," published in American Antiquity.

Katie in the field

Graduate Student, Katie McGuire, awarded a Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Jan. 14, 2022

Katie received the Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the CU Boulder Graduate School! This fellowship is intended to provide outstanding PhD candidates with financial support to assist in the process of completing their doctoral dissertations. Congratulations, Katie!

Georgia Butcher, Scarlett Engle, Jacob Jansen, Clara Lee, Nicholas Puente & Katie Donlan

Six Graduate Students Awarded the Beverly Sears Graduate Students Grant

Jan. 12, 2022

Georgia Butcher, Scarlett Engle, Jacob Jansen, Clara Lee, and Nicholas Puente were awarded the Beverly Sears Graduate Students Grant. And, a special honor was offered to Katie Donlan, whose Sears proposal was awarded the CU Retired Faculty Association Carl Kisslinger Graduate Student Award. Fantastic work, everyone!

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Scarlett Engle Receives the RM-CESU Student Award

Jan. 4, 2022

Congratulations to graduate student, Scarlett Engle, for receiving the 2021 Rocky Mountains Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (RM-CESU) Student Award. Scarlett will be presenting on January 27th at 2pm at the RM-CESU 2022 Spring Online Seminar Series. The RM-CESU Student Award program was established in 2007 as a way to recognize...

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Graduate Student Scarlett Engle Successfully Defends Her Research Prospectus

Dec. 14, 2021

Congratulations to Scarlett Engle who successfully defended her research prospectus, "The Power of Placemaking: Collaborating with Descendant Communities to Re-Imagine the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum." She now advances to PhD candidacy. Fantastic work, Scarlett!

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Ph.D. Student Bailey Duhé Successfully Defends her Dissertation

Dec. 10, 2021

Cultural Anthropology Ph.D. Student Bailey Duhé successfully defended her dissertation, “Fluid: Louisiana Creole Identity and Racial Mixture in the United States.” Congratulations, Bailey!

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Graduate Student Chu May Paing Passes Her Ph.D. Qualifying Exam

Dec. 7, 2021

Congratulations to cultural anthropology graduate student Chu May Paing who passed her Ph.D. qualifying exam! Awesome work, Chu!

CU graduate student Chance Ward studies horse bones in the museum's Archaeozoology Laboratory.

Chance Ward, Museum and Field Studies Graduate Student's CCPA Award Featured in A&S Magazine

Dec. 3, 2021

Congratulations to Museum and Field Studies Graduate Student, Chance Ward, whose Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists (CCPA) award was featured in A&S Magazine. Chance Ward, a graduate student in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Museum and Field Studies Program, has received an award from the Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists...

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Undergraduate Honors Student Ashley Howard's Thesis Recognized as Exceptional!

Nov. 18, 2021

Undergraduate honors student, Ashley Howard's thesis paper, "Politics, Philosophy, and Patriarchy in the Reign of Empress Wu: Analysis of Tang Dynasty Religious and Gender Imagery in Elite-Sponosred Buddhist Caves at Mogao Grottoes, China." will be featured next Tuesday November 30th at the Fall Honors Thesis Symposium. The Symposium showcases three...

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Graduate Student Sasha Busker Wins the Plains Anthropology Conference Poster Competition

Nov. 16, 2021

Anthropology Ph.D. student Sasha Buckser was announced as the winner of the Student Poster Competition ( ) at the Plains Anthropology Conference, held this year at the Embassy Suites in Boulder. The award is given annually to the top student research poster at the annual conference, which draws together...