Heather Seltzer gave successful defense of her MA thesis

Nov. 15, 2017

Heather Seltzer gave a successful defense of her thesis on Signs and Symbols: Exploring Changes in Iconography in the Contact Era Rio Grande Pueblo World for completion of her Master’s Degree. Congratulations to Heather and advisor, Cathy Cameron .Read more »

Isabella Vinsonhaler will be awarded MA in December

Nov. 15, 2017

Isabella Vinsonhaler will be awarded the Master’s Degree in December, having given a successful defense of her final exam. Congratulations to Bella and advisor, Matt Sponheimer .Read more »

Congratulations on Pre-Dissertation Awards

Nov. 9, 2017

Congratulations to Anden Drolet , Kevin Darcy , Arielle Milkman , and Jenny Washabaugh on their Pre-Dissertation Awards. Great doctoral projects in the making. Anden will be off to Bhutan, Kevin to Mexico, Arielle to Peru, and Jenny to The Gambia and Kenya.Read more »

Anden Drolet will be awarded MA in December

Nov. 9, 2017

Anden Drolet will be awarded a Master’s Degree in December, having given a successful defense of his final exam. Hats off to Anden and advisor, Carole McGranahan .Read more »

Katie McGuire gave successful defense of her MA thesis

Nov. 9, 2017

Katie McGuire gave a successful defense of her thesis on The Social Behavior and Dynamics Of Old Ring-Tailed Lemurs (Lemur Catta) At The Duke Lemur Center and will be awarded a Master’s Degree in December. Congratulations to Katie and advisor, Michelle Sauther .Read more »

Anthropology Club Field Trip to the Denver Zoo

Oct. 24, 2017

The Anthropology Club did a guided tour of the Denver Zoo last week with Bert Covert , to learn about their conservation program for primates and other animals. Learn more about the program here .Read more »

Society for Medical Anthropology Dissertation Award

Oct. 18, 2017

Robin Bernstein and Dennis Van Gerven served as invaluable consultants to Gabriela Sheets in her dissertation research on The Developmental Ecology of the Infant Gut Microbiome. The SMA Dissertation Award is intended to recognize a dissertation that is exemplary for its scope and excellence, originality, persuasiveness, and writing quality, with... Read more »

Indigenous Knowledge Helps Untangle the Mystery of Mesa Verde

Oct. 3, 2017

Scott Ortman , Patrick Cruz and family are featured in the lead article of the latest High Country News: “Indigenous Knowledge Helps Untangle the Mystery of Mesa Verde” .Read more »

Sarah Kurnick awarded $111,921 NSF grant

Sept. 1, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded Sarah Kurnick a grant of $111,921 to continue research on Postclassic Maya politics and community archaeology at Punta Laguna, Mexico. Hearty congratulations to Sarah!Read more »

Mayans accurately predicted solar eclipses hundreds of years in the future

Aug. 17, 2017

Payson Sheets was among the professors interviewed by 9News on traditions in other cultures related to these astronomical events: “The Maya actually predicted solar and lunar eclipses during the Classic period (AD 300-900). They did it not by a knowledge of astronomy as we understand things, but by keeping track... Read more »

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