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Eight Graduate Students Awarded the Beverly Sears Graduate Students Grant

Jan. 26, 2021

Anden Drolet, Paige Edmiston, Scarlett Engle, Page McClean, Nicholas Puente, Chilton Tippin, Sangjie Zhaxi, and Anna Wynfield received the Beverly Sears Graduate Students Grants category, a competitive award that supports research, scholarship, and the creative work of graduate students from all departments. Way to go everybody!

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Graudate Student Daniel Joseph Naumenko Publishes Article in AJPA

Jan. 15, 2021

Congratulations to Daniel for publishing his first article, A Novel Method for the Identification and Quantification of Weight Faltering , in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Daniel and his colleagues describe a new method for identifying and quantifying the magnitude and rate of short‐term weight faltering episodes and assess...

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Carole McGranahan's Research on Trump and Twitter in A&S Magazine

Jan. 12, 2021

Carole McGranahan's research on Trump and Twitter featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine. Carole McGranahan, professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder, may not be a soothsayer, but just months into Donald J. Trump’s presidential term, she warned that his rhetoric, amplified by the social media...

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Graduate Students Sangjie Zhaxi, Anna Wynfield, and Georgia Butcher Awarded a CARTSS Grant

Jan. 8, 2021

Congratulations to graduate students Anna Wynfield, Sangjie Zhaxi, and Georgia Butcher for being awarded a CARTSS grant.

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Laura De Luca's Virtual Global Seminar Tanzania Featured in A&S Magazine

Dec. 18, 2020

Tanzania or bust, with the help of Zoom Anthropology instructor converting study abroad course into virtual seminar By Doug McPherson It’s a major lesson in anthropology: humans adapt. So it’s no surprise that when University of Colorado Boulder anthropologist Laura DeLuca needed to adapt in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Professor Terry McCabe has been elected a Fellow by the AAAS

Dec. 2, 2020

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has awarded the distinction of Fellow to our very own Professor J. Terrence McCabe for distinguished contributions to anthropology, particularly for understanding how people adapt to arid rangelands of East Africa, and how they cope with changing socio-economic conditions. Congratulations Professor...

Abnormalities on horse lumbar vertebrae from burials at Shirenzigou.

Will Taylor's PNAS Article Featured in The New York Times

Nov. 16, 2020

Professor Will Taylor's PNAS article, A Record of Horseback Riding, Written in Bone and Teeth featured in The New York Times . Click Here to Read the Full Article

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Scott Ortman's Podcast on Archaeological Synthesis and Settlement Scaling Theory

Nov. 12, 2020

Professor Ortman was recently a guest on the Santa Fe Institute's official podcast (see link below) where he discusses his work on settlement scaling theory and fostering synthesis in archaeology to advance science and benefit society. Listen to Professor Ortman's Podcast Now

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Friday, November 20, 2020 - Fall 2020 Ethnography in Progress Workshop

Nov. 6, 2020

Emily Hite, Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Anthropology Discussant: Chilton Tippin, Ph.D. Student in Cultural Anthropology We will be reading Chapter 2 from Emily's dissertation, "Place, Autonomy, and the Imaginary: An ethnography of the Brörán peoples." Date: Friday, November 20th Time: 12:30pm–2:00pm Location: Zoom Please RSVP to anna.wynfield@colorado.edu by Monday, November...

Sarah Kurnick Presenting her TedxMilehigh Talk

Sarah Kurnick's TEDxMileHigh: RISE Talk Now on YouTube

Nov. 6, 2020

In case you missed it, here is your second chance to watch Professor Sarah Kurnick's TEDxMileHigh: RISE Talk about Aliens & Archaeology: Why Do We Get History Wrong on Purpose?