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Carole McGranahan's Tibetan Research and Camp Hale Event Featured in A&S Magazine, Vail Daily and Colorado Sun

June 17, 2024

Professor Carole McGranahan's Tibetan Research and Camp Hale Event Featured in A&S Magazine , Vail Daily , and Colorado Sun . Professor McGranahan's work delves into the incredible history of Tibetan soldiers trained by the CIA at Camp Hale in the 1960s. This fascinating story uncovers a unique chapter of...

Carole McGranahan holds up an old photo of Dumra to find its precise location in Camp Hale National Monument.

Carole McGranahan's Tibetan Research and Camp Hale Event in A&S Magazine

June 4, 2024

Professor Carole McGranahan who has long studied the Tibetan perspective of China’s invasion and occupation of Tibet, joins the Tibetan community to commemorate the location on June 9 at Camp Hale, Colorado. For decades, the CIA’s training of Tibetan soldiers to fight Chinese invaders was a state secret, but even...

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Caroline Conzelman Promoted to Full Professor

June 3, 2024

Alumna, Caroline Conzelman (Anthropology, PhD 2007) was promoted to Full Teaching Professor this year at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she teaches anthropology courses and mentors first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences Residential Academic Programs. She is also the Program Director of the Environment and Natural...

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Nicholas Puente & Sarah Simeonoff Present at the 2024 TAG Meeting

May 28, 2024

Graduate students Nicholas Puente (Archaeology, PhD Candidate) and Sarah Simeonoff (Archaelogy, PhD in Progress) present at the 2024 Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) meeting in Sante Fe, New Mexico. Nicholas Puente presented, "Entangling Surface and Subsurface Worlds: The movement of speleothems and creation of space at Punta Laguna, Yucatan, Mexico." Sarah...

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Congratulations Class of 2024!

May 23, 2024

Huge congratulations to the CU Boulder Anthropology Graduates of 2024! Your dedication, curiosity, and hard work have led you to this incredible achievement. As you step into the world, may you continue to explore, discover, and make meaningful impacts wherever your journey takes you. Here's to a future filled with...

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Sarah Simeonoff Awarded a Lewis and Clark Fund Grand 

May 20, 2024

Sarah Simeonoff (PhD Archaelogy in Progress) awarded a Lewis and Clark Fund Grand from the American Philosophical Society. These funds will support Sarah's preliminary dissertation field research in Alaska.

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Ph.D. Student Chu Paing Successfully Defends Her Dissertation

May 20, 2024

Chu Paing successfully defended her dissertation "Intense Engagements: Social Media Activism in the Aftermath of the 2021 Military Coup in Myanmar," on May 16, to a group of 30 enthusiastic attendees and her doctoral committee: Professor Carla Jones (advisor), Professor Alison Cool, Professor Emily Hue (University of California Riverside), Professor...

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Jessica Misiorek Awarded a General Vassar Fellowship

May 14, 2024

Jessica Misiorek (Cultural Anthropology, PhD in Progress) awarded a general unrestricted Vassar Fellowship. Vassar Fellowships are for one year of support and may not be deferred. Seniors and Vassar graduates may apply. The fellowship funds have been established by friends of the college to encourage Vassar graduates to continue their...

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Ph.D. Student Georgia Burcher Successfully Defends Her Dissertation

May 14, 2024

Congratulations to Dr. Georgia Butcher who successfully defended her cultural anthropology dissertation “In the Eye of the Reaper: Drone Pilots, Remote War, and Resistance in the United States.” She had the unanimous support of her committee – advisor Alison Cool, and committee members Lorraine Bayard de Volo, Donna Goldstein, Carla...

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Lucas Rozell Receives A&S Amazing Graduate Award

May 14, 2024

Lucas Rozell (Cultural Anthropology, MA 2024) receives the A&S amazing graduate award. Lucas' advice to other students: "My best piece of advice for other students is to really get to know your professors, TAs, advisors and the staff in your department! College can absolutely be tricky to navigate at both...