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Will Taylor Receives Kayden Book Award

April 19, 2024

Professor Will Taylor received the Spring 2024 Kayden Book Award. Each year faculty members publishing in the Humanities are invited to submit books in progress for the Kayden Book Award. This award will support Professor Taylor's research this summer.

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Scarlett Engle Accepts a Tribal Relations Specialist Position

April 19, 2024

Scarlett Engle (Cultural Anthropology, PhD Candidate) accepted a position as the Tribal Relations Specialist at the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. This is a new position for the Forest, so Scarlett will be creating the program and ensuring that the Forest upholds its trust responsibility to tribes and that tribal community...

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Gerorgia Butcher Attends AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop

April 18, 2024

Gerorgia Butcher (Cultural Anthropology, PhD Candidate) with sponsorship by the CU Graduate School attended the AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop In Washington D.C. The CASE workshop is an exciting opportunity to learn from science policy and advocacy experts about the role of science in policymaking and the...

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Paige Edmiston Awarded an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship

April 16, 2024

Paige Edmiston (Cultural Anthropology, PhD Candidate) awarded an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship. The purpose of the American Dissertation Fellowship is to offset a scholar’s living expenses while they complete their dissertation. Fellows must use the award for the final year of writing the dissertation.

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Fernando Villanea Featured on CPR Podcast ¿Quién Are We?

April 16, 2024

Professor Fernando Villanea featured on a Colorado Public Radio episode of ¿Quién Are We?. This episode explores how growing up in beautiful, tropical Costa Rica led Professor Villanea to fall in love with the biology of nature. And it’s led him down a path of passion, success and a yearning...

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Rachel Coppock Receives 2024 Jacob Van Ek Award

April 16, 2024

Rachel Coppock (BA Anthropology in Progress) was named one of College of Arts and Sciences 2024 Jacob Van Ek Scholars as she prepares to graduate next month as an anthropology major. The award recognizes exceptional undergraduates who excel in their academics and meaningfully contribute to the University of Colorado Boulder...

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Michelle Sauther's Co-authored Article Published in the International Journal of Primatology

April 16, 2024

Professor Michelle Sauther's co-authored article, "Environmental Effects on Nocturnal Encounters of Two Sympatric Bushbabies, Galago moholi and Otolemur crassicaudatus, in a High-Altitude South African Northern Mistbelt Montane Habitat by Michelle L Sauther et al. has just been published in the International Journal of Primatology. This article is part of a...

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Griëtte van der Heide Publishes Book Chapter in Owl Monkeys

April 15, 2024

Griëtte van der Heide (Biological Anthropology, Phd Candidate) publishes, "Flexibility in the Diet and Feeding Ecology of Nocturnal and Cathemeral Aotus." in Owl Monkeys. Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects. Abstract Current evidence indicates that owl monkeys ( Aotus spp.) have species-rich, flexible diets. They can switch resources seasonally, consume...

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Urmi Bhattacheryya, Adi Prakash, & Anna Wynfield Receive (CHA) Summer Fellowships

April 15, 2024

Urmi Bhattacheryya (PhD Cultural Anthropology in Progress), Adi Prakash (PhD Cultural Anthropology in Progress), and Anna Wynfield (Cultural Anthropology, PhD Candidate) awarded Center for Humanities and the Arts (CHA) Summer Fellowship. Urmi will use the fellowship to aid her summer fieldwork across three cities in India. The fieldwork is an...

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Andrea Steffes-Tuttle Successfully Defends Her Masters Thesis

April 15, 2024

Andrea Steffes-Tuttle (MA Cultural Anthropology in Progress) successfully defended her masters thesis "Meaning and Morality: How Tools of Business Ethics Shape Worker Subjectivities" on April 9th. Her committee members were Professors Alison Cool (advisor), Carla Jones, and Carole McGranahan.