Page McClean has won a Fulbright award to pursue her research in Chile

April 23, 2018

Page McClean has won a Fulbright award to pursue her research in Chile. She will be spending 2019 in Chilean Patagonia researching the discourses, practices, and experiences of conectividad — the Chilean government's word for infrastructural development in the region. My research begins at the end of the Carretera Austral,...

Zach Cooper and Hannah Selvey gave a successful defense of their theses

April 23, 2018

Zach Cooper and Hannah Selvey gave a successful defense of their theses and will be awarded the MA in May. Congratulations to Zach and advisor, Scott Ortman and to Hannah and advisor, Michelle Sauther. Zach’s thesis was on The Origin of the Initial Farming Population of the Northern Rio Grande...

Kaitlyn Davis receives 2018 David Breternitz Endowment for Archaeological Field Research Award

April 5, 2018

Kaitlyn Davis , PhD student, is the recipient of the 2018 David Breternitz Endowment for Archaeological Field Research Award which goes to support graduate student fieldwork in the Southwest. The award is for $1500. The David Breternitz Endowment fund was recently established in his honor by his friends to support...

Jeff Brzezinski awarded Summer Graduate School Fellowship

April 3, 2018

Jeff Brzezinski has been awarded a Summer Graduate School Fellowship with three months of support and a monthly stipend of $2000. Jeff plans to defend his dissertation in October, so this should help quite a bit.

Donna Goldstein awarded 2018 Excellence in Research, Scholarly & Creative Work Award

March 22, 2018

The Boulder Faculty Assembly has awarded Donna Goldstein a 2018-2019 Excellence in Research, Scholarly and Creative Work Award. There were many nominations submitted to the BFA this year, more than in previous years, and given the extraordinary quality of the submissions, the selection committees had to make difficult choices. There...

Steve Leigh elected Vice President of the AAPA

March 21, 2018

Steve Leigh has been elected Vice President of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. Congratulations Steve!

Dawa Lokyitsang wins Dean’s Award for Grant proposal

March 19, 2018

Dawa Lokyitsang has been selected to receive the Dean’s Award for the proposal she submitted to the Beverly Sears Graduate Student Grant program. Only the highest ranked proposals are considered for the small number of named awards. She will receive $5,000 to be used toward her research and educational expenses...

Beverly Sears Research Grant winners

March 19, 2018

Winners of $1,000 Beverly Sears Research Grants are: Anden Drolet , Emily Hite , Page McClean , Jenny Washabaugh , and Kevin Darcy . Congratulations to all.

Jen Leichliter gave successful doctoral dissertation defense

Feb. 13, 2018

Jen Leichliter gave a successful defense of her doctoral dissertation on Early Hominin Environments in Southern Africa: A Micromammalian Perspective . A hearty round of applause for Jen and her advisor, Matt Sponheimer . Dr. Leichliter will next pursue a post-doc in Germany.

Scott Ortman honored at CU’s 2018 Faculty Awards Celebration

Feb. 2, 2018

Scott Ortman was honored at CU’s 2018 Faculty Awards Celebration for his Linda S. Cordell Prize from the School for Advanced Research. Congratulations, Scott! Photos of the celebration can be viewed here .

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