Gerardo

Anthropologist launches high-tech study of color in ancient art

May 18, 2018

It’s easy enough to marvel at a tapestry of color in your local museum, but University of Colorado Boulder students are getting a first-hand look at human history that only an ultra-close examination of color can provide.Read more »
leo

Marching to his own beat

May 14, 2018

Ask Leo Borasio about his time as a student and he'll tell you it was pretty straightforward. Probe a bit deeper, and he'll mention his internship-turned-job at a startup, his recent trip to LA, or digging up ancient artifacts across the Southwest.Read more »
Tonkin

Anthropology professor helps create conservation program in Vietnam

April 13, 2018

A cohesive conservation plan protecting the Vietnamese environment—and primates—is now signed legislation, in part due to efforts of a University of Colorado Boulder anthropologist.Read more »
lemur

Lemurs that cuddle and groom tend to have less microbiome diversity, scientists find

March 23, 2018

Social behaviors and microbiome diversity might be interconnected, according to new research by a CU Boulder anthropologist.Read more »
mead

Both sides misunderstand Margaret Mead, prof contends

Dec. 1, 2017

Both Mead’s conservative critics—some of whom went so far as to claim she “caused” the moral degradation of America—and liberal supporters—who tend to see Mead as a feminist icon—have misunderstood her views on these issues, finds Paul Shankman.Read more »
nostalgia

Is America heading back to the ‘50s?

Nov. 29, 2017

Professors of anthropology and linguistics argue that as both candidate and president, the president has tapped into what they call “nostalgic racism”—nostalgia for the pre-civil-rights, industrial-welfare-state America of the 1950s.Read more »
Tanya

Expert to discuss God and local 'theory' of mind

Oct. 11, 2017

An expert on the American evangelical relationship with God will discuss her scholarly work this week on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.Read more »
Mesa Verde

Ancient DNA used to track abandonment of Mesa Verde in 13th century

Aug. 10, 2017

Ancient DNA used to track the exodus of Pueblo people from Colorado's Mesa Verde region in the late 13th century indicates many wound up in the northern Rio Grande area of New Mexico.Read more »
primate

Primate extinction looms, but hope remains, scientist says

May 1, 2017

The first question in conservation is whether to focus on conserving species or habitat. Anthropologist Joanna Lambert has proposed conservation tactics that focus on particular primate species.Read more »
anthropology

Anthropologist to discuss Commanche archaeology and plains warfare

Jan. 3, 2017

New archaeological findings have complicated the colonial history of the American Southwest, developments that anthropologist Severin Fowles will discuss in a public presentation on the University of Colorado Boulder campus this month.Read more »

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