Maasai tribe, anthropology

‘Wrong number? Let’s chat’ Maasai herders in East Africa use misdials to make connections

June 28, 2021

CU Boulder research suggests how Maasai in Tanzania use their phones shows us how technology, error and openess can bring diverse people together.

Comic strip

CU Boulder anthropologist wins support for Indigenous history comics

May 14, 2021

Museum Curator Jennifer Shannon garners fellowship to ‘deploy the humanities for the public good’.

Flag of Brazil

Power of connection brings oxygen to Brazilian pandemic victims

March 12, 2021

Two CU Boulder anthropology alums facilitate rapid COVID relief in Brazil by coordinating an effort to deliver breathing devices.

Sandy Fershee

Transformative leadership through (and by) design

Feb. 16, 2021

CU Boulder grad is a global leader in human-centered design.

Detail of Toe Tag Wall (Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College)

Exhibition highlights death in the desert

Feb. 4, 2021

CU Boulder researchers hosting workshops to create map of lives lost on U.S. border

Blink O'fanaye Follow Capitol Jan 6

The insurrection will be tweeted

Jan. 11, 2021

CU Boulder prof warned of violence fueled by Trump’s viral lies years ago.

Lions in Tanzania

Tanzania or bust, with the help of Zoom

Dec. 11, 2020

Anthropology instructor converting study abroad course into virtual seminar.

Preparing the Fields

Two CU Boulder scientists named AAAS fellows

Nov. 24, 2020

Anthropologist J. Terrence McCabe and physicist Konrad Lehnert recognized for advancing science or its applications.

The town of Yanhuitlan with ancient mountaintop city of Cerro Jazmin in background (Oaxaca Highlands)

Scholars aim to unlock mystery of the Mesoamerican collapse

Oct. 5, 2020

A global team of researchers led by a CU Boulder prof has received a $1.5 million NSF grant to study the classic-period collapse in Mesoamerica.

Intentionally mutilated head of Egyptian Pharaoh Hatshepsut. Elizabeth Ellis, CC BY-SA

Ancient cancel cultures: The defacement of statues in America replicates a tradition going back millennia

Aug. 20, 2020

The result of months of protests over racial injustice and monument destruction may seem like a modern form of American political speech. It’s not.

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