News & Community

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The Department of Anthropology, including both faculty members and graduate students, are often in the news. They also frequently lend their expertise to various community organizations. This webpage highlights some of these contributions.

All Department Archived News.

April, 2022 - Allies and Obstacles book wins Outstanding Publication in the Sociology of Disability Award 

Dr. Pam Block wins Outstanding Publication in the Sociology of Disability Award for her co-authored book Allies and Obstacles

March 8, 2022 - Alum at helm of Trinidad and Tobago rugby

Maria Thomas, BA'05 (Anthropology), brings 'power and strength' to sports, management and life.  Read the article.

February, 2022 - Disability Portraits from Brazil

Dr. Pamela Block's participatory research creation project, "Disability Portraits from Brazil", unveils a digital art gallery and podcast channel.  See the website

February, 2022 - Archaeology Opportunity

January 7, 2022 - Western-Trained Egyptologist 'unwraps' mummy mystery

Paleoradiologist Shar Saleem uses CT Scans to reveal Amenhoptep I secrets with the colloboration of Dr. Andrew Nelson.  Read the article.

October, 2021 - Spooktacular Imaging.

Dr. Andrew Nelson has CT-Scanned everything.  Now is your chance to peek inside a warty pumpkin.

July 12, 2021 - Lindsay Bell - Article: From Ashes to Diamonds

July 9, 2021 - Neal Ferris - Archaeology of Native-Lived Colonialism

July 8, 2021 - Jay Stock - Body of Evidence Article

Prof Jay Stock shares new international research offering an insight on climate change impact on early human size.  Read the article.