University of Arizona Anthropology Centennial  


In 2015, the University of Arizona School of Anthropology will celebrate its Centennial!

A range of special events, including distinguished lectures as well as alumni-oriented social occasions are being planned all year in recognition of the School’s first century.

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The School of Anthropology is one of the highest ranking schools in the country for the pursuit of Anthropological Studies.

Well respected by researchers throughout the world, it is home to a diverse community of anthropologists who study all aspects of human life, from our hominid origins millions of years ago to the vast diversity of populations living in the world today.

School News

School of Anthropology Ph.D. candidates Amy Schott and William Reitze have had a lot of national news coverage after an article was published by Western Digs on September 29 highlighting two large Basketmaker age villages that were found during the summers of 2013 and 2014 as part of an... read more
In cooperation with archaeologists from the Coronado National Forest and students at the University of Arizona, in late September the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society (AAHS) undertook excavations at the Cave Creek Midden site in Cochise County, Arizona. Located on a privately-owned... read more

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