University of Arizona Anthropology Centennial  

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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

Professor of Anthropology Vance Holliday and eight co-authors (seven of whom have UA ties) published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences after six years of research in Northern Sonora: “A Human (Clovis)/Gomphothere (Cuvieronius sp.) Association ~13,390 cal years BP in... read more
Many thanks go out to Paulette M. Coulter (M.A. Arizona, 1974), who as a graduate student in anthropology at UA received a small grant to visit Nancy Modiano, Ph.D., in Mexico City. Ms. Coulter generously wished “to repay that $1000 to provide some assistance to another graduate student,” and has... read more