CENTENNIAL UPDATE: Counting the Days!

The School of Anthropology Centennial Colloquium will be held Friday, December 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Haury Anthropology Building. Choose from among thirteen dynamic sessions where you will have the opportunity to listen and contribute to discussions of important issues... Read more

In Memoriam: Rosalia Inez Gilbert

Lia Gilbert was born in Peru in 1969 and was living in Tucson as a single mother of two. She had a history of kindness and personal altruism, volunteering for multiple organizations, serving on the boards of NGOs, and looking to help any individual who had need. Over a year ago, she had joined a prominent Rotary club in Tucson. When she... Read more

Interns Running Toy and Baby Supply Donation Drive

The Biological Anthropology interns are doing a toy and baby supply drive for Teenage Outreach Pregnancy Services** (TOPS). Any new or gently used toys, infant/toddler clothes, or baby supplies will be greatly appreciated. There will be donation boxes at Raging Sage, Espresso Art Cafe, the UA Anthropology Office in the Haury Building, and outside the UA SBS Dean’s Office (Douglas Building, room 200W). The donation drive ends Saturday, December 5. View and download a flyer... Read more

TMY Centennial Exhibit to Open at ASM

A version of the School of Anthropology Centennial exhibit that was at Tucson Meet Yourself will be on exhibit at the Arizona State Museum starting Friday, November 27. The TMY Centennial exhibit was quite successful; according to Associate Research Professor Maribel Alvarez, the total number of people who visited the exhibit in October was 4,000.

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Eleni Hasaki Presents at Pyrotechnology Symposium

Eleni Hasaki (Associate Professor, Anthropoloy and Classics) was invited to present her research on ancient Greek kiln pyrotechnology and the spatial economics of ceramic workshops at a Symposium titled “Ancient Hellenic Engineering and the... Read more

Thomas Sheridan in Arizona Republic

Professor of Anthropology and Research Anthropologist (Southwest Center) Thomas Sheridan provides insight into the Phoenix area’s changing approach to water use in landscaping in a recent Arizona Republic article. Read it... Read more

CENTENNIAL UPDATE: Gala Events Just Weeks Away!

The long-anticipated Centennial Gala Weekend is now only three weeks away! We’ve been sharing exciting details of the upcoming events as they emerge, including the leaders of and stops on the Tour of Tucson (the leaders are Faculty Emeriti Dr. Suzanne Fish and ... Read more

Ismael Sánchez-Morales Receives Beca Complemento Grant

Ph.D. studentá Ismael Snchez-Morales has been awarded the Beca Complemento Grant of the 2015–2016 academic year by the Mexican government through the Directorate of External Relations of the Secretaría de Educación Pública (Secretary of Public Education). The funding will support his research focused on early... Read more

Patrick Lyons Appointed to NAGPRA Review Committee

Congratulations to Arizona State Museum Director and Associate Professor of Anthropology Dr. Patrick Lyons (Ph.D. Arizona, 2001) on a four-year appointment to the National Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee. Review Committee members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior from nominations... Read more

Visiting Scholar John Douglass Presents in Curaçao

Visiting Scholar John Douglass (also the director of corporate research at Statistical Research, Inc.) just returned from the first jointly-organized Society for American Archaeology/European Association of Archaeologists conference on colonialism, slavery, and trade, held in early November on the island of Curaçao, in the... Read more


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