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Rebecca Renteria Receives Teaching/Mentoring Award

Rebecca Renteria, graduate student in the Applied Archaeology MA program, has been awarded the 2016 College of Science teaching/mentoring award for the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research. She has been able to put these skills to use as a teaching assistant and working with local high school students through Women in Science and... Read more

BARA Intern Symposium This Thursday!!!

The 2016 Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA) Intern Research and Outreach Symposium will take place this Thursday, May 5, 2016, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. in Haury room 216. There will be a total of eleven presentations on a broad range of topics including School of Anthropology Oral History, composting toilets, breastfeeding,... Read more

Maribel Alvarez in AZPM Facebook Video

Associate Professor Maribel Alvarez provides commentary in a video just released by Arizona Public Media on their Facebook page. Watch it here.

Hasaki Is Five Star Award Finalist

Associate Professor Eleni Hasaki was recognized as a Margaret M. Briehl and Dennis T. Ray Five Star Faculty Award finalist on April 27 at the Honors Awards Ceremony at the Honors College. The Five Star Faculty Award was established in 1983 and is the only University-wide teaching award bestowed by undergraduates. This... Read more

Summer Session Flyers—Summer 2016

Watch this space for Summer Course flyers! Over the coming weeks, the Digest will provide links to flyers for SoA course offerings for summer session, 2016 edition. We now have courses in the summer session line-up:

  • ANTH 334A: Mesoamerican Civilizations: Maya. Instructor: Jessica MacLellan
Maureen Hoffmann Receives SBSRI Dissertation Grant

Congratulations to Anthropology-Linguistics (ANLI) Ph.D. candidate Maureen Hoffmann, who received an SBSRI Dissertation Research Grant for her upcoming dissertation research with Burmese refugees. Maureen’s research will include an investigation of language use and youth identity as well as phonetic documentation of the languages they... Read more

Save the Date: BARA Intern Symposium

Mark your calendar for the 2016 Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology Intern Research and Outreach Symposium. The Symposium will take place Thursday, May 5, 2016, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. in Haury room 216. There will be a total of eleven presentations on a broad range of topics including School of Anthropology Oral History, composting toilets, breastfeeding... Read more

Zedeño and Students to Be Featured in Loft Screening

An episode of “In The Americas with David Yetman” that features research by Professor Nieves Zedeño and her students will be screened at the Loft Cinema on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes a raffle ticket to win a DVD. Watch a trailer for... Read more

PTT Board Appointment for Nancy Odegaard

Congratulations to Professor Nancy Odegaard, ASM head of preservation, on her appointment to the Preservation Technology and Training Board (PTT). The purpose of PTT is to provide leadership, policy advice, and professional oversight to the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, a unit of the National... Read more

Research Grants Awarded to Irene Bald Romano

Professor Irene Bald Romano of the School of Anthropology and School of Art has been awarded the Marcia and Oded Borowski Research Fellowship at W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeology in Jerusalem and a Benjamin Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society to study sculpture from the site of Beth Shean... Read more

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