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Alum Hart to Speak for OPAC Third Thursday

Thursday July 15, 2021, Online: Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” free Zoom online dinnertime program featuring “Talking Turkey: Domestic Turkeys in the US Southwest’s Archeological Record (and a Little on Them Today),” a presentation by Sharlot Hart

7:00–8:30 p.m. AZ/Mountain Standard Time (same as... Read more

Update: University Faculty Award Recipients Holliday, Montgomery, da Silva Spotlighted

Last month we announced that two School of Anthropology faculty members had been recognized with University Awards, and now UA@Work profiles our award recipients. Professor Vance Holliday was awarded the University’sHenry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Research/Scholarship/Creative... Read more

Update: Puppies Born Ready to Interact with Humans

Last week we told you that CNN had picked up the story of new research from the Arizona Canine Cognition Center published in Current Biology. Now UA News has interviewed lead author, Postdoctoral... Read more

In the Media: Carney Speaks with PRI’s The World, Blogs for Sapiens

Dr. Megan Carney, SoA Assistant Professor and Director, Center for Regional Food Studies, shared that she was interviewed for a story on Public Radio International’s The World ... Read more

Alum Navarro (Ph.D. 1977) Writes About 1918 and 1919 Road Trips

Sandra Schultz Navarro (Ph.D. UArizona, 1977; alumna, UA Dept. of Anthropology's Archaeology Field School at Grasshopper Pueblo, 1972) has published a work of nonfiction titled ... Read more

Carney Is ASFS Conference Panelist

Associate Professor Megan Carney will be a panelist for a panel during the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) Annual Conference, “Just Food: Because It Is Never Just Food.” The panel is titled “Diet and... Read more

In the Media: AZCCC on CNN; Puppies!

Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Emily Bray is the lead author on a new Current Biology article from the Arizona Canine Cognition Center, with grad student Gita Gnanadesikan, new Ph.D. Daniel Horschler, and Dr. Evan MacLean (Assistant Professor and AZCCC Director) as... Read more

In the Media: SBS Video Shines Spotlight on Plemons

A newly released video from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Marketing and Communications office highlights on the work of Associate Professor Eric Plemons, a medical anthropologist focused on surgical practice and the production, circulation, and application of expert knowledge on gendered bodies. ... Read more

In the Media: Hellenic Studies Scholarship Highlighted by SBS News

An SBS news release from May 27 highlights a new scholarship established at the University of Arizona through the Hellenic Cultural Foundation in honor of James P. Sfarnas, funded by a generous donation from his daughter, Paula Fasseas, and her husband, Peter Fasseas. The James P. Sfarnas Hellenic Studies Scholarship supports undergraduate and graduate students studying Greek language, civilization, and culture in the School of Anthropology in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences or... Read more

OPAC Youth Ed Programs Delayed until Fall

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s education programs for children are on hiatus for the summer, but OPAC is taking reservations for them for this fall. You can find information about them at the links listed below. The Old Pueblo Educational Neighborhood (OPEN) program allows students and adults to learn what archaeology is all about by excavation in “OPEN3,” a full-scale model of an archaeological site. OPEN3 is a simulated excavation site that archaeologists have constructed to resemble a... Read more