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Awards and Honors for SoA Grad Students

Renteria Is a 2017 Centennial Achievement Award Recipient

Congratulations to graduate student Rebecca Renteria, who has been named one of two 2017 Centennial Achievement... Read more

CRM Job for Curry

Congratulations to Benjamin Curry, who is about to complete his Ph.D. and just landed a job as Senior Associate Research Consultant with the CRM firm, Environmental Science Associates, Sacramento, CA. This position combines archaeological and environmental consulting work and is a permanent staff position.

WebAtlas of Ceramic Kilns in Ancient Greece: Funding, Publications, And Publicity

Eleni Hasaki (Associate Professor, Anthopology/Classics) was awarded a Faculty Research Grant from the College of Humanities to provide additional search criteria, as well as enhance visual documentation,... Read more

Alvarez Awarded Creative Placemaking Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Maribel Alvarez and the Southwest Folklife Alliance for being named recipients of the highly competitive ArtPlace America Creative Placemaking grant, one of 23 national projects... Read more

Plemons Research Featured in WBUR Boston Story

Assistant Professor Eric Plemons’ research was included in NPR affiliate WBUR Boston’s feature story on facial feminization surgery. Listen to or read the story here.

Successful Pottery Sale

Professor Daniela Triadan reports that last Thursday’s pottery sale was a great success! The event in the Laboratory for Traditional Technology took in $3,000 for the Louie and Frances-Fera Schiffer Scholarship, which provides funding for archaeology graduate students to present a poster or paper at a national meeting.

Recent Publications: Borck Is Guest Editor for Special Issue of KIVA

Lewis Borck (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) is the guest editor for the upcoming special issue of KIVA entitled “Gallina Research in the 21st Century.” He is also the sole/primary author for two articles within the issue. One is a brief discussion that challenges the idea of cultural marginality in the Southwest and the other, with Erik Simpson (Salmon Ruins), is a historically and theoretically informed evaluation exploring the emergence of a Gallina identity of resistance... Read more

Upcoming Events, 12/11/2017 Edition
  • December 12, 6:00 p.m.: Archaeology Southwest’s Archaeology Cafe: Mark Elson (Ph.D. Arizona, 1996), “Mimbres: 700 Years Ago in Tucson: Making a Living in the Hohokam Classic Period.” The Loft Cinema (3233 E. Speedway Blvd.). More information
  • December 18, 6:00 p.m.: Arizona Archaeological and Historical... Read more
Arch Grad Students Receive Fellowships

Congratulations to Ben Bellorado and Luke Kaiser upon receiving two prestigious fellowships!

Bellorado is Crow Canyon Lister Fellow

Doctoral Candidate Benjamin Bellorado (left) recently learned he was selected as the 2017 Florence C. and... Read more

Bequest Will Support Cultural Grad Students

The School of Anthropology is deeply grateful to alumnus George Pierre Castile (Ph.D. Arizona, 1972), who, through a bequest in his will, has generously established a new fund to support SoA graduate students studying cultural anthropology. The Bozo fund, named in honor of Dr. Castile’s cohort of graduate students, “the Bozos,” will be for use for research support, living assistance, conference attendance, travel costs, tuition reduction, and other types of support as... Read more

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