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UIR Stay Acknowledged in Journal

In a recent Quaternary international article titled “Neanderthals, vitamin C, and scurvy,” University Indian Ruin Resident Scholar John D. Speth (Summer 2016) recognizes the School of Anthropology. Dr. Speth writes in the acknowledgements that, “Some of these ideas took shape while [I was]…a Resident Scholar in the University of Arizona’s School of Anthropology.” Read the article on... Read more

Faculty Members Receive Co-Teaching Mini-Grant

Headshot of Assoc. Prof. Stacey TecotAssociate Professor Stacey Tecot (left) and Adjunct Lecturer Elizabeth Eadie (right) have been awarded a Co-Teaching mini-grant by the University of Arizona Office of the Provost for Academic Affairs. The $9,000 award is made possible by funding to the Association of American... Read more

Faculty Seed Grant for Tecot

Headshot of Associate Professor Stacey TecotCongratulations to Stacey Tecot, SoA Associate Professor and Director of the Laboratory for the Evolutionary Endocrinology of Primates! Dr. Tecot just received a Faculty Seed Grant of $15,000 for a project with collaborators Ash Black, Director of Tech.Global (now Tech Core, in the Eller College... Read more

Nichter Is Co-Investigator for Microbiome Study

Head shot of Regents' Professor Mark NichterProfessors Mark Nichter (SoA Regents’ Professor Emeritus), Melissa Melby (University of Delaware), and Tamara Giles-Vernick (Pasteur Institute-Paris) have received a catalyst grant from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research to investigate “Engaging Public Health Perspectives for... Read more

Linking Southwest Heritage Through Archaeology Graduates Sixth Cohort and Wins Award!

With funding from the National Park Service, the School of Anthropology (SoA) and College of Education (CoE) completed the sixth year of the Linking Southwest Heritage Through Archaeology (LSWHTA) program. Co-PIs for the project are Regents’ Professor Barbara Mills (SoA) and CoE Assistant Dean for Research Dr. Sara Chavarria... Read more

SoA Receives Petroglyph-Inspired Artwork

The SoA recently received a painting by local multi-media artist, David K. Grant. A graduate of the USC film school, David also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Chad, where he first became acquainted with petroglyphs. He now lives in Catalina, AZ, where he crafted this painting from several petroglyph and pictograph images graduate... Read more

Recent Publications: Astroth Piece in AIRA

Kirk A. Astroth, M.A. student in Applied Archaeology, had his article, “Elusive, Enigmatic Labyrinth Images of the American Southwest” published in American Indian Rock Art, 45:103-114, edited by Ken Hedges an Ann McConnell (... Read more

In the Media: AZPM Piece Features Thompson

Ph.D. student Ashleigh Thompson explored indigenous perspectives on rock climbing for the Climbing Association of Southern Arizona at a recent event, and Arizona Public Media brings you... Read more

In the Media: Mills Comments in National Geographic Piece

Regents’ Professor Barbara Mills weighs in on the importance of a recent PNAS article about fingerprints found on corrugated ware found at a Chaco Canyon site. ... Read more

Alumni Association Features 2001 SoA Grad Ragland

As part of their Wildcats@Work series, the University of Arizona Alumni Association has published a piece about 2001 Anthropology alumna Julie Ragland. Julie credits her success in the non-profit sector—she is now development director for the Rialto Theatre Foundation—to her anthropology degree: “Having a solid knowledge of the basics of human evolution, development,... Read more

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