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Anthropology PhD student helps with UNC Edible Campus

July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 Working with plants in the present and the past, Ph.D. candidate Gabby Purcell has split her summer between dissertation research in the lab, and an internship with the UNC Edible Campus program. Her dissertation research involves looking … Read more

In the Field with Aidan Paul in Peru!

July 5, 2018

July 5, 2018 Report from the First Week of Excavation at the UNC Archaeology and Bioarcheology Field School in Peru Aidan Paul  This summer marks the 20th annual UNC Chapel Hill archaeological field school in Peru’s Moche valley, the birthplace … Read more

Dr. Angela Stuesse receives multiple grants

May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018. This semester Angela Stuesse had some success securing internal research support, including a Junior Faculty Development Award, a University Research Council Grant, and a CFE Research Communication Grant to support her new book project, #FreeDany: Dreaming & … Read more

Department Celebrates Faculty and Graduate Student Achievements!

May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018 Katie Barrett received a Royster award for the dissertation completion. Ashley Peles was awarded fellowship support for dissertation completion. Anusha Hariharan has been awarded an off-campus dissertation award. David Cranford defended his dissertation and accepted a position … Read more

Anthropology Graduate Students Receive Summer Awards

May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018 Lauren Nareau received a Wenner-Gren Dissertation fieldwork Grant, as well as the Summer Research Fellowship from the Graduate School for her research in Cuba. Sugandh Gupta was awarded three fellowships for her summer fieldwork project, “Experiencing Addiction and … Read more

Human Biology Association Awards

April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018 Caroline Owens received the Spielvogel Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Presentation or Poster and Isa Godinez who received the Edward E. Hunt, Jr. Award for Outstanding Graduate Presentation or Poster. Effects of psychosocial stress and BMI on c-reactive protein in a … Read more

Prehistoric Art course features Masks

April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 For the past four years Professor Silvia Tomaskova has been teaching a large lecture class on Prehistoric Art, a survey of creativity around the globe, from the emergence of “art” in Africa to current creative production of … Read more