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New Brown Bag Luncheon Series Launched

During Fall 2014, the Department will begin a series of informal Brown Bag lunchtiem talks by faculty and students describing their summer fieldwork and research activities.

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Brown Bag Announcement

Dr. Murphy's Fulbright Year in Mexico

Dr. Arthur Murphy is spending the 2014-15 academic year in Hermosillo, Mexico on a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award.

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Arthur Murphy

A Whole New World

A city girl from Metro Detroit, Ashley Bryant had never even slept in a tent, so hunting for fossils in the punishing summer sun of the Wyoming badlands was not on her to-do list.

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Ashley Bryant

Digging smarter, with satellite imagery

Paleontologist Robert Anemone’s wrong turn turned out to be a happy accident that led him to a rich cache of 50 million-year-old fossil mammals. That was back in 2009 as he and his team from Western Michigan University explored a remote, 10,000-square-kilometer region of badlands in southwestern Wyoming known as the Great Divide Basin.

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Robert Anemone

Listen to podcast with Dr. Anemone at Greensboro Science Center.

Dr. Anemone was a guest at the Greensboro Science Center's Podcast program entitled Candles in the Dark where he spoke with host Issac Crouch about his research using Artificial Intelligence to create predictive models for locating fossil-bearing deposits, and his teaching on Race and Human Diversity. Listen to the podcast at the Candles in the Dark website and follow this excellent program on Facebook (Candles in the Dark) and Twitter (@CITDGSC).

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Robert Anemone

Historical Archaeologist from ECU to speak at UNCG

Dr. Charles Ewen from ECU wil give a talk as part of the Geography Department's Speaker series entitled, Croatoan: Guidepost or Misdirection?, in Graham 212 on Friday March 21, 2014 at 3:30pm. Anthropology students and faculty are encouraged to attend.

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Charles Ewen

Anthropology Department Hosts Ashby Dialogue

The Anthropology Department will be hosting the Ashby Dialogues program during Spring semester 2014. The topic is Human Adaptation: Past and Future.

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Ashby Dialogue

Internship Opportunities for Student Anthropologists

Dr. Murphy's grant-funded nutrition-education program, Recipe for Success, has Internship Opportunities available for Anthropology students.

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Recipe for Success

Three Seniors Inducted into Golden Chain

Becky Clark, Karl Galloway and Michael Enoch join Lizzy Launt in the Golden Chain Honor Society.

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Golden Chain Inductees

Dr. Anemone to give Talk in Geography

Head of Department Dr. Robert Anemone will give a talk to the Geography Department at UNCG on Friday Nov. 22 at 3:30pm in Graham 212.

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Robert Anemone

New Publications by Dr. Donna Nash

Dr. Donna Nash recently attended the Digital Heritage International Congress in Marseille, France where she and colleagues presented two papers.

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Donna Nash

Anthropology Student Research Seminar

On Saturday, November 16, the students in Dr. Murphy’s Anthropology 595 (Contemporary Issues in Anthropology) will be presenting the annual Student Research Symposium.

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Student Seminar

Dorothy Davis is Anthropology's Outstanding Alumna for 2013!

The Anthropology Department had a wonderful Fall Gathering Picnic at Piney Lake honored our own Dorothy Davis, MA, as this year’s Department of Anthropology Distinguished Alumna. 

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Dorothy Davis

Meet the New Department Chair

Our new Department Head is Dr. Robert L. Anemone, a biological anthropologist and paleoanthropologist who comes to UNCG after 17 years at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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Robert Anemone

UNCG Anthropology to offer 2 International Field Schools, summer 2014!

Paleoanthropologist Dr. Charles Egeland and Andean Archaeologist Dr. Donna Nash will be taking students on study abroad experiences during summer 2014 to Africa and South America, respectively.

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Archaeology Field Schools

New Grant Funding for UNCG Anthropologists!

UNCG anthropologists continue their successful efforts to bring research funding to our campus and department.

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Art Murphy

UNCG Archaeologist’s work featured at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Dr. Linda Stine’s excavations (with UNCG students) are featured in an exhibit at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park that opened in early October.

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Linda Stine

Forensic Anthropologist to talk about his work on mass graves in Iraq

The Department of Anthropology is excited to be hosting Mr. David Hines, a doctoral candidate at the University of Florida, and a forensic anthropologist with extensive experience in conflict zones.

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David Hines

Chuck Hilton's new volume in press.

Chuck Hilton and colleagues have a forthcoming edited volume titled “The Foragers of Point Hope: The Biology and Archaeology of Humans on the Edge of the Alaskan Arctic,” in press with Cambridge University Press.

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Chuck Hilton


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