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MNCH awards grants from the Edna English Trust

Congratulations to three UO scholar grant recipients for their 2017 summer research! One grant was awarded to Matthew Napolitano for his fieldwork this summer in Yap, a second to Damion Sailors to support his research on traditional Oceanic fish traps, and a third to the MNCH’s Dr. Patrick ...

2018 Homer Barnett & Theodore Stern Fellowship Receipients

Congratulations to the two recipients of the 2018 graduate teaching Fellowships:   Homer Barnett Fellowship: Amira F. Ainis–  344: Oregon Archaeology   Theodore Stern Fellowship: Kathleen Piovesan– Anth 322: Anthropology of the US (online)   Committee: Carol Silverman ...

Latino Roots, Oregon Branches

You come to college to take classes like this one. It’s part history, part sociology, part anthropology, part journalism and part documentary filmmaking, but it’s all about the experience. The 400-level Latino Roots course is an example of the many compelling, hands-on, educational ...

Anna Sloan receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Let’s congratulate Anna Sloan on receiving funding from the National Science Foundation for her DDIG, “Gender at the Nunalleq Site: Community Perspective from Quinhagak, Alaska”!

Cressman & McFee Awards

The Awards Committee (Carol Silverman, chair, Kirstin Sterner, Madonna Moss, and Ana Lara) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 graduate paper awards: 1. Luther S. and Dorothy C. Cressman Prize: Noah Simons, Cis-Regulatory Evolution in a Wild Primate: Disease-Associated Genetic Variation ...

Cheryl L. Harper Memorial Fund Scholarship winner John O’Connor

John O’Connor won the Cheryl L. Harper Memorial Fund Scholarship for his project entitled “Historical Ecology and Community Patterning at Ra’atea, Society Islands, French Polynesia.” The Fund will be used to attain 14C age determinations and isotopic analysis of floral and ...

Chris Harrington awarded Global Oregon Research Funds

Chris Harrington was awarded Global Oregon International Research Funds for his proposal entitled, “Fermented cassava beverage (chicha) production as a cultural countermeasure.” The $2000 award will be used for his summer/fall field research with the Shuar of Ecuador. Congrats ...

UO grad students win awards at this year’s UO Graduate Research Forum

Congrats to Matt Napolitano and Annie Caruso for winning awards at this year’s UO Graduate Research Forum! Matt won 1st place in his category for his poster titled “Colonization in the Land of Stone Money: New Investigations on Yap, Western Caroline Islands” and tied for the ...

Melissa Leibert accepts tenure track position at NAU

Congratulations to Melissa Ann Liebert (PhD, UO Class of 2016), who recently accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University!

2016-17 Anthropology Undergraduate Awards for Research or Conference Participation

Congrats to recipients of the 2016-17 Anthropology Undergraduate Awards for Research or Conference Participation! The following undergraduates were awarded $300 each for their research and conference presentations in Anthropology: Mariah Bloom, research project titled  “Urinary hormones, ...
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