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2019 Graduate Student Violet Fox is Helping the Homeless through Anthropology

When hoots and hollers emanate from the chapel at the Eugene Mission, it must be Thursday night. Anthropology major Violet Fox and a handful of women who live in the homeless shelter are creating collages and ribbing each other about their “bad art.” Wearing pajamas or street clothes with ...

“Investigating the relationship between diet and biological age with a primate epigenetic clock”

Elisabeth’s research seeks to understand how environmental factors interact with the epigenome to “get under the skin” and drive inter-individual differences in health and longevity. Her project, “Investigating the relationship between diet and biological age with a primate epigenetic ...

Elisabeth Goldman Awarded an NSF DDRIG

Congratulations Elisabeth Goldman for receiving a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant to fund her dissertation research! Her project, Investigating the relationship between diet and biological age with a primate epigenetic clock, explores the intersection ...

James Daria’s article included in “The Migrant Caravan: From Honduras to Tijuana An Analysis by the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies Fellows”

To read James Daria’s article, follow the link below. The Migrant Caravan: From Honduras to Tijuana An Analysis by the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies Fellows (2018-2019)   The Migrant Caravan: From Honduras to Tijuana is a recent report about the migrant caravan published by the Center ...

Graduate Student Philippa Jorissen receives grant from Edna English Trust

Philippa Jorissen received a grant from the Edna English Trust for $3600 to assist with the beginning stages of her dissertation involving the collection and documentation of tropical fish specimens in French Polynesia this summer. Congrats Philippa!  

Graduate Student Hailay Reda wins Sasakawa Young Leaders Fund!

Grad Student Hailay Reda wins the Sasakawa Young Leaders Fund! Hailay will conduct his doctoral research aims to reconstruct the paleoecology of the Afar Region of Ethiopia, by analyzing Ceropithecids fossils from the Woranso-Mille site.

Several studies have suggested that Africa is the origin of ...

Graduate Matt Napolitano received a Sigma Xi Grant in aid for research

Matt Napolitano received a Sigma Xi Grant in Aid for Research in the amount of $1000. This program has a highly competitive application process and between only 12%-15% of applicants receive any level of funding. This award will be used alongside his Wenner Gren dissertation grant to complete the ...

Undergraduate Andrea Castillo Awarded Wilson Cup

The Wilson Cup is an award given to a Senior student who shows outstanding leadership and a willingness to challenge conventional thoughts that brings awareness and fosters education in the areas of social and cultural issues. Our Student, Andrea Castillo has been awarded with the Wilson Cup. ...

Graduate Student Joshua Schrock wins Lokey Doctoral Science Fellowship!

Five students have been selected for the first cohort of Lokey Doctoral Science Fellows, announced by Janet Woodruff-Borden, vice provost and dean of the Graduate School. “Each of these students is pursuing important scholarly work that will expand the knowledge and understanding of their chosen ...

Graduate Student James Daria accepts tenure-track position at GCSU!

Congratulations to James Daria who has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology position in the Department of Government and Sociology  at Georgia College and State University (GCSU). Georgia College is the state’s designated public liberal arts college known for its ...
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