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Anthropology Professor to Lecture on the Many Faces of Violence

Friday, September 13, 2019

Anthropology professor Ram Natarajan will discuss how we, as a society, define, categorize and approach the violence all around us.

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Giant Kangaroo Had Crushing Bites

Thursday, September 12, 2019

A new study by a U of A anthropologist suggests feeding habits of an extinct kangaroo species were similar to the modern-day giant panda.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Anthropology

Museum to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Fayetteville Public Library

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The University of Arkansas Museum will feature Central and South American materials at the Fayetteville Public Library from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Sex and Height Might Influence Neck Posture When Viewing Electronic Handheld Device, Researchers Find

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Researchers in the Departments of Anthropology and Health, Human Performance, and Recreation recently published the results of a study that looks at neck and jaw postures when using handheld electronic devices.

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Ungar to Join Team Studying Effect of Climate Change on the Arctic

Monday, August 05, 2019

Peter Ungar, a U of A anthropologist, will contribute to an international research project on the Yamal Peninsula in Russian Siberia. The project, “Environmental change in Western Siberia: Interactions of land surfaces, animal communities, infrastructure, and peoples of the Arctic,” will bring together ecologists, engineers, anthropologists and earth-system scientists to document changes to ecosystems of the Arctic region caused by climate change and explain how these changes have affected plants, animals, indigenous people and industrial infrastructure.

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Fossil of Smallest Old World Monkey Species Discovered in Kenya

Monday, July 15, 2019

A research team including Michael Plavcan discovered Nanopithecus browni near Kanapoi, Kenya, far from the habitat of other guenons.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Research & Innovation Science Anthropology

U of A's MICRO Lab Reaches its One-Year Milestone

Monday, June 17, 2019

The MicroCT Imaging Consortium for Research and Outreach Lab, or MICRO, has allowed faculty, staff and students to scan a wide a variety of objects for visualization. 

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Fulbright College Faculty Members Honored at 2019 Retirement Reception

Thursday, May 30, 2019

After more than 198 years of combined service, seven faculty members in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently retired.

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U of A Geosciences Professor Discovers Rare Original Maps

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tom Paradise, University Professor of Geosciences, examined the eminent map collection of the international Explorers Club, which led to discovery of rare maps previously unknown for nearly a century.

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