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Friends Create Memorial Fund to Continue the Legacy of Anthropology's Justin Murphy Nolan

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

A group of Justin Murphy Nolan's friends, students and colleagues have created the new Justin M. Nolan Anthropology Excellence Endowed Award through a grassroots effort to honor and remember the beloved educator, who passed away this spring.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Giving Social Sciences Department of Anthropology

Doctoral Student Receives PEO International Peace Scholarship

Thursday, August 06, 2020

Paramita Choudhury, a second-year doctoral student in biological anthropology, has received the P.E.O International Peace Scholarship.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School International Education Awards International Social Sciences Department of Anthropology International Students & Scholars

Fellowship Honors Beloved Faculty Member, Funds Anthropology Scholars

Friday, July 24, 2020

A fellowship to honor the memory of Justin Murphy Nolan will provide full tuition for an incoming student studying anthropology this fall.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Giving Social Sciences Department of Anthropology

Fulbright College Announces 2020 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards

Friday, July 24, 2020

Fulbright College has selected the 2020 recipients of several of its most prestigious endowed faculty awards, including Daniel Sutherland, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Ben Vining and Toni Jensen.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Points of Pride Social Sciences Department of Anthropology Department of English Department of History Department of Sociology and Criminology

Anthropology's Caitlin Yoakum Receives NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Caitlin Yoakum, a doctoral student in anthropology, has been awarded a grant to study primate chewing and sensory structures that allow primates to determine if a food is safe to chew and eat.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Awards Research and Innovation Science Department of Anthropology

Short Talks: Sure, Sugar Is Bad for Your Teeth, But Not How You Think

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The newest Short Talks From the Hill podcast examines why tooth problems in humans do not come from the sources you would expect.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research and Innovation Department of Anthropology

New Study Results Consistent With Dog Domestication During Ice Age

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A research team performed dental microwear analysis on canid fossils from a Paleolithic site in the Czech Republic.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Natural Environment Research and Innovation Science Department of Anthropology
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