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February 18, 2020

On Monday, February 17, the Department of Anthropology hosted its first annual Anthropology Undergraduate Opportunities Fair.  This event, designed by the Mentoring Committee, provided…

January 29, 2020

An analysis of four ancient skulls found in Mexico suggests that the first humans to settle in North America were more biologically diverse than scientists had previously believed.

The…

January 20, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Mandy Agnew on her receipt of a National Institute of Justice Grant for trauma-related forensic anthropology research. Dr. Agnew—an OSU Anthropology alumna—is an affiliated…

January 20, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Moritz (PI) and Dr. Ian Hamilton (EEOB/Mathematics), Dr. Rebecca Garabed (Preventive Veterinary Medicine), and Dr. Jason Thomas (Institute for Population Research) for…

January 10, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg (PI), Dr. Scott McGraw (co-PI) and team for their recent award of a National Science Foundation (@NSF) Grant for their project, “Analyzing African…

January 6, 2020

Congratulations to Mackie O’Hara, recipient of a Presidential Fellowship in Autumn 2019. Mackie is a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology, and is one of eleven graduate students in the…

December 18, 2019

Mark Moritz and Mark Anthony Arceño presented how they use Carmen Canvas to support transformative learning in ANTHROP 2202: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology at the Innovate Fall Showcase.…

December 4, 2019

Have you ever used your teeth to open a tricky package of chips? Or had your hands so full that you use your mouth to hold something instead? You’re not alone—this behavior was practiced by both…

November 27, 2019

The world’s love for chocolate has helped decimate protected forests in western Africa as some residents have turned protected areas into illegal cocoa farms and hunting grounds. But an…