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    Flood Recovery in Northern Colorado

    Cultural Anthropologist, Dr. Kate Browne, and her class do substantive research in disaster recovery which has the potential to shape future recovery efforts.

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    Ancient Cemetery Sheds Light on the Purepecha Empire

    “The discovery of this mortuary complex provides a unique lens through which we can examine changes in health, status and well-being during a period of rapid social change that is associated with the formation of the Purépecha Empire.”

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    Who’s Afraid of Evolution?

    Read on our blog why anthropologists need to take more responsibility for teaching evolution.

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    Dr. Richard Adams Talks High Altitude Archaeology

    The idea that high altitudes and mountains are “untrammeled by man” is turned on its head.

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    Olduvai Gorge

    Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania cuts through the modern Serengeti plains and is unique in preserving a nearly continuous record of human prehistory over the last two million years. Help support students to do a field school there!

“Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities” – Alfred L. Kroeber

The Department of Anthropology houses a diverse faculty that includes cultural anthropologists, archaeologists, biological anthropologists, and geographers whose scholarship spans the breadth of human experience. The discipline of anthropology is concerned with the human condition as well as the structure of the social, environmental, political and economic contexts within which humans operate. Thus, anthropology is both varied and integrative, drawing from geography, biology, humanities, and other social and natural sciences. The anthropology and geography faculty at CSU conduct research from all over the world.

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Notes from Olduvai

MA Student Kristen Welch is at Olduvai Gorge, the cradle of humanity. Read about what she’s doing, and what it’s like in one of the most important archaeological sites in the study of human evolution.

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Jobs: Archaeology Contract: Lake Mead

Hey Archaeology graduates! Here’s a job you may want to apply for!

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Alumni Talks – Heather Baily – From Ghana to Case Western

Our graduates are going on to do great things around the world! We were happy to catch up with Heather Baily (a 2011 alumna), to hear about what she’s been doing, what she loved about studying at Colorado State University, and what advice she has for current students.

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Check out the Spring 2014 Graduation Breakfast Photos!

Please click here to view them on our flickr account! Congratulations everyone! We’re so proud of you!

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GR100 and GR320 Are Now Online Courses

We have good news! In order to make it more convenient for students, GR100 and GR320 are now online courses instead of on campus this summer.

Both classes are first session, 4-week summer classes, and run from 5/19 to 6/15. You can register online with the links below or through your RamWeb.

GR 100 - Introduction to Geography

GR 320 – Cultural Geography

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