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    The Amanda Jones Field Study Abroad Award

    In honor of CSU anthropology alumna (’13) Amanda ‘Mandy’  Jones , the Department of Anthropology is pleased to invite applications for the Amanda Jones Field Study Abroad Award.

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    A Vacation from Your Mind

    Cultural Anthropologist, Dr. Jeffrey Snodgrass, takes a look at how video games have positive and negative effects on a player’s stress levels.

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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.

“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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Addicted to World of Warcraft

Read about Dr. Jeff Snodgrass‘ research on the connection between video games and stress relief in The Guardian here.

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Notes from the Field

Our new fall newsletter, Notes from the Field, is out. Read about what our faculty and students have been up to over the summer here.

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The Hadza: Last of the First Panel

If you weren’t able to come and see Dr. Fisher and Dr. Galvin on the Hadza panel about the last full-time hunter-gatherers in Africa, you can view it here on Vimeo.

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Spring Course Offerings

The CSU Department of Anthropology  is adding two new courses for students in Spring 2015. Students can start registering for Heritage Resource Management (HIST/ANTH478) and Anthropology Perspectives: Evolution & Society (ANTH380) now.

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