The EDventure International program is a unique program that allows students an opportunity to volunteer and travel with others who are interested in sharing similar experiences. You'll develop leadership skills, and gain invaluable life experiences. For more information, visit the EDventure website!
Congratulations are in order for Suzanne Brant, Richard Burnette, Sarah Herrera, Christopher Johnston and Rebecca Simon. The Alice Hamilton Scholarships are awarded to archaeology students with a focus in Colorado, Southwestern or Rocky Mountain archaeology. Students must be enrolled at least half-time , received recommendation from top archaeological educators and be enriching the field of archaeology with their work. Congratulations to this year's recipients!
For the full list, click here.
Don't miss the annual grad v. undergraduate kickball game on May 4th. Bring all your friends for free food and fun!
Anthropology students Andrea Akers and Michael Brydge were recognized for their research in the recently published issue of the Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence (Spring 2011). This journal is an internationally recognized, peer-reviewed publication featuring articles from students who exhibit academic excellence. Both Akers and Brydge have helped to strengthen the case for the crucial role social sciences play in the University’s research accomplishments, Congratulations Andrea and Michael! Read the articles in the Journal of Undergraduate Research.
One of the best ways to get involved in campus life and your local community by volunteering your time to causes that you find worthwhile. There are no shortage of volunteer opportunities in Fort Collins, some might even launch you into an internship. Consider donating your time, energy and talent in some of the following ways as we moving into this holiday season. Local opportunities.
Masters Student fights against development of natural space. Archaeology graduate student, Charles Evans, has dedicated the past eight years of his life to the canyons in Southeastern Colorado. His time has been spent researching and recording archaeological sites in the area. This devotion led to the discovery of Roper's Walk, a village Evans found while exploring the canyon lands one afternoon. Read more
Student organizations at work - The Anthropology Graduate Student Society and the Anthropology Club are two student run organizations that are responsible for more than you know. For example, did you know that on October 10th, the Distinguished lecturer, Carol Stack that is coming to campus will be funded in entirety thanks to the AGSS?
For more information about the Anthropology Graduate Student Society (AGSS), click here.
To find out how to become involved with the the Undergraduate Anthropology Club, click here.
Students involved in writing curriculum - Jessica Lenderts and Erin Hatlestad have been honored for their excellent service on the Curriculum Committee for the School of Global and Environmental Sustainability.
Anthropology symposium - Anthropology graduate students recently organized a well attended symposium for the 76th Annual Meeting for the Society for American Archaeology.
Kickball championships - Ending the semester, the open space east of Clark B was not your typical study location. Anthropology students came together to claim a title - the Ram Kickball Champions. In a rousing game, the grads narrowly edged out the undergrads 23 to 22.
CURC poster show - Congratulations to students Andrea Akers and Lindsey Ellgen who were both awarded CURC Poster show honors at the recent Undergraduate Research & Creativity Day!
Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists (CCPA) Conference - The annual Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists (CCPA) conference was held in La Junta, CO recently.