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USU Museum of Anthropology Awarded $74,000 for Collections Care

USU Museum of Anthropology Awarded $74,000 for Collections Care

09/16/2020

Utah State University’s Museum of Anthropology receives $74,464 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior to sustain ongoing care for archaeological collection

Water Heritage Anthropological Project Hosts NASMP Students for Virtual Lab During COVID-19 Pandemic

Water Heritage Anthropological Project Hosts NASMP Students for Virtual Lab During COVID-19 Pandemic

07/10/2020

Despite the challenges of the current COVID-19 pandemic, two USU students apply WHAP research methods to understand the relationship between communities and local water features.

Anthropologist: Successful communities need smart, and empathetic, members

Anthropologist: Successful communities need smart, and empathetic, members

04/24/2020

USU anthropologist Jacob Freeman answers the question: Do communities flourish more when composed of very smart people — or a more emphatic people?

USU Interfaith Fellows share inspirational messages in a time of COVID-19 anxieties
Giraffe Award winner Chris Gonzalez, others honored in 2019 CHaSS awards

Giraffe Award winner Chris Gonzalez, others honored in 2019 CHaSS awards

03/29/2019

College of Humanities and Social Sciences distributed many awards for excellence during the 2018-19 school, including Prof. Chris Gonzalez, who 'stuck his neck out' and won CHaSS's Giraffe Award

Blanding exhibit reveals hard life, contribution of Chinese rail laborers

Blanding exhibit reveals hard life, contribution of Chinese rail laborers

02/11/2019

A new exhibit at Utah State University-Blanding focuses on the tens of thousands of Chinese immigrants who labored to bring the transcontinental race to a finish line at Promontory Point in Box Elder County. “Tunnels, Trestles, Track,” now open through A...

Unique research uses trash to track human energy use for last 10,000 years

Unique research uses trash to track human energy use for last 10,000 years

09/27/2018

USU archaeologists search massive data for patterns

Anthropology Students Find Significant Artifacts

Anthropology Students Find Significant Artifacts

08/09/2018

Richard Olsen leads two assistants and eight students on an archaeological field school to Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.

USU in Deep South for MLK 50th

USU in Deep South for MLK 50th

04/09/2018

A group of USU students, led by Dr. Jason Gilmore and anthropology's Dr. Francois Dengah, are in the Deep South on a civil rights pilgrimage to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination, as well as to commemorate the Civil Rig...

Dr. Patricia Lambert: CHaSS Distinguished Professor 2017

Dr. Patricia Lambert: CHaSS Distinguished Professor 2017

12/08/2017

Dr. Patricia Lambert, professor of anthropology, was granted the honorary title of Distinguished Professor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) for 2017.

A Week with Guest Anthropologist LIC Rafael Vasquez Guerrero

A Week with Guest Anthropologist LIC Rafael Vasquez Guerrero

11/01/2017

Peruvian Anthropologist, LIC Rafael Vasquez Guerrero, came to USU to give a guest presentation at the Museum of Anthropology. Learn more about his visit.

"King's Road:" 2018 USU Civil Rights Pilgrimage

"King's Road:" 2018 USU Civil Rights Pilgrimage

09/26/2017

An opportunity for four USU undergraduate students to travel with USU professors Jason Gilmore and Francois Dengah on a seven-day trip through the American South. On this trip, students will visit iconic and historic locations of the Civil Rights Movement...

Ethnographic Field School Blog

Ethnographic Field School Blog

06/02/2017

The Anthropology Program at USU is currently involved at a field school in Huanchaco, Peru. The work of the field school centers around helping a community affected by the recent flooding and a study of Medicinal Herbs.

Exciting Events at the Museum of Anthropology

Exciting Events at the Museum of Anthropology

01/17/2017

Upcoming Events for January-February

Student Poster Wins Award at Great Basin Conference

Student Poster Wins Award at Great Basin Conference

12/19/2016

This poster was one of three winners in the student poster competition at the 35th Great Basin Anthropological Conference held in Reno, NV on October 5-8th.

Anthropology Faculty, Dr. Bonnie Glass-Coffin, featured in the Huffington Post

Anthropology Faculty, Dr. Bonnie Glass-Coffin, featured in the Huffington Post

11/10/2016

As an anthropology and religious studies professor who has spent my entire life championing diversity, I was shocked and stunned by this election. When I arrived on my university campus yesterday, it was in order to lead a discussion with the 95 undergra...

Fulbright Student Research Grants, a Great Learning Opportunity with Dr. Grocke

Fulbright Student Research Grants, a Great Learning Opportunity with Dr. Grocke

09/14/2016

Michelle Grocke, 2014-2015, Nepal, harvesting bitter buckwheat crops between September & October. While at first she had to beg her host family to help, after a few days, every familyy in the village wanted her assistance as they quickly realized she was...

Water is Life

Water is Life

09/06/2016

Please attend this prayer meeting held September 6-9 every evening at 6 PM on Old Main Hill. See flyer.

Rare Mammoth Tusk Unearthed in Cub River Area

07/28/2016

The fossilized tusk of a Columbian mammoth was unearthed in a private gravel pit in the Cub River area on Tuesday, July 19.