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9/5/19

Joyce Sirianni, professor and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, was recently named a "Top Educator" by Marquis Who's Who that recognizes outstanding educators in their respective fields based on leadership and professional accomplishments. 

6/14/19
A recent BBC News article interviews Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel about her research to find out if it was possible to tell where an individual was from by looking at the shape of their skulls.   
6/11/19

On May 18, the Department of Anthropology held its annual Commencement and Award Celebration to recognize the achievements of undergradaute and graduate students.

5/22/19

Ashlee Hart, PhD '19, was selected as one of 12 doctoral scholars from across the university to present their research during the Three Minute Thesis competition on March 8.

5/7/19

Undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Anthropology showcased their research projects in the Student Union to faculty and the university community at the Annual Student Poster Competition.

5/3/19

A recent article in Forbes featured research conducted by Anthropology doctoral candidate Sarah Hoffman about a woman with a disfiguring facial abnormality discovered in a medieval cemetery in Iceland.

4/29/19

Anthropology doctoral candidate, Amandine Eriksen, was honored at the 15th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence on April 25 as a recipient of the 2018-19 Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching Assistants.

4/26/19

Ashley Cercone, an Anthropology doctoral student, and Hanna Santanam, a senior Anthropology major, win prestigous Fulbright awards.

3/15/19

A recent Associated Press article interviews Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel about a new study linking how ancient human diets, notably giving-up raw, tough meat for softer foods, has modified human speech.

2/4/19

Lizette Alvarado, MA 1998, was recently named one of 14 SUNY Hispanic Leadership Institute fellows by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.   

11/28/18

The memorial garden on the South Campus is part of a respectful process guided by UB scientists and a team of community partners.

10/9/18

At Buffalo magazine recently featured the ongoing excavation of the former Cataract House in Niagara Falls, NY, led by Archaeological Survey.