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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.

10/8/18

Caroline Funk, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, discusses her research on the significance of bird populations in Aleut culture with Hakai magazine.

8/27/18

Ashley Cercone, PhD candidate, was recently featured for her summer field work experience at the Küllüoba excavation site in Turkey by the news site, Arkeolojik Haber.

9/26/18
On November 1, two UB Department of Anthropology faculty, Drs. Peter Biehl and Ezra Zubrow, will be honored at the 2018 Celebration of Academic Excellence. Congratulations to them on their accomplishments!
9/24/18

Erica Dunayer, an Evolution, Ecology and Behavior PhD candidate advised by Anthopology faculty Carol Berman, was one of several researchers interviewed for a PBS Nova segment on the effects Hurricane Maria had on Cayo Santiago, a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico, and the 1,800 rhesus monkeys that live there.

7/18/18

Amateur archaeologists get a hands-on experience at the UB Archaeological Survey’s McKendry dig.

7/10/18

Distinguished Postdoc Mentor Award recipient Peter Biehl's own time as a postdoc informs his approach to mentoring.

6/25/18
The UB Reporter travelled to Niagara Falls, N.Y., to report on Archaeological Survey's work at the historic Cataract House, a former hotel and stop on the Underground Railroad.
6/25/18

The University at Buffalo's Office of Postdoctoral Scholars recently announced Dr. Peter Biehl, Professor of Anthropology, is the 2018 recipient of the UB Distinguished Postdoc Mentor Award.