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Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel provides a commentary in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) in response to a new study theorizing how an agricultural-based diet effected skull morphology.


Many attempts to explain how past people experienced their wider world have focused on sight at the expense of sound, but researchers from the University at Albany and UB have developed a tool that puts sound back into the ancient landscape.


UB archaeologist Caroline Funk talks about a recent study that gives new meaning to the term “social science.”  

On May 20, the Department of Anthropology held its annual Commencement and Award Celebration to recognize the achievements of undergradaute and graduate students. 
On May 5, 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 4th Annual Poster Competition.
The Department of Anthropology proudly announces that two graduate students, Ashlee Hart and Michael Surrett, both received Fulbright awards for the 2017-18 academic year.

Klaus Oeggl, one of the world’s leading authorities on the Tyrolean Iceman, will discuss recent research about the mummified Neolithic man of the Alps on April 10 at UB.


Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel is quoted in an article by The Guardian about how climate may have shaped human nose structure.


A study by a UB anthropologist suggests that ancient humans arrived in South America in multiple waves.