Latest News

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.

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 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.

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.
6/12/18

Erin Chapman, PhD 2017, is featured in The Buffalo News regarding her work as forensic anthropologist with the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office

6/1/18

UB's other study abroad scholarship recipients will focus on foreign language and cultural exploration.

5/9/18
On May 2, 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 5th Annual Student Poster Competition.
5/7/18

The Department of Anthropology congratulates those graduate students named recipients of Mark Diamond Research Fund grants.

4/10/18

The Department of Anthropology congratulates those graduate students who were recently named fellowship and research grant recipients.

4/19/18

A collaboration between UB and a Buffalo school brings the Cravens Collection to a wider audience and fulfills the wish of the collection's benefactor.

4/2/18
“Homo Migrans: Modeling Mobility and Migration in Human History,” a two-day conference examining the long-term consequences of human movement, will take place April 7-8 at UB.
3/23/18

Students in the department's Museum Management course recently assisted local elementary students on creating artisitic interpretations of objects from the Cravens Collection at UB's Anderson Gallery.

12/12/17

The internationally renowned archaeologist has been appointed a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor.

10/10/17

The Buffalo News interviews Anthropology faculty Dr. Douglas Perrelli and Dr. Joyce Sirianni about their work in the exhumation and upcoming reinterment of the individuals buried at the former Erie County Almshouse site located at what is now the university's South Campus.

10/9/17

The ceremony and service will commemorate the lives of 372 people buried near the university’s South Campus.