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University assistant professor honored with international archaeology award
May 1, 2013 • By Megan Akers
John L. Cotter Award recognizes Sarah Cowie and her outstanding achievements as a historical archaeologist.
Prominent anthropologist to speak on evolution of modern human behavior
October 10, 2012 • By Megan Akers
The Anthropology Department welcomes Richard Klein to campus Oct. 16, as part of the Distinguished Lectureship in Archaeology Series.
University of Nevada, Reno archeologist to lead Virginia City hospital excavation
July 18, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
St. Mary Louise Hospital served mining community until the early 20th century
University of Nevada, Reno researchers discover new research use for plaque
May 1, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
Researchers G. Richard Scott and Simon R. Poulson discovered that very small particles of plaque removed from the teeth of ancient populations may provide good clues about their diets.
Written words win awards
December 14, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
University of Nevada, Reno students earn 30 awards for essays in Public Anthropology Project competition.
University scholars publish book on the secret lives of the Donner Party
October 20, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
The Department of Anthropology announces the publication of a new book, “An Archaeology of Desperation: Exploring the Donner Party’s Alder Creek Camp.”
Leading archaeologist to speak on 13,000-year-old tools
September 21, 2011 • By Rachel Sa-Onoy
Nevada's anthropology department welcomes Colorado's Douglas Bamforth to speak on his discovery of the Mahaffy Cache.
National Academy of Sciences member Catherine Fowler presents at University
September 12, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Catherine (Kay) Fowler, foundation professor of anthropology emerita, will be honored and reflect on her work at a free presentation at 4 p.m., Sept. 21.
Kay Fowler elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
May 20, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
University Foundation Professor of Anthropology Emerita Kay Fowler was one of 212 new members elected into the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Ten University students receive Public Anthropology Awards
November 12, 2010 • By Natalie Savidge
Ten University of Nevada, Reno students are recognized as winners for this year’s Public Anthropology Award.
Anthropology's Erin Stiles receives national award
May 4, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Anthropology professor Erin Stiles was one of eight people recently honored with the Eleanor Roosevelt Global Citizenship Award by the Center for Public Anthropology.
Anthropology professor’s book studies Islamic courts
April 7, 2010 • By Mary Hunton
After 20 non-consecutive months of field research and years of compiling it into a manuscript, Erin Stiles has published a book about the Islamic court system in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Professor publishes on unique archaeology approach
October 22, 2009 • By Mary Hunton
In the field of archaeology, individuals tend to get overlooked in favor for the broader population.
Archaeologists investigate Civil War-era opera house
August 4, 2008 • Staff Report
Maguire’s Opera House was the forerunner to the famed Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City.