UVM Anthropology Faculty and Students featured in local exhibit

Feel like a really quick local field trip? A brief study break during finals period? The UVM Dana Medical Library lobby is hosting an exhibit “Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health” with a slide show on global health activities at UVM.  It is up from this week until mid December and includes […]

Fall 2015 Departmental Newsletter Now Online!

Our Fall 2015 Newsletter is now online! To see what our students and faculty have been up to over the last year, please take a look! AnthropologyFall2015Newsletter

Distinguished Alumni Lecture a Success!

In the first lecture in our Distinguished Alumni series, Lauren-Glenn Davitian (’82), founder of CCTV’s Center for Media and Democracy, shared an interactive presentation about her work, responsible citizenship, and the ways in which she sees Anthropology as an important way of approaching the human experience. You can see the audio-visual materials from her talk […]

Congratulations to Luke Dorman for receiving Hannah Howard Prize

Anthropology Major Luke Dorfman (Class of 2015) received one of only two Hannah Howard Prizes awarded to members of the class of 2015 for outstanding academic accomplishment — way to go, Luke!

Dr. Rob Gordon reports on Alumni Success!

Our alumni are EVERYWHERE!! On a recent research trip to Namibia, Dr. Gordon had the good fortune to meet up with Anne Angarola (class of 2010) who was in Windhoek, the Namibian capital setting up an exchange scheme for talented African leaders for IREX a DC based international non-profit organization which promotes local leadership and institutions […]

Read our Fall 2014 Newsletter!

It’s been a busy year for the UVM Anthropology Department! To read through our Fall 2014 Newsletter, please click here (and follow the hyperlinks within for even more great news!): UVMAnthroFall2014Newsletter

UVM Anthropology Alumni in the News

Tim Stewart (’09) recently appeared in Vermont Quarterly, describing his rise to popsicle fame in the Bay Area. Check out this great write up!    

AJ Anmaar Habib to start masters program this fall

UVM Anthropology alum A.J. Anmaar Habib will be starting a Masters Program in Urban Spatial Analytics with a certificate in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.

Zach Hirsch (Class of 2012) now working for North Country Public Radio!

UVM Anthro Alum Zach Hirsch (class of 2012) has become a reporter for North Country Public Radio in upstate New York. While at UVM, Zach developed a talk show format as a DJ for WRUV, which he has parlayed post-graduation into a career in radio. Last year he received a prestigious Transom fellowship to hone […]

Anthropology Alumnus Abraham Awolich featured in recent news on South Sudan

Abraham Awolich (Class of 2006) was recently featured in The New York Times and The Burlington Free Press for his work with The Sudan Development Foundation, an organization that he co-founded after completing his undergraduate degree in anthropology at UVM and his graduate degree in public administration at Syracuse University. Amidst the conflict in South Sudan, Abraham is doing […]