Aden Haji Interview

Aden Haji, ’19, is an Anthropology major who is speaking up about his experiences at UVM. He came to Burlington at the young age of 8 from Somalia with his family and since then has founded “Speak Up Roosevelt Forum” (S.U.R.F.), which is a community-based initiative that unites community members, organizations and law enforcement to […]

Anthropology Major Celina Rossier goes to grad school

Celina will be graduating this May with a major in Anthropology, focusing on Global Health, and a minor in ASL (American Sign Language). She was recently accepted for a Master’s program at Gaulladet University in Washington D.C. where she will continue her education on deaf studies. She will further examine Deaf Culture and ASL using […]

Anthropology Club Goes to Washington, D.C. for AAA Conference

Recently, eleven students from the Anthropology Club had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2017 annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association. They met Professor Luis Vivanco for coffee and discussion, also met with Professor Jeanne Shea, and were graciously given a tour of the city by UVM Anthro alumna Cara […]

Anthropology Majors and Minors Being Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society

The following Anthropology majors will be inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society this December. Membership in Phi Beta Kappa is a rare honor, and academics and employers recognize it as a mark of intellectual breadth and exceptional academic performance. The chapter sheltered at the University of Vermont, the Alpha of Vermont, was chartered […]

Anthropology student Haji (’19) takes action in Burlington community

In late September, Anthropology student Aden Haji ’19 spoke at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York City for the International Peace Day Conference. Haji is a member of UNITE, an organization fostering activism among Vermont youth. Through UNITE’s partnership with the non-profit Children of the Earth, Haji and his peers were invited to the […]

Tags: , , ,

Anthropology Major, Siera Carusone, in Kigali, Rwanda

As the first recipient of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) Summer Internship offered by the UVM Career Center and the College of Arts and Sciences, Siera Carusone ’18 is studying in Kigali, Rwanda.   Read more about her work here    

Story on Summer UVM Archaeology Interns

  From the Milton Independent: “Digging in, part two: UVM archaeology survey completed at Stannard House“      

UVM Alums Headed to Graduate and Professional Schools!

Here are just a few of the many paths our alumni take for their post-graduate education! Elliot Brake (’13) was accepted to the University of Maine’s Law Program. Paige Brochu (’15) was accepted to the Boston University Environmental Health M.A. program. Julia Burns (’15) was accepted to MS program in Library and Information Science at […]

Anthropology Student Awarded a Grant for Summer Research

Sonia Zaccheo, a junior minoring in Anthropology with a global health focus, has been awarded a UVM College of Arts and Sciences APLE Summer Stipend to support her Honors thesis research this summer. Her ethnographic research is focused on mapping and analyzing the food and nutrition resources, programs, and initiatives on offer for resettled refugees […]

Maureen Scanlan on “Why Anthropology?”

Maureen Scanlan (Anthropology, Class of 2016) After attending 12 years of Catholic school, where history and religion were romanticized and filtered, my first semester at university demystified many of the social constructs and supposed facts that had been built in to my primary education. After struggling to decide amongst sociology, history, education, or theology, I came […]