2018 Global Health Anthropology Graduates

This May 2018 eight of our Anthropology graduates completed the coursework needed for a global health focus in their major or minor.  Five of our seniors graduated with a Global Health Concentration in the Anthropology Major, including Siera Carusone, Alex Heeschen, Tabetha Luhn, Catie Owen, and Celina Rossier.  Three of our seniors graduated with a […]

Graduating Senior Profile: Alex Heeschen

submitted by Sofia Benito Alston (’21), UVM Anthropology CommTeam Alex Heeschen is many things: hardworking, dedicated, intelligent, passionate and lively. This list clearly falls short, but provides an image of what he’s like. His UVM adventure began in 2014 and will be coming to a bittersweet end this May. When he arrived, Alex was a […]

Roisin Todd Receives Hannah Howard Prize and George Henry Perkins Award

https://www.uvm.edu/cas/news/rosin-todd-receives-hannah-howard-prize-and-george-henry-perkins-award submitted by Izzy Siedman, UVM Anthropology CommTeam        

James B. Petersen Archaeology Award: Sylvie Littledale

submitted by Sofia Benito Alston (’21), UVM Anthropology CommTeam Sylvie Diana Littledale is this year’s recipient of the James B. Petersen Archaeology Award for an outstanding Anthropology graduate who is pursuing archaeology. On April 16th, UVM celebrated its annual Student Research Conference where students get to discuss the research they have carried out. One of […]

Student research conference

Last Thursday, April 19th, 4 of our very own Anthropology student presented their research projects in the Student Research Conference. We are very proud of Sylvie Littledale, Siera Carusone, Catie Owen and Sonia Zacchea for their hard work and wonderful presentations. More on them to come!

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 […]

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