Geneva Morley on “Why Anthropology?”

Geneva Morley (Anthropology, Class of 2016) I was initially drawn to Anthropology because I am extremely interested how people function within the world.  I was previously interested in Psychology, and have always had a knack for being able to understand and empathize with people very easily, and I entered into college believing that I was […]

Avery Lavalley on “Why Anthropology?”

Avery Lavalley (Anthropology, Class of 2016) Entering college, I had no idea what anthropology was. I knew that studying people was what I wanted to do, but no other subject seemed to truly integrate all aspects of the human experience to create a comprehensive understanding of it: history, biology, sociology, psychology, linguistics. An understanding of […]

Why Anthropology?

Last fall, Dr. Emily Manetta asked the advanced Anthropology majors who were taking ANTH 205 Senior Proseminar why they majored in Anthropology and what it meant to them. Many of them wrote about the way in which they learned about the major, and where they hoped to take it in the future. Some addressed why […]

Scott VanKeuren’s TAP Class Featured by UVM Communications

Dr. Scott VanKeuren’s TAP Class on Ruins was recently featured in an article by UVM Communications! See the full story here.

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

Emily Manetta’s Teaching Work Profiled in UVM today!

Professor Emily Manetta’s work developing hybrid courses was recently highlighted in UVM Today!

Anthropology Awarded Two Interdisciplinary Experiential Engagement Awards!

Enhancing Excellence through the Interdisciplinary Experiential Engagement is an initiative that promotes high-impact educational experiences that address questions or topics using a interdisciplinary approach, which facilitates the understanding and appreciation of the complexity and interconnectivity of phenomena and improves students’ ability to synthesize and integrate information.  The two awards given this year were awarded to […]

Local Media Coverage of the EAT Exhibit!

Check out the recent story on WCAX about the EAT Exhibit at the Fleming Museum, curated by students in Jennifer Dickinson’s honors college seminar class “Introduction to Museum Studies” http://www.wcax.com/story/23793510/fleming-exhibit-at-full-plate-for-uvm-students#.Umsy5nzg6Qs.email Also, make sure to check out the EAT exhibit at the Fleming Museum on UVM’s Campus before May 14th, 2014. http://www.uvm.edu/~fleming/index.php?category=exhibitions&page=eat