My Internship with the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

By: Adelaide Szczesiul Over the summer of 2019 and throughout the fall semester, I have been an intern for the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, which is a field office of the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in Colchester, Vermont. USCRI is devoted to assisting refugees and immigrants in receiving government benefits, finding jobs in […]

Congratulations to our 2018 Graduates!

Congratulations to our 2018 Department of Anthropology graduates as they line up for the ceremony.  

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        

Haviland Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Anthropology: Catie Owen

submitted by Ava Benham (’18), UVM Anthropology CommTeam Graduating senior Catie Owen has been awarded the W. A. Haviland Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Anthropology.  The Haviland Award is presented to a graduating senior who has demonstrated a strong commitment in finding solutions for real-world crises through the use of anthropological perspectives. “I feel very […]

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 […]

Coffee break

With the stress of finals it’s easy to forget to take care of oneself, so tomorrow (Tuesday) please stop by the anthropology department for some coffee and a nice pause. Good luck studying!

Graduates reception

Hello all graduating anthropology seniors (and parents of graduates)! We would like to celebrate your accomplishment with a small reception in the Anthropology department shortly after the commencement ceremony. We hope to see you all there!

Bring Arabic back!

One of our Anthropology major students, Ali Barritt, has created a petition to bring Arabic language courses back to UVM. The Arabic department was cut last spring and affected a number of students studying Arabic and Arab studies. Please sign the petition:   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe1-nB5SSckkRtVgAt6NsC-nysKKHkOZNFRsaAtBeJzvlZ-vg/viewform

End of classes!

It’s official! Classes for the 2017-2018 school year are over. Congratulations to all you wonderful students for surviving another year at UVM, and good luck with finals!

Study corner

With only one month of class left we know you’re all looking for that perfect study spot, so why not come to the Anthropology lab work corner? We have comfortable seats and sofas and a beautiful, large window to let the sunlight shine through. Come be at peace while you work.