My Internship with LearningWorks

Written by: Bronwyn Caswell-Riday             Over the summer, I had the opportunity to intern with LearningWorks, a non-profit in Portland, Maine, dedicated to providing free community-based education programs for children and adults. I was working with their English Language+Literacy program, which focuses on teaching English language skills to immigrants and refugees in the community through […]

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 […]

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 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 […]