Theo Klein awarded APLE Summer Stipend!

Anthropology major Theo Klein has been awarded an APLE Summer Stipend from the College of Arts and Sciences to fund his research project “Examining Church Architecture and Evangelization at Carrizales, Peru.” He will use support this highly competitive grant, which is awarded to only two UVM undergraduates per year, to collaborate with anthropology department faculty […]

Honors Thesis Defense Scheduled for Joseph Friedman

Senior Honors Thesis Defense: Joseph Robert Friedman Student presentation open to interested faculty and students (closed session to follow student presentation) Defense Date, Time, Location: Monday, April 28th, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Allen House conference room Thesis Title: Deconstructing the “Curative Revolution v. Neo-Eugenics” Dichotomy: A Discursive-Framing Analysis of Genomic Medical Science in Vermont Advisor: […]

Anthropology major Joe Friedman featured in UVM news piece

Check out this story about a UVM senior who is applying the major in Anthropology to thesis research on social implications of genetic and genomic testing in Vermont as he prepares for a career in medicine and public health.  

Scott Van Keuren and Mark Agostini publish new article on Ancestral Pueblo pottery

An article detailing Scott Van Keuren’s research on southwestern pottery appears in the December issue of Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. The article shows how a high-tech compositional analysis of paints revealed that only certain potters had access to the knowledge and resources required to craft a richly-decorated pottery type. The study is part of a […]

Rachel Aronson’s Summer Research Award

Rachel Aronson, a UVM Anthropology major and Honors College student, spent this past summer doing fieldwork about the role of culturally appropriate food in a nonprofit in Massachusetts that works to prevent domestic and sexual violence. Having received a Summer Research Award from UVM’s Office of Undergraduate Research, Rachel had the opportunity to spend her […]

Anthropology Student’s Work to be Published

Anthropology major Dan Rosenblum’s paper on his APLE-, URECA-, and Kleinknecht-funded research in India’s roughest patches, “From Sitamarhi to New Delhi Railway Station: The Agricultural Antecedents to Childhood Migration in Northeast India,” was peer reviewed and accepted in the Journal of Undergraduate Ethnography.

EAT: The Social Life of Food

A new exhibit at the Fleming Museum, EAT: The Social Life of Food showcases the curatorial work of the Intro to Museum Studies Honors College Sophomore seminar taught by Jennifer Dickinson. The exhibit has drawn attention not only for its subject matter, but for its use of food-related themes and interactive features that encourage visitors […]