When Kara Venzian took an anthropology course at Missouri State University as a requirement for her degree, it completely changed what she planned to study. “I fell in love with the content and point of view so much,” said Venzian, who grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. “It honestly was the approachability and experience the professors brought to the students that blew me … [Read more...] about How anthropology sparked a fire in her
Congratulations to 16 majors who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in anthropology at the spring commencement, as well as Grace Gronniger, Stephen Dyle, and Seth Baltz who received the MS in Applied Anthropology. … [Read more...] about 19 Anthropology Students Graduated this Spring
The Library Center is hosting a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian entitled “Exploring Human Origins: What Does it Mean to be Human?” from May 9-June 2. Dr. Richard Potts, a paleoanthropologist at the Smithsonian, will give a lecture on Monday, May 9 from 7-9 pm in the Library Center auditorium. Dr. Suzanne Walker-Pacheco from Missouri State and Dr. Erin Kenny … [Read more...] about Exhibit on Human Origins to be at Library Center May 9-June 2.
Larry Grantham from the Missouri Department of Transportation will give a presentation entitled “Osage Sites and Archaeology: Cultural Change in the 17th-19th Centuries,” which will trace the Osage from “first contact” until 1825 when they left Missouri, at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, May 4, at the Center for Archaeological Research, 622 S. Kimbrough. The … [Read more...] about Osage Sites and Archaeology
The 18th Annual Student Anthropology Conference STAC will be held Thursday, April 14, beginning at 3:30 pm in Strong Hall 001. Students will be giving presentations on their research projects. Come out and support your friends peers, and fellow anthropology enthusiasts! Snacks and refreshments will be provided between sessions. … [Read more...] about Student Anthropology Conference Thursday