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Department of Anthropology

Portrait of Peter Gray, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Feb 16, 2018
Campus News

First of its kind study looked at UNLV’s 8-Bit team as it readies for Mountain West Showdown against Boise State University.


UNLV campus
Jan 26, 2018
Research

Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.


Alyssa Crittenden
Dec 26, 2017
Research

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.


Researchers Dan Benyshek and Sharon Young
Nov 29, 2017
Campus News

Research finds that consuming encapsulated placentas has little to no effect on postpartum mood and maternal bonding; detectable changes shown in hormones.


Nov 9, 2017
Research

A unique teaching model at UNLV engages students in the classroom and empowers them beyond it.


man giving presentation
Nov 8, 2017
Research

Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.


Kendra Patterson is studying abroad in China this semester with support from a scholarship.
Sep 6, 2017
Campus News

Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.


Alyssa Crittenden portrait
Sep 1, 2017
Research

What do a heist thriller, the evolving human diet, water quality, consumer behavior, literature, and Mars have in common? All were the foundation of research awards UNLV faculty gar-nered this year.


Diane Chase speaking with a group
Aug 23, 2017
People

UNLV’s chief academic officer on her first year here and the changes to come.


A student and faculty member examine an experiment under magnification.
Aug 11, 2017
Research

McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.


Group of indigenous women
Aug 7, 2017
Research

Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.


UNLV professor Alyssa Crittenden with members of the Hadza of Tanzania.
Jul 11, 2017
Campus News

UNLV joint study finds that elusive sleep patterns as humans age may have evolved to ensure safety.


Closeup of books
May 3, 2017
Research

From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.


Alyssa Crittenden looks at computer
Mar 15, 2017
Campus News

Oral health of modern day African tribe transitioning from hunting and gathering to agricultural diet challenges long held presumptions about our Stone Age ancestors.