Department of Anthropology News
Anthropology focuses on the spectrum of the human experience - past and present. An anthropology degree balances practical, applied, and theoretical research within liberal arts, as well as interdisciplinary education.
Current Anthropology News
MGM College Opportunity Program at UNLV offers a flexible and affordable way for the company's employees to complete their degrees.
UNLV archaeologists Arlen and Diane Chase spoke with Salt Lake City alums as the Alumni Association launches its new Rebels Forever membership structure.
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
Students show off their work at the annual Graduate College research forum. Bonus: Spring makes an appearance on campus.
UNLV’s Diane and Arlen Chase engage in fieldwork and new technologies to uncover Maya history at Caracol, Belize.
The UNLV anthropology student Trevor Pollom's research in nutrition took him to Africa as a tribe transitions to cultivated crops.
Anthropology In The News
That old joke about the milkman fathering many of a town’s children—it’s far from true, a new study reaffirms.
Scientists have pinpointed the members of society most likely to have children out of wedlock, by mapping the DNA of people in a region of Western Europe over the past 500 years.
Cassidy Percoco is joined by Lyndsey Craig, MS candidate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to chat briefly about the study, "Pubic Hair Removal Practices in Cross-Cultural Perspective," of which she was lead author. The study's anthropological in nature, but involves some descriptions of historical practices!
One of the most intense dinner party debates I've ever had was over the issue of a lady's pelvic jungle: specifically, whether or not we should be taking it off.
Even Kim Kardashian did it - eaten her placenta. The eating of the nut cake should make you fitter, protect against depression and is therefore the trend. But is that really true? Doctors have their doubts there.
A UCLA study found that societies in which men are more invested in the care of their children show signs of more jealousy in response to infidelity.