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
This dynamic global exhibition project is carried out locally by students from UNLV’s Department of Anthropology.
A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.
An enduring commencement tradition continues this spring as UNLV president honors seven outstanding students who exemplify the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
A sampling of university experts who sounded off on the year’s monumental movements surrounding race, ethnicity, and gender.
UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield to honor four Winter 2020 graduates for their academic, research, and community impact.
Social science researchers offer recommendations for navigating ethical dilemmas in studying global societies.
Anthropology In The News
A crop of companies want to make sperm-freezing a routine procedure for young men, as employers start to offer it as a benefit.
Less than half of all societies kiss with their lips, according to a study of 168 cultures from around the world.
The global overnutrition epidemic carries numerous consequences, including health problems like heart disease. U.S. children eat more processed foods now than ever.
Kissing the lips is not practiced by all people as some people think, there are a variety of different ways in which people kiss each other, so how did this practice begin?
From '70s bushes to bald as a badger, these are the era-defining styles down there.
Lip-on-lip kissing is not nearly as universal as we might think it is, so can the diverse number of ways that humans kiss reveal what it is about this intimate act that we find important?