News: Department of Anthropology

gallery reception
Arts and Culture | March 6, 2020
UNLV Honors College student Nathalie Martinez reflects on the stories and impact of Latinex artists.
Representatives from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians wrap UNLV Marta Meana in a blanket as part of the tribe's gift announcement to the university.
Campus News | March 5, 2020
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
unlv professor arya udry looks at a meteorite that she's holding up to the light
Research | December 26, 2019
A collection of stories featuring interesting discoveries driven by UNLV that have made news in 2019.
football players look up at fireworks display
Campus News | December 2, 2019
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
A woman sits at a desk in a dark room
Campus News | November 7, 2019
MGM College Opportunity Program at UNLV offers a flexible and affordable way for the company's employees to complete their degrees.
Mayan sculpture on display
Research | July 11, 2019
UNLV archaeologists Arlen and Diane Chase spoke with Salt Lake City alums as the Alumni Association launches its new Rebels Forever membership structure.
silhouette of woman holding razor against blue background
Research | June 4, 2019
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
A female student wearing glasses looks at a poster describing a research project.
Campus News | March 1, 2019
Students show off their work at the annual Graduate College research forum. Bonus: Spring makes an appearance on campus.
A photo of UNLV archaeologists Diane and Arlen Chase examining items on the floor of a tomb in Caracol, Belize.
Research | January 31, 2019
UNLV’s Diane and Arlen Chase engage in fieldwork and new technologies to uncover Maya history at Caracol, Belize.
Campus News | January 17, 2019
The UNLV anthropology student Trevor Pollom's research in nutrition took him to Africa as a tribe transitions to cultivated crops.
petri dish and beakers containing liquids
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
Eric Fries
Research | October 4, 2018
Archaeologist Eric Fries digs deep into the Maya civilization.