News: Department of Anthropology

2022 UNLV Spring Commencement Ceremony for the Graduate College.  May 13, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | June 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

Professor Alyssa Crittenden
People | May 20, 2022

Crittenden, a professor and graduate coordinator for UNLV's department of anthropology, will begin her new position on July 1.

artist rendering of scientists working on data related to gut flora
Research | May 16, 2022

In May 16 issue of Nature Microbiology, researchers and Indigenous activists call for more ethical approach to collecting biological data. 

"bathtub ring" around Lake Mead
Research | May 13, 2022

How UNLV anthropologist Jennifer Byrnes is helping improve training for forensic scientists.

UNLV Football players entering Allegiant Stadium
Campus News | May 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

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Campus News | December 8, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring research and accomplishment at UNLV.

A map of Arizona with tags hanging off it
Arts and Culture | September 15, 2021

This dynamic global exhibition project is carried out locally by students from UNLV’s Department of Anthropology.

UNLV nursing student in red shirt reviewing slide sample with peer
Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

Graduates seated in red caps and gown during a previous UNLV commencement
People | May 10, 2021

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.

Claytee White sits in a chair and gestures toward a woman sitting to her right
Arts and Culture | December 30, 2020

A sampling of university experts who sounded off on the year’s monumental movements surrounding race, ethnicity, and gender.

A red UNLV mortarboard decorated with the words "stay the course"
Campus News | December 9, 2020

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield to honor four Winter 2020 graduates for their academic, research, and community impact.

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Research | September 22, 2020

Social science researchers offer recommendations for navigating ethical dilemmas in studying global societies.