News: Department of Anthropology

Michael Moncfrieff
People | May 7, 2018
The commencement speaker is exploring the way ethnic violence explodes, in a bid to eventually help stop crises before they start.
Campus News | May 3, 2018
The largest study of its kind found mothers who consumed their placenta passed on no harm to their newborn babies.
esports arena competition
Campus News | May 1, 2018
Esport championship, an Oprah Moment, and a (somewhat) daring neurologist — News from around campus
man at the top of a valley
People | May 1, 2018
Archaeologist Alan Simmons retires after 25 years of bringing the depth of time and big perspective to UNLV.
Portrait of anthropology professor Debra Martin a classroom.
People | April 10, 2018
Anthropology professor Debra Martin, a 2018 Distinguished Professor, finds the evidence of violence throughout human culture.
Portrait of Peter Gray, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Campus News | February 16, 2018
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
Research | January 26, 2018
Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.
Alyssa Crittenden
Research | December 26, 2017
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
Campus News | November 29, 2017
Research finds that consuming encapsulated placentas has little to no effect on postpartum mood and maternal bonding; detectable changes shown in hormones.
Research | November 9, 2017
A unique teaching model at UNLV engages students in the classroom and empowers them beyond it.
man giving presentation
Research | November 8, 2017
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.
Campus News | September 6, 2017
Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.