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April 27, 2017
Join us for prospectus presentations from students Elizabeth Berk, Myles Lennon, Meredith McLaughlin, and Emily Nguyen. This workshop will be held on May 2nd, 2017, 9:30am-1:30pm. Lunch will be served at 11:30am.
April 13, 2017
Abstract Museum collections are critical resources for examining comparative anatomy, developmental biology and life history hypotheses. Evaluation of skeletal collections provides insight into spatiotemporal, species, population and individual variation associated with environmental, social and... Read more
April 12, 2017
Professor Oswaldo Chinchilla’s new book, “Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya” is now available for purchase from Yale University Press.  This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol... Read more
April 5, 2017
In order to promote scholarship in South Asian Studies, the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) announces the award of two prizes each year for the best unpublished book manuscript on an Indian subject in the humanities and social sciences. This year one of those prizes went to our student... Read more
April 5, 2017
Gao Yufang, a first-year PHD student in the combined PhD Program between Forestry & Environmental Studies and Anthropology at Yale University was recently cited for his work on Rhino conservation in an article that appeared in Scientific American. Click here to read the article in Scientific... Read more
March 5, 2017
Congratulations to graduate student Kendall Arslanian on receiving the Downs International Health Student Travel Fellowship. Kendall won this fellowship for her project “Nutritonal and genetic correlates of infant adiposity in Samoa”. Kendall’s study will investigate whether a missense... Read more
February 16, 2017
Luisa Cortesi, a student in the combined PhD program in Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies, has been awarded the Curl Essay Prize for 2016 given by the Royal Anthropological Institute UK) for the best essay relating to the results or analysis of anthropological work. She wins... Read more

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