Third-year undergraduate Amber Jaeger has had several amazing opportunities during her study of biological anthropology, and specifically ape and human evolution. She completed a field work in Kenya this past summer, focusing on paleoanthropological and archaeological methods.
How did the Incas build an empire without wheels? How did we find about their culture if they didn’t have writing? Cultural diversity, and what we can learn from ancient societies, is what assistant professor Steve Kosiba has been researching for years.
By founding the program Science and Social Studies Adventures (SASSA), Katrina Yezzi-Woodley has brought students of the University together with and Maple Grove Middle School middle-school students and teachers to learn more about the perfect combination of social studies and science: anthropology.
Associate Professor Karen Ho talks with Kai Ryssdal, host of National Public Radio's program "Marketplace" about on the people and culture in Wall Street, on the effects of the 2008 financial crash, and the possibility of change on Wall Street.
When anthropology and construction management major Jeremiah Cunningham noticed that the butterflies weren't stopping to feed among the grasses planted at the Xcel Energy substation where he was interning, he discovered something that will turn into a win for Xcel Energy and the butterflies.