Kat Hayes and anthropology students are working with Gordon Parks High School to bring archaeology to the classroom. They have the perfect location for their teaching and research: the green space right next door.
Learn how Hannah Novillo, a recently graduated University of Minnesota alum, used the skills she obtained from cultural anthropology classes at the U to score two amazing jobs outside of a traditional anthropological field.
What would it take to make a life in space? Cultural and linguistic anthropologist and associate professor at the University of Minnesota David Valentine has spent years researching the space settlement movement, and the complications of relocating the human race into space.
Through a summer field school course at the University of Minnesota, students have been collaborating with Ed Fleming, Curator of Archaeology at the Science Museum of Minnesota to explore and excavate an ancestral Native American village.
Jen Hughes, a graduate student studying cultural anthropology and linguistics at the University of Minnesota with a vast background in queer and gender studies and digital media, is bringing her expertise in these fields by way of a new course. With funding from a course development grant, she plans to combine the inequalities of capitalism, gender and sexuality, and visual theory into a brand new class coming to the department in 2018.