anthropology

'Global Classroom' Increases Student Opportunities for International Experience

As university graduates increasingly require international perspectives, skills and knowledge, UK is using a new program called Global Classroom Connections that allows students to use new technologies to gain international experiences independent of financial or other constraints.

UK Students, Alum Named Fulbright Recipients

Two A&S students, Amanda Gatewood (English) and Veronica Miranda (Anthropology) to receive Fullbright Scholarships.

Board Approves Four University Research Professors for 2012-13

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees Tuesday approved University Research Professorships for 2012-13 for four faculty members. The professorships carry a $40,000 award to support research. Funds for these annual awards are provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Dissertation Year Fellowship Award Recipient-- Allison Harnish

Allison Harnish has recieved the Dissertation Year Fellowship Award. Allison Harnish works in a frontier farming region outside one of Africa’s largest national parks, and in her dissertation she investigates how gender- and age-based differences in household labor roles prompt men, women, boys, and girls to differently experience declines in natural resources.

Donald Handshoe

Donald Handshoe, a senior and a double major in Classics and Anthropology, divides his time between his studies and his work, both of which as it turns out have to do with archaeology, his passion.

A&S Selects New Chairs

The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences has appointed new chairs to many of its departments for the 2011-2012 year.

Cindy Isenhour

Anthropology Ph.D. Student

Kentucky Archaeology Film Selected for Festival

"Historic Archaeology: Beneath Kentucky's Fields and Streets" was selected for the 2011 Archaeology Channel International Film & Video Festival.

UK Archaeologists Excavate at Eastern State Hospital

The Kentucky Archaeological Survey unearths a hidden cemetery at Eastern State Hospital.

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