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UC Davis undergrads, grad and faculty mentor win the BEST POSTER award at C-WESS 2018

Benjamin R. Witzel, UCD, Jentin D. Jo, UCD, Noah A. Wilfert, UCD, Caleb K. Chen, UCD, Lauren J. Duckworth, UCD, Patricia J. McNeill, UCD, Sam J. Dunham, UCD, Nicholas Radtkey, UCD, Liu Chang, UCD, Kevin N. Smith, UCD, & Nicolas Zwyns, UCD: The Use of Replicative Studies in Understanding the Evolution of Shell Fishhook Production on San Nicolas Island, CA

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2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Trisha McNeill - first year paleo/arch student awarded research fellowship

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Graduate student Grace Davis received a The Leakey Foundation grant

$15,000 grant for her project "Leading according to need in spider monkey fission-fusion societies"

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Meet Grad Slam Finalist Mayowa Adegboyega

Meet Grad Slam Finalist Mayowa Adegboyega

Graduate student Mayowa Adegboyega loves talking about anthropology with kids because she wants them to "see scientists as cool, chill people who are just like them." Come see for yourself just how chill when she and nine other cool finalists compete April 5 to represent UC Davis in the UC Grad Slam.

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Cristiana Giordano awarded the 2017 Boyer Prize for her 2014 UC Press book: Migrants in Translation

The Boyer Prize for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Anthropology is awarded annually to a book or article published in the preceding three years that addresses the psychodynamic process in a cultural context. In receiving the prize, Giordano will join a line of distinguished scholars who have made signal contributions to the field. Please see link for additional information: http://spa.americananthro.org/prizes-2/boyer-prize-for-contributions-to-psychoanalytic-anthropology/

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A Race to Save the Artifacts

Climate change is drastically altering the archaeological record in northwestern Greenland. Archaeologists from Bowdoin College, UC Davis, and the Greenland National Museum are in "A Race to Save the Artifacts." Featuring Anthropology Research Associate Dr. John Darwent and PhD Candidate Jason Miszaniec: http://features.bowdoin.edu/save-the-artifacts

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Laura Meek Awarded the Rudolf Virchow Award, Graduate Student Award

Travel award from the Society for Medical Anthropology to attend the AAA conference, “Critical Anthropology for Global Health” (CAGH). Category, for 2017. Paper “Fakes, Poisons, & Medicines: Pharmaceutical Capacities in the Context of Radical Uncertainty in Tanzania” Any additional links or info: http://www.medanthro.net/interest-groups/

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Institute for Social Sciences Spotlights ANT 103H

Institute for Social Sciences Spotlights ANT 103H

ISS followed the students of ANT 103H: Conservation and People, led by Professor Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, as they assess REDD+'s efficacy in slowing global climate change.

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2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Sara Watson - first year paleo/arch student awarded research fellowship. Trish McNeill incoming paleo/arch student receives honorable mention

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Professor Smriti Srinivas and Team Awarded Global Affairs Regional Grant

Professor Smriti Srinivas and Team Awarded Global Affairs Regional Grant

Professor Smriti Srinivas and her team were awarded a UC Davis Global Affairs Regional Faculty grant for 2107-2018

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Professor Margaret Crofoot awarded 2016 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Professor Margaret Crofoot awarded 2016 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Margaret Crofoot, a University of California, Davis, anthropologist studying group decision-making in primates, has been awarded a 2016 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

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Professor Monique Borgerhoff Mulder awarded NSF Grant

Professor Monique Borgerhoff Mulder awarded NSF Grant

National Science Foundation Grant awarded to Koster, Mulder, et al, for $880,000. Project titled: The Effect of Social Networks on Inequality: A Longitudinal Cross-Cultural Investigation

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