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Anthropology Department Members Receive Numerous Awards
Apr 25, 2016
Four professors and one graduate student from the department of anthropology have received numerous awards and grants for the upcoming school year of Fall 2016.
Lawrence Keeley Quoted in Science News Article About Ancient Warfare
Mar 11, 2016
William A. Parkinson to Speak at New National Hellenic Museum Exhibition's Opening
Jan 08, 2016
Anthropology Faculty Mitchel Hendrickson Featured in BBC Documentary on Cambodia
Sep 30, 2014
Mitchel Hendrickson, assistant professor of anthropology, is featured on a BBC documentary on Cambodia: Angkor Wat's Hidden City.
UIC News: With Fellowship, Grad Students Collect Artifacts, Stories, Research
Sep 09, 2014
An article in the most recent issue of UIC News highlights a number of LAS graduate students and their various research projects across the world.
Assistant Professor Mitch Hendrickson Awarded ACLS Fellowship
Aug 25, 2014
Assistant Professor Mitch Hendrickson, from the LAS Department of Anthropology, is the recipient of a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
National Endowment for the Humanities Awards Grants to Two LAS Faculty
Aug 25, 2014
The National Endowment for the Humanities has released its list of grant awards and offers for 2014.
Anthropology Professor Roy Plotnick Interviewed on NPR's "All Things Considered"
Jul 14, 2014
Roy Plotnick, professor of anthropology, was interviewed by NPR for a series on children's books.
Seven LAS Faculty Members Receive 2014 Silver Circle Award for Teaching Excellence
May 05, 2014
Seven faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are among the recipients of a 2014 Silver Service Award, which recognizes overall teaching excellence and are chosen by graduating seniors.
Northwestern Herald Profiles US State Department Scholarship Recipiant
Apr 28, 2014
The Northwest Herald profiles Bridget Hansen, a UIC Honors College junior majoring in anthropology and history, who will spend this summer in Oman while engaged in intensive foreign language studies supported by the U.S. State Department's Critical Languages Scholarship.
Two LAS Students Awarded Fulbright Grants
Apr 25, 2014
Two LAS students have been awarded Fulbright grants for the 2014-2015 academic year.
LAS Students Awarded U.S. State Department's Critical Languages Scholarships
Apr 14, 2014
UIC News reports that two LAS undergraduate students are set to spend this summer in India and Oman, respectively, while engaged in intensive foreign language studies supported by the U.S. State Department Critical Languages Scholarship Program.
LAS Mid-Career Award Recipients Announced
Mar 21, 2014
The 2014-15 award recipients for the LAS Mid-Career Award have been announced.
UIC Anthropologist Waud Kracke Dies at 74
Feb 10, 2014
UIC News reports that Waud Hocking Kracke, University of Illinois at Chicago professor of anthropology who applied psychoanalytic theory to the understanding of culture, died of cancer December 31 in his Chicago home. He was 74. A memorial service will be held March 14.
Anthropologist Digs New Insights from Ancient Rock Art
Nov 27, 2013
The Stone Age rock art that Christopher Davis studies in the Amazon is more than just prehistoric pictures.
Anna Roosevelt's Research in Amazon Cited in Nature Article
Oct 21, 2013
The journal Nature references a study by Anna Roosevelt, professor of anthropology, performed in 1980s in an online article examining the decades of research conducted to find evidence of humans occupying the Amazon in areas formerly thought to be uninhabitable.
Five UIC Students, New Alumni Awarded Fulbrights
Aug 21, 2013
Five LAS students and recent graduates have received Fulbright grants to conduct research abroad for the 2013-14 academic year.
Shriya Gandhi Selected for Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Scholarship
Jul 10, 2013
The Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Scholarship for $5,000 was awarded to Shriya Gandhi, a graduate of the class of 2013 with a bachelors degree in both biological sciences and anthropology.
LAS Undergraduates Awarded Gilman Scholarships
Jun 10, 2013
LAS students Monica Sharma, Fabiola Duran and Karina Hurtado were selected for Gilman Scholarships to support study abroad this summer.
Alumna Interviewed by CBS 2 about the New UIC Student Health Plan
Jun 03, 2013
CBS 2 interviewed Mari Medellin, who graduated this month from UIC with a bachelor's degree in anthropology, about the vote by the Board of Trustees to approve a UIC health plan that covers gender-affirming surgeries.
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