Newsroom University of Denver (Anthropology)

2018
June
27,
2018
As the city of Denver continues to evolve and grow, new construction further buries our past. However, before DU IMPACT 2025 transforms the University of Denver campus, a group of students had the opportunity to unearth some history. “The main thi...
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April
30,
2018
Whitney Peterson is passionate about bringing to light stories that were once silent. The graduate student in the department of anthropology is using donated photo albums from former sites of World War II Japanese American internment to understand, i...
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February
15,
2018
In January 2018, the University of Denver launched the Campus Archaeology Project. Led by Anthropology professors Larry Conyers and Bonnie Clark, the project aims to use prospective construction sites in and around campus as a tool for community-enga...
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January
09,
2018
As Denver continues to grow, parking lots have been vanishing across the city. While many observers are concerned about the buildings being erected in place of their former parking spots, the University of Denver’s Department of Anthropology is m...
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January
09,
2018
Ahead of the University of Denver’s 17th annual Diversity Summit, scheduled for Jan. 25-26, the DU Newsroom asked Dean Saitta, director of the urban studies program and a professor in the Department of Anthropology, to share his perspective on the th...
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2017
September
15,
2017
It’s been more than 100 years since approximately two dozen miners, including women and children, were killed in what is known as the Ludlow Massacre (or the Colorado Coal Field War). The tent colony in Ludlow, Colo., was inhabited by some 1,200 ...
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September
05,
2017
The Museum of Anthropology is a resource for faculty from all disciplines and across campus. In addition to having a permanent collection of over 100,000 artifacts that are available for faculty teaching and research, this year we are hosting the fol...
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June
08,
2017
Bonnie Clark, associate professor of anthropology, took a new approach to her “Artifacts, Texts and Meanings” class this spring thanks to the availability of 3D printers at the Innovation Floor, housed in the Ritchie School of Engineering and Compute...
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2016
June
28,
2016
The University of Denver’s Amache Project, which is spearheaded by the Department of Anthropology, will host open house events on July 8 and 9 at the former internment camp site near Granada, Colo., a three- to four-hour drive from Denver. The events...
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May
31,
2016
They are some of the most popular exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. “People love mummies. The Egyptian mummies are a really exciting part of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science,” says University of Denver alumna Michele Koon...
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