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2009

June

North American researchers will meet at ASU to put 21st century science and technology to the test

It has been 35 years since Don Johanson, a professor of paleoanthropology in Arizona State University’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change, discovered “Lucy” in Hadar, Ethiopia.

May

Van der Leeuw joins Poste as co-director

Finding ways to understand and effectively deal with the spectrum of environmental changes that are occurring – and will occur – around the world is one of the most pressing needs of our time.

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History advisory board includes former U.S.

This week, roughly 2,000 people ― including United Nations officials, Nobel Prize laureates, scholars and students ― are gathered in Seoul, South Korea, for the 2009 World Civic Forum.

April

Earlier this month, the Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology broke an attendance record as more than 1,000 visitors from around the globe passed through its gallery in a single week.

Professor Barbara Stark, an archaeologist in Arizona State University’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change, has been awarded a Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Fellowship for spring 2010.

The Deer Valley Rock Art Center, an archaeology museum located in northwest Phoenix, is pleased to invite you to a cool lecture on a hot day: “Place Matters: In Storytelling and Writing,” Saturday,

This weekend, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History will play host to the Symposium on Human Origins, featuring a group of prominent anthropologists that includes ArizonaStateUniversity’s Don

Jameson Wetmore is a transdisciplinary researcher whose work encompasses science and technology studies, ethics and public policy.

A group of ASU faculty and administrators returned from an early-March trip to China are optimistic about expanding ASU 3+2 programs with partner and potential partner institutions there.

March

The ASU Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of its concurrent spring exhibits: Simply Formal and Past Forms.

These days, it’s hard to find affordable entertainment appropriate for the whole family. But the Deer Valley Rock Art Center’s annual Rock Art Expo is an exception.

Lars Krutak is a “tattoo anthropologist,” an archaeologist and sociocultural anthropologist who has traveled the globe to document the technical and cultural aspects of indigenous body modification

If you happen to make one of the definitive discoveries in human history, be prepared to spend the rest of your life in the limelight.

On March 6, 2009, National Public Radio’s Science Friday will shine the spotlight on Arizona State University paleoanthropologist Don Johanson.

A public symposium that will convene some of the greatest minds in science, including six Nobel Laureates, to discuss the origins of everything, from the universe to humanity, will be held Monday,

February

When Anuj Mubayi received his degree in December of last year, he became the first graduate of ASU’s doctoral program in Applied Mathematics for the Life and Social Sciences.

A sizeable collection of more then 300 pieces of folk art from all over Latin America (including Peru, Mexico, Haiti, Costa Rica and Ecuador) became homeless after the disestablishment of ASU’s Cen

This year is the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth, and the British naturalist is receiving a lot of attention.

Computer simulation shows early humans had jaws to eat diet of hard seeds and nuts

January

Few researchers engage engineering, history, science fiction and philosophy in the course of their work.

Imagine reciting your wedding vows at sunset in the midst of looming hills and ancient petroglyphs, with desert wildlife joining the crowd of well-wishers.

2008

December

Every year, New Times releases a special edition dedicated to recognizing excellence throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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