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2012

Arizona State University undergraduate Holly Vins is dedicated to helping others get the “voice and opportunities they deserve” and creating a safer, more sustainable world for all.

As an ice age crept upon them thousands of years ago, Neanderthals and modern human ancestors expanded their territory ranges across Asia and Europe to adapt to the changing environment.

A recent article by the Boston Globe reported that archaeologists have dug to the center of the largest of the three massive pyramids belonging to Mexico’s Teotihuacan and found what may be the “or

Currently, museums, universities and federal government agencies hold more than 100,000 Native American remains of inconclusive cultural affiliation.

Ever since life first formed on Earth, there has been competition for its resources. This competition helped push life forms, including humans, into forming groups.

Ollie’s Storybook Adventures return to Arizona State University’s Deer Valley Rock Art Center with storytimes about archaeology, desert wildlife and Native American cultures.

Editor's Note: Arizona State University basketball will take on the University of Colorado on Jan. 19. The men’s teams will play at 6:30 p.m., in Boulder, Colo.

Love rock art? You can become a site steward of cultural heritage by learning field techniques to document and preserve rock art sites at a rock-art recording workshop, Feb.

Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to be “junior archaeologists” for a day, Feb. 18, at Arizona State University’s Deer Valley Rock Art Center, 3711 W. Deer Valley Road, Phoenix.

2011

Michael Smith, a professor in ASU's School of Human Evolution and Social Change, and Ariel Anbar, a professor in ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration and Department of Chemistry and Biochemi

Carlos Castillo-Chavez, a mathematical epidemiologist at Arizona State University, was among a small group of mentors honored by President Obama in a White House ceremony Dec.

Can a study of our past provide insights into present-day social changes?

What do the 2012 summer Olympics and medieval scholarship have in common? For both, London will be the site of extraordinary achievements.

Arizona State University undergraduate global health student Mirna Hodzic is a self-proclaimed xenophile with a voracious appetite for knowledge and a fervent will to help others.

Paleoanthropologist Bence Viola of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, was “intrigued” by computational modeling done at Arizona State University that spanne

ASU’s Deer Valley Rock Art Center celebrates the New Year with specially scheduled guided tours for the public, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28.

How would you like to spend a few hours a week in a beautiful corner of Phoenix, surrounded by nature, Native American rock art, and an energetic group of individuals?

David R. Abbott, an associate professor of anthropology at Arizona State University, will give a free lecture titled “Ceramic Analysis and the Ancient Hohokam Economy” at 1 p.m., Feb.

Editor's Note: Arizona State will take on the University of California, Berkeley, Nov. 25, at 8:15 p.m. in Sun Devil Stadium.

Complex computational modeling provides clues to Neanderthal extinction

Over the past two summers Madeline Sands, an undergraduate student at ASU, has conducted pivotal community health and medical anthropology research in Guatemala.

President Obama named an Arizona State University program – the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute – as a recipient of the 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics

According to Arizona State University archaeologist Saburo Sugiyama, the ancient city of Teotihuacan was laid out using a standard measurement unit of 32.68 inches (83 centimeters).

Arizona State University (ASU) and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will help produce the next generation of experts trained in the skills and equipped with the tools to assist peopl

Arizona State University archaeologist Michael E. Smith has built a reputation as a leading name in Mesoamerican archaeology over the years.

Three Arizona State University professors have been named as Outstanding Doctoral Mentors 2011 by the Graduate College: Carlos Castillo-Chavez, a Regents’ Professor and Joaquin Bustoz Jr.

Since graduating from Arizona State University in 2007 with a doctorate in anthropology, Christine Lee has made a name for herself in the field of bioarchaeology.

The catalyst for John "Jake" Lulewicz’s interest in anthropology was the first trip he took outside the USA.

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