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2009

Claude Levi-Strauss, who died at the age of 100 on Oct.

How forms of wealth perpetuate economic inequality over generations is at the heart of a new study by 26 anthropologists, statisticians and economists, including an Arizona State University profess

Arizona State University has topped $300 million in research expenditures for the first time in its school history.

The Deer Valley Rock Art Center, an archaeology museum located in northwest Phoenix, is pleased to invite you to a free lecture Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center.

A recent trip to Modena, Italy brought two countries, two institutions, two educational systems together.

“For the first time in history, we are experiencing the ‘brain drain’ that other countries have experienced,” says ASU Regents’ Professor and Joaquin Bustoz Jr.

Humans are overstepping environmentally safe ‘Planetary Boundaries'

Editor’s Note: This profile is one in a series that highlights Arizona State University’s 2008 and 2009 Regents’ Professors.

For the past 10 years, the Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology has played host to a vibrant community-centered Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival Exhibit.

Common framework would aid cumulation of isolated knowledge

A new Navajo textiles exhibit at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History has taken shape under the guidance of Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology exhibit developer Judy Ne

Findings in New England Journal of Medicine point to younger populations

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.

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.

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.

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

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