Friday Scrapbook September 6, 2019

Awards Section MD-PhD trainee and anthropology student Chu Hsiao was awarded a 5-year $219,000 NIH F30 NRSA award, “Biocultural investigation of maternal adversity on gene expression and RNA methylation in the placenta” under the mentorship of Drs. Connie Mulligan and Maureen Keller-Wood. The F30/31 NRSA is one of the most prestigious fellowships an MD-PhD trainee can possibly obtain. She is the first student in […]

Friday Scrapbook August 30, 2019

It’s the Friday Scrapbook, wind and rain edition! Hurricane Dorian Preparation By now you’ve likely seen updates from our office, the college and University, but it is worth repeating here: UF monitors closely the weather situation and provides regular updates on the UF Home Page ( including any schedule changes and/or closures.  The UF community also […]

Friday Scrapbook August 23, 2019

Hi All,   Welcome back to a new Academic Year!  Some news and notes from in and around the department: Congratulations to our Summer 2019 Graduates Please join me in congratulating our most recent students to earn the Doctorate in Anthropology: Myrian Barboza, Ben Burgen, Kelly Chapman, Jorge Garcia, Elise Geissler, Karen Leslie, Ginessa Mahar, […]

Friday Scrapbook May 10, 2019

Hi All, After a “Let’s just get through finals week and the end of the semester” break, the scrapbook is back with a special Awards and Warm Fuzzies Edition: Dr. Kim Valenta Joins the Anthropology Department I am pleased to welcome Dr. Kim Valenta, who will join us in August.  Dr. Valenta comes to us from […]

Friday Scrapbook April 12, 2019

Here are a couple things on a warm and quiet Friday: Student Research Presentations Graduate Students in ANG 6421 Landscape – Place – Dwelling will present their final papers on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in 1208A Turlington Hall Conference Room, from 10:00 am-12:30pm.  See schedule below.  Everyone is welcome to attend one, some, or all […]

Friday Scrapbook April 5, 2019

Hi All,   Some News and Notes: Graduate Teaching Awards Our own Kylie Williamson won a Graduate Teaching Award from the Graduate School.  Please join me in congratulating Kyle on this terrific achievement!   CLAS Faculty Assembly As previously announced, the Spring 2019 CLAS Faculty Assembly will be held on April 11 at 2 pm in the Keene Faculty Center in Dauer Hall. The meeting […]

Friday Scrapbook March 29, 2019

Hi All, Some news from around the Department: Center for Latin American Studies Director Search Dr. Jan French is the first candidate for the position of Director of the Center for Latin American Studies to visit campus for two days of on-campus meetings. Dr. French will be visiting us next week, Wed April 3-Thurs April […]

Friday Scrapbook March 15, 2019

Hi All, Welcome back from a (hopefully) relaxing and refreshing spring break!  Here are some news and notes from around the Department: Announcing some New Hires in Anthropology I am pleased to welcome two new hires to our Department, who will join us in August: Dr. Dan Contreras comes to us from the University of Maryland. He […]

Friday Scrapbook March 1, 2019

Hi All, After a one-week hiatus, the Scrapbook is back. Here’s a few things happening around the Department: Announcing some New Hires in Anthropology I am pleased to welcome two new hires to our Department, who will join us in August: Dr. Gabriel Prieto comes to us from the National University of Trujillo and he is currently […]

Friday Scrapbook February 15, 2019

A Quick Scrapbook today, as it is Graduate Recruitment Weekend! Grad Recruitment Weekend Activities Happy Hour at First Magnitude: Come to First Magnitude tonight at 6:30 to meet and mingle with some of our new graduate students.  FASA has arranged for some light snacks and specials, so come out and enjoy the evening. Recruitment Weekend […]