In the summer of 2015, in addition to conducting fieldwork and research in the National museum of Ethiopia, I had the opportunity to participate in the 5th Biennial Conference of the EAAPP (Ea
got the best news ever the other day: new Star Trek in 2017! Yeah so, I’m a Trekker, and I have been for most of my life now.
Last year, CASHP’s Women in Science group faced a challenge: how could we continue the dialogue about the struggles women in STEM face, while keeping the conversation constructive?
It is no secret that Olduvai Gorge has yielded many of the most important discoveries in human evolution, from the type specimen of Homo habilis and Paranthropus boisei to the n
Discontented grumbles from nearby researchers and field assistants pull my attention away from my target.
Disclaimer: There is a ridiculous, David Foster Wallace-esque number of hyperlinks and footnotes in this blog entry.
The third year of the PhD program at CASHP is a whirlwind for anyone who experiences it. It is both the culmination of one's classwork and teaching responsibilities as well as the platfor
One of the great benefits of being a graduate student is getting the opportunity to discuss studies and ideas outside one’s areas of expertise.
In one of the labs in the undergraduate introduction to biological anthropology course, one activity asks students to identify facial expression in humans.
Excitement, nervousness, exhaustion. The annual physical anthropology meetings elicit a mix of emotions for a budding scientist.
For those interested in pursuing a career in science, receiving an acceptance letter from your dream graduate program is a momentous occasion, surrounded by seemingly endless possibilities and oppo
As graduate students, we occupy an unusual role in the university.
While perusing museum records in Dar es Salaam last week, I came across an obituary of one Dr. Louis S.B. Leakey.
Have you ever noticed that people love to give advice? I am no exception! In this post I am going to share links to resources that can be useful to graduate students.