As I approach the New Year, I have been inundated with thoughts of change: personal, political, social, and, always at the top of my mind, climate change.
In a program dedicated to interdisciplinary (or, according to paleoanthropologist and recent invited speaker Curtis Marean , “transdisciplinary”) research, CASHP scientists an
In my previous entries for this blog I have mostly focused on the fieldwork aspects of archaeology, particularly my and my peers’ travels in Africa during the summer field season.
Do you know the story of “Under Pressure,” the 1981 rock hit recorded by Queen and David Bowie?
One of the best parts about being a CASHP graduate student is the endless research opportunities available to us. These opportunities can come in any form, and are rarely predictable.
The American Society of Primatologists held their 2012 meeting in Sacramento, California. Conferences have a way of re-igniting excitement and giving rise to research ideas.
The academic year here at GW is officially over; classes and exams are done, all of the undergraduate anthropology students have gone, and the graduate students are preparing for the summer.
As I wrap up my first year of graduate school, I can’t help but be reflective.
I’ll set the scene for you: It’s late afternoon, and I’m in the lab, alone. Well, not exactly alone. It’s me and the microscope. How could I even forget?
February was an exciting month, and March promises to be equally stimulating!
Who decides what kinds of science are important? Who picks the projects that get funded, get published, or get taught? Who decides the future of practicing science?