Tag: anthropology

UH professor’s book Leviathans at the Gold Mine wins national prize

UH professor’s book Leviathans at the Gold Mine wins national prize

April 7, 2016  |  Comments
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Association for Political and Legal Anthropology selected UH Mānoa Associate Professor Alex Golub’s book as the winning entry for the 2016 APLA Book Prize competition.

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UH Mānoa graduate Alexandra McDougle selected as Luce Scholar

UH Mānoa graduate Alexandra McDougle selected as Luce Scholar

February 18, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Alexandra McDougle is the first Luce Scholar nominated by UH Mānoa and is the first selectee in the program’s history with a physical anthropology background.

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Resiliency of Puna community after Iselle and lava flow focus of UH Hilo research

Resiliency of Puna community after Iselle and lava flow focus of UH Hilo research

October 15, 2015  |  Comments
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Preliminary results of UH Hilo study show different neighborhoods have different infrastructures in place to help people cope with natural disasters.

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UH Hilo launches new medical anthropology program

UH Hilo launches new medical anthropology program

August 25, 2015  |  Comments
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The anthropology department at UH Hilo now offering new medical anthropology program focusing on different influences on people’s health

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Forensic anthropology research on skeletal jaws conducted by UH West Oʻahu team

Forensic anthropology research on skeletal jaws conducted by UH West Oʻahu team

August 17, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH West Oʻahu Professor Jennifer Byrnes and student Samantha Torres traveled to University of Tennessee, Knoxville to examine skeletal remains.

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Anthropology doctoral student awarded national fellowship

Anthropology doctoral student awarded national fellowship

August 14, 2015  |  4 Comments
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UH Mānoa doctoral candidate Rachel Hoerman receives American Association of University Women fellowship.

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Fossil discovery questions human evolutionary timetable

Fossil discovery questions human evolutionary timetable

September 22, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Christopher Bae makes groundbreaking discovery that questions Out of Africa theory.

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Hello Kitty revelation from Manoa anthropologist Christine Yano shakes up the internet

Hello Kitty revelation from Manoa anthropologist Christine Yano shakes up the internet

August 28, 2014  |  6 Comments
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OMG! Hello Kitty is not a cat. Pandemonium ensues.

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Spiritual Ecology book wins at Green Book Festival

Spiritual Ecology book wins at Green Book Festival

May 28, 2014  |  Comments
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Emeritus Professor of Anthropology Leslie E. Sponsel’s new book takes top prize in the science category at the 2014 Green Book Festival.

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Students hunt for history and culture at heiau

Students hunt for history and culture at heiau

March 19, 2013  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa anthropology and archaeology students are learning techniques in low impact archaeology at one of the most culturally significant sites on Oahu, the Kupopolo Heiau.

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