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Dr. Brophy Speaks on New Hominid Fossils for ACCA

Juliet Brophy will be giving a talk on October 21 in a series on Hominid Evolution for the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area.

Dr. Krueger's Research at European Soc. for the Study of Human Evolution

Kristin Krueger and co-authors recently presented results of "Dental microwear texture analysis and the diet of the Scladina child" at a conference in Florence, Italy.

Dr. Amick Receives Provost's Teaching Award

Dan Amick has recently been honored with a Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching Freshmen.

Drs. Butler and Krueger Serve as McNair Research Mentors

Noah Butler and Kristin Krueger served as a Research Mentors with the McNair Scholars Program over the summer, supervising undergraduate research on public health and the African diaspora, and linear enamel hypoplasias, respectively.

Memorial for Dr. Paul Breidenbach Sept. 13

A Memorial Celebration of the Life of Dr. Paul Breidenbach, long-time Loyola anthropology professor, will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 4-8 p.m.

Dr. Nichols to Speak at Beloit College

Catherine Nichols will offer a research presentation on "Anthropological Museum Collection Exchanges" at Beloit College on September 26.

New Book by Dr. Penglase

Ben Penglase's new book, "Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian Favela" was recently published by Rutgers University Press.

Dr. Brophy Featured in Loyola Magazine

Juliet Brophy's research at the Rising Star site in South Africa was featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Loyola Magazine.

Essay by Dr. Penglase on Huffington Post

Ben Penglase recently had an essay on Brazilian soccer, politics, and the World Cup published online at Huffington Post.

Dr. Grauer Hosts CPS After School Matters Students

In June and July, Anne Grauer will host high school students interested in learning about the human skeleton and forensic anthropology.

Anthropoliteia Blog Post by Dr. Penglase

Ben Penglase has recently contributed a blog post on the pre-World Cup police pacification of marginalized neighborhoods in Rio for the website Anthropoliteia.

Dr. Strand Featured in Norwegian Magazine

Thea Strand's research on the local dialect of Valdres, Norway was recently featured in Valdresmagasinet (The Valdres Magazine).

Dr. Penglase Presents at LASA 2014 Conference

Ben Penglase recently participated in the annual International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, presenting a paper in a panel focused on ethnographies of street violence.

New Chardin Officers Elected

On the E-Board for 2014-15 are Eddie Chong, Tom Brown, Vanessa Mercado, Nicole York, and Emma Harley.

Anthropology Celebration and Student Awards

This year's Anthropology Student Celebration was held on April 23, featuring original student research and awards for graduating seniors.

YES! Magazine Features Dr. Gomberg-Muñoz

Dr. Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz's research on undocumented migrants and U.S. immigration politics was recently featured in YES!

Edward Chong & Kaitlin Madsen Awarded LUROP Fellowships

Rising seniors Kait Madsen and Eddie Chong have recently been awarded Provost and Social Justice Research Fellowships, respectively.

Dr. Adams Invited to Speak in Kazakhstan

Dr. Kathleen Adams will deliver a lecture series on art and nation-building at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Dr. Grauer and Students Assist Cook County Sheriff

Loyola students will assist Dr. Anne Grauer and the Cook County Sheriff's Police in searching for human remains this April.

Dr. Brophy to Participate in Rising Star Workshop in South Africa

Dr. Brophy will participate in the upcoming Rising Star Workshop at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa, where she will document and compare the occlusal morphology and cuspal arrangement of the Rising Star hominid teeth.

Dr. Gomberg-Muñoz Edits "City & Society" Special Issue

Dr. Gomberg-Muñoz has organized a special issue of the journal City and Society, entitled "We Are All Arizona: Heightened Immigration Enforcement and Community Responses in the United States."

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