News & Events


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March 2014


The Departments of Anthropology and of Ecology and Evolution have started a new Major in Human Evolutionary Anthropology (BS). Details can be found on our web page and in the Undergraduate Bulletin.

October 2013

Congratulations to Pat Wright for releasing her memoir, High Moon Over the Amazon: My Quest to Understand the Monkeys of the Night. Read the full story here. Read the National Geographic blog here.

September 2013

Congratulations to Elizabeth Stone for receiving the 2013 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. See the list of awards here.

July 2013

Congratulations to Karen Baab and her co-authors, Kieran McNulty (U Minnesota) and Katerina Harvati (U Tuebingen) confirming the status of Homo floresiensis as a distinct species. Read the full story here. The article can be downloaded here.

June 2013

Congratulations to Pat Wright for being elected to the American Philosophical society. Read the full story here.