Alice Dreger, a bioethicist, author and former professor of clinical medical humanities and bioethics at Northwestern University, will present her thoughts on how freedom of research is being challenged during a Sept. 24 discussion at the Nebraska Union Auditorium.
A new project aims to help climate-change scientists better understand the impacts of landscape adaptions, and UNL anthropologist LuAnn Wandsnider will be leading a team of North American researchers tasked with figuring out the ramifications of historical human landscape modifications.
UNL students in this year’s archaeological field school worked with some of the region’s top archaeologists and learned how to convey their knowledge to the public.
Since graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in spring 2013, Kelsey Lee has been working as a youth coordinator for Americorps, putting her anthropology major and minors in human rights and humanitarian affairs to good use.
A new $300,000 grant will allow a UNL's Carrie Heitman and a team of researchers to digitize millions of artifacts, specimens and samples from excavations of a 1,000-year-old Pueblo civilization in northwest New Mexico.
Mark Joseph U'thixide Awakuni-Swetland, 58, of Lincoln, died Feb. 23. He was an associate professor of anthropology and ethnic studies with a research focus on indigenous peoples and the preservation of the Omaha language.
James A. Brown, an anthropology professor at Northwestern University, will speak about an ancient North American culture at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in Richards Hall, Room 15. The lecture, "Place, Practice and Process in the Hopewell Culture," is free and open to the public.
The work of an interdisciplinary team led by UNL anthropologists is featured in "Cairns Uncovered," a video that premieres at 7 p.m. April 10 in Richards Hall, room 15. The event is free and open to the public.
Peter Bleed, emeritus professor of anthropology, will give a lecture on Japanese swords at 3 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Nebraska Union's Pewter Room. The talk is free and open to the public.