Content Tagged with: Department of Anthropology

Modern activities follow the contours of ancient Teotihuacan

Lidar mapping study reveals vast landscape modifications that still influence construction and farming

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Why weren’t New World rabbits domesticated?

Archaeologists find the answer in rabbit social behavior

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Monuments that matter

Paper urges archaeologists and historians to work closely with people who are grappling with racism in public monuments

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

An ancient Maya ambassador’s bones show a life of privilege and hardship

Ajpach’ Waal forged an alliance between two dynasties but died in obscurity

Agreement propels anthropological opportunities for UCR researchers, students in Mexico

Memorandum of understanding strengthens the relationship between UCR’s anthropology department and Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History

Anthropologist plots new use for motion-capture technology

UCR bioarchaeologist Sara Becker plans to use the cutting-edge technique to document traditional labors of indigenous Andean people

UCR Ph.D. student curates Riverside Art Museum Exhibition

Running Feb. 3 through Dec. 30, 2018, the show features a selection of Mesoamerican artifacts on public display for the very first time

By Tess Eyrich | | Students