PhD Candidate Josh Driscoll receives Dissertation Fellowship Award

PhD candidate Josh Driscoll has received a  Dissertation Fellowship Award from the Graduate School to support his thesis project on the social role of alcoholic beverages in prehistoric Europe. Congratulations, Josh!  

UWM Student, Todd Ebling Presents Research at American Ethnological Society conference in Philadelphia

On March 24th, Todd presented a paper at the American Ethnological Society conference in Philadelphia. The paper was part of a medical anthropology panel and was titled “”Where I End and You Start”: The Ethical Limits of Good Care.” 

Bettina Arnold is interviewed by WUWM about her research on feasting and fermentation

Bettina Arnold is interviewed by WUWM about her research on feasting and fermentation in connection with the Science and Culture of Fermentation certificate program:

Anthropologists contributing to new series at UWM Planetarium, “Indigenous Voices: Sharing the Wisconsin Sky.”

Associate Professor, Bernie Perley, and graduate student, Monea Warrington, participated in the first of a seven-part series featuring American Indian perspectives of the night sky. The series will take place every Friday from March 23 through May 4, at 7… Read More

Ph.D Dissertator Alexis Jordan Receives Award and Sees Research Presented in New Exhibit

UWM Anthropology Ph.D Dissertator Alexis Jordan is making moves. Recently, Alexis received the Prehistoric Society-SUERC Radiocarbon Award (SUERC stands for Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre). This award will cover the costs of dating two individuals from the Iron Age burial… Read More

Recent PhD Lara Ghisleni publishes ground-breaking article in Current Anthropology

Recent PhD Lara Ghisleni has published a ground-breaking article on contingent persistence and identity in Roman Britain in the most recent issue of Current Anthropology. You can read more about her article here!  

Anthropology Grad Student, Josh Driscoll, Makes Beer from Ancient Recipe in new UWM Report video

Watch the video below!

UWM Today’s Tom Luljak interviews Dr. Trudy Turner

Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge – UWM Sabin Hall G90 – December 8, 2017

About 50 people attended the first annual Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge in support of the UWM/Honor’s College Brew Garden Initiative, organized and hosted by Professor Bettina Arnold and supported by graduate and undergraduate student volunteers Alex Anthony, Nikita Sessler, Rachel McTavish and Giselle Jacobi. Anthropology major Hannah Blija submitted an entry and the winner was Kevin Cullen, who graduates from the Masters program in 2008 and is now Deputy Director of the Neville Museum in Green Bay, WI.

UWM interns, alums help public museum bring weapons exhibit to life

UWM Anthropology graduate student Lauren Kiesewetter and Anthropology major Armando Manresa, along with other UWM students help the Milwaukee Public Museum bring a new weapons exhibit to life.
“Weapons: Beyond the Blade” runs until Jan 1st at the Milwaukee Public Museum.