Student News

Congratulations to Aislinn Sanders, Recipient of 2021 Ritzenthaler Award

2021 Ritzenthaler Museum Research Internship Award

New Web Series: Student Spotlight now available!

    The UWM Department of Anthropology has a brand new web series, Student Spotlight. Student Spotlight is a web series where we ask students about their experiences at UWM and abroad. Episodes focus on an individual or a group… Read More

Follow the Progress of Our Field School on Our New Blog!

Follow the link below to follow the 2021 UWM Archaeological Field School with weekly updates and photos of their work and artifacts! UWM Field School Discovers Large Pit Features & Post Holes Despite Rain in Week 5

PhD Candidate Michelle LaBerge Wins First Prize for Dissertation Research

Anthropology PhD candidate Michelle LaBerge has won first prize for a poster on her PhD thesis research at the Iron Age Research Student Symposium, an annual event held in the UK that provides postgraduate researchers with the opportunity to present… Read More

Museum Studies Program Receives Spotlight in Latest Issue of InFocus

Click on the link below to access the latest InFocus article featuring a story about UWM Anthropology’s relationship with the Milwaukee Public Museum.

Ashley Brennaman wins Lambda Alpha Graduate Research Grant Award

Congratulations to the doctoral student Ashley Brennaman for winning the Lambda Alpha Graduate Research Grant Award! Sponsored by Lambda Alpha — the national honor society for anthropology — this award is one of only six given nationwide each year. Ashley’s… Read More

Amy Klemmer and Allison Kotowicz Receive Graduate School Fellowships

Congratulations are in order for Amy Klemmer and Allison Kotowicz. Amy Klemmer, received a Graduate School Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship to support her ongoing research on prehistoric fishing strategies practiced along the coast of Ecuador and the potential impacts of… Read More

UWM students share poster prize at this year’s Wisconsin Federation of Museums Conference in Horicon, WI

Congratulations to Emma Eisner and Katrina Schmitz who won the student poster award at the Wisconsin Federation of Museums conference in Horicon, WI this past weekend. Both chose a topic based on their thesis. Both were so good the judges… Read More

Doctoral Student Laya Liebeseller and Professor Thomas Malaby’s Game Research Featured in UWM Report

Here in ‘Nerdwaukee,’ people love to play games

Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD candidate Josh Driscoll presented papers at the Premodern Food Conference

Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD candidate Josh Driscoll presented papers at the Premodern Food Conference in Minneapolis, October 17-19 Follow the link below for more information about the conference and their research! Premodern Food Cultures Conference