Student News

Rachel McTavish receives Kohler Foundation Ruth Cohen Memorial Award

Graduate Student Rachel McTavish was awarded a Kohler Foundation Ruth Cohen Memorial Award to conduct isotope research on animal bone from sites excavated at Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin

Richard Edwards awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Richard Edwards, under the supervision of Prof. Robert Jeske, will investigate the relationship between subsistence strategies and the development of cultural complexity among early Oneota agricultural populations in Wisconsin.

Alexandra Frankel accepts internship at the American Anthropological Association

Graduate student Alexandra Frankel is the new publishing intern at the AAA in Washington D.C.

Maddie Poullette receives the Tinker and Ruggiero research awards

Maddie Poullette awarded two research grants from the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Announcement: 2016 Preliminary Dissertation Research Awards

The Graduate Fellowship Committee of the Department of Anthropology is very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Preliminary Dissertation Research Awards: Mulung Hsu and Robert Ahlrichs

Anthropology December Graduates

PhD: Krista-Lee Malone, Katy Mollerud. MS: Antoinette Fafara-Thompson, Rebecca Fetzer, Jamie Henry, Sarah Klingman-Cole, Barbara McClendon, Victor Ponte, Cara Reeves, Jessica Skinner.

Graduate student Adrienne Frie wins Wenner-Gren Dissertation Grant

Graduate student Adrienne Frie was awarded a Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant to support her dissertation project in Slovenia.

UWM faculty, graduate students, and staff presented symposium at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting

UWM faculty, graduate students, and staff of the UWM Cultural Resource Management presented the symposium “People that no one had use for, had nothing to give to, no place to offer: The Milwaukee County Institution Grounds Poor Farm Cemetery” at the SAA Annual Meeting.

Graduate Ceremony – Spring 2015

Anthropology PhD graduates Lindsay Barone, Katinka Hooyer, Anika Jones, and Seth Schneider, as well as Masters graduate Clare Connelly pose with their advisors after commencement, May 17, 2015.

Graduate students presented with Prof. Robert Jeske at SAA Annual Meeting

Graduate student Katherine Sterner-Miller was senior author on the paper with fellow student Robert Ahlrichs and Prof. Robert Jeske. The paper was presented in an Experimental Archaeology session at the SAA Annual Meeting.