05/13/2018 - On April 20, 2018 Professor of Anthropology Jane Desmond, a specialist in human-animal relations, published an Op Ed on CNN.com highlighting the dangers of the Opioid epidemic for police dogs and
04/09/2018 - UIUC Anth. Dept Statement:
03/07/2018 - Kathryn Clancy, professor of anthropology, has testified before the U.S.
02/22/2018 - "Both anthropology and computer science majors are problem-solvers by nature, said UIUC's Anthropology Professor Jessica Greenberg, director of undergraduate studies.
02/02/2018 - TIMOTHY PAUKETAT | Anthropology Professor, Associate Director of Research, Illinois State Archaeological Survey
- The man who found Lucy Donald Johanson wins the 2017 College of LAS Alumni Achievement Award for major discoveries on human origins
10/26/2017 - Johanson (BA, '66, anthropology) spotted the fragment of an elbow sticking from the ground, and he immediately recognized that it came from a human skelet
- Congratulations to Dr. Petra Jelinek and Alexandra J. Zachwieja (PhD Candidate|Biological Anthropology) who successfully organized and instructed students at this year's 4H Academy in Anthropology during the last week of June.
- Anthropology Doctoral Student Nicole Cox wins the Graduate Student Paper Prize at 2017 Central States Anthropological Society Meetings
07/14/2017 - Nicole Cox wins the Graduate Student Paper Prize at 2017 Central States Anthropological Society Meetings for her p
- Dr. David W. Plath, Emeritus, Department of Anthropology. New documentary film So Long Asleep; waking the ghosts of a war
- New book by Professors Virginia Dominguez and Jane Desmond published by the University of Illinois Press.
06/27/2017 - Read more about this book at the University of Illinois Press page for this book.
06/09/2017 - The American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) have selected Dr. Lyle Konigsberg as the next Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology.