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- Lessons From an Indigenous People (Spring 2007)
Chris Cuomo is combining the tools of modern science with the wisdom of people who have long thrived in perhaps the planet's harshest climate but now worry for their future.
- Awards & Honors (Spring 2007)
Virginia Nazarea, professor of anthropology, receives the William A. Owens Award.
- Team Unearths 3.3 Million-Year-Old Child (Winter 2007)
A new professor of anthropology in UGA’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, René Bobe, was part of the team reporting the find.
- Improving Global Understanding One Bias at a Time (Fall 2006)
When he teaches, Alan Godias, director of UGA's Virtual Center of Interdisciplinary Studies of the Islamic World, asks that his students first put aside their own biases.
- A Powerful Legacy for Black Education (Fall 2006)
Ron Butchart looks at the formal education of freed slaves in the American South from the Civil War to Reconstruction.
- Darwin on Stage (Fall 2006)
Although C.B. Davis intended on studying botany in college, he chose to major in drama. Still, he looks at life from a scientist's point-of-view.
- New Primate Found in Africa (Summer 2006)
Two teams of researchers, one lead by a UGA anthropologist, co- discovered the Highland mangabey and reconfirm the value and uniqueness of its diverse environment.
- In Black and White (Summer 2005)
Literature by 19th century French women gives new insight into slavery.
- From Weeds to Medicine (Summer 2001)
Common weeds in sidewalk cracks may hold more medicinal value than
plants growing deep within the tropical rain forest.
- Digging Up the Past (Winter 2000)
Archaeologist Mark Williams uncovers the hidden world of Georgia's ancient Indian chiefdoms.
- A Legacy
Seeded In Southern Tradition (Spring 2000)
In an age of genetically engineered crops, scientists look to old-fashioned
garden varieties that may ward off devastating blights of Southern crops.
- More Maya Medicine (Summer 1999)
A large grant enables further study on the medicinal value of plants
in the Maya Highlands.
of the Dig (Fall 1998)
Archaeologists learn about children's place in ancient Roman society
from a remarkable cemetary in Carthage.
- Maya Medicine: Healing With Ancient Remedies (Fall 1996)
By studying the ethnobiology of the Maya, anthropologists are helping preserve a centuries-old medical knowledge.
- The Urge for Order (Fall 1996)
Anthropologists Brent and Elois Ann Berlin, along with a group of Maya colleagues, are leading an effort to preserve the Mayas' complex understanding of herbal healing.
- Ancient Voices Speak Again in Carthage (Winter 1995)
After being buried beneath centuries of debris, Roman coins, marble statues, and funerary inscriptions divulge important information about ancient Carthage.
- Banks for the Memories: Preserving a Piece of Mind (Winter 1995)
Modern agriculture has replaced much old-time farming know-how. Memory "banks" can preserve this traditional knowledge.
- In Search of Darwin's Potato (Spring 1993)
Anthropologist Robert Rhoades eyes the cultivation of the world's
wealth of potato variaties. From Peru to Sri Lanka, he plots
the distribution of the planet's most important vegetable.
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