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Odell Foundation allows student to attend major archaeological conference

George Odell, a renowned University of Tulsa professor of anthropology and internationally…

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Updates from the Chair: Anthropology & Sociology

I’m writing at more or less the midpoint of my term as…

Academics & Ales sets first 2024 event

Academics & Ales started as an initiative to raise public awareness of…

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Interdisciplinary team awarded NSF instrumentation grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has granted a Major Research Instrumentation Program…

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Pickering named dean of McFarlin Library

University of Tulsa Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Bob Pickering has been named…

Helmerich Center for American Research Hosts Inaugural Symposium

New grad student opportunities from TU’s Helmerich Center for American Research

The University of Tulsa’s Helmerich Center for American Research is a little-known…

Anthropology, Sociology merger creates more robust academic department

The Departments of Anthropology and Sociology have merged to create a stronger…

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Anthropology professor awarded major research grant

Miriam Belmaker’s NSF grant will support the purchase of a 3D micro…

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Outstanding Researchers 2022

The University of Tulsa is pleased to announce the recipients of the…

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Anthropology Ph.D. student awarded Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Research Grant

Emily Schumacher plans to use the funds to support her archaeological fieldwork…

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TU paleoanthropologist uncovers ancient humans in Israel

Prehistoric child's vertebra discovered in the Jordan Valley adds to the story…

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Risk management and resilience among the ancestors of the Creek Indians

Professor of Anthropology Thomas Foster’s new book, Apalachicola, is the result of…

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Archaeological research on past land use sheds light on future climate change

Professor of Anthropology Thomas Foster is part of an international team that’s…

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Professors awarded NOVA FuTUre Fund innovation prizes

Associate Professor of English Grant Jenkins and Chapman Associate Professor of Anthropology…

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Early tool time: Anthropology postdoctoral fellow explores bone tools made by our Paleolithic ancestors

NSF SBE postdoctoral fellow Naomi L. Martisius will be spending two years…

Professor Danielle Macdonald and three other people in an archaeological pit in the Jordanian desert

In search of ancient hunters and gatherers

Unable to travel to abroad because of COVID-19, anthropology professor Danielle Macdonald…

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At the intersection of public art and historical trauma

What are the politics and roles of commemorative public art today? Art…

Michaela Conway at the 2020 Oklahoma Archaeology Conference

Digging into the past: TU hosts groundbreaking archaeology conference

TU students Audra Whitehurse and Michaela Conway won the first and second prizes for their research posters at…