UNC Greensboro

Anthropology Week

students with gorilla skeleton

The Anthropology Department is hosting its Annual Anthropology Week from February 13-15, 2024 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be games, prizes, speakers, food, and fun for all as we celebrate the discipline of anthropology. Events include: Wednesday, February 14: There will be an archaeology talk with Dr. … Continued


Class of 2023: Dana Broadus, Writer, Explorer and Scholar

Dana Broadus

Growing up in the small town of Clayton, North Carolina, Dana Broadus was already dreaming of exploring faraway places and writing the stories of the characters she met there. But she had no idea how her world would expand once she became a Spartan.

By the time Broadus was considering college, she had already published a book.


ANTHROPOLOGY ALUMNA BRINGS HER SKILLS TO FEMA

Jessica Haynes Titlebaum

When there’s a large natural disaster in America, award-winning UNCG alumna Jessica Haynes-Titlebaum ’14 leaps into action. “I found the right toolbox for me – and that was anthropology.”


Archaeology Day at the Greensboro History Museum

Image of Students on a past Archaeology day!

It is the annual Archaeology Day! The UNCG Anthropology department and Archaeology program will be at the Greensboro History Museum on Saturday, October 28, 2023. People of all ages are invited to come out and learn about archaeology right here in your own back yard. Free and open to the … Continued


In Photos: Archaeology Day at the Greensboro History Museum

Students and professors lead archaeology activities

On Saturday, October 16, the UNC Greensboro Archaeology Program and Anthropology Department hosted “Archaeology Day” at the Greensboro History Museum.  UNCG professors and students led fun activities for all ages, including crafts, dig demonstrations, and poster displays of research projects. October is Archaeology Month in North Carolina, a time to … Continued


Books published by College of Arts & Sciences faculty

Over the past year, faculty in UNC Greensboro’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) have published more than 25 books! From poetry to history – textbooks to social commentaries – this range of books represents the breadth and depth of scholarly activity across UNCG’s largest and most diverse academic unit. … Continued


COVID-19 and the human experience: An anthropological perspective

Dr. Cassandra Workman in a facemask

The impacts of infectious disease aren’t just biological. Disease impacts all aspects of the human experience for individuals, communities, and cultures – and often results in permanent, long-term shifts. These kinds of impacts have been the focus of Dr. Cassandra Workman’s work and research for the past decade. As a … Continued


CAS Professors Win Prestigious Awards

Susan Andreatta

Faculty with UNCG’s College of Arts & Sciences have continued their tradition of excellence by winning the following awards: Dr. Susan Andreatta, professor in Anthropology, recently won the prestigious Sol Tax Award from The Society for Applied Anthropology. Andreatta was selected for her 20+ years of service to SfAA, her … Continued