Anthropology Scholarship Winners for 2017-2018

It is with great pleasure that we announce the various Anthropology scholarships for 2017-18. There were many wonderful applications this year, thus making the various committee deliberations a most difficult task. Nevertheless, they did come up with a number of very worthy recipients. Ashley Stewart is the winner of the DeJarnette Scholarship ($8,000). For the Maxwell […]

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National Award for OAR

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation: The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research, in partnership with several federal and state agencies and Indian tribes, received a national award for efforts in saving a set of centuries-old Native American petroglyphs, pictographs and historic signatures in Alabama. https://www.ua.edu/news/2016/12/uas-oar-among-honorees-for-restoration-work-on-painted-bluff Congratulations to Matt […]

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Three Students Win Prizes for Conference Presentations

Wonderful news regarding our Anthropology graduate students. Nikki Henderson won the H. Russell Bernard Student Paper Prize from the Society for Anthropological Sciences for her paper, “Medical Disease or Moral Defect? Exploring the Cultural Model of Addiction Causality,” which she delivered at the AAA meetings in Minneapolis. Avery McNeece won a Student Travel Award from […]

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Dr. Milady Murphy Endowed Scholarship in the Anthropology of Health and Wellness

Dr. Michael Murphy says it’s difficult to surprise someone after 30 years of marriage, but on Oct. 8, he revealed a months-in-the-making anniversary surprise to his wife Dr. Milady Murphy, the Wellness Center director and division chair of health and wellness at Shelton State Community College. His gift? A $15,000 donation to the College of […]

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