April 16, 2021

anthropology

  1. February 8, 2021

    Obituary — Robbins Burling

    Robbins Burling, professor emeritus of anthropology and linguistics, died peacefully Jan. 2 at the age of 94 after a full, rich life.

  2. April 22, 2019

    Anthropologist explores water’s role in Mexico City lives

    As a medical anthropologist doing field work in Mexico City’s working-class neighborhoods, Elizabeth Roberts found that water was often less accessible and more expensive than soda. She and her team are studying ways in which the availability of water and residents’ trust in water shapes people’s health and well-being.

  3. June 2, 2016

    More than 13M museum specimens moving to new U-M facility

    Movers have begun hauling more than 13 million museum specimens from U-M’s zoology, paleontology and anthropology collections to a state-of-the-art collections and research facility south of campus.

  4. February 3, 2016

    Focus on great apes creates research gaps in tropical Africa, Asia

    A U-M study looks at how a focus on gorillas, chimpanzees and other great apes has led to knowledge gaps in the research from large national parks in tropical Africa and Asia.

  5. April 28, 2014

    Prehistoric caribou hunting structure found beneath Lake Huron

    Underwater archaeologists led by a U-M faculty member have discovered evidence of prehistoric caribou hunts underneath Lake Huron.