Anthropology instructor Jack McNassar is the winner of the award that recognizes Global Campus teachers who employ best practices to engage, inspire, and support students.
Innovations in information processing such as writing and coinage were as critical to the development of early human societies as the internet is to us today, according to new WSU research.
Before the end of the century, rapid heating could mean 3.5 billion people will be living outside the climate ‘niche’ in which humans have thrived for 6,000 years, according to a new study led in part by a WSU scientist.
The four-year bachelor of arts degree program offered on the WSU Pullman and Vancouver campuses consists primarily of courses in anthropology and biological sciences, with additional courses of the student’s choosing.
“Even the smallest artifacts can allow us to extrapolate and help us understand more about people of the past, how different things like tattooing got started,” said Andrew Gillreath‑Brown, anthropology PhD candidate.
WSU anthropologists set out to determine how a rapidly evolving demographic and professional landscape is influencing the production and dissemination of knowledge in American archaeology.
Vancouver senior, Cowlitz Tribe member Emma R. Johnson will spend the summer in the office of U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto.
The 2,000‑year‑old artifact was discovered by WSU archaeologists in 1972 but sat in a museum box until recently when researchers realized its significance.
When the climate changed, when crops failed and famine threatened, people in ancient history responded.
Four WSU faculty have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences and two others were chosen to serve on the academy’s leadership board.