New WSU research sheds light on the production of an 800-year-old turkey feather blanket and explores the economic and cultural aspects of raising turkeys to supply feathers in the ancient Southwest.
She is stepping into the new role two weeks earlier than planned to ensure as much acclimation time as possible prior to the start of the Fall 2020 semester.
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.