Thank you for your continued support of the Department of Anthropology.

Your contribution to this unrestricted fund plays a pivotal role in empowering our department to excel in academic pursuits, foster innovation, and provide unparalleled opportunities for our students, faculty, and staff. With your support, we can continue to make a lasting impact on education, research, and the overall experience of everyone within our community.

Thank you once again for your belief in our mission and for being an essential part of our journey towards excellence. Below are just a few examples of the work our excellence fund accomplished last year. We look forward to keeping you informed about the positive outcomes and achievements that your generosity helps us realize.

With sincere appreciation, GO COUGS!

  • Hosted Cultural Resource Management Professionals panel – Supported a hosting panel on Careers in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) featuring three professional practitioners employed in firms of different types and sizes. Panel covered what skills and experience CRM firms seek in job applicants, the range of position types in CRM firms of different sizes, and the opportunities for CRM careers.
  • Visiting Speakers – To present talks about their research and share their experience in meetings with students and faculty.
  • Faculty Research – Assist faculty with research expenses, such as laboratory equipment purchases or services, such as helping with the purchase of a water purification system for use by faculty and students in our research laboratories, or offsetting costs associated with having archaeological samples radiocarbon dated as part of degree projects.