Alumni News Archive

The Social Scientist – Spring 2021 Newsletter
Wow, what a time to be a social scientist?? Think about it…with all of the challenges and changes we are faced with today as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, there simply is no better time to study social interaction (or distancing as the case may be), family, the workplace, race relations, politics, aging, public
The Social Scientist – Spring 2020 Newsletter
April 30, 2020 · Alumni, Alumni, Faculty, News
Message from the Chair Welcome to The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Marshall University. Wow, what a time to be a social scientist, huh?? Think about it … with all of the challenges and changes we are faced with today as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, there simply is no better time to
Archaeology Day at the Wild Ramp
October 7, 2019 · Alumni, Alumni, ANT, Events, Faculty, News
October 26, Saturday 10:00 to 3:00 The public is encouraged to bring in artifacts they would like identified. Professional and amateur archeologists will be available to identify artifacts. Nick Freidin (Marshall Anthropology) Darla Spencer (book signing, Woodland Mounds in West Virginia and Early Native Americans in West Virginia) Rick Rivard (Native American Flutes) Bob Maslowski
ANT Alum Wins Prestigious, Competitive Scholarship for Graduate School
August 1, 2019 · Alumni, Alumni, ANT, News
Two recent Marshall University graduates from the College of Liberal Arts have earned the Hazel Ruby McQuain Graduate Scholarship, which provides $20,000 annually for up to two years for master’s degree students. Hannah Smith, who graduated last month with a degree in anthropology, will pursue a master’s degree in environmental management from Duke University. Jacob
Smithsonian Cultural Heritage Consultant and ANT Alum Vists MU
March 6, 2018 · Alumni, Alumni, ANT, Events, News
POSTER in PDF Thursday 29 March 2018 – Marshall University, Huntington Campus Emily Cain, MA, Cultural Heritage Consultant Department of Anthropology Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Washington, DC Emily Cain graduated from Marshall University with a B.A. in Anthropology in 2013. Cain earned an M.A. in Museum Studies from George Washington University in 2015.
Ennis Barbery Smith (ANT) – Heritage Preservation & Tourism
November 6, 2017 · Alumni, Alumni, ANT, News, Resources
Ennis Barbery Smith (BA Anthropology, 2011 from Marshall U) is working as an administrator with Maryland Heritage Areas Program to promote economic development through heritage tourism.  Smith helps museums, parks, and other cultural institutions in Maryland get funding for their heritage tourism projects. As an applied cultural anthropologist, she has longstanding interests in heritage tourism, indigenous cultural
Tyler Ball (ANT) – Nautical Archaeology
Tyler Ball (BA Anthropology, 2013 from Marshall U) is completing a Master’s degree in Maritime Studies/Nautical Archaeology at East Carolina University and is now at the end of of 10-week internship with the United States Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).  Ball is proud to have accomplished what he set out to do by completing 9