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By John Haaga, PhD who retired as director of the National Institute on Aging’s (NIA) Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in December 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a surge of interest in the press and social media in comparisons with other countries. When did the

Resist the skills-gap panic; there are plenty of science grads. Forward-looking executives are investing in creativity and adaptability. The combatants in the U.S. education wars don’t agree on much, but there’s at least one concern that most reformers and educators across the political spectrum seem to share: fear that universities aren’t producing enough science, technology,

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

Tyler Ball (Anthropology BA, 2013) is seen here in Summer 2016 working on the shipwreck Atlanta near Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  The Atlanta, built in 1891, burnt and sank in Lake Michigan in 1906.  Tyler is pursuing a graduate degree in Maritime Studies and Historical Archaeology at East Carolina University.  

New York Times – Saturday, February 15, 2014 – Natasha Singer Genevieve Bell, as a cultural anthropologist at Intel Labs, runs a team of about 100 researchers. The team studies how consumers interact with electronics and develops new technology experiences for them.  Speaking about the value of an anthropological approach, Diane Bryant, General Manager of