Extraordinary Peace

Thomas GregorProfessor Emeritus, Department of AnthropologyVanderbilt UniversitySeptember 16 – 3:30p – Silsby 113Read more about Extraordinary Peace

Prof. Dominy quoted in a science article in The New York Times

Professor Dominy, an evolutionary biologist at Dartmouth College, was quoted in The New York Times science article "A 3.2-Million-Year-Old Mystery: Did Lucy Fall From a Tree?".Read more about Prof. Dominy quoted in a science article in The New York Times

Genomic Analyses of Colugos and Treeshrews

A new paper in Science Advances co-authored by researchers including Professor Dominy and a former post-doc in the department, Amanda Melin, reports on the genomes of colugos and pen-tailed treeshrews, and reinforces the hypothesized sister relationship between colugos and primates.Read more about Genomic Analyses of Colugos and Treeshrews

Register for the Primates in Antiquity Symposium!

Join us on Aug. 19 for Primates in Antiquity, a one-day multidisciplinary symposium conceived to explore and interpret the iconography of monkeys and apes in antiquity. Free and open to public but registration is required!Read more about Register for the Primates in Antiquity Symposium!

Prof. DeSilva Quoted in The New Yorker's "Digging For Glory"

Jeremy DeSilva recalls that when he visited Wits in 2009 Berger offered to open the fossil vault. “A lot of people in our business are petrified to be wrong,” DeSilva told me. “You have to be willing to be wrong. What Lee is doing takes that to another level.”Read more about Prof. DeSilva Quoted in The New Yorker's "Digging For Glory"

BBC World Service interviews Professor Dominy

How did primates develop a taste for alcohol? BBC Newsday's Julian Keane finds out why from Professor Dominy, co-author of the recent publication "Alcohol discrimination and preferences in two species of nectar-feeding primate" by Sam Gochman '18.Read more about BBC World Service interviews Professor Dominy

The Leakey Foundation Introduced Thomas Kraft as Spring 2016 Grantee

Thomas Kraft, Ph.D. student in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at Dartmouth College, is one of the grantees for his proposal: Shifting co-residence and interaction patterns in a transitioning hunter-gatherer society.Read more about The Leakey Foundation Introduced Thomas Kraft as Spring 2016 Grantee

Vivek Venkataraman receives Hannah T. Croasdale Award

The recipient of this Award possesses intellectual curiosity, a commitment to the pursuit of new knowledge, a strong interest in teaching, and a sense of social responsibility to the academic community.Read more about Vivek Venkataraman receives Hannah T. Croasdale Award

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