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National Geographic Grant Opens Doors to Italy

National Geographic, AnthropologyThe National Geographic Society Young Explorers grant has been awarded to master’s student Adam Kersch. This prestigious grant is a first in the history of the department of Anthropology. His research project is titled “Asylum in Crisis: Understanding Healthcare Provision to Refugees in Siracusa, Italy.” “Before I began my graduate studies, I was already aware […]

“Zoo Dun It?” Murder Mystery

DSC_2167Could you solve a murder mystery?  The UCF department of Anthropology recently teamed up with the Central Florida Zoo and Crimeline.org to help guests try!  On November 15, the second annual Zoo Dun It safari murder mystery dinner brought guests from across the Central Florida community together for a night of fun and mystery. Dinner […]

Anthropology Students Win Awards for Opinion Pieces

logoMore than a dozen UCF Anthropology students are now award winning writers with the Public Anthropology Award for their outstanding opinion pieces. From Vance Geiger’s General Anthropology and Cultural Anthropology courses, 16 students have won the award. Over 4,000 students from 30 different schools participated in the nationwide competition. Each winning student has a published […]


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