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Professor Jenny Tung wins prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology Dr. Jenny Tung has been awarded a 2019 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, commonly known as the "genius grant," in recognition of her outstanding research on primate genetics and behavior. Professor Tung is the third Duke faculty member, and the first... Read full article »
sifaka infant
EvAnth Alum publishes lemur research
Duke Today
Thursday, June 13, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University scientists have given us another way to tell which endangered lemur species are most at risk from deforestation -- based on the trillions of bacteria that inhabit their guts. In a new study, researchers compared the gut microbes of 12 lemur species across the... Read full article »
Dr. Susan Alberts in the field
Susan Alberts, Chair of Evolutionary Anthropology, elected to National Academy of Sciences
Duke Today
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Congratulations Professor Alberts on this prestigious honor!
Moreen Njoroge
EvAnth Alum wins Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
Duke Today
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

On Friday, Duke honored the generous spirits of staff member Niasha Fray and students Idalis French and Moreen Njoroge with the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.   The award recognizes one graduating senior and one member of the faculty, staff or graduate student body of Duke University or... Read full article »
Aaron Sandel
EvAnth alum now an assistant professor at Univ. of Texas, Austin
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

EvAnth Alum, Dr. Aaron Sandel, is now an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin. See link below for information on a talk he recently gave at the University of Arizona (story)
Primate behavior, ecology, and conservation films
Monday, August 27, 2018

Through the work of Professor Thomas Struhsaker (Evolutionary Anthropology) and Craig Breaden (Duke Libraries), five old films about primate behavior, ecology, and conservation have been converted to a digital format. The films, which range in release date from the 1960s to the early 2000s, can be... Read full article »