Undergraduate News

EvAnth Alum awarded lemur conservation grant
Greeneville Journal
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Brandon Semel (EvAnth '13) was recently awarded funding for conservation work with lemurs
EvAnth Alum in the news
Houston Press
Monday, July 24, 2017

Kyle Smith ('16) quoted in news article on dogs and mail carriers.
Building a Virtual Ark for Lemurs
Duke Research
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Boyer lab's MorphoSource is an international resource for sharing data. Undergraduates have also been able to make use of this valuable database. 
Three Juniors Honored With Faculty Scholars Award
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The 2016 Faculty Scholars: Indrani Saha, Meghana Rao and Yilun Zhou.Many Duke undergraduates have found excitement in an original research project. Junior Meghana Rao has taken her research one step further and connected it in a socially meaningful way to problems right here in Durham.Rao is... Read full article »
EvAnth major Isabelle Clark a finalist in IPS/ASP poster competition
Friday, April 8, 2016

Isabelle Clark, a senior majoringing in Evolutionary Anthropology, has been named a finalist in the research poster competition at the upcoming annual meeting of the International Primatology Society/American Society of Primatologists.  Congratulations Isabelle!  
Julie Rushmore (BAA alum) featured in Discover Magazine
Discover Magazine
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Biological Anthropology and Anatomy alum, Julie Rushmore, is currently working with chimpanzees in Uganda. Her work was recently featured in Discover Magazine.
Alumnus Aaron Sandel - National Geographic Young Explorer
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Duke alumnus Aaron Sandel is a PhD student in Anthropology at the University of Michigan. He writes from Ngogo, in the center of Kibale National Park in Uganda, home to 200 chimpanzees, the subjects of his dissertation. A National Geographic Young Explorers grant in 2013 got him through the angst... Read full article »
EvAnth Alum publishes in Natural History Magazine
Natural History Magazine
Thursday, January 1, 2015

Evolutionary Anthropology alumnus, Ben Finkel, has published a story about owl monkeys in Natural History Magazine. He is currently working as a research assistant for the Owl Monkey Project in Argentina.
EvAnth Alum featured in Archeology Magazine
Archeology Magazine
Sunday, August 24, 2014

Evolutionary Anthropology alumnus, Robert Cieri, was featured in a recent issue of Archeology Magazine. This work is based on his senior thesis research with Dr. Steve Chuchill.
Ben Allen: Researching Dogs to Learn About Humans
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

An evolutionary anthropology student is discovering that playing games with service dogs may shed light on how humans evolved. Junior Ben Allen's research this summer at Canine Center for Independence (CCI) in California is sponsored by the Duke Canine Cognition Center and Associate Professor of... Read full article »