Anthropology student travels to Belize for Archaeology Field School

by Jesse Bain The Rio Bravo Archaeological Survey (RBAS), which operates in Belize under a permit issued from the Institute of Archaeology to Dr. Fred Valdez, Director of the Programme for Belize Archaeological Project (PfBAP), is essentially a Maya archaeology field school that trains students in archaeological field methods within the context of a state-of-the-art […]

Amanda Jones Scholarship Makes International Field Experience a Reality

As appearing in the CLA Magazine | 04.27.16   by Katie Horton   Kellyn Davis is a senior Anthropology and Biomedical Sciences double major as well as Anthropology Club’s financial officer and volunteer coordinator for the Honors Student Association.   Last summer, Kellyn traveled to Kenya to attend a six-week paleontology field school located in the Koobi Fora […]

Paleontology Field School 2015

The 2015 Paleontology Field School was extremely successful. This year’s crew set a record for field accessioned fossil specimens (over 500), assisted with quarrying (a first for the field course), and helped to determine the boundaries and potential of one of the most important Colorado State University field localities. The Department of Anthropology’s Paleontology Field […]

Archaeology Field School 2015

During the summer 2015 field season, Dr. Mark Mitchell, Research Director of the Paleocultural Research Group, was asked to run the Department of Anthropology Archaeology Field School with the assistance of Chris Johnston and Julia Kenyon, two graduate students working with Dr. Jason LaBelle, Associate Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology. The field […]

CSU Anthropology Student Research: Early Eocene Primates in Bighorn Basin

Luke Weaver, an anthropology major with a minor in geology, presented his capstone research project, “Lateral and temporal distribution of early Eocene primates in relation to relative paleosol maturity, Willwood Formation, Bighorn Bason, Wyoming,” at the Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists (WAVP) Conference Luke Weaver, an anthropology major with a minor in geology, presented his […]