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  • Anthropology & Earth Science

    The anthropology and earth science department provides a broad-based curriculum that blends the study of people and the Earth to help students understand the influences that have shaped both land and culture. Courses are taught by distinguished faculty who are highly active in conducting research and are frequently published in scholarly journals. 

    The diverse curriculum is enhanced by hands-on, immersive learning experiences, including a variety of advanced research labs for studying topics such as archaeology, environmental magnetism and geophysics, electron microprobe and ceramics, and a number of field courses offered at different locations in the U.S. and overseas. Field experience is a critical component of the program and is designed to provide students with a deeper exposure and understanding of their chosen discipline through practical, real-life training and education alongside their peers and professors. Students graduate from the program with a rich understanding of land and culture, and hands-on research and practical skills to excel in graduate school or their chosen career field.



  • Rinita Dalan to present papers at Society for American Archaeology meeting

    Rinita Dalan, Anthropology and Earth Science, will present two papers at the Society for American Archaeology meetings in Honolulu, Hawaii during the week of April 1. The first paper, “Archaeological Prospection Advances for Non-Destructive Investigations: Contributions of the National Park Service Workshop”, was co-authored by Rinita Dalan, Steven L. De Vore, and Bruce Bevan. The […]

    Anthropology students attend Nobel Prize Forum

    Undergraduate Anthropology majors Andrea Kochensparger and Diana Oster attended the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis March 8-10 along with their advisor Dr. Bruce Roberts, Anthropology & Earth Science. The theme of the 25th Anniversary Forum was The Power of Ideas: People and Peace. Laureate speakers included 2006 Nobel Peace prize winner and Grameen […]

    George Holley will present lecture at Becker County Historical Society Museum

    George Holley, Department of Anthropology and Earth Science, will present a lecture at the Becker County Historical Society Museum, Detroit Lakes, on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 12:00 entitled “Technological and Cultural Innovations in the Native American Past.”

    Attend the 16th Unity Conference “Charting New Directions”

    Organización Latina Americana invites you to attend the 16th Unity Conference, Thursday and Friday, April 19-20 at MSU Moorhead. The theme is “Charting New Directions: Nuevos Horizontes.” The Conference schedule and session descriptions are available online or in the CMU lower level during the Conference. Find out more online or contact Dr. Yolanda Arauza at […]

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