The study of Anthropology promotes an understanding of self and of all humanity by exploring human nature from its beginnings to the present.
There is perhaps no single field of study that can better prepare students to cope with the challenges of the 21st century than anthropology. Confronted with increasing global population, rapid technological change, rising tides of nationalism, and economic globalization, many look to the future with uncertainty. Anthropology provides understanding and answers based on a century of exploring the development of human nature, society, and culture. It is the only social science that seeks to understand both human biological and cultural variation in the past and in the present. Encompassing a wide range of subjects spanning cultural and linguistic anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology and museum studies, Anthropology is unique among the many fields that study humanity.
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Anthropology Forum - Every Thursday!
Thursday's during the academic semester at 4:00 PM, in Ayres 120 there is a guest speaker presenting an exciting anthropological topic. Please visit the Anthropology Forum page for more information.