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Anthro Club

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    Alumni Update: Victoria Walker '15

    When life is calling, how far will you go? Victoria Walker '15 is in Chernigov, Ukraine serving in the Peace Corps. While in Ukraine she will be working with youth. In true anthropologist fashion Victoria reflects on her first weeks in the Ukraine: "These past couple days have displayed the theme of ready or not, […] More »
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    Alumni Update: Maggie Yurgielewicz '15

    After graduating from Wheaton this Spring, Maggie Yurgielewicz '15 moved across the world. She was selected to be a part of the 2015 American Samoa World Teach Team. You can follow her journey as a new teacher in a rather enviable setting! More »
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    Alumn Update: Michelle Van Akin '13

    Michelle Van Akin '13 will graduate in June 2015 with a Master’s in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, also known as Sciences Po. According to Michelle, "the last two years have been It has been a grilling two years of intense studies and a six month long internship. The first year […] More »
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    Student Publications: Erin Cotton '16

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    Nana Asare '15: Building a Career in Public Health

    In the summer of 2014, Nana Asare '15 was accepted into the PPIA (Public Policy and International Affairs) Program at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy. According to Nana: "Professor Torres introduced me to this program during one of our many discussions outside of the Medical Anthropology course in which I voiced […] More »
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    Internship: Mary Mother Church Hospital Lerang'wa, Tanzania

    Anthropology majors with interests in Global or Public Health have been interning in a hospital in Tanzania. Maye Emlein '14 describes her experience in the Summer 2013: "Springboarding off of Donna Kerner’s faculty lead trip to Tanzania in the Summer of 2013 I began a 1 month internship at the Mary Mother of the Church […] More »
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    Budding Scholars on campus and Beyond!

    Congratulations to the presenters at Senior Symposium 2014 and four Anthropology majors are set to present at the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research. The anthropology class of 2014 who finished the senior thesis presentations this month. Presenting on their own ethnographic research collected in Bhutan, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, Samoa, Tanzania, South Africa and the […] More »
  • 32nd Annual Sociology and Anthropology Senior Symposium Jan 29 and 30, 2014

      On January 29th and 30th, 2014 senior anthropology majors will be showcasing their thesis research. Please join us for the 32nd Annual Sociology Anthropology Senior Research Symposium. If you are planning to attend the Symposium dinner please sign up! More »
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    Congratulations to Anthro 2013!

    We celebrate our amazing seniors! We are amazed by their achievements and the pathways they have set out. As a group they are highly decorated: Nanako Ota graduated Suma Cum Laude; Sara Cressey, Margaux Charpentier, Kristin Riddell and Ashley Wich all graduated Magna Cum Laude; and Alexandra Barrie, Molly Horan graduated Cum Laude. Four of […] More »
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    Study Abroad Update: Connections to the World in the Heart of London

    This past fall semester, junior Anthropology major Emily Dewet studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), a school in the University of London. SOAS specializes in the study of Africa and the Near and Middle East, with undergraduate and graduate students studying everything from social sciences to the arts. Located in historic […] More »