Anthropology is the scientific study of the human condition, an exploration of the biological, linguistic, social, material, and cultural aspects of life in the past, present, and future. Of the many disciplines that study our species, Homo sapiens, only anthropology seeks to understand the whole panorama—in geographic space and evolutionary time—of human existence. more...

  1. Emerita Professor honoured at Great Basin Anthropological Conference

    Emerita Professor Ruth Gruhn-Bryan was honoured at the Great Basin Anthropological Conference in Boise, Idaho, October 18, in a special celebration of her extensive career, with archaeological work spanning seven decades, and extending from Alberta to South America.

  2. "Old Man's Playing Ground" MA thesis by archaeologist Gabriel Yanicki, published.

    Edmonton-based archaeologist Gabriel Yanicki fist began tracing the footsteps of HBC explorer Peter Fidler in 1998. He is currently completing his doctorate at the University of Alberta.

  3. Shirley Harpham inducted into the University of Alberta Museums Hall of Fame

    Shirley Harpham served as the technologist for the Zooarchaelogy Reference Collection between 1985 and 2009 and has been working as the technologist for the Bryan/Gruhn Archaeology Collection since 1994. For nearly three decades, Shirley has demonstrated her passion and dedication to expanding and developing these invaluable teaching and reference resources...

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