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Kilby family gift endows new Graduate Fellowship in Anthropology

The family of Michael Kilby has made a $100,000 gift to establish a permanent endowment in support of graduate research in anthropology.

Dr. Larry S. Kilby and Cheryl Kilby of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, have worked with David Kilby, an associate professor of anthropology at Texas State University to establish this endowment in honor of Dr. J. Michael Kilby. David Kilby, Ph.D. is the younger brother of Michael Kilby, M.D. 

You can find out more about the endowment from the Office of Media Relations.

FACTS well represented at 2018 American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting.

FACTS faculty and students present 15 talks/posters at 2018 AAFS meeting.  Find out more about the talks on our news page.

FACTS featured in Houston Chronicle

FACTS and Dr. Daniel Wescott were featured in the Houston Chronicle in an article titled Learning about decomposition at the body farm in San Marcos.

The Role of Hunting in Anthropogeny Symposium

Dr. Jill Pruetz is one of the invited speakers at the Role of Hunting in Human Evolution Symposium.  This symposium will be live-streamed Friday, from 1:00-5:30 p.m. (West Coast time).  Her lecture is entitled, "Hunting by Savanna Chimpanzees".

National Geographic video, "Just Like Us, These Chimps Splash in the River to Keep Cool" Highlights New Paper from Dr. Jill Pruetz

This brief National Geographic video highlights Dr. Pruetz's latest publication on the Fongoli chimpanzees' behavior in their savanna environment. 

Dr. David Kilby Awarded National Geographic Society Grant

Congratulations to Dr. David Kilby was was recently awarded a National Geographic Society grant in the amount of $17,850 in support of his project in South Texas, "A new look at Bonfire Shelter: Using Structure from Motion photogrammetry to investigate the earliest Americans.”

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