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Dr. Jill Pruetz Awarded National Geography Society Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jill Pruetz has won a National Geographic Society grant of $21,198.00 in support of her proposed project "Thermo-imaging bipedalism on the savanna: Chimpanzee locomotion at Fongoli, Senegal and implications for the evolution of hominin bipedalism."

Dr. Todd Ahlman Receives First Task Orders From RFP

Last year Dr. Todd Ahlman was approved for an RFP with the USACE. Because of Dr. Alhman’s efforts we are one of three universities that can bid on $45 million dollars of natural and cultural resource projects over the next five years.  He was recently granted his first two track orders for $722,712 and $938,101.  You can find out about the projects on our news page.

Dr. Nicole Taylor wins NSF Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Taylor who was awarded a nearly $30,000 EAGER (Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research) grant from the National Science Foundation for her project "Ethical and Methodological Challenges in Social Media Research."

Dr. Kent Reilly by local NPR station

Dr. Reilly was recently interviewed by Santa Fe's KSFR station regarding his talk for the "Crossing Global Frontiers" lecture series.  His lecture, titled "The Spiro Archaeological Site: Travels on the Path of Souls," focused on Caddoan findings near Spiro, Oklahoma.  You can listen to the interview here.

FACTS faculty member and student participate in ToScA conference

Devora Gleiber and Dr. Deborah Cunningham present microCT-based research at the Tomography for Scientific Advancement (ToScA) conference.  Find out more about their presentation on our news page.

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