Midterm Success Strategies
Where is Dr. Joe Paul
ANT 433/533 - Prehistory of Southeastern Indians
SOC 421 - Topics: The Sociology of Popular Culture
ANT 445/545 - Bioarchaeology
Midterm Success Strategies
Where is Dr. Joe Paul
ANT 433/533 - Prehistory of Southeastern Indians
SOC 421 - Topics: The Sociology of Popular Culture
ANT 445/545 - Bioarchaeology

Important Dates and Events

“Regulating Charitable Organizations & Nonprofits in Mississippi”

Mississippi Secretary of State

Delbert Hosemann

Monday, March 16 | 7:00p.m.

Liberal Arts Building 108 (Gonzales Auditorium)

Free and Open to the Public!

The Charities Division of the Secretary of State’s office is responsible for the registration and regulation of all charities in Mississippi.  Whether you run a nonprofit,  donate to or volunteer with a nonprofit, or just want to know more, come learn more about the regulation of charities and why it is so important.

Midterm Success Strategies

Monday, March 2: "Getting Through to Year 2"
Bolton Hall Classroom,
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (come and go)

Tuesday, March 3: "Taking Notes in Large Lecture Classes"
Gonzales Auditorium (LAB 108), 12:15 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Thursday, March 5: "Student-to-Student Study Tips for A&L Core Classes:
ANT 101, HIS 101, HIS 102, PS 101, SOC 101"
Thad Cochran Center 218,
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 5: "Making Sense of SOAR and Preparing for Advisement"
McLemore Hall 215,
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (come and go)

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Last day to withdraw from the University and receive a grade of W
(After this date students will earn a letter grade for all enrolled courses)

Friday, May 1, 2015

Last day of full term and second half-semester (8W2) classes

 

 

Department News

Leadership Cases in Community Nonprofit Organizations, written by Dr. Ann Marie Kinnell and colleagues, has been updated to a second edition. Check it out!

Congratulations to all our anthropology and sociology students that graduated December 12, 2014!

Check out the Anthropology Newsletter! (pdf)

New publication by Dr. Julie Reid and Dr. Amy Miller: “‘We understand better because we have been mothers': teaching, maternalism, and gender equality in Bolivian education” in Gender and Education, Volume 26, Issue 6, 2014.

Amanda Harvey, Anthropology MA ’11, currently pursuing her PhD in Anthropology at the University of Nevada Reno, was recently awarded an honorable mention for a poster presented at the second annual Western Bioarchaeological Group conference in Las Vegas, NV.  The poster, Spanish, Maya, or Both, was co-authored with Dr. Marie Danforth.

Read the article in the Student Printz about Dr. Danforth's talk on "Oetzi, the Iceman".

Alumni Spotlight

LIFE AFTER USM

Tyler Cargill

Tyler Cargill, '12 BA Anthropology alum, earned his master's degree from the University of Exeter in Great Britain, and currently is working in the Repatriation Office of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC.  There he is collaborating on a project that looks at healing patterns in traumatic injuries to the skeleton comparing humans and great apes.  See how his experience at USM helped prepare him for his job at the Smithsonian!