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Department of Anthropology

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    E-Girl STEM Day at Boise State University

    The workshop entitled "The History of the Human Body" explored the mosaic nature of human evolution.

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    Service Learning Project

    ANTH service learning students make feeding tubes to challenge and entertain primates at Zoo Boise.

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    Archaeology Field School

What is Anthropology?

Anthropology provides a broad understanding of cultural diversity, human nature, and human prehistory.  The skill of “seeing the world as others see it” is applicable in any situation dealing with people-especially people from diverse cultures.

Why Study Anthropology?

  • Would you like to interpret past human activities?
  • Are you concerned about the environment and want to be part of the solution?
  • Are you fascinated by debates about the evolution of our species over the past 5 million years?

If you answered “Yes!” to any of these questions, write to to find out more about becoming an anthropology major, or see this presentation.