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Archaeology Is Family Affair For Husband-Wife Team

Some couples meet on a blind date, or get together through matchmaker friends. Others connect in in the Guatemalan jungle while studying pre-Columbian ruins. “Yeah, our story is a little atypical,” laughs Brigitte Kovacevich, Ph.D., who teaches along with her husband, Michael Callaghan, Ph.D., in the Anthropology Department. The couple became friends as students at Vanderbilt […]

Bolivian Mud Could Be Key To Unlocking Ancient Agriculture

A group of Anthropology researchers are counting on some dirty work to unlock the secrets of past civilizations. More specifically, they’re studying Amazonian mud, carefully extracted from a Bolivian swamp and transported back to a laboratory on UCF’s campus. Their goal is to date the pollen and other biological sediments layered in close to five […]

COS Alumni Recognized For Career Achievements

Ten College of Sciences alumni were recognized Thursday for their career achievements at the 2018-19 Distinguished Alumni Awards. “Tonight’s awardees were selected based on their professional achievement, exceptional community service and reflection of the college’s mission to expand knowledge in the sciences, mathematical sciences, and communications,” COS Dean Michael Johnson, Ph.D., told the audience gathered […]