Study and research opportunities at Felice Rome Center in Italy, and Viet Nam Program in Ho Chi Minh City; Field Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Park and Brookfield Zoos in Chicago. Civic engagement programs in refugee resettlement, cemetery excavation and forensic anthropology. Numerous interdisciplinary cross-listings in Asian, African/African Diaspora, Catholic, Environmental, Forensic, International, Islamic World, Latin America, Peace, and Women's Studies & Gender Studies Programs.
Faculty are available to assist students in finding internship opportunities and/or offer internships in museum studies, refugee resettlement, human skeletal analysis, and primatology.
The Department of Anthropology offers student travel and research awards to majors pursuing a BA or BS degree.
Archaeology, biological anthropology, and material culture labs are well equipped for teaching and research. Resources include imaging, microscopy, thin sectioning, osteometric and dental casting, comparative skeletal collection, artifact and fossil cast collection, computer-based equipment, and material culture collections including HRAF (microfile edition).
Introductory courses such as ANTH100: Globalization and Local Culture and ANTH101: Human Origins are offered in the summer and occasionally during Jterm (January)