Archived SASW News and Announcements
March 26, 2013: Sociologist, Dr. Cristina Bradatan, named AAAS Science & TechnologyPolicy Fellow.
March 26, 2013: Anthropologist, Dr. Art Durband, awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Australia.
December 19, 2012: Archaeologist Brett A. Houk says no need to panic! The world is not ending on December 21, 2012.
November 27, 2012: Sociologist Andreas Schneider's research featured in Texas Tech Discoveries.
September 11, 2012: Anthropologists Arthur Durband, Michael Jordan, and Jeffrey Williams and sociologist Cristina Bradatan were each awarded a grant in the Internal Competitive Funding Opportunity to Advance Scholarship in the Creative Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
August 1, 2012: Dr. Houk's Belize field school featured in the College of Arts & Sciences Newsletter.
August 1, 2012: Dr. Paine's forensic workshop in Scotland featured in the College of Arts & Sciences Newsletter.
August 1, 2012: SASW welcomes Professer Jen Dunn as new chair.
July 25, 2012: SASW anthropolgist publishes paper.
July 6, 2012: Archaeologist Brett A. Houk interviewed in The Daily Texan, The University of Texas at Austin student newspaper.
May 9, 2012: Anthropology undergraduate wins CUR poster award.
April 25, 2012: SASW physical anthropology faculty and graduate students presented at national meeting.
April 11, 2012: Dr. Michael Jordan hosts the Native American Artists Lecture Series in April.
March 21, 2012: Dr. Brett A. Houk awarded Gloria Lyerla Library Memorial Fund Research Travel Grant.
March 13, 2012: Robert Paine's bone histology workshop in Scotland featured on the University of Edinburgh web page.
March 11, 2011: SASW-hosted lecture by Dr. Clyde Snow featured in Daily Toreador.
March 10, 2011: SASW and Lambda Alpha sponsored public lecture by Dr. Clyde Snow, the "Father of Forensic Anthropology." The lecture was entitled "Bones of Contention: Forensic Anthropology and Human Rights" and was held at the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium at the Museum of Texas Tech. Approximately 150 members of the community attended.
March 2, 2011: Sociology graduate students, Krystal and Kenneth Lawson, to publish article.
March 1, 2011: Cristina Bradatan, assistant professor of sociology has received a scholarship from the Santa Fe Institute to attend a three-week seminar on Complex Systems Science.
February 28, 2011: Dr. Robert Paine has been invited to conduct a workshop on forensic anthropology: methods in bone histology at the University of Edinburgh in March 2011.
November 15, 2010: Anthropology graduate student Beth Crockford-Peters presented a poster at the Texas Association of Biological Anthropologists.
November 1, 2010: Applications are now being accepted for the summer archaeological field school in Belize.
October 27, 2010: SASW Adjunct Faculty, Dan Benson, co-authors law article.
October 13, 2010: Yung-mei Tsai has been appointed Interim Chair of the department, effective November 1, 2010. Jeff Williams is becoming an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences.
September 2010: Sociology graduate students featured on Arts and Sciences Announcements.
May 2010: SASW faculty featured on Texas Tech Today in article about roller derby in Lubbock!
March 2010: Summer Archaeological Internship Available! The application deadline is April 13, 2010.
March 2010: Summer Archaeological Field School applications are now available online.
March 2010: Various SASW news items.
March 2010: Dr. Jason Wasserman and his new book, At Home on the Street: People, Poverty and a Hidden Culture of Homelessness, are featured on Texas Tech Today.