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  1. Nov 12, 2012

    Professor: Human Ingenuity, Not Aliens, Behind Monumental Feats

    Despite the scholarly nature of archaeological research, "We often find ourselves lumped in with the paranormal column," said David S. Anderson, an adjunct professor in Radford University's Anthropological Sciences program and an expert in Mayan archaeology.

  2. Oct 4, 2012

    Anthropological Sciences Students Present Research at Conference

    Anthropological sciences alumnus and 2012 Dean's Scholar William Willis and anthropological sciences students Brandon Buck and Daniel Riegel, under the mentorship of anthropological sciences professor Cliff Boyd, recently presented their research results at the Upland Archaeology in the East Symposium at Roanoke College.

  3. Sep 6, 2012

    Faculty Analyze Human Remains Found Underneath Mall Parking Lot

    Anthropological science professors and co-directors of RU's Forensic Science Institute Cliff and Donna Boyd were recently called to the Old Cloverleaf Mall in Midlothian, Chesterfield County, Virginia. 

  4. Apr 26, 2012

    Anthropological Sciences Student Wins Scholar-Citizen Scholarship Contest

    Through an internship with the Radford University Forensic Science Institute, senior anthropological sciences major Michelle "Chelley" Whitman, under the direction of her faculty mentor Donna Boyd, is using her forensic knowledge to serve by examining unidentified human remains provided by the Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner -- in hopes of gathering important information to solve cold criminal cases.

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