CWUNewsNews to Hilary Hemmes-Kavanaugh!, 24 Apr 2017 16:50:45<p>Hilary Hemmes-Kavanaugh, a PBE graduate student, has been hired as a Primate Behavior Rehabilitation Consultant for Primates Inc., Wisconsin. She will be starting in July and encourages people to check out the home page for the sanctuary:&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>Congratulations, Hilary!</p>Jake Funkhouser, AAPA Travel Award, 17 Apr 2017 09:03:09<p>Jake Funkhouser is the recipient of the AAPA COD UGRS Travel Award in the amount of $350. Jake will be presenting his poster at the AAPA conference Committee on Diversity Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 19th-22nd, New Orleans.&nbsp;</p><p>Congratulations, Jake!</p>PAN Guest Speaker: Dr. Lisa Gould, 06 Apr 2017 21:12:37<p>Dr Lisa Gould has been studying the lemurs of Madagascar since the late 1980s, and we are delighted to invite her to speak to us about her work and the future of these remarkable primates. She will share her insights about the current threats to lemurs and the profound ways in which tourism in Madagascar is changing the nature of conservation there. Following the talk with be a reception in the same building. Refreshments will be provided.</p><p>Friday, May 5th from 5pm-7pm, Dean Hall Rm. 106</p>Congrats to Holly and Anthony!, 05 Apr 2017 12:54:19<p>Holly Soubiea and Anthony Denice were hired as "Caregiver Aides" for Project Chimps, a new chimpanzee sanctuary in northern Georgia. Both Holly and Anthony were graduate students in the PBE program and defended their individual theses in Winter 2017.&nbsp;</p><p>Congratulations to you both!&nbsp;</p>Carly Batist:Thesis Project Funded, 01 Mar 2017 20:47:45<p>Carly Batist has been awarded $7320 from the Duke Lemur Center Director's Fund for her thesis research on lemur cognition during summer 2017. Her faculty advisor is Dr. Jessica Mayhew.&nbsp;</p><p>Congratulations, Carly!</p><p><img alt="" src="/primate/sites/" style="width: 312px; height: 600px;"></p><p>Carly Batist and Dr. Jessica Mayhew</p>Student Research Presentations, 01 Mar 2017 20:38:26<p>Alexandra Sheldon will be presenting her research at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) annual conference, April 19-22 in New Orleans, LA.&nbsp;</p><p>Emily Dura, Emily Veitia, and Hilary Hemmes-Kavanaugh will be presenting their individual research at the Northwest Anthropological Conference (NWAC), April 12-15 in Spokane, WA.&nbsp;</p><p>Good luck to all!&nbsp;</p>Amanda Rowe, Doctorate Acceptance, 25 Feb 2017 12:54:14<p>Amanda has been accepted into the SUNY's Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences where she will work under the guidance of Dr. Patricia Wright to study insectivory in lemurs. Amanda has been awarded a Graduate Council Fellowship from SUNY.</p><p>Congratulations, Amanda!</p>Jake Funkhouser awarded grant, 23 Feb 2017 12:16:24<p>Jake Funkhouser has been awarded a grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research, Central Washington University, to support his presentation of a poster at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in New Orleans this April. His project is titled:&nbsp;<em>A Captive Chimpanzee Society: Social Structure and Dominance Hierarchy Analyses at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.&nbsp;</em>Dr. Jessica Mayhew is his academic advisor.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Congratulations, Jake!</p><p><img alt="" src="/primate/sites/" style="width: 400px; height: 393px;"></p><p>Jake Funkhouser and Dr. Jessica Mayhew</p>Bonobo Appreciation Day Tabling: Feb. 14th, 09 Feb 2017 14:29:19<p>Celebrate <strong>Feb 14</strong> by learning all about BONOBOS! Primate Awareness Network (PAN) will be tabling from <strong>9-5 in the Dean Hall Lobby</strong> spreading love and knowledge for these remarkable apes. Come see us for info, goodies, and an opportunity to contribute to their conservation. We can't wait to see you there!</p>Darwin Day: Feb. 14, 08 Feb 2017 11:29:15<p>Come listen to Dr. Joe Lorenz give a lecture on <em>Hobo Sapiens: History of a Peripatetic Species</em> on February 14th, 2017 @ 5:30pm in Dean Hall Lobby. To see all of the events related to CWU Darwin Day 2017, check out this page:&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p>