CWUNewsNews 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>Summer Undergraduate Research Meeting: Feb10th, 07 Feb 2017 10:23:19<p>Calling all undergraduates! There will be a COTS-SURE informational meeting February 10th&nbsp;@ 2pm in Science II, Room 301. COTS-SURE offers paid research opportunities to CWU undergraduates. For more information, go to their site here:&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"></a>&nbsp;. COTS-SURE has a March 1st deadline.&nbsp;</p>Xenophobia in the Light of Evolution: Dr. Lixing Sun, 02 Feb 2017 11:41:39<p>A relevant article written by Dr. Lixing Sun on a hot-topic debate in America. Check it out here: <a href="">Xenophobia in the Light of Evolution: On the Origins of Anti-Immigration Sentiment</a>. Congratulations, Dr. Sun!&nbsp;</p>Primate Awareness Speaker Series: Feb. 9th, 22 Jan 2017 12:29:20<p>Dr. Sofi&nbsp;Bernstein will present research on communication in Tibetan macaques in Dean Hall 102 on Feb. 9th @ noon. All are welcome to attend!&nbsp;</p>Extramural Grant Presentation: Feb. 7th, 22 Jan 2017 12:26:46<p>Dr. Lori Sheeran will be give a presentation on extramural grant funding in Dean Hall 102 on February 7th @ noon. All are welcome!</p>