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Alexander Dent sits at a table, lecturing students in his Dean's Seminar.

Our Cell Phones, Ourselves

In Alexander Dent’s Dean’s Seminar on The Anthropology of the Cell Phone, first-year students take a deep dive into their personal cellular connections and examine how smartphones have changed their world.
The Robert C. Seamans, a 134-foot Brigantine ship on the South Pacific Ocean.

Environmental Studies Student Sets Sail

Undergraduate Frank Wenninger embarked on a 12-week expedition to remote Pacific Islands as part of a study abroad program that combines oceanography with seamanship.


Archaeologists study the sediments at the Bokol Dora site. Stones were placed on the contact surface during the excavation to preserve the fragile stratigraphic contacts.

Uncovering Ancient Stone Tools in Ethiopia

Anthropology’s David Braun joined an archaeological team in Ethiopia that discovered the oldest evidence of stone tool production, dating back more than 2.58 million years.

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Alumni Unicorns Spell Business Magic

Do you believe in magic? For four Columbian College alumni "Unicorn" entrepreneurs, bright business ideas led to startups that topped $1 billion in valuation.


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INTER | SECTIONALITY: Diaspora in the Creole City

Open Nov. 14, 2019–March 20, 2020, Tuesday–Friday 10 a.m.–6 p.m., weekends 1–6 p.m.


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