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Rethinking Genetics

Thom McDade and Chris Kuzawa call to change our thinking of genetics "as dynamic — not fixed — and as components of our biology whose structure and function is fundamentally impacted by the environment" in a Northwestern Now article by Clare Milliken

Germs at four, less inflammation at forty

Thom McDade and Chris Kuzawa say in a Northwestern Now article by Clare Milliken that "playing in the dirt as kids makes chronic disease less likely later in life".

Professor Mary Weismantel is named a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London

The Society consists of 3,000 elected Fellows who are distinguished in their fields of archaeology, architectural or art history, or other antiquarian subject matters across the academic, charitable, heritage and private sectors. Prof. Weismantel joins fellows Tim Earl, Matthew Johnson, Cynthia Robin and Mark Hauser.

Professor Shalini Shankar has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow

During the Guggenheim Fellowship year, Shankar will be based in Brooklyn, NY. She will research Generation Z, exploring how this demographic category can be defined in ways that more centrally account for the contributions of immigrants and minorities.

Senior Lecturer Erin Waxenbaum has received the 2017 Charles Deering McCormick University Distinguished Lecturer award

Congratulations to Senior Lecturer and undergraduate advisor for Anthropology, Dr. Erin Waxenbaum, who has been honored with the Charles Deering McCormick University Distinguished Lecturer award for outstanding performance and dedication to undergraduate education at Northwestern University for 2017

October 20th, 2018 6-9pm: Distinguished Primatologist address by Dr. Linda Marchannt and opening reception. Guild Lounge, Scott Hall. For more information: http://sites.northwestern.edu/mpig2017/
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