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Department of Anthropology
By Paul SwensonDecember 09, 2019 09:23 AM
New research from BYU’s geological sciences department found that about 90 percent of dust in Utah’s Wasatch Front comes from the west desert, an area that was once covered by the prehistoric Lake Bonneville but that is now a dried lakebed.
By December 04, 2019 01:51 PM
Computer science professors at BYU developed a method to quickly resize 4D animations of fluids without having to completely re-simulate the entire sequence.
By Kaylee EsplinDecember 03, 2019 10:28 PM
Elder Dale G. Renlund, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Sister Ruth L. Renlund, delivered Tuesday’s campus Devotional address. They spoke about the importance of making the power of God a central piece of our lives.
By Kaylee EsplinNovember 25, 2019 09:51 PM
Festivity, fun and inspiration are everywhere this holiday season, especially at BYU.

Anthropology is the most comprehensive social science discipline because anthropologists study every facet of human experience and behavior, both past and present.

Through a combination of classroom and field work, BYU’s Anthropology Program trains students in current methods and theory while teaching them critical analysis skills necessary for many careers, including further academic work in anthropology.

Departmental programs and faculty research areas focus on Sociocultural Anthropology and Archaeology. Department faculty provide a variety of opportunities for students to participate in mentored research in subjects of their interest.

Archaeology Field Trip - BYU Fall 2017