PLEASE ANNOUNCE AND DISTRIBUTE TO STUDENTS!
is pleased to announce its
annual Student Poster/Paper Award
Award: $250 award, to be announced at the BAS Business meetings during the AAA, plus publication in the BAS column of the AAA Newsletter, together with the winning abstract as space permits. Eligibility: The competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The abstract and poster/paper must represent the original work of the student. If the student is not the sole author, a letter from the student's advisor, stating that the work presented is primarily that of the student, is required to accompany the abstract. Criteria: Posters and papers will be evaluated by members of the BAS Executive Committee using the following criteria: excellence in presentation, originality of topic, and intellectual creativity. HOW TO APPLY:
Affiliation: Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Project/Paper/Accomplishment: "You Just Have to Wait: The Impact of Marital Status on the Pregnancy Outcomes of Samoan Women" (with co-authors Richard Bender (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder), Darna L. Dufour (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder), John Ah Ching (LBJ Tropical Medical Center), and Bethal Mua'sau (LBJ Tropical Medical Center))
Meredith Ellis, Syracuse University
"A Disciplined Childhood: A Social Bioarchaeology of the Subadults of the Spring Street Presbyterian Church"
This paper is going to be published in an edited volume by Jennifer L. Thompson, Marta Alfonso-Durruty, John J. Crandall, "Tracing Childhood: Bioarchaeological Investigations of Early Lives in Antiquity"
Valentine Volk, Cleveland State University
"A Preliminary Assessment of Health and Disease at the Late Woodland Mayer Site, Vermillion, Ohio"
Allison Foley (paper)
DISABILITY AND DISEASE IN THE ANCIENT MIDWEST: A PALEOPATHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF THE MORTON SITE, IL
Honorable Mentions (listed alphabetically):
Allison Cantor (poster)
MATERNAL DIET IN RURAL COSTA RICA: IDENTIFYING CULTURAL NORMS AND CHANGING TRENDS WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENTAL ORIGINS OF OBESITY-RELATED DISORDERS.
Carolyn Jost Robinson (paper, w/Melissa Remis)
SYNERGISTIC HUMAN-WILDLIFE RELATIONSHIPS IN A PROTECTED AREA: ECOLOGICAL AND POLITICAL ENTANGLEMENTS.
Mary Beth Timm (paper, w/Debra Martin and Jamie Vilos)
FISHING AND FARMING IN THE DESERT: AN ANALYSIS OF SACRO-ILIAC ENTHESES IN A BRONZE AGE (C. 2200-2000 BC) POPULATION
Molly Zuckerman "Making Sex Less Dangerous: Evaluating the Evolution of Virulence in Syphilis" (oral presentations)
Matt Nowak "Group size, social structure, and ranging in lar-gibbons: implications for the ecological constraints model" (poster)
Carrie Veilleux "Habitat preference and nocturnal lemur color vision: implications for primate and human evolution" (oral presentations)
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