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Taylor Houlihan Recreates 3.2 Million-Year-Old Skeleton

U-M Museum of Paleontology Chief Vertebrate Preparator William Sanders worked with School of Art & Design Alum Taylor Houlihan to recreate the skeleton of a 3.2 million-year-old hominid named Lucy, discussing the fabrication process and the new exhibit. May 6, 2019. #5-15mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #Science #ArtsandCulture #Anthropology #History #Museums #Paleontology #WilliamSanders ​​​​​​​​​​​


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U-M Anthropologist Uses 3,000 Toe Tags to Highlight Humanitarian Crisis at US-Mexico Border

U-M Anthropologist Jason De León and students assign names and pay tribute to unidentified people who died crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, using 3000 toe-tags in this art exhibition. April 13, 2019. #5mins #ArtandDesign #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #GovernmentandPolitics #Immigration #Refugees #Anthropology #SocialCampaigns #JasonDeLeón


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Language and Identity: Lessons From a Unique Afrikaans Community in Patagonia

U-M Department of Romance Languages and Literature, African Studies, and History researchers discuss their visit to an Afrikaans community in Patagonia and the efforts being made by academics and the community to record and revitalize their Patagonian Afrikaans dialect. January 8, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #ArtsandCulture #Society #Languages #Community #Anthropology


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Lifelike, Full-size Reconstruction of Extinct Human Relative Acquired by New U-M Natural History Museum

U-M's Museum of Natural History obtains a full-size sculpture of Australopithecus sediba, an extinct human relative. March 14, 2018. #web-article #5-15-mins #Arts/Culture #Science #Society #Anthropology #Biology #Paleontology ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Sugar in the Atlantic World

U-M's William L. Clements Library presents an online exhibit about the Atlantic sugar trade, including historic maps and documentation. #15-30-mins #web-article #WiliamL.ClementsLibrary #Environment/Sustainability #Society #History #Anthropology #Agriculture ​​​​​​​​​​


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Discoveries in a Country Far, Far Away

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning alumnus David West Reynolds uses archeological techniques he developed at U-M to discover the ruins of the "Star Wars" planet "Tatooine" in Tunisia. Reynolds eventually worked for Lucasfilm and "Raiders of the Lost Ark." December 1, 2017. #5-15mins #AlumniAssociation #web-article #Career #Archaeology #History #FilmandVideoStudies #Anthropology #DavidWestReynolds