MSU Anthropology Undergraduates at UURAF

The annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) took place Friday, April 10, 2015 in the MSU Union. The Department of Anthropology was represented by five undergraduate students who presented their original research to the broader MSU community. All the undergraduates did an excellent job presenting their work. Presentations included:

Rebecca Albert: “Burnt to a Crisp- Using Charred Food Remains on pottery to Reconstruct the Plant Diet”

Allison Apland: “Pathways Between Food Insecurity and Serum Folate Status Through Coping Strategies: A Case Study Among Breastfeeding Women in Drought Stricken Northern Kenya”

Kyla Cools: “Patterns of Change”

Taylor Flaherty: “Determining Sex Using Discriminate Functioning of the Human Mandible”

Joshua Schnell: “Mississippian Landscapes: A Study of the Relationships Between Natural Landscapes and the Formation and Modification of Cultural Landscapes at Major Mississippian Sites, 800-1300 CE”

Joshua Schnell: “3D Skulls: A Comparative Study of 3D Model Generation Techniques and Their Relative Accuracy for Digital Cranial Osteometry”