Dena Shenk receives 2015 de Silva AwardDena Shenk, professor of anthropology and graduate coordinator of the Gerontology Program, is the 2015 recipient of the Harshini V. de Silva Award; the honor is presented annually to a faculty member who best exemplifies de Silva’s commitment to graduate students.
Colleagues regard Shenk as an exceptional graduate mentor who has had an influential impact on the Gerontology Program.
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June 2014: New department chairThe department is pleased to announce that Prof. Steven Falconer will join us in January, 2015, as department chair. Dr. Falconer is currently Head of the Department of Archaeology at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. He is an archaeologist whose research focuses on the rise and evolution of urban societies in the Mediterranean and Near East. He has conducted... June 2014: New department chair Read more >>