National Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to
celebrate and participate in their discipline with the public around
them. It’s a great day to be an anthropologist! Celebrate with us at
Stapleton Library anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 19, 2015.
Anthropologists are innovators and critical thinkers who contribute to
every sector of society. In fact, it’s a great time to be an
anthropologist! The skills developed through completing a degree in
anthropology are useful for living and working in today’s world, which
increasingly means interacting with people from many different cultural
backgrounds and nations.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor
Statistics, “Employment of anthropologists and archaeologists is expected
to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all
Anthropologists can be found in every
environment and setting imaginable: Anthropologists work in deserts, cities,
schools, hospitals, governments, even in underwater archaeological sites.
Help us celebrate what anthropology is and what it can achieve by visiting
the anthropology table in Stapleton Library anytime between 10:00 a.m. and
4:00 p.m. on Thursday the 19th. Come and learn about the history of the
discipline and the many diverse approaches to the study of cultures, past and
present, that anthropologists take.
Department of Anthropology