Professor Jay MacCann and his latest book, Holding Fast

Holding Fast: Professor McCann’s latest book investigates resilience and civic engagement in Latino Communities

Political Science Professor Jay McCann announces a new book that invites us to reconsider the response of immigrant communities to the changing political climate in the US since the 2016 elections. The US political climate has seen a surge in anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies.

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Register now for travel that supports Purdue CLA research, students

Registration is now open for the first TOURS de FORCES: “Entry Level WWII: The National WWII Museum” in New Orleans. This unique, 3-day experience is curated by leading military historians (Distinguished Professor Randy Roberts and Robert Kirchubel, PhD), as well as experts who will introduce you to some of the most dramatic events, experiences, and technologies that supported the Allied and American efforts to final victory.

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Stacey Lindshield

NSF-funded HUNTRESS Project Led by CLA Anthropology Faculty Stacy Lindshield Transforms our Understanding of Hunting and Sex Roles in Primates

Stacey Lindshield, who spends much of her research time in Senegal, studying chimpanzee behavior in their natural habitat, was awarded a NSF collaborative research grant to study “The Ecological Basis of Hunting and Meat Sharing in Female Savanna Chimpanzees.” The $610,000 grant, 61% will support Purdue work, reconsiders the origins of hunting in humans in view of recent findings regarding chimpanzee hunting behavior.

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Campaign on Climate Change Launched by Colombian Students Trained in Public Communication by Purdue CLA Scholars

Six Students from the Universidad de La Sabana in Colombia, along with their advisor, partnered with Purdue University scholars and graduate students to raise awareness of the plight of Colombian coffee farmers facing climate change. After a year of research and months of production in 2019, the students premiere “Uprooted” [Desarraigo], a digital campaign for social media.

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COVID-19 Research Database at Purdue Seeks Projects for Future Funding

The COVID-19 Research Collaboration Committee invites CLA researchers to register for a new, unified portal for COVID-19 research projects across Purdue. The goal is to create a single database of information about COVID-19 research across the disciplines and also to connect Purdue researchers seeking collaborators for their COVID-19 related research.

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