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Circumnavigator Award sends global health students abroad

March 4, 2015

Nirali Patel and Annie Carson will travel the world this summer for independent research projects. Patel will explore refugee resettlement programs. Carson will focus on the role of midwives in maternal healthcare.

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Discovery of jaw by ASU team sheds light on early  human ancestor

A major find by evolutionary anthropology graduate student Chalachew Seyoum has pushed back the earliest known fossil of Homo lineage by 400,000 years. The discovery, part of a lower jaw with 5 teeth, was made in Ethiopia, where Seyoum was working as part of an international research team that included ASU President's Professor Kaye Reed and assistant professor Chris Campisano.

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Circumnavigator Award sends @ASUBeingHuman students to six countries to study global health:
Stoked to get to study in #London this summer! @ASUBeingHuman I cannot wait until June