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Anthropology First-Year Interest Group

Designed to bring together students with similar interests or academic goals, First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) utilize block scheduling to create learning communities and simplify registration to two clicks. As part of First-Year Student Orientation, students will be invited to sign up for a FIG based on their interests and placement.

Anthropology Graduate Student Organization (AGSO)

The AGSO serves current and future anthropology graduate students in their academic and professional development by:

  • Fostering a sense of community among graduate students and improving graduate student socialization
  • Providing a forum for intellectual exchange
  • Gathering and providing information about seeking and applying for funding, publishing, and presenting at conferences
  • Providing networking opportunities with other anthropological associations
  • Enhancing mentoring relationships between students, and students and faculty
  • Discussing the ideas and concerns of graduate students and share these with faculty

Anthropology in Detroit Learning Community

Anthropology in Detroit is an integrated learning and research experience for students. With Detroit-focused coursework and urban service-learning projects, this learning community provides an opportunity for students to apply what they learned in cultural anthropology and urban archaeology classes to an Anthropology of the City project.