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Professor earns $15,000 grant to lead research on Gangi mummies in Italy

Ronald Beckett, professor emeritus in biomedical sciences and co-director of the Bioanthropology Research Institute at Quinnipiac, has received a $15,000 grant from the National Geographic Society/Waitt Grants Program to perform paleoimaging and a bioarchaeological analysis of the remains of 60 Gangi mummies from Jan. 1-10, 2015.

BMS Center, anthropology program host Hamden students

A group of Hamden Middle School students visited Quinnipiac to learn about science and anthropology on Oct. 29, 2013.

Diagnostic imaging professor scans 100-year old time capsules

Gerald Conlogue, professor of diagnostic imaging and co-director of the University’s Bioanthropology Research Institute, scanned a pair of 100-plus-year-old time capsules that were uncovered after a tree on the New Haven Green was uprooted during a storm.

Diagnostic imaging professors and students x-ray local African-American slave

A team of Quinnipiac University diagnostic imaging professors x-rayed the remains of Fortune, an African-American man who was enslaved by a Waterbury bone surgeon in the 1700s, to help determine how he died.

Professors to participate in study of mummies in South America

The National Geographic Society's Expeditions Council has awarded professors Ron Beckett and Gerald Conlogue a grant to participate in an international nondestructive paleoimaging/bioanthropological study of mummies in Lima, Peru and Quito, Ecuador.

Jaime Ullinger named co-director of institute

Jaime Ullinger, assistant professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was named the third co-director of the Bioanthropology Research Institute.

Beckett selected for National Geographic "Explorer" profile

Ronald Beckett was included in a National Geographic feature called "Explorers: Bios." The Web feature included a question-and-answer interview with Beckett about his work in the field of bioanthropology and paleoimaging, including imaging mummies.