At its annual May commencement celebration, the Department announced the 2008 winners of the Jane B. Hart Awards for Academic Achievement and Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis.
Congratulations to Lucy Jickling (Anthropology), Sneh Patel (Archaeology), and Lance Levenson (Biological Anthropology) for having the highest GPAs within their majors.
Congratulations to Jessica Calvanico (Anthropology), Robyn Le Blanc (Archaeology), Lance Levenson (Biological Anthropology), and Lia Schwartz (Biological Anthropology) for writing honors theses of exceptional merit.
Jane B. Hart, an anthropology alumna and former astronaut, generously created an endowment to support anthropology at GW. Starting in 2004, part of the money has been used for student awards. Names of all winners to date are at http://www.gwu.edu/~anth/ugrad/hartawards.cfm.