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2009 and earlier News Coverage

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"Lucy's Legacy" exhibit earns praise
09.17.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090917_Lucys_Legacy 

Early modern humans use fire to engineer tools
08.13.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090813_ancienttoolmakers

Marean weighs in on debate over oldest human art
06.17.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090617_Marean 

ASU paleoanthropologist is a keynote speaker at World Civic Forum (Johanson) 
05.04.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090504_wcf 

Institute of Human Origins participates in Santa Barbara symposium
04.17.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090417_sbmnhsymposium 

Johanson looks at Lucy's legacy
03.12.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090311_johanson 

Celebrated paleoanthropologist tells TIME about "Lucy"
03.04.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090304_johanson_time 

Johanson guests on NPR's Science Friday
03.03.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090303_johanson 

MSNBC reporter talks evolution with ASU's Johanson
02.11.2009
https://asunews.asu.edu/20090217_johanson 
 
 
Lucy fossil continues to inspire, educate
10.01.2008
https://asunews.asu.edu/20081001_Lucy
 
Researchers find earliest evidence for modern human behavior in South Africa
10.17.2007
https://asunews.asu.edu/20071016_earlyhumans
 

External Media (top)

Johanson among experts gathering for exclusive symposium on human identity
Business Wire
09.18.2009 
http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20090918005639&newsLang=en

Case Western Reserve University bestows honorary degree on Johanson
Case Western Reserve.edu
05.14.2009
http://blog.case.edu/case-news/2009/05/14/honorarydegrees2009 
 
Runoff threatens early human site
Science 320 (5881): 1273
06.06.2008 
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/320/5881/1273.1.summary?sid=1d5355d2-355f-49da-aca3-c1e0a8ad1c5d 
 
Arizona Republic (story no longer online)
04.22.2008 
 
 

Noted + Quoted (top)

 
When "hobbits" (slowly) walked the earth
Science
320 (5875) 433–435 

04.25.2008
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/320/5875/433.summary?sid=a2918912-d2cd-4ee3-95c3-0105c327a717
Kimbel quoted 
 

Interactive Media (top)

ASU Origins Symposium
04.03–06.2009
Link to ASU Origins Project website: http://origins.asu.edu/symposium/

  • Don Johanson lecture (with introduction by William Kimbel) (53 min.)
    Link to thesciencenetwork.org
  • Origin and Evolution of Sociality and What is the Origin of Human Uniqueness
    (Panel 2 and Panel 3, April 4, 2009 featuring William Kimbel, Donald Johansen, and Curtis Marean) (1 hr 40 min)
    Link to thesciencenetwork.org
  • Curtis Marean panel presentation (6:46 min). Link to YouTube.com.

NPR Talk of the Nation (Radio interview, audio only)
March 6, 2009
Don Johanson: "Anthropologist Donald Johanson On 'Lucy's Legacy'" Link to NPR

Marean lecture opens Nobel Conference: The African Evidence for the Origins of Modern Human Behavior
Gustavus.edu
10.10.2008

https://gustavus.edu/events/nobelconference/2008/marean-lecture.php