Weekly Reports on UMaine Grad’s Award-Winning Ice Age Research

The Weekly reported on Kurt Rademaker, a University of Maine alumnus and faculty associate in the Department of Anthropology and Climate Change Institute, winning an international prize for his ice age research related to the first human settlement in the high Peruvian Andes. Rademaker won the Tübingen Research Prize in Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, which is open to recent doctoral recipients around the world in a variety of areas including archaeology, ecology and human evolution. The goal of his research is to better understand the timing, environmental setting and adaptations related to the early settlement.