Yohannes Haile-Selassie, holding a cranium fossil

Arts and Sciences’ Yohannes Haile-Selassie, Bruce Latimer, Beverly Saylor, and Denise Su is recognized for discovery of early ancestor remains

The bone hunter: Anthropologist searches the globe to understand the human family tree

Freshwater Cleveland: Yohannes Haile-Selassie, adjunct professor of anthropology at the College of Arts and Sciences, was recognized for his research on a well-preserved 3.8-million-year-old skull of an early human ancestor discovered in Ethiopia—and spoke about ongoing efforts to uncover more specimens near the same site. Also noted in the story were Bruce Latimer, professor of orthodontics; Beverly Saylor, professor of stratigraphy and sedimentology; and Denise Su, adjunct assistant professor of biology.