Appalachian State University geologist’s research on ancient footprints garners worldwide attention, will shed light on the roots of our origin
BOONE—The spotlight is on Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce. Big time.
Her recently published research around the age and formation of the largest assemblage of Homo sapiens footprints discovered to date, in the shadow of the Ol Doinyo L’engai volcano in Tanzania, led to an Oct.10 article in National Geographic which prompted a feature on the front page of The Washington Post, and subsequent coverage by The Huffington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, Aussie Network News, and the British Broadcasting Company. The list goes on.