Entries by Cheryl Jensen

Top Students Receive Awards

The Anthropology & Sociology Department was proud to honor their top students at Awards Chapel on April 24, 2014. Jordan Gripenwaldt (left) was given the Outstanding Student in Anthropology award in recognition ofexceptional knowledge and problem solving as well as academic excellence and a commitment to service. The Outstanding Student in Sociology award was presented […]

Students Present at Spring Colloquium

The 25th Annual Social Sciences Spring Colloquium featuring the presentations of exemplary student research papers was held on April 22, 2014.  Two students from the Anthropology & Sociology Department were selected to represent the department.  Caitlin Branderhorst (left) presented her paper “Lifestyle Migrants in Latin America: Motivations, Global Mobility, and Self-Conception within Place.” Diana Hudson […]

Students Present at Research Conference

Six anthropology and sociology majors traveled to Santa Clara University on April 12, 2014 to participate in the 41st Annual Western Departments of Sociology & Anthropology Undergraduate Research Conference.  Joshua Hummel, Elysia Foraker, Diana Hudson, Caitlin Branderhorst, Holly Wagner and Justin Esselstrom were selected to present their original research to students and faculty from other […]

Honor Society Induction Ceremony

On November 14, 2013, the Anthropology & Sociology Department inducted 16 students into their honor societies recognizing superior achievement in their discipline. Also featured that evening were guest speakers Jessie Simonson, who is the Brand Director for 31 Bits, and Candice Rusch, who recently earned her master’s degree from USC and owns her own film […]

Anthropology Students Present at Research Conference

Dr. James Huff accompanied five anthropology majors to the Santa Clara University 40th Annual Western Departments of Sociology and Anthropology Undergraduate Research Conference.  Jordan Baker, Rebecca Dattilo, Jonathan Nowlin, Jordan Gripenwaldt and Rachel Haslett were selected to present their original research to students and faculty from colleges and universities throughout the Western United States.

Katie Heemstra Receives Top Honors

Katie Heemstra is the recipient of the 2012-2013 Outstanding Student in Anthropology Award which was presented at the Awards Chapel on April 25, 2013.  This award is given in recognition of exceptional knowledge and problem solving as well as academic excellence and a commitment to service.  Katie is pictured here with her anthropology professors, Dr. […]

2013 Spring Colloquium

You are invited to the 24th Annual Social Sciences Spring Colloquium on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Great Commission Hall.  Students will present exemplary research papers in Anthropology, Sociology, History, Political Science, and Psychology.  Refreshments will be served.

Summer Study Abroad Opportunities in El Salvador, Nepal, and India

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology will host a meeting on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 4:15pm in Heath 105 to provide more information about the following study abroad opportunities: Faith-based poverty alleviation in El Salvador (4 units) Join Dr. Jamie Huff to work with Salvadoran church leaders and a faith-based non-profit organization to learn […]