Entries by Cheryl Jensen

Dr. Vince Gil Collaborates with the University of California, Irvine, on their Medical Humanities Initiative

Dr. Vince Gil has been invited to be a collaborator in a novel program initiative at the University of California, Irvine. The Provost’s Office at UCI has begun a “Medical Humanities Initiative” along with significant funding to bring together the arts, humanities, and schools of medicine to further research, develop curriculum, and projects that will […]

Honor Society Induction Ceremony

The Anthropology & Sociology Department inducted students into their respective honor societies on November 13, 2014. Inducted into the Lambda of California Chapter of Lambda Alpha, the National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology, were Savannah Cornelison, Hayley Flowers, Elysia Foraker, Arielle Lamech, Joshua Hummel and Alissa Kasper. Inducted into the Alpha Zeta of California Chapter […]

California Sociological Association Conference

Sociology majors Joshua Hummel, Xanic Fernandez, Shannon Little, Araceli Bravo, and Mayra Ramos along with faculty advisors Dr. Ed Clarke and Dr. Hien Park attended the 2014 California Sociological Association Conference on November 15. Josh Hummel presented his research Analyzing Put-Down Language within a Christian Community.

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. […]