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By WENDY GROVE | November 11, 2008
“Genes: A Guide to Human Prehistory” will be presented by 2008 Glendale Community College Distinguished Faculty Award winner Eric Johnston at noon Thursday in Kreider Hall. Johnston has been an anthropology instructor at the college since 1992. His lecture will cover the tools that genes provide for understanding the distant human past, the movement of populations to the far reaches of the Earth and how this information influenced archaeology and physical anthropology.
FEATURES
By Michael Arvizu | October 10, 2009
Glendale Community College on Thursday hosted a lecture on the anthropology of ?Star Wars? and ?Star Trek.? Can you see my grin? Daryl Frazetti, an anthropology and biology professor at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., gave the talk. According to campus e-mails, the talk focused on the politics, religion, identity, technology, the cultural role of the individual and the anthropological concept of ?race? that is inherent in both franchises. Of course, I can speak about ?
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By Lyda Truick | November 3, 2010
La Cañada resident Dr. Debra Grubb, a.k.a. Debra Austin, is a part-time paleoanthropology enthusiast, former obstetrician and philosopher. And if that wasn't enough syllables for you, she's an author of a provocative novel titled "Daughter of Kura. " Set in Africa around the dawn of Homo erectus nearly 2 million years ago, the story provides a fascinating sociological perspective of a tribe called the Kura. Three generations of women, Chirp, Whistle and Snap, sit as matriarchal leaders to a peaceful hunter-gatherer collective.
NEWS
August 18, 2001
Alecia Foster NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- A scholarship at Glendale Community College has been established in memory of a former professor. The Mark A. Doyle Memorial Scholarship was named after the social sciences professor who taught anthropology, sociology and gerontology courses. Doyle, who died in July, also was a decorated World War II veteran and community volunteer. He taught at Glendale College for 33 years. The scholarship will be given to an outstanding GCC student who will be transferring to an accredited university or college to purse a degree in anthropology, sociology, gerontology or related social science.
NEWS
September 5, 2002
On its first full day of the fall 2002-03 semester, 15,580 students were enrolled in the college credit program at Glendale Community College on Wednesday. The student turnout was a 9% increase over last fall's enrollment. Late registration at the college will continue into next week. Freshman Jeff Nguyan, 18, got to campus at 6 a.m. to make sure he would get a parking spot for his 10:45 a.m. computer information systems course. "I want to go home already.
NEWS
October 10, 2013
The Glendale Police Department's SWAT team undertook a two-hour training exercise Wednesday in a vacant building at Glendale Community College that is slated for demolition on Monday. Crews will destroy the Los Robles building that once housed the college's culinary arts program to make way for a 90,000-square-foot, three-story structure that will house the culinary arts and anthropology departments, as well as computer and writing labs. The new building will be roughly 18,000 square feet bigger than the college's largest structure - the 71,800-square-foot library.
FEATURES
By Rachel Kane | October 18, 2006
Cheryl Yamashita stood next to the sea-lion habitat and watched the mammals glide through the water. "On a hot day, this is where you want to be," Yamashita said, pointing down at a sea lion swimming on its back. "You want to be in the water with them." As a touring docent at the Los Angeles Zoo, Yamashita, 62, of Glendale, gets to visit with all her favorite animals and share her knowledge of them with students. For 18 years, she's been coming to the zoo on Tuesday mornings for a little over an hour to put on her khaki uniform and spread the word about animal conservation, information and care.
NEWS
October 11, 2002
Applications are being accepted for the Glendale Community College Study Abroad Program with courses offered in upcoming semesters. Classes will be in Thailand, Paris, Bali, Ireland, England/Scotland and Austria during the winter, spring and summer of 2003. The Study Abroad Program provides students with an opportunity to experience a better awareness of other parts of the world while taking college-credit courses. This winter, students may take Math 136 (statistics)
NEWS
July 26, 2001
Tim Willert SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- Mark Anthony Doyle, a civic-minded Glendale resident who taught sociology at Glendale Community College for more than three decades, died Tuesday at Glendale Memorial Hospital of complications from heart disease, his son said. He was 78. Doyle was a decorated Army veteran who served in World War II, fighting in several significant battles in the European Theater, including D-Day, the Liberation of Paris and the Battle of the Bulge, son Matt Doyle said.
NEWS
December 22, 2001
Karen S. Kim NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Piece by piece, funding for Glendale Community College's Cimmarusti Science Center is coming together. The latest piece, in the amount of $400,000 of federal funding, has been secured by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Glendale). The amount still needs to be approved by President Bush. The funding was approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday by a vote of 393-30. "I think it's an absolutely wonderful and important undertaking by Glendale College," Schiff said.
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By Lyda Truick | November 3, 2010
La Cañada resident Dr. Debra Grubb, a.k.a. Debra Austin, is a part-time paleoanthropology enthusiast, former obstetrician and philosopher. And if that wasn't enough syllables for you, she's an author of a provocative novel titled "Daughter of Kura. " Set in Africa around the dawn of Homo erectus nearly 2 million years ago, the story provides a fascinating sociological perspective of a tribe called the Kura. Three generations of women, Chirp, Whistle and Snap, sit as matriarchal leaders to a peaceful hunter-gatherer collective.
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By Michael Arvizu | October 10, 2009
Glendale Community College on Thursday hosted a lecture on the anthropology of ?Star Wars? and ?Star Trek.? Can you see my grin? Daryl Frazetti, an anthropology and biology professor at Western Nevada College in Carson City, Nev., gave the talk. According to campus e-mails, the talk focused on the politics, religion, identity, technology, the cultural role of the individual and the anthropological concept of ?race? that is inherent in both franchises. Of course, I can speak about ?
NEWS
By WENDY GROVE | November 11, 2008
“Genes: A Guide to Human Prehistory” will be presented by 2008 Glendale Community College Distinguished Faculty Award winner Eric Johnston at noon Thursday in Kreider Hall. Johnston has been an anthropology instructor at the college since 1992. His lecture will cover the tools that genes provide for understanding the distant human past, the movement of populations to the far reaches of the Earth and how this information influenced archaeology and physical anthropology.
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