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The 50,000-year-old Neanderthal stands in the Anthropology lab ready to be studied. Named

‘Neander-Paul’ gives students a glimpse into history of humans

December 23, 2019

The Anthropology Department acquired a full-size, nearly complete Neanderthal over the summer. The departm...

Revelations about a 19th Century San Francisco Mummy

Arnoldo Fernandes, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

UC Davis Anthropology Professor Dr. Jelmer Eerkens hosted a presentation in the Recital Hall on April 24 about a young mummy who was found buried in San Francisco when workers were renovating a home. The homeowner’s daughters decided to name the mummy “Miranda Eve” until anthropologists found out the mummy’s real n...

Dr. Anna Goldfield explains her PowerPoint slides to the audience in WINN 150.

Professor illustrates comic-style textbook for classes

April 13, 2018

The last event for March’s celebration of Women’s History took place on March 22 at the Winn Center,...

Achievement in the anthropology department appreciates her dedication and hard work.

Anthropology student wins national award

February 21, 2018

A 19-year-old anthropology major received the Student Award for Leadership, Creativity, and Community...

Students gather at The Sacramento History Museum's table to learn about Sacramento's past at the Anthropology Expo at Cosumnes River College on Oct. 27.

Local anthropological society showcased at expo

October 30, 2017

The annual Anthropology Expo was hosted by Cosumnes River College this year and featured different ven...

Event on campus celebrates it's love of anthropology and Darwin

Event on campus celebrates it’s love of anthropology and Darwin

February 18, 2017

“Anthro Day of Love” was a celebration combining Charles Darwin’s birthday, Anthropology Day and ...

Anthropology department holds annual celebration for Darwin

Omar Chan, Staff Writer

February 14, 2015

Faculty and students alike came together as the anthropology department held their annual birthday celebration on Feb. 11 for the man that fathered the idea of evolution through natural selection, Charles Darwin. Darwin is known for formulating his ideas based on his findings in the Galapagos Islands, off the western coast...

Anthropology professors (from left to right) Amanda Paskey, Shannon Mills and Anastasia Panagakos receiving the award for their work in campus diversity.

Anthropology Department wins 2014 Stanback-Shroud Diversity Award

September 23, 2014

Cosumnes River College’s anthropology department was “surprised and honored” with the 2014 Stanback-Shroud...

Anthropology department seeks to make education fun and exciting

Anthropology department seeks to make education fun and exciting

May 12, 2013

Attendance has shown that anthropology is a popular class to take for fulfilling general education requirements....

Students network through their love of anthropology

Students network through their love of anthropology

April 25, 2013

Over 150 years have passed since the times of the Gold Rush in California, yet pieces of that past an...

Piecing together a history of Old Sacramento

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 13, 2013

In a tucked away classroom on the southeast end of campus, Cosumnes River College anthropology major Marcos Martinez picks up a ceramic artifact, studies it and places it into a plastic bag. Martinez, 20, picks up his Sharpie and starts writing on the bag, cataloging it for future reference. He and a few other select students...

Antropology Expo ‘not to be missed’

Tracy Gilkerson, Connection Staff

October 19, 2011

The Los Rios College community will hold its 10th annual Los Rios Anthropology Expo at Cosumnes River College on Oct. 28. “This is an annual event that rotates around the four Los Rios campuses,” said CRC’s Anthropology Professor Amanda Wolcott Paskey. “Here at CRC we have regularly offered classes in cultural anthropology,...

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