Daily Archives: November 19, 2015

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From students to scientists: Paid research experience for STEM

For science, technology, engineering and math majors at Citrus College, finding an opportunity to gain experience and earn a stipend may be only an application away. Project director Marianne Smith, Ph.D., provides STEM students with research opportunities in a real-world work environment through the Summer Research Experience program. “We developed this program so we could…

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Studying on an empty stomach

Food insecurity is a scary reality for some higher education students. The stigma surrounding food insecurity often makes it difficult to discover how many students are paying the price of choosing education over having enough money to eat. According to Feeding America, a non-profit organization of a nationwide network of food banks, an estimated that…

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Part-time professor, full-time educator

The president for the part time teacher’s union at Citrus College lost in the Nov. 4 elections to be a governing member of the Glendora School Board. There were only two positions open and four candidates running for Glendora School Board position, but astronomy professor Linda Chan was the only candidate to be endorsed by…

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‘Epiphany’ production heads home to Norway

With the fall of the final curtain, playwright and Citrus College history professor, Bruce Solheim, Ph.D. feels like the family created during “The Epiphany” production is breaking up. “There’s this great joy that you get from having done a good job but then there is also a sadness you get from having to go your…