HSU Students Create University’s Second Supercomputer

Humboldt State students are building the university’s second supercomputer—a highly powerful machine that will support hands-on research in a variety of disciplines.

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Improved Facilities Welcome Students »

HSU students will take advantage of upgraded facilities across campus. Here’s a look at the work that happened during summer.

HSU Student Presents Seed Studies at Prestigious Research Program »

When Megan Bishop talks about botany, terms like chasmogamous and cleistogamous roll off her tongue as if she was discussing her weekend plans. In fact, this past summer, she may have been.

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Faculty Jianmin Zhong, Andre H. Kurlovs, Jinze Li and Du Cheng, Biological Sciences:

Biological sciences faculty member Jianmin Zhong and students recently published a paper in the scientific journal PLOS ONE examining Rickettsia, antibiotics and ticks. Andre H. Kurlovs, Jinze Li and Du Cheng were co-authors. The paper is titled “Ixodes pacificus Ticks Maintain Embryogenesis and Egg Hatching after Antibiotic Treatment of Rickettsia Endosymbiont.”

Student Facilities, Humboldt State University:

Humboldt State recently made “Sierra” magazine’s list of most environmentally responsible schools in the country. The eighth annual ranking, compiled by the Sierra Club’s magazine, includes schools that lead the way in green programs and initiatives.

Faculty Barbara Clucas, Wildlife:

Wildlife faculty member Barbara Clucas has published a paper in the academic journal “Urban Ecosystems” titled “How much is that birdie in my backyard? A cross-continental economic valuation of native urban songbirds.” The study presents the first attempt at estimating the economic value of enjoying common native urban songbirds in Seattle, Wash. and Berlin, Germany.