Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond and the University Senate have selected Eugene Novotney, Jeffrey Black, Justus Ortega, Maral Attallah and Ken Fulgham as the Distinguished Faculty award recipients for 2013-14.
Hundreds gathered on the UC Quad Thursday for a remembrance event in the early afternoon, and later for a candlelight vigil. The gatherings marked one week since the I-5 bus accident in which 10 perished and more than 30 were injured.
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Student B.J. Malekzadeh, Business:
Business student B.J. Malekzadeh recently took second place in the Business Future Four Regional Competition in Chico, Calif. April 11. The other schools competing were Chico State, Sonoma State and Sacramento State. Malekzadeh from won for his innovative idea that proposes a better tourniquet than what is currently available for civilian and military use. He got this idea while serving in the military.
Faculty Lori Dengler, Geology:
Geology Professor Lori Dengler will present the Berkeley Lawson Lecture at the University of California, Wednesday April 16 5:30 p.m. in the Banatao Auditorium of Sutardja Dai Hall (CITRIS). More information at
Student Jesse Hoskins and Jennifer Alejo, Politics:
Jesse Hoskins and Jennifer Alejo were named the first- and second-place recipients, respectively, of the Kalb-Haston Awards, whose cash prizes totaled $1,250. These awards are funded by HSU alumnus David Kalb and Bruce Haston, a former HSU political science professor. They recognize students who have demonstrated personal commitment and leadership by taking an active role in student government, particularly through the Office of Associated Students.