Homecoming Activities Guarantee Festive Weekend

Tradition. Memories. And most of all, fun. All three of those elements combine for the 2014 Humboldt State Homecoming & Family Weekend, which features myriad events over the weekend of Oct. 3-5.

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Faculty Wildlife Department, Wildlife:

The Oregon Zoo Foundation has awarded Humboldt State’s Wildlife Department $3,984 to investigate the den-attendance of fishers and the potential impacts of timber harvest on fisher den ecology. The grant is part of the Future for Wildlife program, which protects threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems.

Faculty Marissa O’Neill and Debbie Gonzalez, Social Work:

Social Work Professors Marissa O’Neill and Debbie Gonzalez presented their co-authored research project, “Tribal and Non-tribal Agencies: A Comparison of how Social Work with Families is Conceptualized in the United States,” at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development (http://www.swsd2014.org) held in Melbourne, Australia this July. The conference attracted over 1500 social work and social development practitioners, researchers, and educators from all over the world.

Professor O’Neill and Gonzalez’ scholarship was presented alongside the work of members from the ‘University of the Arctic- Thematic Network on Social Work’ (http://www.uarctic.org/organization/thematic-networks/social-work/), an international research collaborative consisting of 18 nations with a focus on social work with families.

Student Crystal Cardenas, Andrew Harter, Michael Ross, and C.D. Hoyle, Physics & Astronomy:

Physics and Astronomy majors Crystal Cardenas, Andrew C. Harter (‘14), and Michael P. Ross published a peer-reviewed paper titled “Experimental Progress on Tests of Gravity at 20 microns” in the Proceedings of the National Conference of Undergraduate Research 2014. The paper describes research done in the Gravitational Research Laboratory, led by Professor C.D. Hoyle.