Humboldt State Asked to Plan for Consideration to Be State’s Third Polytechnic

The California State University has asked Humboldt State University to undertake a self-study toward becoming designated a polytechnic.

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Student’s BLM Artwork Shines in National Spotlight »

This October, Humboldt State senior Melanie Zhao was named a winner in Zumiez' "Stand Up Campaign," a nationwide contest for activism in the arts.

Minecraft: Humboldt State Edition »

In a higher education landscape that’s largely gone virtual in response to the global pandemic, the HSU community has a new option: exploring the Humboldt State campus in the digital world of Minecraft.

Students May Be at More at Risk for Hunger and Homelessness During COVID-19 »

As the COVID-19 pandemic bears down on the country for a 10th consecutive month, college students are facing even greater challenges in meeting their basic needs.

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Eureka Times-Standard (Nov 2020) - ‘A game changer’: Humboldt State ponders becoming third Cal Poly »

“Designation and recognition of HSU as a polytechnic university would make your campus increasingly attractive to students from around California and beyond, creating a robust and stable student body at the undergraduate and graduate levels,” CSU chancellor Timothy White wrote in a letter dated Friday to HSU president Tom Jackson.

Observer Reporter (Nov 2020) - Political Experts Weigh in on 2020 Election in Cal U. Forum »

Psychology Professor Amber Gaffney weighs in on polls, which she believes underrepresent rural voters.

The World (Nov 2020) - ‘A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety’: Coping Strategies for Young Activists »

Climate change is disrupting lives and causing deep anxiety, especially for the young people organizing to address it. A new book lays out strategies to help Generation Z activists address climate-fueled anxieties and envision a resilient future.

Energy Central (Nov 2020) - Should PG&E revamp its transmission system or embrace microgrids? »

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority, a coalition of local governments in and around Humboldt county, has decided to build a new micro-grid. The coalition is collaborating with the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University to make it happen.

My Fitness Pal Blog (Nov 2020) - Why Cycling Makes Walking Easier as We Age »

Researchers at Humboldt State University noted that declined walking performance is a key determinant of chronic disease and premature death among older adults.