Congratulations to the Class of 2021

More than 1,100 graduates participated in small, in-person commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday.

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HSU Sustainability Champions Announced »

The fifth annual Sustainability Champion Awards program honors HSU employees whose practices have deepened a culture of sustainability on campus, have furthered the integration of sustainability into academics or student life, or have reduced HSU’s environmental footprint.

Governor Proposes Funding to Transform Humboldt State »

California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a transformational investment in support of Humboldt State University’s efforts to become the state’s third polytechnic university.

“Far Less” Garners Coveted Nautilus Book Award »

“Far Less”, written by Kathy Wollenber and published by Humboldt State University Press, has been honored by the Nautilus Book Awards as a “Better Book for a Better World.”

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San Francisco Chronicle (May 2021) - Gavin Newsom’s $267.8 Billion California Budget Proposal »

Under Newsom’s plan, the University of California and California State University would get a $1.1 billion funding increase, while the state would spend $4 billion over two years to build new student housing, $433 million to help turn Humboldt State University into a polytechnic campus and $115 million to develop degrees that would not require students to buy textbooks.

KTLA 5 (May 2021) - Newsom Proposes $268 Billion State Budget »

On Friday, Newsom detailed his ambitious $267.8 billion budget that would include hundreds of millions of dollars to transform HSU into a polytechnic university.

EdSource (May 2021) - Gov. Newsom Proposes to Make Major Investments in Higher Education »

The plan also would provide significant funding to convert Humboldt State University into the CSU system’s third polytechnic campus.

SFGate (May 2021) - On California’s River Otters: ‘The Cutest Vicious Devils You’ll Ever See’ »

River otter expert and enthusiast Jeff Black, a professor with Humboldt State University’s department of wildlife who has been monitoring river otter numbers for decades, said the public needn’t be overly concerned about otter attacks.

The New Yorker (May 2021) - Climate Anxiety Makes Good Sense »

The worry over climate change and the future that it will bring.

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