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HSU Class of 2015 adds 1,500 to Alumni List

Humboldt State held its commencement Saturday, May 16, in Redwood Bowl, with three ceremonies honoring graduates of the colleges of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, Professional Studies, and Natural Resources & Sciences. A total of 1,500 degree candidates crossed the stage to be presented diplomas and congratulated by first-year Humboldt State President Lisa Rossbacher.

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Faculty Lori Dengler, Amanda Admire, Geology:

Geology Professor Lori Dengler and Lecturer Amanda Admire presented talks at the 26th International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics in Prague, Czech Republic

Faculty Dr. Steven Steinberg, Adjunct Prof., Environmental Science & Management:

Dr. Steven Steinberg, Adjunct Professor of Geospatial Sciences, was honored by the California Geographic Information Association with the Advancement in Collaboration Award granted for outstanding application of GIS technology representing innovative, elegant, or creative techniques. The award was made at the 21st Annual CalGIS Conference in Sacramento on June 1. For more information: http://cgia.org/2015/06/2015-cgia-award-winners/.

Student Carsten Charlesworth and Kyle Herout, Biological Sciences:

Two HSU students recently won first place in their category at the 40th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. Carsten Charlesworth and Kyle Herout took first in the Cell Biology category for their presentation on the Paternal Effect Genes of C. Elegans. Their adviser on the project was Biological Sciences Professor Jakob Varkey.