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New HSU President Lisa Rossbacher’s First Day

Humboldt State University’s new President, Lisa Rossbacher, arrived on campus July 14. Her first day was busy, spent walking the campus and meeting with members of the University community. She also completed regular first-day activities like getting her key card and employee ID.

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Faculty Barbara Clucas, Wildlife:

Wildlife faculty member Barbara Clucas has published a paper in the academic journal “Urban Ecosystems” titled “How much is that birdie in my backyard? A cross-continental economic valuation of native urban songbirds.” The study presents the first attempt at estimating the economic value of enjoying common native urban songbirds in Seattle, Wash. and Berlin, Germany.

Student Club Molly Shea, Wildlife:

Molly Shea (‘16, Wildlife) recently represented HSU at the Collegiate Sports Sustainability Conference in Boulder, Colorado, where the Waste Reduction and Resource Awareness Program was presented with an award for its high diversion rate in the 2013 Game Day Challenge. The Game Day Challenge is a national competition to promote waste reduction at university and college football games. Shea is coordinator for R.O.S.E., the Reusable Office Supply Exchange on campus.

Faculty Steven Martin, Environmental Science & Management:

Professor Steven R. Martin of the Dept. of Environmental Science & Management, has contributed research to Wallethub.com’s list of the Best and Worst Cities for Recreation. The website rates cities on categories such as quality of public parks, number of coffee shops per capita, and more. Cincinnati is listed by Wallethub as being the city overall for recreation, while Newark, NJ, is listed as the worst, or offering the fewest or lowest-quality amenities.

For more information, visit http://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-recreation/5144/.