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State Makes Historic Investment in HSU’s Polytechnic Plans

California Governor Gavin Newsom and the State Legislature have agreed on a new state budget with a historic $458 million investment in Humboldt State University’s effort to become Northern California’s first polytechnic institution.

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Kamome goes to the Olympics »

NBC Sports will air a documentary about the boat Kamome, a small boat ripped from Japan in the March 2011 tsunami that beached in California’s northern Del Norte County two years later, as part of their Olympic Games coverage on Sunday, August 1st at 9 a.m. on NBC stations throughout the country.

San José State Football Returns to HSU »

Humboldt State will welcome back the San José State University football team for training and practice ahead of the start of their 2021 season. SJSU athletes, coaches, and staff have all been fully vaccinated and will continue to observe general safety practices while at HSU.

HSU Receives University-wide Accolades in Accreditation Review »

Humboldt State has once again received distinction from the WASC Senior College & University Commission (WSCUC) commending the University’s comprehensive and strategic service to students.

Kelp is on the Way »

Humboldt State University (HSU) is expanding and diversifying its seaweed research farm in Humboldt Bay to include bull kelp this summer. With the help of HSU students, researchers aim to inform future decisions about commercial aquaculture and conservation efforts.

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Waterland Blog (Jun 2021) - Highline College honors Humboldt State University President as Distinguished Alumnus »

From first-generation college student at Highline College to president of Humboldt State University in Northern California, Dr. Tom Jackson knows a thing or two about what it takes to succeed in college.

WalletHub (May 2021) - Average Car Insurance Cost »

Professor Ramesh Adhikari on the average cost of car insurance.

Gizmodo (May 2021) - A Shark, Eating a Squid, Eating a Lobster, in One Fossil »

Allison Bronson, a Zoology instructor, comments on research that describes three creatures left their mark in time in an extraordinarily well-preserved fossil in Germany.

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.

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