Latest Achievements

Updates about the latest publications and other achievements by our faculty, staff and students

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Week of: Sep 08, 2019

Faculty Armeda Reitzel, Communication

Armeda Reitzel was one of 26 scholars invited to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute “Middle Eastern Millennials through Literature, Culture, and Media” at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona in August 2019. She is developing instructional materials on the Middle East for use in intercultural communication courses based on what she learned at the NEH Institute.

Student Tammy Phrakonkham, Geology

HSU geology student Tammy Phrakonkham has been selected to represent northern California at the 2019 Geosciences Congressional Visits Day (GEO-CVD) on Sept. 10-11 in Washington, D.C.
GEO-CVD is sponsored by American Geophysical Union along with other Earth science societies each year “to increase the visibility of and support for the geosciences in Congress.” During this event, participants will be given an opportunity to meet with members of the congressional delegation representing their state and with staff from congressional committees who have jurisdiction over issues related to geoscience.

Week of: Sep 01, 2019

Student Alec Cole, Peter Blickensderfer, Madi Kaisan, Theatre, Film & Dance

Congratulations to HSU Film Students whose films are finalists in the 2019 CSU Media Arts Festival. Alec Cole for his film A TEMPLE TO COMEDY. Peter Blickensderfer and Madi Kaisan for their film DANH TINH.

Faculty Young Sub Kwon, Kinesiology & Recreation Administration

Humboldt State University Human Performance Lab Director, Dr. YoungSub Kwon was invited as a keynote speaker at two different symposia and as an invited speaker at four different universities (Dongwon University, Korea Maritime & Ocean University, Pusan National University, and Dongshin University) in Korea.
He presented his research topics entitled ‘challenging traditional dietary guidelines to prevent metabolic syndrome and Global Strategy’, ‘developing norms for health-related physical fitness and conditioning’, and ‘how to be more mentally tough (Grit)’ and also worked with HSU and the aforementioned universities for Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between universities.

Week of: Aug 25, 2019

Student Luisa Segovia, Biological Sciences

Received a 2019 CSU-LSAMP at HSU Summer Research Experience Award to conduct research on immunogenetics of invasive frogs with Karen Kiemnec-Tyburczy (Biological Sciences).

Faculty Erin Kelly, Forestry & Wildland Resources

Invited talk at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan: Forestry projects under the cap-and-trade market in California. Symposium paper in the Sophia University Journal, Global Environmental Studies.

Faculty Erin Kelly & Yvonne Everett, Forestry & Wildland Resources

Co-Edited Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, an annual special issue journal. Title: The American West after the Timber Wars. (both also contributed articles to the issue).

Faculty Karen Davy, Music

Karen Davy, lecturer in the Music Department, was a contributor to an article about the renowned violin pedagogue, Kató Havas, called “A Teacher for All” in the August 2019 edition of The Strad magazine.

Faculty Amy Rock, Geography

Dr. Amy Rock was recently appointed to the American Association of Geographers’ Committee on the Status of Women in Geography. The focus of this standing committee is to monitor and promote opportunities for women, and identify outstanding mentorship within the discipline.

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