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Week of: Oct 25, 2020

Applications for 35th Annual CSU Student Research Competition Sponsored Programs Foundation

The Humboldt State Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is encouraging students to participate in the 2021 CSU Student Research Competition.

Students must submit a written summary of their research or creative presentations through InfoReady to the Office of Research by Monday, February 1, 2021. If selected, students will compete virtually through Cal Poly Pomona on April 30 or May 1, 2021.

HSU hopes to advance 10 students to the statewide competition, and is looking for competitive applications. If chosen, students will be able to represent HSU and compete for cash prizes. “See competition rules and apply”:https://humboldt.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1826923

Direct all questions to Susan Brater at (707) 845-8933 or .

Week of: Oct 18, 2020

Stephanie Steffen Biological Sciences

Dr. Adolfo Lara, Houston Health Department Laboratory, will present “Single cells to ancient networks: a case study in cnidarians”.

Dr. Lara received his PhD from the Richard Gilder Graduate School at the American Museum of Natural History where his work focused on using genomic techniques to study cnidarian (anemones, jellyfish, and relatives) neural networks. Study of these organisms could provide information about early neural network organization in the cnidarian-bilaterian common ancestor. Information for ancient neural networks serves as a foundation to pinpoint neural evolutionary changes over time.

Friday,October 23rd
12 PM (PST)

For zoom information, contact the B.G.S.A

Deserie Donae Center Activities

Center Activities gear rentals are open again! Make your appointment today to pick up your gear on either Wednesday or Friday between 12:00pm and 4:00pm. Email or call (707) 826-3357. Gear rental return dates are Tuesdays and Thursdays. All the equipment is sanitized and left in quarantine for 5 days after cleaning.
Wondering what kind of gear? There’s loads of camping equipment such as bear canisters, tents, stoves, water filters, in addition, there is wetsuits, lifejackets, kayaks, inflatable stand up paddleboards, surfboards, hammocks and so much more! Center Activities encourages everyone to get outside and recreate responsibly.

Week of: Oct 11, 2020

Stephanie Steffen Biological Sciences

Dr. Chris Lowe, California State University, Long Beach will present “Recovery of white sharks off California and what this means for coastal communities”.

There is growing evidence of population recovery of white sharks in the Northeast Pacific due to protection and recovery of adult prey. Southern California is used as primary nursery habitat for juvenile white sharks that are growing more common along coastal beaches through the summer and fall months, putting them in close proximity to large numbers of people recreating in these areas. We are studying the behavior and
ecology of white sharks along the coast of California and are using that information to educate water safety personnel and the public about sharks in coastal water and any associated risks

Date:  Friday, October 16th, 2020
Time:  12:00 PM
Via Zoom

Email for Zoom information.

Shannon Berge Academic & Career Advising Center

The Academic and Career Advising Center is hosting Internship Week, Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 23. Registration is now open for all Internship Week skillshops through https://libguides.humboldt.edu/SKILLSHOPS/ONLINE
Skillshops being offered: Research Experience for Undergrads (REUs), Alternatives to Internships, Resumes and Cover Letters, Gaining Experience as a New Transfer Student, Finding Remote Internships, How to Find a Local Internship, Cover Letter Career Chat, Finding Career-Related Community-Based Experience, Interviewing Virtually, Finding Experience Working with Animals, and an Employer Internship Panel.

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