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Week of: Mar 18, 2018

Aubrey Pellicano Psychology

As part of a Colloquium Series called Psych Talks presented by SOAR (Scholars of Academic Research), Dr. Jen Maguire will be giving a talk titled The State of Basic Needs among Students at HSU and in the CSU.

The event is Wednesday, March 28 from 4-5 pm in BSS 166 with food and refreshments available at 3:30 pm.

Please email SOAR club President Natasha La Vogue, with any questions and visit the website, https://soarhsu.wixsite.com/soar for information regarding SOAR.

Hope to see you there!

Debra K Ryerson Theatre, Film & Dance

“The Oldest Student-run Film Festival in the World” to Host 51st Year
HSU Students Get Ready for Annual Event

Arcata, CA, March 15, 2018:  The 51st Humboldt Int’l Film Fest will hold its annual four-night event at the historical Minor Theatre in Arcata from April 18-21. The finalists in four categories will have two screenings nightly at 5:00pm and 7:30pm. Tickets are $5.00 from April 18-20 and $10.00 on April 21 for the Best of Fest screenings.
Since 1967, students of Humboldt State University have been producing the internationally recognized festival. The call-to-entry is open to independent filmmakers of all ages and countries for films with a running time 1-30 minutes in Narrative, Documentary, Animation, and Experimental categories. This year, 195 entries from 22 countries were submitted including films from Argentina, Spain, Japan, China, Poland, Korea, Iran, Mexico, Turkey, India, Norway, Korea, Italy, and Kosovo. Film festival classes pre-screen all entries. The films with the highest scores in all four categories compete for cash awards and Audience Favorite Awards.

Joining this year’s festival as industry judges are Patricia Cardoso, who directed Real Women Have Curves, Audience Award winner at Sundance Film Festival; Udi Aloni, Israeli-American filmmaker whose film Junction 48 won the Jury Award for Best International Narrative Feature at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival; and screenwriter, filmmaker Hal Masonberg who directed the award winning documentary Jazz Nights. They will host the second screenings nightly with a Q&A;to follow.

Tickets sold at the Minor: https://www.minortheatre.com/ Call: (707) 822-FILM (3456)
Website: http://hsufilmfestival.com/ Call: (707) 826-4113 Email:

Laurie Marx Geology

Geology Colloquium, Monday, March 26, 2018 at 5:00 PM in Founders Hall room 25.

Ian Pierce, PhD Student, Center for Neotectonic Studies, University of Nevada, Reno, presents:

“Timing of Pleistocene Glaciations near Lake Tahoe & the Search for Strike-Slip in the Northern Walker Lane.”

Peggy Stewart Politics

“The Transition to Legal Cannabis” – On March 26, the Politics Department will present the 14th Victor T. Schaub Memorial Lecture on Local Politics.

Panelists who will discuss “The Transition to Legal Cannabis” are Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director of the California Growers Association; John Ford, Humboldt County Director of Planning; Mariellen Jurkovich, Director of Humboldt Patient Resource Center; and Linda Stansberry, journalist with the North Coast Journal.

The lecture series’ namesake, Victor Schaub, was an Arcata civil attorney and professional mediator who was elected to the City Council in 1988 and served two terms, until 1996. He served as mayor from 1990-95. Victor died in 2004 at the age of 60, and the Victor Schaub Memorial Lecture series was established in his honor.

This free event will take place Monday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. in Founders Hall 118. Refreshments provided. For more information, contact the Politics Department at 826-4494 or email .

Patric Esh Associated Students

College of Professional Studies AS Mixer - Join your students, faculty, and alumni for a fantastic networking opportunity. There will be free food and drawing prizes.
The event will be in the University Lounge from Wednesday, March 28 6 - 9pm.

Patric Esh Associated Students

Budget Forum - A discussion to ask questions and find or propose solutions in response to the change of the HSU Budget for the upcoming year. Monday, March 26, 2018, 5 – 6:30 PM.

Week of: Mar 11, 2018

Joy Soll Academic and Career Advising Center

On Wednesday, March 28th the Academic and Career Advising Center will be hosting our first ever Educator Job Fair. Students can come and meet hiring authorities from many Northern California schools and districts. There will be positions that both do and do not require a Teaching Credential so students from any department may find work. Teachers/Aids/Helpers/Subs are needed all over Northern California and schools and districts are excited to meet HSU students. Please attend this event between 4p.m. and 7p.m. in KBR.

Week of: Mar 04, 2018

May Patiño Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology invites you to a talk with HSU Anthropology Alumna Dr. Jennifer Cavalari, DO, Co-Founder and Director of SELF (Sustainable Empowerment Leadership Organization), an international non-profit organization that engages with collaborative community aid projects in Honduras.

Dr. Cavalari will be at HSU on March 19, 2018 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room to discuss global medicine, anthropology in action, and opportunities for going on an international service trip.

Jennifer Cavalari is a proud alumni of the Humboldt State Anthropology program. She went on to become a physician, trained in Integrative Family Medicine. She also founded a nonprofit organization with her best friend who is a Honduran Nurse, Moika Vallecillo, who has over 10 years of experience in global health. Their nonprofit, Sustainable Empowerment Leadership Foundation (SELF), takes a very broad approach to healthy communities, including providing direct healthcare services with teams of international volunteers, mostly from North America, as well as education, microenterprises and clean water projects.

They are very interested in working with students and professionals at all levels to support their goals of creating sustainable healthy communities in rural Honduras, while also empowering volunteers and creating global citizens and young community leaders.

More more information, please contact May Patino,

Let’s Talk About the Middle East film and discussion series History

As part of the Let’s Talk About the Middle East film and discussion series, HSU History professor Dr. Leena Dallasheh hosts a screening of “As I Open My Eyes” (2015, Tunisia/France) on March 22 at 7 p.m.

The screening and discussion will take place at The Miniplex at Richards’ Goat (401 I Street, Arcata)

Free and open to all ages.

For more information, contact Leena Dallasheh, Project Director at

This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit http://www.calhum.org

Maria Teller Native American Studies

The HSU Native American Studies Department is pleased to announce the upcoming Native Pathways Speaker Series event. The event will take place Wednesday, March 28 from 2:00-4:00 pm in the Native Forum. Three graduate students from the UC Davis Native American Studies Department will present their research. The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion, “Getting in, Getting Through and Getting Done with Graduate School!” The panel discussion will be moderated by UC Davis Professor and author, Beth Rose Middleton Manning.
For presentation abstracts and more information, please see the attached posters or contact Professor Cutcha Risling Baldy at .

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