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Michael Kauffmann (‘12, M.S. Biological Sciences), adviser for Humboldt State’s Redwood Science Project, has published Conifers of the Pacific Slope, a contemporary field guide for identifying Pacific Slope conifers.
In biology, some creatures are simply evolutionary oddities. Take the aardvark, for example, or the duck billed platypus—animals with distinct, unusual features that make them unique in the mammal world.
Lucia Boyer picked up the tiny jellyfish with tongs and dunked it into a bath of liquid nitrogen. With the cauldron still smoking and sizzling, she transferred the frozen organism into a freeze dryer, where low temperature and a vacuum would eventually transform the ice directly into gas.
In celebration of Humboldt State University’s centennial year, HSU’s First Street Gallery in Old Town, Eureka presents a faculty and staff exhibition showcasing artists who currently teach and work in Humboldt State’s Art Department. The exhibit will display a wide range of themes, styles and media August 20 through September 15.
Humboldt State University’s family-geared 100th Birthday Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 4-7 p.m. on the Arcata Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.
Humboldt State University’s yearlong Centennial Celebration kicks off Saturday, Aug. 24, with a 100th Birthday Festival on the Arcata Plaza from 4-7pm. The free event is hosted by the Arcata Chamber of Commerce, Arcata Main Street and the City of Arcata.
Humboldt State University’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are Clifford Allenby (‘59, Economics, Psychology), Ellie Cachette (‘06, Political Science), Robert Henry (‘67, Social Science) and Rick Rosenthal (‘67, Zoology).
Jon Dohlin (’92, Biology) remembers the moment Hurricane Sandy struck the New York Aquarium vividly. Shortly before 8 p.m., an 11-foot storm surge hit the Coney Island complex, engulfing the entire building with salt water.
Humboldt State has been named a top vegan friendly school by peta2, the youth animal rights program at PETA.
Gregory Manata knows firsthand the kind of difference just one teacher can make.