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The Great ShakeOut is coming. The Humboldt State community will join millions of people worldwide who have registered to take part in the earthquake drill at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Three days before the grand opening of the Humboldt State Third Street Gallery, director Jack Bentley and a group of Humboldt State student curators are working feverishly but wearing a calm demeanor.
The next remarkable talk in the “My Favorite Lecture” series is set for 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13 at the Plaza Grill View Room in Arcata. It is free and open to the public, and a reception begins at 6 p.m.
Taking time to focus on health and wellness can make a big difference for college students. At Humboldt State, there are a number of ways for students to explore well-being, including the innovative new Brain Booth in the University Library.
Humboldt State’s Waste Reduction and Resource Awareness program is hosting its inaugural Zero Waste Conference, Oct. 14 and 15; a convention for engaged citizens looking to create active change in waste and consumption practices. The event is free and open to the public.
When California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB 1747, a bill to expand support for programs tackling hunger among college students, a dedicated group at Humboldt State University knew they had played an important part.
Sensory Evaluation & Service is the third of four courses in the From Vine to Table Wine Studies Certificate series being offered through HSU’s eLearning and Extended Education Program.
Humboldt State University has released its annual crime report for 2015 under a federal law known as the Clery Act.
The latest publication from Humboldt State University Press, “Võ Phiến and the Sadness of Exile,” describes the life and work of one of the most respected writers in the Vietnamese diaspora, Võ Phiến.
The community is invited to a ceremony and reception for distinguished Hupa-Yurok artist George Blake, who is receiving an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters to be conferred by the California State University and Humboldt State University.
Students interested in how communities interact with their environment have a new opportunity to earn an undergraduate and master’s degree in five years.
HSU presents a Filmmaker’s Showcase highlighting films by emerging student filmmakers, on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, in the Van Duzer Theatre. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. Parking is free on campus on Friday nights.
During the past summer, HSU’s First Street Gallery closed its doors, moving two blocks south to a new location. Along the way, the gallery changed its name to the Humboldt State University Third Street Gallery.
Communication Professors Laura Hahn and Michael Bruner on the factors and events that have influenced our current obsession with food.
Hundreds of Humboldt State University students, alumni, family, and friends are gearing up to show their HSU spirit and celebrate HSU’s Homecoming & Family Weekend, Oct. 5-8.
NBC News Correspondent Kerry Sanders is coming to Humboldt State University as part of the Journalism Department’s Hadley Lecture Series. Sanders is fresh off the campaign trail covering Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at their party national conventions.
Humboldt State University has been named the 12th top public school in the west by the U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Colleges rankings.
Humboldt State Social Work senior Morgan Burris has been given a California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Humboldt State University graduate student Keith Parker was one of 20 recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, a program of the Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation that recognizes environmental scholars.
Humboldt State students can take safety into their hands with the new Rave Guardian app, a free piece of software that enables a smartphone to boost personal safety.
Have your bike gears suddenly stopped shifting, making you extra sweaty on your commute to campus? Or maybe your brakes have been getting looser, making you worried about riding through busy intersections.
After a two-year restructuring process, Humboldt State’s highly regarded Geospatial Certificate Program, offered by the College of eLearning & Extended Education (CEEE), is back and has been reborn online.
Members of Strategic Edge Athletics Consultants will be on campus Sept. 13-14 to gather ideas from the campus community and the public about HSU’s Intercollegiate Athletics program. One of the goals is to align the program costs with the available resources.
Humboldt State is ranked No. 53 out of 634 master’s degree-granting universities by the national College Guide, which was published recently by Washington Monthly Magazine.
In an effort to get people outside and moving and help them reconnected with nature, Humboldt State is putting a call out to the community to help win the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge.
A Humboldt State University program that encourages low-income and first-generation students and students with disabilities to pursue higher education, is set to expand after earning a grant from the United States Department of Education.
Humboldt State begins the 2016-17 Academic Year with the Fall Welcome in the Van Duzer Theatre (campus map) at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17.
Read the full text of President Lisa Rossbacher’s Fall Welcome address online.
It’s County Fair season again and, for the 18th consecutive year, Humboldt State University is partnering with the Redwood Coast Tsunami Work Group to host the Earthquake-Tsunami Room at the Humboldt County Fair.
Humboldt State University begins the 2016-17 academic year on Aug. 22. Parents sound off on what the HSU community should know about the incoming class.
Richard Boone, Professor of Ecosystem Ecology in the Department of Biology and Wildlife and the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), will join Humboldt State University as the next Dean of the College of Natural Resources & Sciences. His appointment begins July 25, 2016.
HSU Facilities Management has been busy on a number of projects this summer to improve safety, convenience, and learning opportunities on campus. Returning students may notice some changes on campus, and all students should benefit from the improvements.
Professor Emeritus Jerry Partain, who helped establish Humboldt State’s Forestry bachelor’s degree and turn the program into a longstanding success, died on July 4 at the age of 91.
Humboldt State’s latest Fulbright scholar will take her expertise to the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago in January to study and encourage inclusivity for people with disabilities in sports and recreation; and in higher education.
Humboldt State welcomed more than 70 new tenure-track faculty, temporary faculty, and staf members at the annual Fall Welcome.
Each year’s freshman class brings with it countless individual stories, personalities, and backgrounds. Stepping back a bit, here’s a look at some data about Humboldt State’s freshman class.
College students face significant barriers when it comes to accessing federal food assistance programs because of outdated state and federal requirements. Aligning the criteria can make it easier for students to get food assistance.
Northern California teachers will gather at Humboldt State University on July 29 for the second annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning and networking that is open to all California PreK-12 teachers, teacher candidates, school administrators and other educators.
Humboldt State University will hold a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting at 4 p.m., Friday, June 17 on the UC Quad. Members of the University community and the public are invited to attend.
WOODS HOLE, MASS. — This spring, Humboldt State University student Andrew Musgrave (’19, Marine Biology) will sail 2,600 nautical miles from Pape-ete, Tahiti to Honolulu, Hawaii to study the effects of environmental change on remote Pacific reefs.
If you’re an avid runner, logging dozens of miles every week and you happen to be over 65, odds are you’re burning oxygen at nearly the same rate as a runner in her 20s.
Humboldt State University Press is releasing its latest publication, Maasai Dictionary, on May 19. This book of translations from English to Maa (the language of Maasai peoples of Kenya and Tanzania) was compiled by Charles Richmond, circa 1940 during his time in the backcountry of Kenya colony, East Africa.
Ponder the power of yoga in prisons, the globalization of gaming, a call to make data democratic, and more in a series of short talks that promise to expand intellectual horizons.
A deep-water seaweed, some of which grow in depths of over 200 meters in clear tropical oceans, are the earliest diverging lineage of green algae and the oldest known multicellular green plant, according to a new study co-authored by Humboldt State University Associate Dean and Biology Professor, Rick Zechman.
The following message was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office.
The California State University applauds the governor for making degree completion a top state priority. Significant progress has been made to boost degree completion rates and the CSU remains committed to reaching even more ambitious degree completion goals and closing the achievement gap among low-income and underserved students.
Humboldt State University celebrated the graduation of more than 1,700 students in three ceremonies in Redwood Bowl.
The following was provided by the California State University’s Chancellor’s Office.
(May 3, 2016) –– “The California State University is pleased the California Faculty Association (CFA) Board of Directors and membership have ratified the Tentative Agreement. The Tentative Agreement will now be considered by the CSU Board of Trustees at the May 24-25 meeting.”
From model watersheds to robotics tables that can lead to intense Lego competitions, students at Zane Middle School in Eureka are set to take advantage of design projects from Humboldt State student engineers.
Humboldt County “home-grown” takes on a whole new meaning in Viticulture 101, the second of four courses in From Vine to Table: Humboldt Wine Studies Certificate Program being offered through HSU’s College of eLearning and Extended Education.
With the end of the semester near, students from the Waste Reduction and Resources Awareness Program are partnering with local thrift stores to help students as they move out of residence halls.
In 2015, Humboldt State produced only 1.06 pounds of trash per employee and .27 pounds per student, well under the goals set by the California State Agency Reporting Center of 10.7 pounds per employee and 1.9 pounds per student. This report is one of the recent updates to HSU’s Strategic Plan, available online.
Humboldt State University’s Class of 2016 takes the stage in Redwood Bowl for three commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 14.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has named Humboldt State University student Tina Sampay the best student columnist in the southwest for colleges and universities with an enrollment of under 10,000 students.
Humboldt State University’s accounting and finance program, part of the School of Business, has been endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession.
Marie Campfield’s recent painting, “Child’s Skull, Kandahar Province,” is part of the prestigious Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Exhibition at the Museum of American Illustration in New York City in May. Campfield is the first Humboldt State student to have work accepted in the competition.
Nearly 700 people voted in the recent Associated Student elections, or a total of 8.4 percent of the 8,210 eligible voters. Voters overwhelmingly supported Jonah Platt for A.S. president, giving Platt, who ran unopposed, a total of 611 votes.
Looking to take some of the confusion out of moving off campus? Humboldt State University’s Housing & Residence Life Office hosts an off-campus housing fair with local property management companies on Monday, April 25 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Great Hall. All HSU students are invited to attend this free informational meeting.
A recently completed study has found that Humboldt County’s average death rate for female breast cancer, 1990-2010, has been higher than death rates for women with breast cancer in the rest of the state, but that these differences are relatively small.
Three distinguished faculty members—Tim Bean, Jeffrey Kane, and Meredith Williams—have been selected as recipients of the 2016 McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars Award.
Selected for exhibiting potential in a specific field, each faculty member will receive $1,500 to assist his or her program of creative activity, scholarship, or research. This year’s recipients will be formally honored at a reception where they’ll deliver short presentations of their research.
The HSU community is invited to explore human’s relationship to animals in a social and humanitarian context at the Critical Animal Studies symposium from Monday, April 25 through Friday, April 29. The events are free and open to the public and take place across the HSU campus.
The California Center for Rural Policy (CCRP) at Humboldt State University and the Breast and GYN Health Project (BGHP) are hosting a series of public forums this spring to share findings of their collaborative study examining differences between breast cancer survival rates in Humboldt County and the rest of state.
Please Join the Redwood Coast Energy Authority and Schatz Energy Research Center to celebrate the Grand Opening of nine new public electric vehicle charging locations on the North Coast Electric Vehicle Charging Network. The ribbon cutting will be held on Thursday, April 28 from 12pm to 1 pm at St. Joseph Hospital located at 2700 Dolbeer Street, Eureka.
Humboldt State University announced its Outstanding Students 2016-2017 at award ceremonies on April 14.
Humboldt State’s Associated Students begins its online election on Tuesday, April 19. Students are asked to vote on executive level officials, college representatives, and student representatives to the University Center board.
Humboldt State University’s third annual IdeaFest features research, performances, and projects from HSU students and faculty.
The distinguished artist George Blake (Hupa-Yurok) will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, to be conferred by the California State University and Humboldt State University. Blake was nominated by CSU Trustee Hugo N. Morales, who cited Blake’s role in the resurgence of Native California traditional cultural life since the 1970s.
Humboldt State University has been recognizing the achievements of alumni since 1960 when it launched its annual Who’s Who Award. Distinguished alumni are individuals recognized as leaders in their fields, and/or outstanding contributors to their community, nation, or Humboldt State University. Here are this year’s winners.
The White House honored a Humboldt State student on Thursday for her efforts to prevent sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at colleges through a grassroots campus organization.
The following statement was released by the CSU Chancellor’s Office: There is hope that talks between the California Faculty Association and the California State University may avert a five-day, systemwide strike on all 23 campuses scheduled to begin April 13.
The following message was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office.
California State University and California Faculty Association leaders will hold a joint news conference call for news media to announce a tentative agreement on a reopened contract between the university administration and faculty union.
Humboldt State continues to implement priorities outlined in its Strategic Plan. News and updates about progress are posted on the strategic planning website, and recent items include:
Today the California State University announced it has reached a tentative agreement with the California Faculty Association (CFA), resolving a year-long dispute over faculty salaries and averting planned strike activity next week by the CFA. Under the tentative agreement, which must be approved by the CFA Board of Directors, ratified by CFA members and approved by the CSU Board of Trustees, all faculty unit employees will receive 10.5 percent in general salary increases over a three-year period (fiscal years 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18). If the tentative agreement is approved and ratified, faculty unit employees will receive a 5 percent general salary increase on June 30, 2016, a 2 percent general salary increase on July 1, 2016, and a 3.5 percent general salary increase on July 1, 2017. The agreement also includes a 2.65 percent service salary increase for all eligible faculty unit employees in fiscal year 2017-18.
It’s a basic coming-of-age story about a Mexican-American girl whose family lives a small one-bedroom house. But when read to a group of fourth graders in a Del Norte County classroom, “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros became a catalyst for cultural mindfulness.
Humboldt State University is taking a big step toward reducing its food waste with the introduction of a broad food waste program that promises big results.
Since 1964, Humboldt State has honored outstanding faculty. Here are recipients of the 2015-16 Distinguished Faculty Award.
North Coast State Sen. Mike McGuire named Humboldt State’s California Center for Rural Policy (CCRP) Executive Director Connie Stewart as Humboldt County Woman of the Year.
Milt Dobkin, who taught Speech, founded the Humboldt State College forensics team, and served as Vice President of Academic Affairs, passed away on March 10 at the age of 94.
Humboldt State University is pleased to share that a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by former employee Dan Pambianco. This settlement ends a time-consuming distraction in which HSU asserts claims were false and lacked evidence.
Eight HSU students have been selected to participate with students around the state in the California State University’s 30th Annual Student Research Competition.
Arcata Police have arrested Justin F. Patrick, who allegedly sexually assaulted an HSU student and assaulted an HSU staff member today. His arrest followed an intense search by both Arcata Police and University Police.
HSU’s men’s and women’s basketball teams head into the post season with the women taking on Cal State Eastbay in Hayward, Calif., on Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. Men face off against Monterey Bay in Lumberjack Arena, also on March 1 at 7 p.m.
Humboldt State men’s basketball edged Cal State Monterey Bay, 64-61, Tuesday in Lumberjack Arena to advance in the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.
If you’ve ever harbored dreams of becoming a sommelier, making wine from your own grapes, or building a successful wine brand, HSU’s College of eLearning and Extended Education has developed a four-part intensive seminar series with your future in mind.
A study in Uganda by Humboldt State University researchers will explore what happens after people make the switch from kerosene lamps to solar-powered products and how flexible financing influences adoption of off-the-grid technology.
Associated Students is seeking candidates as it readies for the 2016 online student elections, April 19-21.
So you graduated with a ceramics degree at HSU, now what? A new career curriculum developed by HSU liberal arts faculty helps students to answer that question and to parlay a well-rounded Humboldt State student experience into professional success.
The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office.
Possible California Faculty Association Strike Frequently Asked Questions
Students and faculty in HSU’s Department of Theatre, Film, & Dance won several top awards in the regional competition at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Denver. The winners include the student nominee who will represent the region in the Kennedy Center’s national awards in April.
Access to Humboldt State University’s track in Redwood Bowl will be reduced as interim repairs are carried out and a replacement process gets underway.
A former Humboldt State University student was arrested for a sexual assault that occurred in December 2015 in an east campus parking lot. University Police officers arrested the student on Saturday, Feb. 13. The student was booked in the Humboldt County Jail.
Humboldt State is among the country’s first universities to accept Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Eligible students, faculty, and staff can now use Electronic Benefits Transfer cards to purchase food at the College Creek Marketplace.
Humboldt State can save energy and reduce emissions by powering down ventilation systems, switching off office equipment and take other steps that will have cause minimal disruption and be generally unobtrusive.
HSU authors and their works will be celebrated at the 2nd Annual HSU Authors Celebration and Reception on Friday, February 12, 2016, from 3-5 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the library, outside the Library Fishbowl. The event is free and open to the public.
The following message was provided by the Cal State Chancellor’s Office.
March 2 is the priority deadline for current and prospective students to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) or California Dream Act application to be considered for financial aid for fall 2016. The FAFSA application is free and can be completed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students who qualify for an AB540 nonresident tuition exemption can file the California Dream Act application online at www.caldreamact.org.
Alec Howard knew next to nothing about gardening. As a Humboldt State student now, he’s focused on sustainability, greening up campus with his “HSU”-shaped community garden and growing a community along the way.
How does a species move from “endangered” to “non-threatened” status and what are the implications of that move? Ecologist and conservation biologist Dan Doak will discuss the recovery of imperiled species in the annual Lamberson Ecology Lecture, a free public event on Friday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m.
Social commentator and comedian Felonious Munk is coming to Humboldt State University to talk social justice and new media.
His discussion is among several events marking Black Liberation Month, which celebrates and highlights African American achievements and important milestones throughout U.S. history.
In the first in-depth study of the virus’s impacts on bird populations, Wildlife professor emeritus T. Luke George and a group of researchers discovered the disease killed millions of birds—many more than previously thought—and had a major, and sometimes persistent, impact, on bird populations.
From organic produce to specialty foods, the North Coast region is known for its focus on locally produced products. But how accessible and sustainable is healthy food in Humboldt County? Experts will gather at HSU for a daylong symposium to probe these questions and look at how food systems affect local citizens.
Humboldt State University is one of 44 colleges nationwide selected for a First-Year Experience pilot program coordinated by the Association of American State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).
Humboldt State’s cutting-edge program to prepare the next generation of stem cell and regenerative medicine professionals has received a major boost.
With a focus on global issues and studying abroad, International Education Week returns with keynotes from a renown expert on African affairs, a talk with the U.S. Ambassador to Senegal, and a study abroad fair on the Quad. All this and more is part of International Education Week, Feb. 15-19.
Humboldt State University received more than $7 million in charitable support in 2014-15, including a $1 million gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation and a $220,000 bequest for the University Library.
Longtime HSU faculty member Kathryn Corbett died earlier this month at the age of 99.
Coming to primetime: Your neighborhood Steller’s jays.
PBS’ “Natural Born Hustlers” recently featured Steller’s jays from the HSU campus among other animals that rely on mimicry, disguise, and trickery to thrive in the wild. The pgoram is a three-part wildlife documentary in the station’s long-running “Nature” series.
Ten staff members were honored for their outstanding dedication, experience, and skill at Spring Welcome, Friday, January 15 in the Kate Buchanan Room. Here are this year’s winners of the Staff Recognition Award:
Humboldt State University received a record number of applications for the fall 2016 semester.
The following message was provided by the Office of the President:
To the University community:
I am delighted to share the news that Dr. Alexander Enyedi will be joining Humboldt State University on January 11 as our Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Students, Faculty, and Staff at Humboldt State area pitching in to spread holiday cheer throughout the community. Here’s a few ways HSU is making a difference this season.
Victor Golla, Humboldt State University Professor of Anthropology, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
Humboldt State University has pledged support for the White House American Campuses Act on Climate demonstrating Humboldt State’s commitment to carrying out sustainability goals and supporting strong action on climate change by world leaders.
Humboldt State students are collaborating with a New Mexico-based artist to install a multicultural mural that will adorn the west-facing wall of the University Center. Prominently visible from the quad, the mural depicts the cultures of traditionally underrepresented students from the HSU community.
The Humboldt State Lumerjacks take on the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats in the second round of the NCAA Division II Championships. Kick off is at 11 a.m. PST, in Maryville, Mo.
Growing up in Bangkok, Thailand, Gritidach Manakitivipart (Matee) wasn’t exposed to the opportunities beyond the urban environment and to life sciences at school. “That wasn’t really promoted as a career as much as it is in the U.S. Even so, I was still very interested in nature,” says Matee.
Today, he’s not just pursuing his love of nature as a Wildlife major at Humboldt State. He’s also being recognized for his research on a small, relatively unstudied songbird.
Members of the HSU community feel safe on campus and are pleased with the level of police presence, but feel the University Police Department could do a better job communicating its preparedness to handle emergency situations and the services the department offers, according to a UPD survey.
With GIS Day, Humboldt State’s Geospatial Club wants to educate the campus about the advantages of mapping technology. The club hosts GIS Day in the Library Fishbowl on Wednesday, Nov. 18, starting at 3:30 p.m.
HSU scholars and authors have new tools to share their academic works. With the launch of the Humboldt State University Press, faculty and students will have access to a broad range of options for publishing print and electronic materials.
A small fishing boat swept into the ocean by the 2011 tsunami off the coast of Japan washed ashore two years later in the coastal Northern California town of Crescent City, about 350 miles north of San Francisco.
Humboldt State University hosts the annual Campus Dialogue on Race (CDOR), Nov. 2-6, with workshops that explore modern forms of racism, multi-ethnic identities, civil disobedience, and more.
Humboldt State University welcomed hundreds of families and alumni to campus for Homecoming & Family Weekend, Oct. 8-11. Here’s a look back at the Clubs Fair, Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally, Tailgate Party, and of course, the Big Game.
A potential revolution is unfolding on out-of-the-way logging roads. Foresters and researchers are innovating unique ways to make use of forest residues—low quality trees, tree tops, limbs, and chunks that formerly would have been left in slash piles and burned, or worse, left to rot.
Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt State NOW has been profiling our new tenure-track faculty. In this final edition, we introduce Professor Paola Rodríguez Hidalgo, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, who lived most of her life in Madrid, Spain and specializes in Astrophysics.
Since 1992, students have organized Indigenous Peoples’ week as a response to Columbus Day, which takes place annually on Oct. 12. This year, Humboldt State University’s Indigenous Peoples Student Alliance (IPSA) and Indian Teacher Education and Personnel Program (ITEPP) clubs host the 22nd annual event from Oct. 12 to 16.
Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt State NOW will be profiling our new tenure-track faculty. In this edition, we introduce Professor Maria I Iturbide, Dept. of Psychology, who specializes in adolescent well-being, and Professor Tony Silvaggio, Dept. of Sociology, whose expertise includes environmental sociology.
Local firefighters and law enforcement officers are benefiting from a fitness program developed by Kinesiology Professor Young Sub Kwon. Read about it in the fall edition of Humboldt magazine.
Humboldt State is launching a new campaign this year to recognize the philanthropy of staff, faculty, and retired employees who make a difference on campus, in our community, and around the world.
A partnership between HSU and the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is saving the campus money and reducing carbon emissions one light bulb at a time.
It’s game on for a group of Humboldt State students who are competing against 15 other universities nationwide. The game is “Kill The Cup,” and campus culture indicates the HSU squad might be the favorite in this field.
Humboldt State University will recognize Native American Day this Friday, Sept. 25. The day honors Native American cultures and contributions to the State of California.
Where there are cars, there is pollution. And when it rains, oil and other residues left behind on roads and parking lots are swept off the surface and deposited in wastewater systems virtually untouched.
Thanks to a $1.4 million grant secured by the City of Arcata in collaboration with Humboldt State and the Northern Humboldt Unified School District, environment-friendly technology is addressing that problem throughout town.
Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt State NOW will be profiling our new tenure-track faculty. In this edition, we introduce Professor Joshua R. Zender, School of Business, whose expertise includes government accounting, and Professor Kauyumari Sanchez, Dept. of Psychology, whose prior teaching includes a stint in New Zealand.
Painting a generally optimistic picture of local businesses, a new report released by Humboldt State’s School of Business and Humboldt County Workforce Development Board (WDB) details how business owners feel about their performance, now and in the near future, and the overall business environment in Humboldt County.
Humboldt State University has suspended the Chi Phi fraternity as it investigates possible violations of the student code of conduct. During the suspension, the fraternity will not be allowed to recruit new members or to use campus services that are available for recognized student organizations.
The Humboldt State University Department of Mathematics welcomes Professor Federico Ardila from San Francisco State University and the University of the Andes in Colombia to deliver a lecture on the use of high-dimensional geometry to move robots efficiently from one position to another. The talk will also look at high-dimensional “spaces of possibilities”. Mathematicians have studied these kinds of spaces and have developed “remote controls” to navigate them in their complexity. This talk will describe these techniques, and show their implementation. It will be accessible to a general audience, and assume no previous knowledge of the subject.
Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt State NOW will be profiling our new tenure-track faculty. In this edition, we introduce Amber M. Gaffney, Dept. of Psychology, a researcher of social identities and influence, and Tyler Stumpf, School of Business, whose research has included hotel and tourism business management in Pacific Island countries.
Already recognized by the White House as a leader in preventing sexualized violence on campus, Humboldt State University is one of 27 universities in the nation to receive funding under an $8.5 million Dept. of Justice grant competition to enhance victim services and develop programs to continue addressing sexualized violence.
Derrick Smith, the final suspect involved in a campus paintball gun shooting incident in July, has turned himself in, according to University Police.
Citing a broad research capability and access to unique natural environments, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Humboldt State No. 15 for public regional universities in the Western United States. HSU ranks No. 57 on the full regional ranking, which includes public and private universities. The announcement comes as the news organization publishes its annual Best College Guidebook.
Shayne Sines, a senior in Liberal Studies Elementary Education, is the recipient of the 2015 CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. The HSU senior is earning a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, a major that meshes with his passion for giving back. “Some of the most rewarding moments of my life are helping others to learn, and I have found that I’m good at it,” says Sines.
Fog is as much a part of Humboldt County as the redwoods. In fact, with their unusual ability to take in water through both roots and needles, redwoods directly benefit from the mist-laden air.
Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt State NOW will be profiling our new tenure-track faculty. In this edition, we introduce Professor Melanie Michalak, Dept. of Geology, whose expertise is in tectonic geomorphology, landscape evolution and geochronology, and Professor Troy Lescher, Dept. of Theatre, Film, & Dance, who holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts from Texas Tech University.