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Week of: Jun 17, 2018
Artwork by 2018 Graduates on Display at Third Street Gallery »

Humboldt State University Third Street Gallery presents Dog Summer: Young Alumni-2018, on exhibit from July 1 through Sept. 2. The exhibition features works by the 2018 graduates from Humboldt State’s Art Department. The title of the exhibition takes its name from the Chinese zodiac.

Week of: Jun 10, 2018
Retired HSU Professor’s Love of Science Inspires $154,000 Gift »

Humboldt State Biology students who plan to pursue a graduate degree will soon have significant support from a scholarship established to honor retired HSU Professor James F. Welsh’s dedication to teaching.

Week of: Jun 03, 2018
How Do Ticks Survive Between Meals? Vitamins »

One Pacific Northwest tick is quite the survivor.

HSU Joins Effort to Create New Student Housing »
Week of: May 27, 2018
KHSU to Help Test Earthquake Early Warning System »
Death Valley Tests Outdoor Leadership »

Located in Eastern California and stretching into Nevada, Death Valley is known to be the hottest place in the world and the driest spot in North America, receiving an average of fewer than 2 inches of rain a year.

Week of: May 20, 2018
State-of-the-art Ocean Chemistry Monitoring Comes to Humboldt Bay »

Humboldt Bay is now home to one of the most advanced ocean chemistry monitoring instruments in the world.

Week of: May 13, 2018
HSU Basketball’s Kindall Murie Awarded NSF Fellowship Grant »
Dedication of the Schatz Center West Wing »
Investigation of Pepperwood Hall Incident Continues »
Week of: May 06, 2018
Students Win Top Awards at CSU Research Competition »

HSU students took home awards at the 32nd Annual California State University Student Research Competition at CSU Sacramento.

California State University Responds to Governor’s May Budget Revision »

The following is from California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! »

Humboldt State University celebrated the graduation of more than 1,900 students in three ceremonies in Redwood Bowl.

Week of: Apr 29, 2018
HSU Announces Hundreds of Thousands in Scholarships »

Humboldt State University has already awarded about $425,000 in scholarships for the next academic year, providing financial support to hundreds of incoming and current students.

New After Hours Space for Study »

Students wishing to study late into the evening and early morning have a new option on campus.

Donation Dash Reduces Waste on Move-Out Day »

Humboldt State University’s Donation Dash is making moving out a lot greener.

Fifty Years of Community Engagement and Service Learning »

For 50 years, Humboldt State’s Youth Educational Services (Y.E.S.) has engaged with the community, growing from a single, student-initiated youth tutoring program to 14 volunteer programs that give students an opportunity to learn while addressing community issues.

HSU Caps off Year with Three Commencement Ceremonies »

Humboldt State University’s Class of 2018 takes the stage in Redwood Bowl for three commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12.

Week of: Apr 22, 2018
Meet Our 2018 Distinguished Alumni! »

Humboldt State University has been recognizing the achievements of alumni since 1960 when the University launched its annual Who’s Who Award. This year, we celebrate six alumni who have been recognized as leaders in their fields and have been outstanding contributors to their community, nation, or Humboldt State University.

HSU Press Presents Bilingual Children’s Book »

The kids will love what? That’s the question that an emu asks a music teacher in a new bilingual, children’s picture book authored by Peter Jain and illustrated by South Bay & Pine Hill Elementary School students.

New Options Save Students $1 million in Books Since 2016 »

Humboldt State University faculty have saved students $1 million in textbook costs since 2016 by adapting their teaching materials and classes.

Week of: Apr 15, 2018
Earth Week Events Highlight Environment and Social Justice »

Humboldt State University joins universities and colleges around the country to celebrate Earth Week, a series of campus events leading up to Earth Day on Sunday, April 22. Events are free and open to the public.

An Unprecedented Look at CSU Students’ Food and Housing Insecurity »

It’s a startling and important pair of statistics: 42 percent of California State University students experienced low food security, and 11 percent reported being homeless at some point during the previous year.

California State University Will Not Increase Tuition in 2018 »

Chancellor Timothy P. White seeks proper state funding in the best interests of California’s future.

Week of: Apr 08, 2018
Clothing Closet Outfits Students with Professional Wear »

As the semester nears an end, the Academic and Career Advising Center (ACAC) will offer free, gently used clothing to students launching their careers and looking for summer jobs and internships.

HSU Budget Cuts Spending, Prioritizes Classes and Student Support »
HSU to Close Third Street Gallery »
CR and HSU host North Coast Homelessness & Housing Insecurity Summit, April 25 »

College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University will host the North Coast Homelessness & Housing Insecurity Summit on April 25, 2018.

Humboldt State’s Outstanding Students of 2018 »

Humboldt State University’s Outstanding Students of 2018-2019 were honored at an awards ceremony April 11. Congratulations to all the winners!

Memorial Grove Established at HSU »

Humboldt State University has designated an area on the eastern portion of campus as memorial grove, which will be a place to celebrate the lives of those who were a part of the HSU community.

Faculty and Student Honored for Creative Scholarship »

Humboldt State University faculty members—Native American Studies Professor Cutcha Risling Baldy, Psychology Professor Amanda Hahn, and Geology Professor Melanie Michalak—have been selected as recipients of the 2018 McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars Award.

Week of: Apr 01, 2018
For 50 Years, Teaching Children and Learning from Them »

At first glance, the Swetman Child Development Laboratory (CDL) looks like a typical preschool with children playing with toys and creating art in a classroom. Unlike a regular preschool, it’s a hive of teaching and learning for children, staff, and Humboldt State University students and faculty.

Poetic, Vivid Exploration of North Coast History »

Local author, poet, and educator Zev Levinson explores the colorful history, rich diversity, and stunning geography of the North Coast through a blend of lyrical poetry and archival photography in his new book, Song of Six Rivers, published by Humboldt State University Press.

World’s Oldest Student-run Film Festival Returns »

Billed as the world’s oldest student-run film festival, the 51st Humboldt International Film Fest returns April 18-21 to the Minor Theatre in Arcata.

Week of: Mar 25, 2018
Students Head to System-wide Research Competition »

Twelve Humboldt State University students have been selected to represent the campus at the 32nd Annual California State University Student Research Competition, May 4 and 5, at Sacramento State.

Major Construction, Relocation Coming to Campus »

Humboldt State University’s campus will soon undergo significant changes with a $34 million seismic retrofit on the Library and Theatre Arts buildings, scheduled to be completed by Fall 2019.

11th Annual California Indian Big Time & Social Gathering »

Humboldt State University will host the 11th annual California Indian Big Time & Social Gathering on Saturday, April 7, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in HSU’s West Gym. The event is free and open to the public.

Week of: Mar 18, 2018
HSU Does it Again! Student Heads to National Theater Arts Competition in D.C. »

For the fifth consecutive year, an HSU Theatre Arts student is heading to Washington, D.C. for a prestigious theater competition.

Oh SNAP! Receives $77,000 Grant to Expand, Add Food Program Services »

Dedicated to helping food insecure students, Humboldt State University’s Oh SNAP! program will receive a $77,000 grant from the California State University (CSU).

Sustainable Futures Speakers Series: ‘Restoring Redwood Forests in a Changing Climate’ »
Week of: Mar 11, 2018
Professor’s Dangerous Rescue Effort Earns Coast Guard Honor »

HSU Mathematics Professor Chris Dugaw was recently awarded a Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Medal for his role in a dangerous, stormy, nighttime rescue in the forest in 2016.

Donate Meal Plan Points, Help Other Students »

At the end of each semester, some students find they have extra meal plan points that they haven’t used to purchase food on campus. Now, those points can be put to good use: helping other students.

Week of: Feb 25, 2018
Spanish-language Radio Programming to Reach More Listeners »

Humboldt State University’s new Spanish-language public radio programming is expanding its reach to most of the North Coast.

Week of: Feb 18, 2018
Schatz Center Receives $5M Grant for Airport Microgrid »

A cutting-edge clean energy microgrid is coming to Humboldt County’s regional airport.

Humboldt State Recognized Again for Peace Corps Service »

More than 850 Lumberjacks have served in the Peace Corps, including 31 currently volunteering worldwide – showing an ongoing commitment to volunteering, communities, and the environment.

Week of: Feb 11, 2018
It’s the 20th Annual International Latino Film Fest! »

The 20th Annual International Latino Film Festival will be held February 27 and 28, and March 1 at the Mill Creek Cinema in McKinleyville, 6 – 10:20 p.m.

A Place for Resources, a Resource About Place »

The HSU Library will celebrate its new Special Collections research space on March 1. The grand opening, featuring distinguished guests and speakers, marks an opportunity for current and future research related to Humboldt County.

Week of: Feb 04, 2018
HSU President Appointed to Lead Native American Initiative »

Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher has been appointed to lead an initiative to increase the number of students from Tribal Nations who enroll and graduate from the California State University system.

Professor Helps Leads CSU Study on Student Hunger, Homelessness »

A major study on student food insecurity and homelessness affecting students in the 23-campus California State University system was released recently as the CSU held a conference addressing the topic on Feb. 7-8 at CSU Sacramento.

Homeless Students’ Photography to Show Life and Strength »

With cameras in hand, homeless college students in Humboldt County will capture their experiences through a new Humboldt State University photo project.

$50k Grant Will Support Community College Transfer Students »

The financial future is brighter for students who transfer to Humboldt State from California community colleges.

Week of: Jan 28, 2018
Zero Waste: Learning to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Redesign »

The HSU Zero Waste Conference invites the community to explore interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability on Feb. 9 and 10. This year’s theme is “Beyond Barriers: Imagining Our Zero Waste Future.”

Students Raise Money for Disaster Relief in Mexico and Puerto Rico »

A Humboldt State community of students, staff, and local businesses helped distant communities rebuild structures and their lives following natural disasters.

Week of: Jan 21, 2018
Schatz Microgrid Project Wins International Energy Award »

A groundbreaking renewable energy project led by Humboldt State University’s Schatz Energy Research Center won the 2018 Project of the Year Award for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Integration at the annual DistribuTECH conference held this week in San Antonio, Texas.

Food Recovery Efforts Gain Recognition »

From recycling to donating leftovers, Humboldt State has been lauded for wasting less and recovering more food through a multifaceted approach that involved several departments across campus.

Black History Month 2018 Kicks Off in February »

A community leader behind a food revolution in urban areas will help Humboldt State celebrate and recognize African-American achievements throughout U.S. history.

Week of: Jan 14, 2018
Debate Team has a Way with Words »

Students recently made Humboldt State history: HSU’s debate team competed on the world stage for the first time ever.

“It was nerve-wracking and exciting. I’ve competed regionally but never at this level, and didn’t know what to expect,” recalls Social Work graduate student Ruby Aguirre-Gutierrez.

Real-World Experience By Exploring the Universe »

Two HSU students recently had internships that gave them the chance to explore the far reaches of space.

Week of: Jan 07, 2018
Donors Give $6.6 Million to Support HSU Students and Programs Students »

With an endowment reaching record levels and strong support from donors, it was an impressive year for giving at Humboldt State University.

Week of: Dec 10, 2017
Humboldt State-based Small Business Development Center Expanding with $1.3 Million Grant »

Effective Jan. 1, the Norcal Small Business Development Center program will take over the leadership of the Northeastern SBDC territory to become the 5th largest SBDC network in the country.

Week of: Dec 03, 2017
HSU Mourns Loss of Student Erin Henry »

Today we learned of the loss of Humboldt State student Erin Henry. We want to express our deepest sympathies to her family, friends, colleagues, and the faculty and staff who knew her. We ask you to keep her loved ones in your thoughts and comfort each other during this time.

Week of: Nov 26, 2017
$300K Federal Grant Funds New Suicide Prevention Program »

Humboldt State is improving access to mental health support with a new effort to prevent suicide and educate the campus community.

Creature Comforts: Dog Therapy for Finals Week »

Exams got you stressed? Students in the throes of finals are invited to de-stress with therapy dogs in the HSU Library lobby on Monday, Dec. 11 from 1-2:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 6:30-8 p.m.

Week of: Nov 19, 2017
Workplace Safety in the Cannabis Industry »

As Jan. 1 legalization of cannabis nears, many questions remain about the future of California’s recreational cannabis industry. As part of ongoing research into the industry, The Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research (HIIMR) has invited a prominent occupational health researcher to speak at HSU on November 30, 2017.

Supporting Students by Supporting Faculty »

Faced with changing student demographics and needs, Humboldt State recently launched the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL)—a clearinghouse of resources designed to support faculty and ultimately help them become more effective teachers.

Week of: Nov 05, 2017
Humboldt State Recognized for Sustainable Campus and Curriculum »

Humboldt State University has been recognized as a top performer in the 2017 Sustainable Campus Index.

Week of: Oct 29, 2017
Special Council Created to Focus on Augmenting the Teacher Workforce »

The following was released Nov. 2 by the Humboldt County Office of Education:
The Humboldt County Office of Education (HCOE), Humboldt State University (HSU), and community representatives have formed a council to focus on the demand for teachers and other education related positions here in Humboldt County.

New Tool Helps Explain Campus Budget »

Humboldt State’s budget information is now easier to access and understand, thanks to a new online tool introduced recently by the University’s Budget Office.

Week of: Oct 22, 2017
The Math and History Behind House Representation »

How many seats in the United States House of Representatives does each state get?

To answer that question, Charles Biles, award-winning Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Humboldt State University, examines the math and politics that have shaped government and power from the founding of the country to the modern day.

Humboldt Minds in a Harvard Forest (Video) »

In a forest 3,000 miles away, two Humboldt State students explored the ecological mysteries of seedlings and leaves for a prestigious internship through Harvard University.

Week of: Oct 15, 2017
Humboldt Magazine Fall 2017: The Photo Issue »

For years, Humboldt magazine has told you the story of Humboldt State, using plenty of words. This time, we show you the University from a more visual perspective, and with far fewer words.

Ethnic Studies Leader to Address 19th Dialogue on Race »

The Campus & Community Dialogue on Race, now in its 19th year, invites students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members to present and attend programs that relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance.

Big Thinking and Partnerships Boost Research Awards »

Over the last year, Humboldt State faculty and students had a chance to do everything from hunt rare fungi to study the impact of the state’s drought on wildlife, thanks to more than $71 million in grant funding administered and secured by HSU.

Week of: Oct 08, 2017
HSU Releases 2017 Clery Act Crime Report »
HSU Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Week »
President Signs Letter Urging Congressional Action on DACA »

Humboldt State President Lisa A. Rossbacher has signed a letter asking congressional leaders to find a legislative solution to support “Dreamers,” people qualified for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

Drop, Cover and Hold: The Great California Shakeout »

Get ready for the Great Shakeout. The Humboldt State community will join millions of people worldwide who have registered to take part in the earthquake drill at 10:19 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Smarter, Easier Way to Navigate Complex Road to Graduation »

A new tool will allow Humboldt State students to create a detailed four-year plan, helping them avoid roadblocks, and graduate on time—or even early. The tool also helps the University plan ahead with classes and curricula, hopefully increasing HSU’s graduation rates.

Campus Groups Collecting Donations for Sonoma and Napa Fire Victims »

The Humboldt State University community is leading donation drives to help victims of the Sonoma and Napa county fires.

Week of: Oct 01, 2017
Spanish-language Public Radio Gives Community a New Voice »

In 2008, when Fernando Paz was a student at Humboldt State, he was driving a group of immigrants who had been swept up in a local immigration raid. They were heading south to San Francisco to take care of legal matters. Paz remembers the mood in the car was somber—until they heard Spanish-language programs on the radio.

‘1 in 10’ Campaign Raises Awareness of Students with Special Needs »

One in 10. That’s the estimated number of people in the United States who have a disability, and it’s a statistic that has inspired a new campaign at Humboldt State.

Week of: Sep 24, 2017
It’s Time to Apply to Humboldt State University »

Oct. 1 marks the beginning of the priority application period for students who want to attend Humboldt State University in Fall 2018.

Survey Finds Most Seniors Positive About Their HSU Experience »

More than 80 percent of seniors evaluated their HSU experience as “good” or “excellent,” and said they would “probably” or “definitely” choose HSU again, according to the results of the most recent National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).

A New Online Tool for Student Wellbeing »

When students arrive at Humboldt State, they may not realize the resources that are available to help them stay healthy and well. They may not even know that they can now easily seek help on a variety of topics, from financial wellness to making friends.

Week of: Sep 17, 2017
Bike Sharing Comes to Humboldt State »

Humboldt State University, in conjunction with the city of Arcata, launched the Zagster bike share service to help students, staff, and faculty get around campus and town while reducing their carbon footprint.

More than $100,000 Donated for Green Internships »

A fund that provides students hands-on learning experience and supports HSU’s goal of being a climate positive campus just received a major boost.

Overcoming Hardships, Student Honored by the CSU »

Zahra Shine led a difficult childhood, suffering neglect, abuse, poverty, and mental health issues.

Week of: Sep 10, 2017
HSU a Top Public School in the West »

Humboldt State University has been named a top University in the West by the U.S. News & World Report.

New Online Class for Families Demystifies the College Experience »

Humboldt State students are familiar with web-based classes, but now the parents and other family members of students have an online class all their own.

Week of: Sep 03, 2017
HSU Supports Dreamers »

The following is a message from HSU President Lisa A. Rossbacher:

Acclaimed Mathematician to Speak at HSU »

The HSU Department of Mathematics welcomes Dr. Ken Ono, the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics at Emory University, to deliver the 70th semi-annual Harry S. Kieval Lecture on Tuesday, September 12.

HSU to Defend Outdoors Champ Title »

Crowned the nation’s “outdoorsiest” university last year, Humboldt State is set to defend its title in the fourth annual Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, which runs Sept. 18 through Oct. 15.

New Tutoring Hub Opens Doors to More Students »

With the start of the fall semester, HSU is revitalizing the Learning Center in the University Library, creating a centralized hub of tutoring with longer hours and more services for students seeking academic support.

Week of: Aug 27, 2017
HSU Named a Top Master’s University for Second Straight Year »

Humboldt State was ranked No. 39 out of 632 master’s degree-granting universities by the national College Guide published recently by Washington Monthly magazine.

Wildlife Pioneer Honored with Endowment »

As a former Green Diamond Resource Company wildlife biologist and Humboldt State professor, Lowell Diller made important contributions to forest and wildlife management in Northern California during his lifetime.

Week of: Aug 20, 2017
HSU Ranked among Best Colleges in the West »

Humboldt State has been named one of the best colleges in the West by The Princeton Review.

HSU Signs Letter of Commitment to Paris Agreement »

Humboldt State University has signed on to a statement of support for the principles and targets of the Paris Agreement. The letter is from mayors, governors, university leaders, and businesses from across the country.

College Readiness Program gets $1.3 Million Grant »

A Humboldt State University program that helps local high school students enroll and succeed in higher education has been notified it will receive a grant of $1.3 million over five years from the Department of Education.

$1 Million Grant for STEM Initiative »

Humboldt State University is expected to receive $1 million from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to continue the University’s support of underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) majors.

Week of: Aug 13, 2017
Join HSU Astronomers for Monday’s Solar Eclipse [Video] »

Humboldt State University’s Department of Physics & Astronomy hosts a special eclipse viewing on Monday, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the public and takes place on the HSU Events Field, located at 17th and B streets in Arcata.

HSU Welcomes New Staff and Faculty »

Humboldt State welcomed more than 100 new tenure-track faculty, temporary faculty, and staff members at the annual Fall Welcome.

HSU Sustainability Efforts Earn Gold Rating »

Humboldt State University has earned a STARS gold rating in recognition of its sustainability efforts and achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

Meeting on Racism and Safety Unites Arcata »

In an effort to address diversity and inclusion in the community, City of Arcata officials, Humboldt State community members, and representatives of local businesses and nonprofits have come together to develop concrete plans for making Arcata a safer and more welcoming environment.

Welcome Home to Humboldt! [Video] »

Thanks for helping to make move-in day a success!

Week of: Aug 06, 2017
HSU to Hold Emergency Drill at Residence Hall Aug. 8 »

Housing & Residence Life at Humboldt State University will hold an emergency simulation Tuesday, August 8 to test campus and community response teams.

Welcome to Humboldt State! »

Humboldt State is welcoming back students for the Fall Semester.

Week of: Jul 16, 2017
Humboldt State Joins California Teachers Summit, July 28 »

Northcoast Educators will gather at Humboldt State University on Friday, July 28, for the third annual California Teachers Summit. The event is a free statewide day of learning and networking that is open to all California PreK-12 teachers, teacher candidates, school administrators and other educators. Taking place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., the summit convenes in HSU’s Goodwin Forum (download a campus map).

HSU’s Trumpet Consort von Humboldt performs at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art »

Humboldt State University’s Trumpet Consort von Humboldt just returned from a unique performance with baroque natural trumpets that were common in 17th century England.

Week of: May 28, 2017
HSU Program Gets Kids Into the Art Studio »
Week of: May 07, 2017
Historical Look at a Steel Industry Giant »

Humboldt State University Press is pleased to announce its newest publication, “American Prometheus: Carnegie’s Captain, Bill Jones,” a historical memoir of Captain Bill Jones, whose inventions and innovations transformed America’s steelmaking industry.

Power of Print: Journal Gives Students a Voice of Their Own »

Watching a grandmother’s birthday party via Skype seems like a quotidian action. Not to HSU student Marissa Lisette Sánchez, who writes: Lo que no saben es lo especial que mi abuelita es para mí (“They do not know how special my grandmother is to me”).

Week of: Apr 30, 2017
HSU to Go Smoke, Tobacco-Free Sept. 1 »

Humboldt State University will join other California State University campuses in becoming a smoke and tobacco-free campus beginning Sept. 1.

Students Can Save Big with HSU’s Summer Session »

HSU students who sign up for summer classes can save $500 on registration fees by registering for at least six units.

HSU Grants Posthumous Certificate of Achievement to David Josiah Lawson »

Humboldt State University has granted a posthumous Certificate of Achievement to David Josiah Lawson, a 19-year-old student who died on April 15.

HSU Caps off Year with Three Commencement Ceremonies »

Humboldt State University’s Class of 2017 takes the stage in Redwood Bowl for three commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 13.

Trees Tell Complicated Climate Change Story in Southwest Alaska »

In the face of climate change, white spruce trees at the highest elevations in southwest Alaska are responding to increased temperatures with positive growth, while lower elevation trees appear to be experiencing reduced growth and susceptibility to attacks by spruce beetles according to a new study recently published by HSU faculty and alumni.

Week of: Apr 23, 2017
Loss of Student David Josiah Lawson [Archive] »

The following is an archive of campus messages and Arcata Police Department press releases surrounding the death of HSU student David Josiah Lawson.

Greening Up Your Move Out »

Local charities are set to take advantage of would-be trash as hundreds of students prepare to move out of campus residence halls and donate tons of household items, and office and school supplies.

Week of: Apr 16, 2017
New Diversity Office Exec Director Appointed »

Dr. Cheryl Johnson will be the next Executive Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Coming Together for Support »

The Humboldt State community gathered last Thursday to celebrate the life of 19-year-old student David Josiah Lawson, who was killed on Saturday, April 15. The Kate Buchanan Room was overflowing, with many people standing and others listening on speakers just outside.

Week of: Apr 09, 2017
Students Grab Top Prize In Global Interdisciplinary Modeling Contest »

Three Environmental Resources Engineering Students flexed their modeling and urban planning skills to win a slew of awards at the 2017 Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling, which took place in January. Results were announced April 7.

IdeaFest Showcases Research and Projects »

Humboldt State University’s 2017 ideaFest features research and projects from HSU students and faculty on Friday, April 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the University Library.

HSU Honors 2017 Distinguished Alumni »

Humboldt State University’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award winners are Kellie Johnson (’93, Political Science), Ken Pimlott (’88, Forest Resource Management), and Michael T. Rains (’68, Forestry Management, ’71 Watershed Management).

Here’s to Our Outstanding Students! »

Humboldt State University announced its Outstanding Students 2017-2018 at an award ceremony on April 12.

The World’s Tallest Tree (on a College Campus) »

Humboldt State University’s northern California campus is home to the tallest tree on any college campus anywhere in the world. This was confirmed by HSU Forestry Professor and renowned tall tree expert Steve Sillett and his graduate students who have painstakingly measured and mapped the major limbs of this impressive 240 foot Sitka spruce.

Reduction in Childcare Services »

Humboldt State University informed parents today that it will need to make reductions to childcare services beginning in May.

Week of: Apr 02, 2017
Students Usher in Consent Culture to Campus Residence Halls »

This fall, Humboldt State University is taking a groundbreaking step by becoming one of the nation’s first universities to have residence halls dedicated to preventing sexualized violence and supporting survivors and their allies.

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