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Week of: Jan 25, 2015
School of Business Makes Big Changes, Gets Stamp of Approval » What started as an effort to change the way HSU’s School of Business taught business has led to a big next step–accreditation.
Week of: Jan 18, 2015
HSU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop Below 1990 Levels » Electricity use accounts for nearly one quarter of the greenhouse gas emissions generated at Humboldt State, while transportation emissions from business travel, commuting, and solid waste disposal are responsible for over one third of the total. Those are two of the key findings from a comprehensive inventory of HSU’s greenhouse gas emissions, recently prepared by HSU’s Office of Sustainability.
Week of: Jan 11, 2015
Humboldt State Wins National Waste Reduction Competition » Humboldt State University topped over 50 universities across the country in the 2014 Game Day Challenge, a national competition that encourages waste reduction at university and college football games.
Week of: Nov 23, 2014
Humboldt State University Helps Lead Push for Fossil-Free, Greener Investing » Humboldt State University is moving aggressively to green up its endowment, taking a leadership role in higher education by further divesting from fossil fuels and adopting a broad definition of socially concerning sectors to be avoided. Significantly, the effort involves targeting mutual funds.
Week of: Oct 26, 2014
ERE Program Awarded Grant to Look at Waste Management Alternatives » A solid waste research management proposal put forward by Humboldt State’s Environmental Resources Engineering program is one of three submissions selected for funding by the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF).
Week of: Sep 21, 2014
Alumni Team Up On Founders, Gist Energy Updates » Think of Founders Hall as you might consider a classic car. Since it was first constructed in 1920, the venerable structure has undergone a variety of remodels, including paint jobs and bodywork. Still, its restoration to cherry condition remains incomplete.
Week of: Sep 07, 2014
‘Becoming California’ Premieres in September » In California a new story of environmental change is emerging. It is a story that tells how nature and civilization are no longer adversaries but partners, together creating healthy environments amid vibrant economies.
Humboldt State Participates in Global Climate March » Humboldt State University will join a global climate march Sept. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. on the HSU campus.
Week of: May 25, 2014
Donation Dash Reduces Campus Waste » This May the HSU Sustainability Office and the Waste Reduction & Resource Awareness Program (WRRAP) hosted Donation Dash, an annual event designed to reduce waste generated by students moving out of the residence halls.
Week of: May 11, 2014
Redefining Waste: Upcycled Projects Promote Learning » Professor Lonny Grafman's _Introduction to Design_ class is a unique combination of engineering, sustainability and community service.
Arbor Day Tree Planting Beautifies Campus » Humboldt State students recently joined the university’s grounds and landscaping crew to plant 20 trees around the Student Business Services building.
Week of: May 04, 2014
HSU Receives $5.8 Million Federal Grant for Innovative Biomass Research » Humboldt State University, along with 15 regional partners, has received a $5.88 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct innovative biomass research.
Week of: Apr 27, 2014
Campus Responds to State and CSU Call to Reduce Water Usage » Humboldt State is responding to California’s drought emergency with a series of short and long-term measures aimed at reducing water use on campus.
Week of: Mar 02, 2014
Virtual Green Room Promotes Eco-Friendly Living » Do you know how to reduce your carbon footprint at home?
Week of: Feb 23, 2014
California Environmental Legacy Project Screens National PBS Film at HSU » Humboldt State University will host a free public screening of “Becoming California” a public television documentary exploring man’s relationship with the environment 7 p.m. March 8 in the Van Duzer Theatre.

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