Humboldt State University’s Native American Arts Gallery highlights the beauty and art of local tribe’s utilitarian objects in its most recent exhibit, I Am These People: Native Design Over Time. The exhibit features works by local Native American artists selected from many private collections and the collections of United Indian Health Services, the Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development, Clarke Historical Museum and Humboldt State University Library-Humboldt Room. The exhibit runs Mar. 8 through May 5, opening with a reception on Thursday, Mar. 8 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Steve Smith, dean of the College of Natural Resources and Sciences, has announced the appointment of Dr. Frederick (Rick) Zechman to be the college’s associate dean, effective July 1.
Play/House, a collaboration of works by Claire Joyce and Garth Johnson, is in its final week. The exhibit, featuring a mixture of ceramics, glitter paintings, works on paper and mixed media installations, closes this Sunday, Mar. 4.
Make It All True, featuring an array of paintings and mixed media works by Bay Area artist Kelly Allen will run at Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery through Sunday, Mar. 4.
On Saturday and Sunday, Mar. 3 and 4, the Humboldt Symphony performs Variations on a Theme by Paganini for Piano and Orchestra, featuring the winner of this year’s student piano concerto competition, Joseph Welnick.
On Friday, Mar. 2 in Fulkerson Recital Hall, internationally renowned violinist and Paganini Competition winner Bin Huang returns to HSU to play Paganini’s best known work, and again combines with pianist and HSU professor Daniela Mineva on other classical favorites.
Can a husband be unfaithful with his first wife’s ghost? Is it “astral bigamy” as his second wife suggests?
These and other odd questions fly around in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit—along with furniture and airborne household objects—in this haunting supernatural couples comedy. It opens Feb. 29 for one weekend at HSU.
A key player in developing common core state standards for U.S. mathematics will discuss the benchmarks in a lecture at Humboldt State University on Tuesday, Mar. 20, at 7:30 p.m.
Students with Humboldt State’s Green Campus program are ready to give out grades if faculty and staff are willing to take the test. Office sustainability evaluations are now available through the Green Workplace Assessment Certification Program.
What if gravity doesn’t behave exactly the way we think it does? And if we proved it doesn’t—what then?
Supporters of Native American education will gather at Humboldt State University March 15 through 17 for a series of workshops and cultural activities celebrating the success of American Indian education over the last 35 years.
HSU Associated Students (A.S.) is encouraging as many candidates as possible to run for key campus government offices in the elections slated for April 17-19.
Student Access Galleries presents three new student exhibitions in three galleries. All shows will be exhibiting from Feb. 12, 2012 until Mar. 17, 2012 on the HSU campus.
Soprano Elisabeth Harrington and six North Coast friends will sing a love song to ice cream, among other delicious vocal selections on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 26 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
The HSU Symphonic Band previews a suite by a contemporary Chinese composer who will soon visit Humboldt, and the Jazz Orchestra showcases the work of jazz legend Gil Evans in a joint concert on Saturday, Feb. 25 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
HSU Journalism Professor Marcy Burstiner’s 2009 textbook on investigative reporting will be translated into two Afghan languages.
CenterArts presents Playing for Change (PFC) on Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
The Humboldt Energy Independence Fund has awarded $33,000 to a student project that will retrofit the Fulkerson Recital Hall stage with light emitting diodes, or LEDs.
CenterArts presents The Original Lineup of Béla Fleck & The Flecktones on Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2012 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
Humboldt State University’s 18th annual Social Justice Summit on Mar. 2 and 3 will center on undocumented immigrant youth. The theme is “Education, not Deportation.”
Representatives from HSU’s Associated Students will be collecting “bucks” from students on Monday, Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the U.C. Quad. But they’re not looking for “bucks” bearing George Washington’s image—instead the student government representatives are raising awareness of California’s recent budget cuts to higher education.
The Humboldt State University Library has opened the collection of HSU emeritus professor and former Arcata City Councilman Rudolf Becking. It is an extensive archive that encompasses his research on behalf of the Arcata Community Forest and the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.
HSU First Street Gallery will present a Gallery Talk by the artists Claire Joyce and Garth Johnson on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m.
The initial six-month report of Humboldt State’s Institute for Student Success cites extensive gains by faculty and staff who adopt new models of learning and support in and out of the classroom.
“Skunks; I’ll probably be remembered for skunks,” says Bill Wood with a droll smile.
Humboldt State’s whimsical professor of chemistry knows heaps about how animals and plants deploy chemicals for communication, defense and sex.
Pacific Gas and Electric has presented an incentive check for $15,577 to Humboldt State University for energy savings derived from the campus’s new College Creek Apartment Complex.
The County of Humboldt’s Economic Development Division wants to engage Humboldt State University staff and faculty in updating its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.
Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents artwork by El Salvadorian expatriate artist Victor Cartagena. “Tatuajes de la Memoria” (Tattoos of Memory) is on exhibit Feb. 17 through Mar. 8, 2012 with an opening reception on Friday, Feb. 17 from 4:30-6 p.m. A talk given by the artist will follow from 6-7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Humboldt State University Zoology Professor Dawn Goley will join with colleagues from the Yurok Tribe and a host of other agencies on Monday, Feb. 13 in a detailed backgrounder on last summer’s Klamath River gray whale saga.
On Tuesday, Andy Lewis (’08, Recreation Administration) was base-jumping from the Fisher Towers rock formations in Utah, at altitudes of more than 500 feet. Just two days earlier, the adrenaline-junkie was in Indianapolis, Ind., showing off his sport and sharing the stage with pop-icon Madonna at the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show.
Who is Venus?
An African woman displayed as a “wild female jungle creature,” an object of derision and desire, a captive, a survivor, a lover, a puzzle, a challenge, a mirror reflecting prejudices and preconceptions, suppressed fears and hidden yearnings…
Humboldt State has successfully kicked off its participation in the 2012 RecycleMania tournament, the national competition in which college campuses compete over eight weeks to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste.
Specialized audio research by Humboldt State anthropology lecturer and alumna Marissa Ramsier (’03) indicates that one of the world’s smallest primates probably has an ultrasound warning system within its social groups.
Beth Larson, lecturer and Coordinator for Humboldt State’s North Coast Concussion Program, is used to taking challenges head-on. But her research, which was recently discussed in the New York Times’ health blog, suggests that soccer players could benefit from cutting back on heading the ball.
Research by scientists at Humboldt State University and the University of California Cooperative Extension in Eureka indicates that the onset of sudden oak death in North Coast forests could have major implications for the area’s long-term forest fire threat.
Over 500 eighth graders will visit Humboldt State Feb. 2, 6 and 9 as part of a new program designed to introduce middle school students to HSU and other California colleges.
AS Presents Yellow Ostrich and special guests on Saturday, Mar. 24, 2012 at 9 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
Ten student solo performers from the six Humboldt State Music Department areas (voice, piano, percussion, strings, woodwinds and brass) will perform in an Honors Recital on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. in the Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Kindle Fires are now available at the Library for checkout by students, faculty and staff. The newest tablet version of Amazon’s Kindle e-reader allows users to wirelessly read e-books, browse the web, stream movies, and play games.
The Peace Corps rates Humboldt State University among “Top Colleges and Universities” in its annual ranking of more than 3,000 schools nationwide. Currently, 24 Humboldt State alumni are serving as Peace Corps volunteers, placing HSU 21st among medium-sized universities.
Humboldt State University topped NCAA Division II schools competing in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Game Day Challenge, a national competition to eliminate the trash generated at college football games.
New this semester, Windows Café on the third floor of University Center is featuring weekly specials, including pastas, manciata flatbreads, sandwiches and fresh fish on Fridays.
AS Presents Big Freedia and special guests on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at 9 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
CenterArts presents Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, on Monday and Tuesday, Mar. 5 and 6, 2012 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU. Tickets are $65 general, $65 Senior/child, $55 HSU students. Tickets are available at University Ticket Office at HSU and at centerarts.humboldt.edu.
The Eureka Police Department has arrested a third suspect in the alleged Dec. 2 strong-arm robbery that occurred inside HSU’s Sunset Residence Hall.
The California State University Board of Trustees this week adopted a new policy that caps compensation for newly-hired presidents to no more than 10 percent above the outgoing president’s base pay.
Part art, part home and part eco-ingenuity, the Flock House project is the newest collaboration between artist Mary Mattingly, instructor Lonny Grafman and Engineering students at Humboldt State University.
HSU has launched a mobile version of its website for quick and easy surfing on handheld devices.
AS Presents Kimya Dawson and Lyndsey Battle on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at 9 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
AS Presents Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr DJs and DJ Knutz on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at 9 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
CenterArts presents Don’t Fence Me In: Songs, Music and Poetry of the American West on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at 8 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, HSU.
Humboldt State University has streamlined scholarship applications with a new online system called STARS (Scholarship Tracking and Review System). It provides students with one-stop services for nearly all HSU scholarships.
Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery presents Play/House, a collaboration of works by Claire Joyce and Garth Johnson featuring a mixture of ceramics, glitter paintings, works on paper and mixed media installations. The exhibition will run from Jan. 31 through Mar. 4.
The MultiCultural Center, Asian Pacific American Student Alliance, Chinese Student Scholar Association, and Global Connections Club of Humboldt State University celebrates the Year of the Dragon, the most powerful sign of the Chinese zodiac, at the annual Spring Festival.
Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery presents Make It All True, featuring an array of paintings and mixed media works by Bay Area artist Kelly Allen. The exhibit will run from Jan. 31 through Mar. 4.
Student Access Galleries presents three new student exhibitions in three galleries. All shows will be exhibiting from Jan. 15, 2012 until Feb. 11, 2012 on the HSU campus.
The in-house laboratory at Humboldt State University’s Student Health & Wellness Center has received national recognition for quality patient testing and overall laboratory practices.
The deadline to register for two student business competitions is approaching.
Friday, Jan. 27 is the last day to register for both the 2012 Economic Fuel Student Business Challenge and the Youth Entrepreneurship Program, sponsored by Shasta College.
Sheila Kelly grew up in a family that encouraged sports over video games and outdoor activities over television. As a child, she played soccer, basketball and softball, and as an adult, she worked as a group exercise instructor and personal trainer while pursuing her Ph.D. in Kinesiology at Michigan State University.
Marimar White-Espin (’12, Journalism) remembers the days when the 2.5-mile bike ride from her Bayside apartment to campus would leave her tired and rushing to get to class.
Humboldt State University has opened a new and expanded workout area, the Student Recreation Center West, to provide additional program space and exercise equipment for students and the campus community.
Humboldt State University Wildlife professor Rick Brown will discuss “Emerging Diseases and the One World/One Health Concept” on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Sequoia Park Zoo’s classroom in the Secrets of the Forest Building.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
(January 5, 2012) – Governor Brown today released his 2012-2013 state budget proposal that calls for no change from this year’s level of state support of the California State University, provided that his tax initiative slated for the November ballot is passed by voters. The proposed $2 billion in state support for the CSU is the lowest in 15 years, and reflects the continuation of a $750 million or 27 percent reduction in funding made in 2011-2012.
Humboldt State University’s School of Business is soliciting local businesses and organizations who would like to partner with students in the school’s spring semester market research class.
CenterArts Presents The Peking Acrobats on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts presents The Soul Salvation Tour featuring the Ruthie Foster Band with Paul Thorn on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
Humboldt State University police are pursuing two more, at-large suspects from San Diego in connection with a Dec. 2 strong-arm robbery on campus that has resulted in two arrests to date.
Humboldt State University Police have arrested a second student in connection with an alleged strong-arm robbery Dec. 2 in Sunset Residence Hall.
State funding support for the California State University will be cut by an additional $100 million for this year, on top of a $650 million reduction already in place, as a result of lower-than-projected state revenues. The additional cut reduces CSU funding to $2 billion and represents a 27 percent year-to-year reduction in state support.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
State funding support for the California State University will be cut an additional $100 million this year as a result of lower-than-projected state revenues. The cut will be permanent.
Humboldt State University’s Youth Education Services (Y.E.S.) has received a $1,000 donation from Wells Fargo Bank for the Puentes (Bridges) program of language services for local K-12 schools.
The Humboldt State University Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects in a strong arm robbery that took place on campus Dec. 2. Composite drawings of the three suspects are being posted in the area around Sunset Hall, where the crime occurred. In addition, police are distributing the drawings to local media and posting them online.
Fifth-graders at Morris Elementary School in McKinleyville will make a field trip Wednesday morning, Dec. 7, to meet with their semester-long pen pals: aspiring elementary school teachers at Humboldt State University who will give hands-on math presentations to their young protégés.
From Ellington to Radiohead, the HSU Jazz Orchestra swings through the decades on Saturday, Dec. 10 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
The Humboldt Symphony performs popular pieces by Gershwin and Beethoven and other works on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon, Dec. 9 and 11.
The holidays represent for many a celebration of faith and family. The holiday program sung by the Humboldt Chorale and the University Singers of Humboldt State on Dec. 11 reflects both aspects of the season.
The HSU Natural History Museum invites community members to visit for Art Night at the Museum just before Arts! Arcata on Friday, Dec. 9, 4-6pm. This is a chance for children, parents, grandparents, HSU students, and accomplished artists alike to flex their creative muscles by drawing/painting rarely seen beautiful and bizarre museum specimens.
CenterArts presents Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonica Blowout in a tribute to Little Walter on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts presents David Hidalgo and Louie Perez (of Los Lobos) on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU. Tickets are $35 general, $35 Senior/Child and $15 HSU students. Tickets are available at the University Ticket Office and at humboldt.edu/centerarts.
The environmental history collections at Humboldt State University Library will expand with the donation of a new trove of records amassed by the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), the Arcata non-profit founded in 1977.
Communication Professor Tasha Souza was recently invited to Turkey to lead a seminar series on effective teaching methods and communication skills.
Humboldt State University was recently named No. 10 among the top 10 healthiest dining options on college campuses according to a recent article on hercampus.com. With a variety of options for meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans, HSU offers a healthy selection for students to choose from in between classes.
The National Academy of Sciences has recognized Humboldt State Biological Sciences Chair John Reiss and Biological Sciences Professor Mark Wilson for their work exploring new approaches to teaching.
Undergraduate students working with Biology Professor Mihai Tomescu have discovered several potentially new species, one of which was included in a new family, from collections of plant fossils.
One arrest has been made following an on-going investigation into a strong arm robbery that occurred Friday, Dec. 2 in the Sunset Residence Hall on the Humboldt State University Campus.
How does a crazed family reunite to celebrate Christmas? This play’s title suggests an answer: Some Assembly Required. It’s a holiday human comedy opening Dec. 1 for two weekends at HSU.
Audiences will enjoy a military symphony conducted by the new director of the HSU Marching Lumberjacks, a virtuoso percussion solo, an Italian march and a Chorale and Alleluia by a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer: all in one eclectic concert by the HSU Symphonic Band on Friday, Dec. 2.
It’s an all-percussion concert in the Van Duzer Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 3, with world rhythms and a U.S. steelband premiere.
It’s a holiday tradition: Beginning with “Fanfare For Christmas Day,” the HSU Madrigal Singers present their annual holiday program of Renaissance madrigals and songs on Sunday, Dec. 4 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Inspired by the new NOVA series “Fabric of the Cosmos,” Humboldt State University’s first Science-on-Tap Cafe will be held Thursday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Blondie’s Food & Drink at the corner of L.K. Wood Boulevard and California Avenue in Arcata.
Humboldt State University Wildlife Professor Mark Colwell, a veteran shorebirds expert, will lecture on the biology and conservation status of the Snowy Plover on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Sequoia Park Zoo Classroom in the Secrets of the Forest Building, 3414 W Street, Eureka.
Department of Biological Sciences Chair John Reiss and Biological Sciences Professor Mark Wilson have been named Fellows in the Life Sciences 2011-2012 by the National Academies in Education.
Humboldt State’s Secondary Education Credential Program is now available online to college graduates in the state of California.
The Academic Senate will hold its last business meeting from 4-6 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Goodwin Forum.
E-Waste is the name given to computers, televisions, stereos, copiers, cell phones and other electronics nearing the end of their “lifecycles.” Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled.
Police at Humboldt State University are investigating a strong arm robbery in a campus residence hall that took place Friday afternoon.
The following was provided by Humboldt State’s Information Technology Services. Read the original here.
PeopleSoft HCM (Student and HR) will be unavailable from Thursday, Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. while campus’s Information Technology Services upgrades the software from version 8.9 to 9.0 as part of a global CSU upgrade.
Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present A Regional Holiday Exhibition, which will open on Nov. 29 and will continue through Dec. 23. Featured in the show will be artwork by 32 artists from California’s North Coast, who work in diverse styles and mediums.
HSU undergraduate Biology major Pamela Ward won an award for outstanding poster in Marine Sciences at the recent Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in the Sciences (SACNAS) held in San Jose on Oct. 27–30.
Humboldt State will celebrate the grand re-opening of the Telonicher Marine Lab in Trinidad with a public open house Saturday, Dec. 3 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
Several events took place last week at the Chancellor’s Office and at our campuses. It’s important to understand these events in the context of the challenges we are facing.
When a mysterious illness struck the country’s honeybee population in 2006, scientists struggled to understand how billions of honeybees disappeared from their hives, seemingly overnight.
The Humboldt State University Library offers an impressive collection of digital resources, including electronic versions of over 500 HSU master’s theses, nearly 50,000 electronic journals and 70,000 electronic books, or eBooks, for use by the campus community. Recently, though, the Library gained access to another 100,000 eBooks—and counting.
HSU undergraduate Wildlife students snagged a close victory at the 2011 National Wildlife Quiz Bowl in Waikoloa, Hawaii, Nov. 5-10.
Marijuana should be grown either outdoors or in greenhouses to prevent the use of vast amounts of electrical power and the resulting addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, according to the Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) at Humboldt State University.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
The California State University Board of Trustees today unanimously approved its 2012-2013 budget, which requests that the governor and legislature provide an additional $333 million in state funding for the upcoming fiscal year. The board also approved an increase in tuition of $498 a year that will go into effect for fall 2012. The vote was 9 to 6*.
The HSU Art Department invites the community to its Fall Art and Artisans Fair featuring the Printmaking Club, Jewelry Club and a variety of Art Department artists selling prints, paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture and more.
World-renowned ecologist and author Simon Levin will discuss collective animal behavior and the interplay of human welfare and sustainability in consecutive lectures Thursday, Dec. 8 at Humboldt State University. Both are open to the public.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
The CSU Board of Trustees this week adopted a budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year that requests state lawmakers provide an additional $333 million in funding.
The trustees also approved an undergraduate tuition increase of $498 per year, effective fall 2012.
Brass bands and Veterans Day seem to naturally go together, so the Humboldt Bay Brass Band highlights the connection in its concerts on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11 and 12 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Four jazz combos offer a variety of styles from modern mainstream to Gypsy Jazz at the Fulkerson Recital Hall on Sunday, Nov. 13.
A growing number of Humboldt State students, faculty and staff are using mobile devices to study, learn and manage their day-to-day lives, according to a recent report by HSU Information Technology Services (ITS).
Imagine going to a place where the culture is both familiar and unique, faces are new and the environment is something you’ve never seen before.
CenterArts presents Canadian Brass: Holiday Concert on Thursday December 15, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts presents Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts presents Jake Shimabukuro on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
Humboldt Symphony sails with the HMS Pinafore in its fall concert on Nov. 4 in the Fulkerson Recital Hall.
The Humboldt State Speech and Debate (Forensics) team kicked off its 2011-12 season with an impressive showing at the Steve Hunt Classic tournament, finishing third overall.
Chroma: Paintings and Works on Paper by Tina Rousselot, is in its final week of exhibition at Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery in Old Town, Eureka. The exhibit will run through Nov. 6.
The exhibit, Paintings by Leslie Kenneth Price, is in its final week of exhibition at Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery in Old Town, Eureka. First Street Gallery has been honored to present the collection of artist Leslie Price’s recent work from his Veil series. The exhibit will run through Nov. 6.
Election results for the newly formed University Senate have been announced. The University Senate will replace the Academic Senate as the campus’ main policy recommending body with the start of the spring semester.
HSU Cycling Club members Matt Schiff, Justin Graves, Steve Pearl, Dylan Wright, Nate Abel, Jake Hinlicky, Kaydee Raths and Alex Deich return to Arcata with several national championships medals from Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships in Angel Fire, N.M. this weekend.
English Professor Corey Lewis and Rees Hughes are the editors of a new book, The Pacific Crest Trailside Reader, to benefit the Pacific Crest Trail. Both editors collaborated with a variety of authors to form a two-volume collection of stories about the trail.
Humboldt State University has opened a new computer lab for graduate students in biology. The shared-use laboratory supports graduate-level study and research in the biological sciences.
Less than four years ago, Humboldt State senior Matthew Thompkins didn’t put much effort into learning or his education. The lanky, light-hearted undergrad tells you he never studied a day in his K-12 life in south central Los Angeles.
Student Access Galleries presents three new student exhibitions in three galleries. All shows will be exhibiting from November 14, 2011 until December 11th, 2011 on the HSU campus.
The Humboldt State University Athletics Department and the Sustainability Office are aiming for big reductions in waste as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Game Day Challenge” on Saturday, Nov. 12, when the Lumberjacks host Western Oregon University at Redwood Bowl. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
Officials at Humboldt State University are investigating whether students could face campus discipline following a Halloween marred by extensive property damage and arrests in downtown Arcata.
CenterArts Presents David Sedaris on Monday, November 14, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts presents They Might Be Giants with special guest Jonathan Coulton on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts Presents Wynonna on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts Presents The Trey McIntyre Project on Wednesday November 9, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
Author, journalist and entertainer Jeff Greenwald, executive director of the non-profit Ethical Traveler, will deliver the keynote address for International Education Week at Humboldt State University on Tues., Nov 15th at 7 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, at University Center.
Morgan Varner, a Forestry & Wildland Resources Professor at Humboldt State University, has been named as an Associate Editor for Forest Science, the premiere journal of The Society of American Foresters.
The Humboldt State University Library has launched a pilot program to digitize student master’s theses published before 2005.
As the sun rises over the mountains, a glimmer of light reflects off the Yurok Tribe building in Weitchpec, Calif. The glint of sunlight bounces off an array of new solar panels, recently installed with the help of Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center—the newest energy project in a partnership that spans over a decade.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
“CSU Online,” an online learning initiative that will address California’s expanding workforce needs and increase access to high quality education, is making progress with the recruitment of an executive director. The new executive director will work closely with faculty, staff and administrators at all the campuses in executing the vision for the online learning initiative ensuring the project continues in a broad-based, collaborative manner.
The Redwood Jazz Alliance proudly presents Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom on Sunday, October 30 at 8 p.m. in HSU’s Kate Buchanan Room. The band includes Humboldt County native Jenny Scheinman on violin.
Bring your Jack axes and team spirit to the Main Gym Thursday at 7 p.m. on October 27 for a pep rally to pump up HSU athletes for a weekend full of games.
Humboldt State University Provost Robert Snyder has appointed Dr. Rebecca S. Brown Director of the HSU International Center.
Wednesday evenings at 5:30, students gather together in East Nelson Hall classroom 115. They begin by introducing their name, major and a sexual organ or reference that begins with the first letter of their name. That’s one of the strategies the Society of Women in Math and Sciences (SWIMS) use to learn each other’s names and begin their weekly club meetings.
Since hitting the market in 2003, personal locator beacons have saved hundreds of people from life threatening wilderness situations. The satellite-linked emergency devices alert search and rescue teams to the precise location of a person in danger and can often mean the difference between life and death.
Imagine your heart race as your front tire skids through the muddy terrain. You keep a tight grip onto your handlebars and release the brakes as you peddle faster through the dirt and around the ferns. As the cycler behind you gains momentum, you focus on the finish line and peddle faster than you’ve ever peddled.
Humboldt State University’s 13th annual Campus Dialogue on Race will explore From (In) Equality to Equity in Education Oct. 27 to Nov. 9.
Humboldt State has a new mobile version of its online events calendar, Humboldt State Events. The new mobile version will make it easier to keep up with campus while you’re on the run.
Last spring, senior business students formed Humboldt State Business Consulting; a class run like a business, as part of Professor Nancy Vizenor’s Small Business Consulting Class, or BA 417. This fall, the current group of students will work with their first clients.
The public is invited to attend KHSU’s Community Advisory Group meeting on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Student Business & Services building #100, Room 405, on the campus of Humboldt State University.
The Humboldt State University Reese Bullen Gallery hosts guest artists, Ralph Wiegmann and Suzanne Truman, a couple collaborating in the exploration of the various complexities of natural landscapes.
Student Access Galleries presents three new student exhibitions in three galleries. All shows will be exhibiting from Oct. 16, 2011 until Nov. 12, 2011 on the HSU campus.
AS Presents Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at 10:00 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
AS Presents Wild Flag & Drew Grow & The Pastor’s Wives on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 at 9:00 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
Two Humboldt State alumni and two students recently teamed up to create a series of videos highlighting the work of the Small Business Development Centers of Northern California, a national program that helps local entrepreneurs and small businesses succeed.
Female athletic participation continues to grow at Humboldt State University, according to a recent report on gender equity in athletics released by the California State University (CSU).
The lacrosse players darted from the sidelines, taking their positions under the bright lights at Redwood Bowl.
Humboldt State University is one of some 160 colleges and universities statewide that have registered to join in the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 10:20 a.m.
Award winning National Geographic photographer Charles “Flip” Nicklin will speak at Humboldt State University’s Van Duzer Theatre October 26 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Nurses on the North Coast will be able to continue their education and earn a Bachelor or Master of Science in Nursing (BSN or MSN) degree under a new partnership between California State University, San Bernardino and Humboldt State University.
Humboldt State’s Telonicher Marine Lab in Trinidad is wrapping up a year and a half long $350,000 renovation of its wet lab and public display area funded by alumni, grants and private donations.
Director of the Jerusalem Baroque Ensemble David Shemer will visit the Humboldt State University campus on Sunday, October 9 for a series of free events open to the public.
Humboldt State University will start groundwork Friday, Oct. 14 for the campus share of the 2011 fundraising drive of United Way of the Wine Country for the Humboldt/Del Norte region.
Leaving the cynical city (and its cynical musicals) behind, two men from New York drift out of cell phone range into the Scottish highlands, where they discover an enchanted village that lives only for a day every 100 years, called Brigadoon. There they find new love and a different way to live. But can the magic last, and if it’s lost, can it be found again?
Award-winning Berkeley Mathematics Professor Kenneth Ribet will deliver the 58th Harry S. Kieval Lecture on Sunday evening, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Science B building, Room 135, sponsored by Humboldt State University’s Department of Mathematics.
Humboldt State University’s Student Veterans Association will inaugurate its annual Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk on Friday, Nov. 11 to raise funds for the university’s Office of Veterans Enrollment and Transition Services (VETS). Participants will depart from Redwood Bowl at 11 a.m.
For Rangeland Resource major Jasmine Westbrook, a love for the range has been with her since she was a child, raised on her parents Napa Valley sheep ranch. The recent recipient of the Paul J. Zinke Memorial Scholarship for students studying soils management, Westbrook is using the award to fund her senior project, which consists of comparing vitamin and mineral deficiencies in sheep to vitamin and mineral analysis in the vegetation and soil from pastures they graze in.
As midterms approach, students might start thinking there isn’t a life outside of textbooks and laptops. Humboldt State’s Learning Center is there to help shoulder the load with expanded services including a 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week online tutoring service.
At HSU, new concussion research is asking people to take a page out of Johnny Cash’s songbook and “walk the line.” While Cash kept a close eye on his heart, students working with the North Coast Concussion Program at Humboldt State are keeping a close eye on the head, specifically head injuries.
The HSU Symphonic Band goes upbeat and tuneful while the Jazz Orchestra powers up some jazz masters in their shared Homecoming & Family Weekend concert on Saturday, Oct. 1 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
CenterArts presents Pilobolus on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts presents Creole Choir of Cuba on Thursday, October 27th, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
CenterArts presents Pink Martini on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
Humboldt State University has launched a partnership with Zipcar, Inc., billed as the world’s leading car-sharing network, to offer a car-sharing program on campus.
The California Center for Rural Policy at Humboldt State University has issued a series of policy options to encourage food donations, pare considerable local waste and stem the region’s food insecurity.
It was a sunny Friday afternoon at HSU. Tunes from Led Zeppelin poured through speakers, sitting in second story windows, onto to B Street.
On Sept. 21, the silence in the Kate Buchannan Room on HSU’s campus was burst by the powerful yet playful tenor saxophone of Donny McCaslin. He and his band, the Donny McCaslin Group, launched the Redwood Jazz Alliance’s sixth season, which runs through April 25, 2012.
Area bookstores have taken delivery of “California Indian Languages” by Humboldt State University Anthropology Professor Victor Golla. The milestone volume is the first encyclopedic reference book of all indigenous languages known to have existed in California before 1850.
AS Presents Gaudi, Mad Professor + Twilight Circus Dub Soundsystem on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, HSU.
AS Presents Chromeo, Mayer Hawthorne & The County and Sammy Bananas on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. in the Arcata Community Center, 321 Community Park Way in Arcata, Calif.
AS Presents Portugal. The Man and special guests Alberta Cross on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 10 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, HSU.
CenterArts presents Cherish the Ladies on Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, HSU.
Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery in Old Town, Eureka is proud to present Chroma: Paintings and Works on Paper by Tina Rousselot. The exhibit will run from Oct. 1 through Nov. 6.
Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery in Old Town, Eureka is honored to present Paintings by Leslie Kenneth Price, a collection of artist Leslie Price’s recent work from his Veil series. The exhibit will run from Oct. 1 through Nov. 6.
Humboldt State University will host an emergency preparedness class on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m. in Goodwin Forum, Nelson Hall East, in anticipation of the statewide Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 10:20 a.m.
President Richmond will host a reception honoring promoted faculty on Friday, Oct. 7, 3-4 p.m., in Goodwin Forum, Nelson Hall East. The entire campus community is invited. Refreshments will be served and student musicians will entertain.
Humboldt State University will test its campus-wide Emergency Alert System on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 10:45 to 11 a.m.
Humboldt State will host its annual Homecoming & Family Weekend for students, alumni, family and friends Sept. 30 to Oct. 1.
Over the summer, Humboldt State University engineering students took their resources and knowledge and put it to the test in other countries.
HSU’s School of Business is in the midst of an ambitious rebuilding effort designed to boost enrollment and respond to a frequently cited need for more business graduates in the regional economy.
Are appearances deceiving, or are they everything? Can the look of love overcome the love of looks? What’s more important: how you feel, or how you fit in?
HSU students have increased their blood donations significantly this semester from previous semesters.
HSU Anthropology and Sociology major, Leslie Perkins, was awarded the Jane C. Waldbaum Archaeological Field School Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to only seven students in the United States and Canada and includes $1,000 to pay for their first fieldwork experience.
The California State University (CSU) system is currently in talks with the California Faculty Association regarding their collective bargaining agreement.
“There’s so much that needs to be different in this world,” said Lorena Boswell, Youth Educational Services (YES) coordinator. “It wouldn’t happen without volunteers. Volunteers are essential.”
Humboldt State will host a free, two-day symposium on traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) for faculty, students, staff and the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 and 23.
Lt. Lynne Soderberg was sworn in as interim-chief of police for the University Police Department in a ceremony on Thursday.
Humboldt State University will conduct the Grand Opening of its new College Creek Apartment complex on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 1:30 p.m. in the facility’s Great Hall, One Harpst Street, Arcata.
The College of Natural Resources and Sciences has received a half a million dollar grant to purchase an environmental scanning electron microscope, a cutting-edge tool that will boost faculty-led research in the earth, physical and biological sciences.
A two-year, $117,000 National Science Foundation grant will enable Humboldt State University physics students to conduct the most rigorous test worldwide of Einstein’s famous theory of relativity in the campus’s Gravitational Research Laboratory.
The following was provided by the HSU Academic Senate
Listed below are the results of the General Faculty election held online September 12-15, 2011. There were 404 eligible voters, with 180 faculty casting votes (45%).
All Humboldt State faculty and staff members are invited to join this semester’s book circles.
AS Presents the 37th annual San Francisco Comedy Competition: Semi-Final Round On Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
CenterArts presents Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU.
With selections from Mozart to Sondheim and Ellington, members of the HSU Music Department faculty will perform a musical welcome to the new school year on Saturday, September 10 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
“Fight! Fight! Fight for Humboldt State!” HSU Jacks and students shouted during the Associated Students Pep Rally, Wednesday night.
Humboldt State University’s Department of Social Work will present four information sessions this fall about its master’s in social work program.
Humboldt State debuted a new commercial on Sept. 8 during the nationally televised football game against Central Washington University.
Victory came down to the wire for the HSU Jacks on Thursday, as the team took on the Central Washington Wildcats. The game was nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.
The Office of Extended Education has launched an online certificate in faculty preparation for graduate students, faculty members and working professionals interested in teaching in higher education.
Humboldt State faculty and community members of the Redwood Jazz Alliance proudly announce their 2011-2012 season, which begins on Thursday, September 15 with the Donny McCaslin Group in HSU’s Kate Buchanan Room.
Psychology Professor Tasha Howe has published a new textbook examining the biological, personal and social influences on modern families.
CenterArts presents Buddy Guy and special guests Moreland & Arbuckle on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 8 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre, HSU. Buddy Guy is a true blues legend with a list of accomplishments as profound as his signature guitar sound.
AS Presents The Voodoo Glow Skulls, Killbot Factory & Pressure Beat Soundsystem on Sunday, September 23, 2011 at 9 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
AS Presents The Slackers, Georgetown Orbits & Pressure Beat Soundsystem On Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 9 p.m. in the Depot, HSU.
AS Presents Katchafire & Elan Atias and White Elephant on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 9 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, HSU.
CenterArts presents the return of Mason Jennings on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 at 9 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, HSU.
Multiply by Six Million: Portraits and Stories of Holocaust Survivors presents a visually arresting and powerful first-person history of one of the defining events of the 20th century through photographic portraits and personal stories of Holocaust survivors. Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents Multiply by Six Million from September 2 to October 8, 2011 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 1 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The HSU Natural History Museum invites community members to visit for an evening of art, music, and natural history exploration for Arts! Arcata on Friday, Sept. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. The evening will celebrate the work of two local artists inspired by nature, the acoustic music of For Folk’s Sake, and the museum’s new hands-on Redwood Ecology exhibit.
Imagine a towering ocean wave 60 feet high, racing with a tsunami’s obliterative force against the mouth of Redwood Creek in northern California.
Seeing Crow’s Shadow, an exhibit of prints from Crow’s Shadow Press opens at Humboldt State’s Native American Arts Gallery with a public reception on Thursday, September 15 from 4:30–6:30 pm.
Jessica Clayburn (’12, Psychology) was recently awarded two competitive scholarships totaling $15,000. A member of the Yurok tribe, Clayburn is in her senior year at HSU.
The Humboldt State University Student Health Center has launched an electronic medical record system (EMR) designed to eliminate paper health records and streamline student health care.
Are you the fan that pokes your HSU foam finger in the back of people’s head as you jump up and down screaming during HSU games? Have no fear, Jack Attack is here and was made for you.
As students, faculty and staff arrive at Humboldt State for a new semester, they may notice a few things—actually, thousands of things—are missing from campus: bottled water.
Humboldt State University is set to launch a new partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car-sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car-sharing program on campus, beginning the week of Sept. 12.
The Humboldt State University football squad is gearing up for one of its toughest contests of the year against Central Washington University, Thursday, Sept. 8 in Redwood Bowl. The game starts at 5 p.m. and will be nationally televised on the CBS Sports Network.
As many as 500 student volunteers are expected to take part in Humboldt State University’s 18th annual Day of Caring on Saturday, Sept. 17, in partnership with United Way of the Wine Country-Humboldt/Del Norte Region.
One-third of the waste created at Humboldt State is from food. And soon, that waste will be producing renewable energy for the community.
The Children’s Center at Humboldt State University has issued this year’s new income eligibility scale for the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program, which is available without charge to all enrolled children at the center’s campus location in House 94, 14th and A Streets, Arcata.
A gray whale that offered students a rare educational opportunity when it wandered into the Klamath River for nearly eight weeks this summer died this month after beaching itself on a sandbar.
Humboldt State University’s College of Professional Studies and Department of Social Work will host a ribbon-cutting event for the department’s online Distributed Learning Social Work Programs on Friday, Sept. 9, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the breezeway and lobby of the Behavioral and Social Services building.
Ashley Ward (’11, Journalism) came to HSU to become an international reporter. But she could not have predicted that her first story as an independent international journalist would come before her own graduation.
In mid May, after finals, classes end and summer begins. But for many HSU students, the hard work and important lessons continue.
HSU is starting off the semester with an extracurricular bang. The campus is hosting a two-week long event, ‘Welcome Home to Humboldt’, which features live performances, outdoor movie night, athletic events, part time job fair and plenty of opportunities for students to score free food.
When it comes to environmental literacy, Humboldt State students are ahead of the curve according to a spring 2011 study conducted by HSU students.
Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond, Representative Mike Thompson, and Schatz Director Peter Lehman will preside at the building dedication and open house of Humboldt State University’s new Schatz Energy Research Center on Friday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. The new structure sits just west of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building and the dedication is open to the general public as well as the campus community.
The first in a series of planned annual business surveys conducted by Humboldt State University and funded by the Humboldt County Workforce Investment Board suggests that membership in a business networking group contributes to local success.
Humboldt State University’s Department of Geography has installed a full-scale weather station atop Van Matre Hall to spur engaged learning in physical geography.
With the start of the ’11-‘12 academic year, Humboldt State University is welcoming two new deans, Rhea L. Williamson, dean for research and Sponsored Programs, and Teresa Grenot, dean of the HSU Library.
A new campus events calendar, dubbed “Humboldt State Events“, which debuts in time for the start of the fall semester, is designed to make it easier for the campus community to keep track of what’s happening at HSU.
The Department of Education has awarded Humboldt State University’s Talent Search program a $1.9 million grant to continue its programs that help disadvantaged youths attend college.
The hallway had turned into a makeshift battleground with the robots – Greasy the Grabber and The Ant – dueling each other before a crowd of captivated students.
Humboldt State University is the first campus in the 23-campus California State University system to form a permanent Bias Response Team, effective with the start of the fall semester Aug 22.
For the 12th consecutive year, Humboldt State University will host the Earthquake Tsunami Room at the Humboldt County Fair, providing free literature and exhibits about how to prepare for the Redwood Coast’s serious earthquake and tsunami threats.
Five Humboldt State University alumni will join other experts in the waste management field and luncheon presenters Assemblyman Wes Chesbro and Maggie Gainer of Gainer & Associates at a Zero Waste Innovation Forum at noon on Friday, Aug. 19, at Arcata’s D Street Neighborhood Center at 13th & D Streets.
Faculty members Nikola Hobbel and Rosemary Sherriff appear in an article about mentoring new colleagues in the July 29 Chronicle of Higher Education’s fourth annual special issue on the academic workplace.
A faculty and staff exhibition showcasing the talent of the artists who teach and work in Humboldt State University’s Art Department will be featured at Humboldt State University First Street Gallery in Old Town, Eureka, California.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Humboldt State University will host an Open House at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center in Eureka on Saturday, Aug. 20, 1 to 3 p.m.
A Humboldt State University team in Bhutan has completed the first installation of Smart Grid devices called GridShares with the specific purpose of enabling rural electricity users to stabilize their own electricity grids and curb damaging brownouts.
The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office
Despite severe budget cuts, a number of California State University campuses will open to applicants for the spring 2012 term primarily to serve eligible, upper-division transfer students.
Students in Humboldt State’s Marine Mammal Education and Research Program had the rare opportunity to study animals in the wild this summer when two gray whales drifted into the Klamath River.
Humboldt State University’s Department of Social Work has received final approval of its online degree programs from the Accrediting Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and from the Council on Social Work Education.
An aging abandoned house on Humboldt State University property at the corner of 578 Granite Avenue and L.K. Wood Boulevard, Arcata, will be burned by the Arcata Fire Department in a series of training exercises on Saturday, July 30, starting at approximately 8:30 a.m.
Firemen from three districts completed a training burn on July 30 of an abandoned house on Humboldt State University property at the corner of L.K. Wood Blvd. and Granite Ave.
The Humboldt State University Lacrosse Club, HSU’s Center for Indian Community Development (CICD) and the NorCal Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse are hosting an Iroquois National Lacrosse clinic July 19-20 for 70 local youngsters, ages 9-18.
Veteran Humboldt State University Professor Bernadette Cheyne, a member of the California State University Academic Senate since 2004, has been appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., to the CSU Board of Trustees.
Humboldt State University officials in Commencement regalia presented a posthumous Bachelor of Science degree to the parents of Chinese undergraduate Jian Kang at a memorial graduation ceremony July 8.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
(July 12, 2011) – Following Governor Brown’s signing of a final budget that cuts state funding for the California State University by $650 million for 2011-12, the CSU Board of Trustees took action today to increase tuition by an additional 12 percent – or $294 per semester for full-time undergraduates – effective in the fall. Previously, university officials had indicated if the system was cut beyond the initial $500 million reduction adopted by the legislature in March, it would be necessary to return to the board in July for tuition action. In addition, a 10 percent or $222 per semester tuition increase for fall had already been approved by trustees last November.
A19-year-old Humboldt State University freshman is in custody in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for multiple counts of allegedly burglarizing the university’s Housing offices during a four-week period in April and May.
The 2011-2012 academic year will be the first year that the Student Climbing Coalition at HSU will be recognized as an official sports club. But that hasn’t stopped coalition members from earning national recognition.
Teresa Grenot, a California native who worked most recently at libraries in northern Greece, becomes the new Library Dean at Humboldt State University July 18.
Humboldt State University’s Department of Social Work kicks off outreach information sessions for its online bachelor of arts and master’s in social work programs on Tuesday, July 12, at noon at the Hoopa Tribal Education Center, room three, 310 Willow Street, Hoopa, and at 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the Willow Creek Community Resource Center at 38883 California 299, Willow Creek.
The following statement was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office and can be attributed to Chancellor Charles B. Reed, California State University
“This budget is a great disappointment for the California State University. It is a shame that the legislature was unable to reach a compromise that would have kept taxes at current levels and prevented further massive cuts to the public’s universities.
Officials at Humboldt State University were notified June 29 by the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office that it had positively identified a body recovered earlier in the day from the Trinity River as that of Jian Kang, 21, an exchange student who was reported swept away June 19 while attending a birthday celebration at Tish Tang Creek Campground.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
The 2011-12 budget will reduce state funding to the California State University by at least $650 million and proposes an additional mid-year cut of $100 million if state revenue forecasts are not met. A $650 million cut reduces General Fund support for the university to $2.1 billion and will represent a 23 percent year over year cut to the system. An additional cut of $100 million would reduce CSU funding to $2.0 billion and represent a 27 percent year-to-year reduction in state support.
The California State University received a $650 million cut to its 2011-12 budget Thursday and could face an additional $100 million reduction if state revenue forecasts are not met.
Dear Campus Community,
As you probably know, California lawmakers have approved a state budget and the governor signed it yesterday. There is not much positive to say about it except that it is on time.
Humboldt State University is working closely with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department concerning a missing international student who was reportedly swept away in the Trinity River across from Tish Tang Creek Campground, Hoopa, at about 4:30 p.m., Sunday, June 19. The search continues today.
Humboldt State University First Street Gallery presents, elastic: emerging alumni artists, on exhibit from July 2nd through August 7th, 2011.
Three Humboldt State University science students are summer interns in the Woods Hole Partnership Education Program at the seaside village of Woods Hole in Falmouth, Cape Cod, MA.
The Internet and telemedicine are part of the answer to the disproportionate health risks suffered by California’s rural elderly from distance, isolation and lack of clinical services, according to a joint report by Humboldt State University’s California Center for Rural Policy (CCRP) and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Humboldt State University scientists have gathered unprecedented data about the impact of globe-girdling tsunamis on Humboldt Bay.
A 19-year-old HSU freshman is in custody and a second student suspect is being sought for multiple counts of burglarizing Humboldt State University’s Housing offices over a four-week period in April and May.
Comprised of some of the best wind instrument players from North Coast communities, the North Coast Wind Ensemble directed by HSU professor Kenneth Ayoob emphasizes the music of popular dance in its Fulkerson Recital Hall concert on Saturday, June 11.
Humboldt State University’s University Center has entered final negotiations to transfer management of the campus bookstore to Chicago-based Follett Corp., a 135-year old family-owned corporation that operates more than 800 college bookstores nationwide and is a wholesale book distributor for students.
Fresh from playing Rhapsody in Blue with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and being named the University of Southern California Thorton School of Music’s outstanding graduate of 2011, North Coast favorite son Ryan MacEvoy McCullough returns to HSU for a solo piano concert on Friday, May 27.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed and more than a dozen CSU presidents and their campus delegations met with Governor Brown today to talk about the impact of budget cuts on the CSU. Already facing a $500 million reduction in funding, the CSU could face double that amount for 2011-12 if the Governor’s proposed tax extensions are rejected.
Dr. George H. Allen died on May 9, 2011 at the age of 87. He was born August 16, 1923, in Kusnacht, Switzerland where his father was a U.S. Consul. His mother was a watercolor artist and avid tennis player. When George was four years old, his father was transferred to Calgary, Canada where he resided until he attended the University of Wyoming. George completed his undergraduate degree after serving three years in the United States military. He is a World War II Veteran. He completed his Master’s and Doctorate studies at the University of Washington in 1956. During his last year at the “U Dub,” he met and married Beverly Robinson, “that beautiful red headed woman who lived next door,” and moved to Humboldt County to begin a 30+ year career at Humboldt State University (HSU) as a Fisheries professor.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed and more than a dozen CSU presidents and their delegations met with Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday to advocate against further cuts to the CSU’s budget.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
Governor Brown’s May Revision of the state budget proposes an additional reduction of $500 million in state funding support for the California State University, bringing the total budget reduction to $1 billion, if his proposal for temporary tax extensions is rejected. That would represent a 36 percent year-over-year reduction in state funding for the largest public university system in the country with more than 412,000 students. The legislature had earlier approved an initial $500 million cut in state support to the CSU for the 2011-2012 fiscal year that starts July 1.
Shannon Morago, an instructor in Humboldt State University’s School of Education, is one of five teachers chosen to receive an Outstanding Teacher of America award from the Carlston Family Foundation. Recipients are selected based on nominations the foundation receives from former students. Morago’s nominator was a former chemistry and biology student Morago taught Six Rivers Charter High School in Arcata, Calif.
Humboldt State University, Green Diamond Resource Company, Korbel, CA, and 10 other partners are teamed under a $5.3 million federal research and
development grant to evaluate forest biomass-timber slash and other harvesting waste-as an energy-efficient source of feedstock to produce biofuels and other bio-products.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
California State University officials today laid out a budget contingency plan of action to address an “all cuts” budget that potentially could reduce state support for the CSU by $1 billion. Calling it a “scorched earth budget that would devastate the institution,” CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed told the board that such a drastic budget cut would have long-lasting consequences.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
CSU officials this week laid out a budget contingency plan to address an “all cuts” budget that potentially could reduce state support for the CSU by $1 billion.
Humboldt State University Cycling Club racer Traci Kroll earned a spot on the coveted winner’s podium at the Collegiate Cycling National Road Race Championships in Madison, Wisc. this weekend. Kroll finished fifth in the National Championship Criterium, on Sunday. Incredible, considering this was Kroll’s first time at National Championships.
Byan Kelly is the new Associated Student President following a run-off election held April 27 and 28. Kelly received 59 percent of the ballots cast, or a total of 327 votes. Kelly is a senior majoring in Political Science.
Humboldt State University is among four schools sharing a $250,000 Gates Foundation grant awarded to CSU Northridge for a curriculum project aimed at bolstering mathematics success rates.
Livia Arnold came to Humboldt State as a student with an interest in other cultures, but it wasn’t until she volunteered with the Cultural Resources Facility (CRF) that she discovered her passion for archeology.
“It’s a puzzle,” says Ariel Gruenthal (’08, Anthropology). But the pieces she’s working with are decayed human remains and the picture she’s trying to build is a snapshot of the deceased’s life before they arrived in the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office.
The AM Jazz Band of HSU runs the jazz standard gamut from the tune that launched the Swing Era to a jazz fusion classic, in concert at the Fulkerson Recital Hall on Thursday, May 5.
Humboldt Symphony’s spring concert features two of Vivaldi’s “ The Four Seasons,” Mozart’s Overture to “The Magic Flute” and Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony—“some of the most popular classical pieces for orchestra ever written,” said Humboldt Symphony conductor and HSU Music professor Paul Cummings.
HSU Symphonic Band, conducted by Kenneth Ayoob, shares its spring concert with the Eureka High School Symphonic Band, conducted by Gwen Gastineau-Ayoob. After separate sets, the two ensembles combine for the 80-instrument finale, in Fulkerson Recital Hall on Saturday, May 7.
HSU University Singers and the Humboldt Chorale perform choral classics from settings for Latin Masses to famous opera and musical choruses in their shared spring concert at Fulkerson Recital Hall on Sunday night, May 8.
Humboldt State University will host its 2011 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 14, in Redwood Bowl.
Humboldt State University’s Department of Social Work has received a $50,000 contract from the California Social Work Education Center to administer the American Indian Recruitment (AIR) Program for all of Northern California.
The Following was Provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
The CSU is continuing its efforts to educate legislators on the consequences of the current approved $500 million cut to its 2011-12 budget and the ramifications of deeper cuts.
Humboldt State University junior and Eureka native Jennifer Howell has received Campus Compact’s inaugural Newman Civic Fellows Award for engaged citizenship and service learning.
Steven Smith, an HSU alumnus, has been named Dean of the College of Natural Resources and Sciences (CNRS).
HSU Jazz Orchestra takes original tunes and arrangements to their spring showcase on Friday, April 29 in a new venue: the Depot on the first floor of University Center.
In their annual spring concert the HSU Madrigal Singers mix the modern and the ancient, and the Mad River Transit Singers accent improvisations and variety with tunes from Duke Ellington and Stevie Wonder to Jimmy Van Heusen. Their voices share the Fulkerson Recital Hall stage on Sunday night, May 1.
The HSU Cycling Club won the Western Collegiate Cycling Conference Div. II Road Racing Championships for yet another season. In addition, two of its riders won the individual overall championship.
The theme of “Revolution” will herald in the 44th annual Humboldt International Film Festival, taking place May 1-7. It is the world’s oldest student-run film festival, with independent and alternative short film submissions from the local community and around the world. All events are free to HSU students and $5 for non-students.
David Janssen, Du Cheng and Ian O’Brien are this year’s Outstanding Students. All three were recognized for their admirable dedication to their studies, as well as to extra-curricular activities to benefit their peers.
Both a hero’s journey and a love story, “The Magic Flute” is one of the most beloved operas of all time. Plus it features some of the best—and last—music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ever wrote.
“This is a special event for the guitar program at HSU,” said Music professor Nicholas Lambson. “We haven’t held a special concert like this in my five years here. All ticket sales go towards bringing guest guitar artists to Humboldt.”
Humboldt State University’s Model U.N. team won four meritorious delegation awards at the recent Far West Conference of the Model U.N. in San Francisco.
A permanent Humboldt State University team of campus and community leaders has marshaled an array of resources to deal with sexualized violence, including a new information clearinghouse of survivor-centered responses.
Humboldt State University is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S.A. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com). The well-known education services company selected HSU for inclusion in the just-released second annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition.” This is the second year that HSU has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability.
Humboldt State University’s Schatz Energy Research Center, long-established internationally with links to Asia, Africa, Central America, Europe, Canada and Mexico, is making its first technology transfer to the Middle East.
Humboldt State University’s Native American Arts Gallery presents four free events to celebrate Native American visual and performing arts in conjunction with “Sing Me Your Story, Dance Me Home: Art and Poetry from Native California,” an exhibit in the new HSU gallery through Friday, April 29, 2011.
The Revolution of Film making is here. The non-profit Humboldt Film Festival invites you to join the REVOLUTION on May 1st through the 7th at the John Van Duzer Theater on The Humboldt State University Campus. This years judges are Al Hayes, Kevin Kearney, and Jessica Mae Stover.
The absence of the Calypso Band and the different venue aren’t cramping the style of the HSU Percussion Ensemble and the World Percussion Group for their spring concert in Fulkerson Hall on Saturday, April 16. Instead they have more time to shine.
Graduating senior Yang Yang, a Geography and International Studies major at Humboldt State University, has won the $250 “Outstanding Student Paper” award from the Ethnic Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers.
Saeed Mortazavi, School of Business, and Leslie VanderMolen, Department of Biological Sciences, will be recognized during the annual reception for the Humboldt State University Academic Senate on Tuesday, May 3, at 5 p.m. at Baywood Golf and Country Club, Buttermilk Lane, Arcata.
An anonymous local donor has committed $500,000 to support Humboldt State University’s School of Business.
The theme of the HSU spring dance concert for two weekends beginning April 14 is the essence of the dancers’ action: the struggle of muscles with the insistent tug of the planet, transformed into grace and expression.
One of the most perennially popular shows of the year at HSU is happening a little earlier than usual, due to scheduling demands for Gist Hall Theatre: the 13th Annual HSU 10 Minute Play Festival opens for two weekends on April 7.
Whether or not you can name the style, you know the music. Guitarist and HSU professor Nicholas Lambson performs a concert of contemporary music at Fulkerson Recital Hall on Friday, April 8, that mostly exemplifies the style called minimalism. “It’s probably the most accessible 20th century style,” Lambson said. With African and electronic music influences, “it’s familiar to audiences, partly because so much modern pop music is so similar.”
Pianist Fang Zhang brings an international reputation and a unique program that includes European classics, American popular music and a Chinese piano work to HSU’s Fulkerson Recital Hall on Saturday, April 9. He also holds a free Master Class on April 8.
Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents the 2011 Annual Juried Student Exhibition. A wide variety of student-created artwork, including drawings, paintings, photography, jewelry, printmaking, graphic design, ceramics and sculpture will be on exhibit. A series of prizes and scholarships acknowledging the achievements and creativity of Humboldt State University’s art students will be presented at an awards ceremony on Thursday, April 14 at 5 p.m., followed immediately by an opening reception in the gallery until 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
In conjunction with Earth Week, Apr. 17-23, Humboldt State University will host “Encounters in the Open Sea: An evening with Rick Rosenthal,” at the John Van Duzer Theatre, Humboldt State University, Apr. 19, 7-8:30 p.m.
The Humboldt State University campus is currently experiencing a brief interruption to electrical power. The cause is believed to be associated with a downed power line in Arcata.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
The three leaders of the state’s public higher education system rallied against the proposed cuts to their universities Tuesday saying the reductions will have long-lasting effects on California’s economy.
Ken Ayoob has been named Dean of Humboldt State University’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Ayoob served as interim Dean of the college since 2007. Prior to his interim appointment, Ayoob served as associate Dean to the college in 2005 and chaired the HSU Music Department from 2000 to 2007.
“Venetians and Dragons,” the Humboldt Bay Brass Band (HBBB) concert on April 2 in Fulkerson Recital Hall, features music ranging from some of the oldest known works for brass to the premiere of an original composition combining elements of classical and jazz by HSU professor and HBBB director Dr. Gilbert Cline. And of course, dragons.
Humboldt State University’s Founders and Van Matre Halls have reopened following a reported bomb threat in the area. Just before 10 a.m. on Monday University Police Department personnel discovered a note in the HSU Library about a potential bomb threat in the Founders Hall area of campus. University Police immediately evacuated the area and began a full investigation into the threat.
Spreadsheets, research groups and a large portion of the class grade were not the only outcomes of the second research project in Lonny Grafman’s ENGR 308 class.
Humboldt State University’s student-run publications, The Lumberjack and the Osprey, have been on a hot streak lately, picking up a handful of awards and an equipment grant for $900 from the California Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA).
The following was provided by Caltrans on Monday, April 4 at 11 a.m.
ROUTE 101 SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT UPDATE
Eureka – Currently, Route 101 approximately 60 miles south of Eureka is open to one-way controlled traffic and motorists should expect 30-minute delays. Caltrans is pleased to announce that by Tuesday morning, April 5, the highway will open to one lane in each direction 24 hours a day. Motorists should anticipate minor traffic slowdowns.
Humboldt State University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, part of the School of Business, is hosting a first-of-its-kind symposium titled “Changing the World One Entrepreneur at a Time.” The event takes place in the Great Hall, part of the new College Creek Apartments, located above the College Creek Marketplace, on Friday, April 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required, but an RSVP is requested.
When the Sendai earthquake shook Japan on Mar. 11, people across the globe felt the repercussions of the magnitude 8.9 quake and the ensuing tsunami. And as many residents of the North Coast evacuated their homes during the tsunami warning, the importance of disaster preparedness within the community became clearer.
As a pianist, she has been hailed as “a star among stars” and performed in major concert halls on four continents, including appearances with the world’s great orchestras. As a teacher, she has presented master classes in Europe, People’s Republic of China and throughout the United States. On March 26 in Fulkerson Recital Hall, Pamela Mia Paul will perform a solo concert that includes works by Brahms and Debussy, and an American premiere. She will also teach a master class at HSU on March 25.
A group of students from Saudi Arabia has arrived at Humboldt State University, the first in a series of about 40 Saudis that are enrolling in HSU’s intensive English program in the next 12-15 months.
Global growth and poverty expert Aneel Karnani of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan will assess corporate responsibility for larger social goals when he delivers the annual Chung-Watson Lecture at Humboldt State University on Thursday, Apr. 14, at 4 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, University Center.
Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery presents The HSU Printmakers Exhibition. Produced by the students in the Museum and Gallery Practices Program at Humboldt State University and curated by HSU Art Professor Sarah Whorf, the exhibition will run from March 31st through May 15th.
Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to announce Seascapes: Paintings and Watercolors by Jim McVicker and Steve Porter. Produced and curated by the students in the Museum and Gallery Practices Program at Humboldt State University, the exhibition will run from March 31st through May 15th.
“I had never seen so many trees in my life!” exclaims Humboldt State University undergrad Thomas Morgese.
He’s recalling Humboldt State University’s 2010 Spring Preview, scheduled this year April 8-9.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office
The CSU’s Board of Trustees Tuesday discussed several strategies aimed at mitigating the governor’s proposed $500 million cut to the university’s 2011-12 budget. The CSU will actually need to address a $550 million total gap in funding once $50 million in mandatory costs, including increased energy costs and employee health premiums, have been factored in.
The Humboldt State Calypso Band is gearing up for its 25th anniversary and there’s a lot to be excited about.
Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods have chosen “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett as their Book of the Year for 2011/12.
The Help” is Kathryn Stockett’s first novel. Born and raised in Jackson, Miss., the author draws on her experiences growing up as a young woman in a society where sex, race and class all determined, to a large extent, who you were and what you might aspire to become.
Alan Hastings, Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at UC Davis, will deliver the second annual Lamberson Ecology Lecture at Humboldt State University on Tuesday, April 5 in room 162, the Native American Forum in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building.
Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond has lodged a strong protest with the head of Horizon Air against the carrier’s decision to eliminate service to ACV Arcata/Eureka Airport, especially with the Commencement travel season scarcely 60 days ahead.
As the Schatz Energy Research Center settles into its new building, researchers have welcomed a new piece of equipment as well. The machine–a torrefier–is on loan from Renewable Fuel Technologies (RFT), a San Mateo, Calif., start-up business, and is used to transform biomass into renewable energy. RFT and the center are expected to have the machine up and running in late March.
Award-winning mathematician and author David Pengelley of New Mexico State University will explore the neglected mathematical research of the 18th century Frenchwoman Sophie Germain when he delivers the 57th annual Harry S. Kieval Lecture in Mathematics at Humboldt State University on Monday, Mar. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Science B, Room 135.
Preliminary checks of Humboldt State University’s Aquatic Center, research vessel Coral Sea, and the Telonicher Marine Laboratory revealed no sign of property damage related to the tsunami waves which rolled into Humboldt Bay and Trinidad Bay on Friday. Humboldt State’s First Street Gallery and the Aquatic Center were both closed as a precaution due to the tsunami warning. The vessel Coral Sea was moved to a sheltered location before the first waves arrived, and suffered no damage from the surging waters.