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Week of: Sep 29, 2013
Students Injured in Off-Campus Stabbing »

Two Humboldt State University students were stabbed early Sunday morning at an off-campus party.

Symphonic Band & Jazz Orchestra Joint Concert »

HSU Symphonic Band and Jazz Orchestra perform a joint concert on Saturday October 5 in Fulkerson Recital Hall at HSU.

CSU Campuses Will Begin Accepting Fall Applications on October 1 »

The application period for admission to the fall 2014 term for all CSU campuses will open on Tuesday, October 1. Students intending to apply for fall admission should visit the website csumentor.edu to complete the online application.

HSU Sees Record Enrollment, Big Diversity Gains »

Humboldt State University has posted multiple enrollment records for its Centennial academic year 2013-2014, including Hispanic-Latina/o students.

DiGennaro, Welch share $1,000 Zinke Memorial Scholarship »

Humboldt State University Rangeland Resources Science majors Travis DiGennaro and Crystal Welch will share the $1,000 Paul Zinke Memorial Scholarship Award for 2013.

Students, Staff Can Enroll in ‘Obamacare’ until Mar. 31 »

Open enrollment for the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), nicknamed Obamacare, runs through Mar. 31, and Humboldt State students and parents can learn about the new law from both California State University and other state and federal sources.

Photos: HSU’s Centennial Homecoming & Family Weekend »

Humboldt State wrapped up the Centennial Homecoming & Family Weekend with a bang. Featuring a throwback parade around the Arcata Plaza, a pep rally, tailgate and fireworks show, this was a weekend to remember.

Series: Meet Humboldt State’s Newest Faculty »

Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt NOW will be profiling our new faculty. For a list of the new faculty click here.

Campus Eco-Demonstration House Readies for 35th Anniversary Celebration »

Humboldt State’s Campus Center for Appropriate Technology celebrates 35 years as a university’s sustainable-living demonstration house with a day of activities Saturday, Oct. 12 on the HSU campus.

CSU Reaches Tentative Agreement with UAW on Multi-Year Successor Contract »

The following was provided by the California State University’s Chancellor’s Office.

The California State University has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) on a three-year successor collective bargaining agreement. The UAW represents nearly 7,700 student employees who serve as Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants or Instructional Student Assistants throughout the CSU. The agreement will be taken to the CSU Board of Trustees for final approval at their November meeting and marks the first time since 2007 that CSU has negotiated a multi-year salary deal with one of its unions.

First Street Presents ‘Forest Invisible: Photographs by Young Suh’ »

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery presents Forest Invisible, a solo exhibition by photographer Young Suh, on display from Friday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Nov. 3. The exhibition will feature photographs that examine the tradition of landscape as a subject in art as well as our culture’s dissociative relationship to nature.

Jane Fonda to Narrate Films on California’s Environment »

Academy-Award winner Jane Fonda has joined a California team of distinguished scientists, educators and media producers, including Humboldt State University specialists, to create inspirational stories about the state’s changing natural environment.

Week of: Sep 22, 2013
Michael Kauffmann Publishes New Book on Conifers »

Michael Kauffmann (‘12, M.S. Biological Sciences), adviser for Humboldt State’s Redwood Science Project, has published Conifers of the Pacific Slope, a contemporary field guide for identifying Pacific Slope conifers.

Fisheries Expert Weighs Bristol Bay/Salmon Controversy »

Sockeye salmon expert Daniel Schindler, professor of aquatic and fishery sciences, University of Washington, will examine the ongoing environmental conflict pitting fish versus mineral exploration in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed in a lecture at Humboldt State University sponsored by the Department of Fisheries Biology.

Students Can Enroll in ‘Obamacare’ Oct. 1 – Mar. 31 »

Open enrollment for the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), nicknamed Obamacare, runs Oct. 1 through Mar. 31, and students and parents can learn about the new law from Humboldt State’s Student Health Center as well as from federal sources.

HSU President Rollin Richmond to Retire »

Rollin Richmond, who has served as President at Humboldt State University for nearly 12 years, has decided to retire at the end of the 2013-14 academic year.

HSU Children’s Center Receives $168,000 Department of Education Grant »

Humboldt State University’s Children Center has received a four-year $168,040 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support campus-based childcare services for low-income students.

First Street Presents ‘A Moment in Time: Eight Photographers from California’s North Coast’ »

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present, A Moment in Time, a group exhibition featuring eight photographers from California’s North Coast, on display from Friday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Nov. 3. The exhibition will feature photographers working in diverse media and subjects and is meant as a sample snapshot of some of the artistic work being made in photographic media, currently, in the region of California’s North Coast.

Series: Meet Humboldt State’s Newest Faculty »

Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt NOW will be profiling our new faculty. For a list of the new faculty click here.

CNRS Showcases its Heritage with Bevy of Centennial Events »

Humboldt State University’s College of Natural Resources and Sciences (CNRS), part of which had its 1930s genesis in a campus fish hatchery, is showcasing HSU’s 100th anniversary with a full slate of special science lectures and open houses in October.

HSU Employee Arrested for Making Threats »

Humboldt State University Police today arrested Lowell Ranstrom, a temporary campus employee, for making criminal threats.

Romer Anchors HSU Business School Summit Oct. 7 »

Former White House economics advisor Christina Romer headlines the day-long Business Summit being hosted by Humboldt State University’s School of Business on Monday, Oct. 7. The summit also features a student panel on active learning and a company executive discussion of regional business strategies.

CSU Reaches Agreement with CSUEU and IUOE on 2013-14 Salary Negotiations »

The California State University has reached agreement with the California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) and the International Union of Operating Engineers over the 2013-14 salary re-opener negotiations. CSUEU represented employees will receive a salary increase that is the greater of 1.34 percent of annual base salary or $40 per month. IUOE represented employees will receive a straight 1.34 percent increase. Salary increases will be retroactive to July 1, 2013 for all employees. CSUEU represents more than 15,000 CSU employees including administrative and technical support and healthcare and service workers. The IUOE represents skilled trade workers at the California Maritime Academy.

Eureka’s Clarke Museum Hosts Special HSU Historical Exhibit »

More than 100 years have passed since Gov. Hiram Johnson signed the bill into law establishing Humboldt State Normal School. To mark the occasion of Humboldt State’s centennial year, Eureka’s Clarke Museum is highlighting the university’s history.

Week of: Sep 15, 2013
Series: Meet Humboldt State’s Newest Faculty »

Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt NOW will be profiling our new faculty. For a list of the new faculty click here.

HSU Receives $1.2 Million Adaptive Physical Education Grant »

The Department of Kinesiology & Recreation Administration has received a five-year $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand its credential program in adaptive physical education.

Diversity Resource Guide Outlines Services Available to HSU Students »

Humboldt State University will introduce this week its first-ever Diversity Resource Guide, a comprehensive collection of campus and community resources available to HSU students.

Series: Meet Humboldt State’s Newest Faculty »

Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt NOW will be profiling our new faculty. For a list of the new faculty click here.

HSU Wildlife Instructor: Crows Are Smarter Than You Think »

Crows are among the most intelligent animals on the planet. But just how smart are they? A new study led by wildlife faculty member Barbara Clucas suggests that they can tell when humans are watching them and adapt their behavior accordingly.

HSU Native Sashes Exhibit at Goudi’ni Gallery Sept. 26 »

Humboldt State University’s Goudi’ni Native American Arts Gallery welcomes you to join us Thursday, September 26th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at an opening reception for our HSU Native Sashes exhibition. This exhibition displays graduation sashes worn by Native American alumni during their HSU Commencement ceremonies.

Obama Adviser Dissects Monetary Policy in HSU Lecture »

Former White House economics advisor Christina Romer, co-architect of the Obama administration’s recovery from the 2008 recession, will analyze post-crisis monetary policy on Monday, Oct. 7, at 3:30 p.m. in Humboldt State University’s Van Duzer Theatre.

HSU’s Fulkerson Hall Reopens as Roof Repairs Proceed »

Humboldt State University’s Fulkerson Recital Hall and audiovisual booth will reopen on Monday, September 23 with the completion of interior structural repairs.

Week of: Sep 08, 2013
A Musical Welcome to HSU »

HSU Music faculty members welcome students back to campus for the new school year with their annual potpourri of performances called the Welcome Concert on September 14.

HSU and Plan it Green Host Climate Expert Jorgen Randers »

Humboldt State University and Plan it Green will co-host a lecture by world-renowned climate strategist and energy specialist Jorgen Randers Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room.

HSU Kicks Off 20th Annual Day of Caring Sept. 21 »

Hundreds of Humboldt State University students and community volunteers are expected to join in HSU’s 20th Annual Day of Caring on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a partnership of the university’s Service Learning and Academic Internships and United Way of the Wine Country.

HSU Alum Wins $3,000 CSU Award »

Humboldt State University graduate Victoria Munguia, a Los Angeles native from an immigrant family, is a winner of the $3,000 CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement 2013.

Fireworks, Throwback Parade Highlight HSU’s Homecoming Weekend Sept. 27-28 »

What’s more fun than a dozen Lumberjacks in a log rolling competition? How about fireworks over Redwood Bowl and a throwback parade around the Arcata Plaza? Humboldt State University invites the community to take part in its Centennial Year Homecoming & Family Weekend, Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28.

Humboldt Bay Brass Performs Centennial ‘Sound-off’ Sept. 27 »

The Humboldt Bay Brass Band, the brass ensemble led by Humboldt State Music Professor Gil Cline that employs British instrumentation, will perform in the guise of the “Humboldt Bay Bugle Mob” in the university’s Centennial Parade on Friday, Sept. 27, departing from the campus at 4:15 p.m. via Harpst Street to the Arcata Plaza. Fans last enjoyed the Bugle Mob in last spring’s Rhody Parade in Eureka.

Humboldt State Named a Top School in National Rankings »

Humboldt State University has been named a top school by two national college rankings.

For Fifth Year Running, Humboldt State Named ‘Military Friendly School’ »

For the fifth year running, HSU is rated among the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationally that provide comprehensive support to soldier students and their spouses.

Week of: Sep 01, 2013
Celebrating Centennial, Hundreds Gather to Form Human 100 »

Humboldt State University began as a teacher training normal school in 1913. Now, 100 years later, Humboldt State’s Centennial Celebration is a time to honor the University’s first century of achievement and to imagine what might be accomplished as its next century begins.

To mark the first week of the centennial year, nearly 1,000 members of the HSU community gathered in the University Events Field on Aug. 30, 2013 for a Human 100 photo.

HSU Begins Truss Repairs at Fulkerson Hall »

Humboldt State University has begun truss repairs at Fulkerson Hall, expected to be completed by the end of September.

Campus Begins New Semester with Abundant Renovations »

Campus underwent major improvements over the summer as the University and Facilities Management renovated several buildings, completed exterior face-lifts and upgraded multiple smart classrooms.

HSU in the News • Highlights from August 2013 »

The following clips are highlights from news coverage of Humboldt State University.

HSU Builds on Commitment to Sustainability with STARS »

After months of collaboration among various campus groups and departments, Humboldt State has been named a top school for sustainability by STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System), a nationwide program that measures the sustainability performance of colleges and universities across the nation.

Be a Part of Humboldt’s Throwback Homecoming Parade »

Join the Humboldt State community in celebrating HSU’s 100th year with a throwback Centennial Homecoming Parade on Friday, Sept. 27 at 4:15 p.m.

Series: Meet Humboldt State’s Newest Faculty »

Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt NOW will be profiling our new faculty. For a list of the new faculty click here.

Berkeley Prof Surveys New Math Standards in HSU Lecture »

Award-winning Berkeley Mathematics Professor Alan Schoenfeld will deliver the 62nd Harry S. Kieval Lecture on new math teaching and learning methods on Thursday evening, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall, Room 118. The lecture is sponsored by Humboldt State University’s Department of Mathematics.

Week of: Aug 25, 2013
Plaza Crowd Kicks Off HSU’s Centennial Celebration »

An old time fair with a North Coast flair took over the Arcata plaza Saturday to celebrate the start of Humboldt State University’s Centennial Year.

CSU Reaches Agreement with CFA on 2013-14 Salary Negotiations »

The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.

Exhibit Features Works By HSU Art Department Founding Faculty »

In celebration of Humboldt State University’s centennial year, a exhibition featuring the art of emeriti faculty who began teaching in Humboldt State’s Art Department between 1914 and 1966 will be on exhibit at HSU’s Reese Bullen Gallery. The exhibit will run from September 12 through October 5, 2013 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 12 from 4-6 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free event.

INRSEP Director Recognized for Work on Behalf of Hispanics, Native Americans »

Jacquelyn Bolman has received a 2013 Professional Mentor Award from the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) for her work as director of Humboldt State University’s Indian Natural Resource Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP).

Series: Meet Humboldt State’s Newest Faculty »

Over the course of the fall semester, Humboldt NOW will be profiling our new faculty. For a list of the new faculty click here.

HSU Releases Campus Diversity Plan »

Humboldt State University has released a Campus Diversity Plan, a comprehensive tool for increasing and monitoring diversity and inclusive student success on campus.

Week of: Aug 18, 2013
HSU Partners with Zimride to Offer Free Ridesharing Service »

Finding a ride to campus just got a little easier.

CSU Campuses Offer Online Courses for HSU Students »

Humboldt State University students now have the opportunity to take advantage of online courses offered at other California State University campuses.

Centennial Convocation Highlights Student Support Goals »

Humboldt State University is launching its 100th Anniversary Year with a cluster of new student support programs to build diversity and boost retention and graduation rates.

Newly Discovered Shrew Named After HSU Collections Manager »

In biology, some creatures are simply evolutionary oddities. Take the aardvark, for example, or the duck billed platypus—animals with distinct, unusual features that make them unique in the mammal world.

2014-15 New Tenure Track Faculty »

Humboldt State University welcomes 21 new tenure-line faculty and librarians for the 2014-15 academic school year.

Humboldt State Welcomes 21 New Faculty for 2014-15 Academic Year »

Humboldt State University welcomes 26 new tenure-line faculty and librarians for the 2013-14 academic school year.

Humboldt State Welcomes 26 New Faculty for 2015-16 Academic Year1 »

Humboldt State University welcomes 26 new tenure-line faculty and librarians for the 2013-14 academic school year.

Week of: Aug 11, 2013
Institute for Student Success Aug. 20 on HSU Campus »

Humboldt State University will host the fourth Institute for Student Success, a one-day professional event for staff, faculty and administration, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20 on the HSU campus.

HSU Ranks Again as ‘Best in the West’ Campus »

Humboldt State University is named again a “Best in the West College” in the online guide “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region” produced by the Princeton Review, a privately held education services company headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.

HSU Hosts Earthquake Tsunami Room at County Fair »

For the 14th consecutive year, Humboldt State University is partnering with the Redwood Coast Tsunami Work Group to host the Earthquake Tsunami Room at the Humboldt County Fair, Aug. 14-25, 11a.m. to 9 p.m. in Hindley Hall, the commercial building.

Police Step Up Bike/Skateboard Safety Enforcement for School Reopening »

The Humboldt State University and Arcata Police Departments and the California Highway Patrol will be conducting a bicycle and skateboard safety, education and enforcement campaign as the approaching fall semester begins at area schools.

HSU Program Enriches Local Science Teachers »

Lucia Boyer picked up the tiny jellyfish with tongs and dunked it into a bath of liquid nitrogen. With the cauldron still smoking and sizzling, she transferred the frozen organism into a freeze dryer, where low temperature and a vacuum would eventually transform the ice directly into gas.

HSU’s Fulkerson Hall Closed Temporarily for Repairs »

Humboldt State University’s Fulkerson Recital Hall has been closed temporarily for the immediate and permanent repair of a cracked wooden truss beam that apparently succumbed to age and seismic activity. The closure includes the audiovisual booth in the Department of Music Building.

Week of: Aug 04, 2013
HSU Professor Co-Authors New Book on Decolonizing Social Work »

Humboldt State professor Michael Yellow Bird has co-authored a new textbook titled “Decolonizing Social Work.”

Searching for Faults in Tennessee »

Joe Camacho (’14, Environmental Management and Protection) is passionate about geology. So passionate, in fact, that he spent his entire summer investigating ancient fault lines in the heart of Tennessee.

HSU Hosts Annual Part-time Job Fair Aug. 28 »

Local employers can meet with returning Humboldt State University students about job openings when the university’s Career Center hosts a Part-time Job Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 28th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the University Center Quad.

First Street Gallery Hosts Centennial Art Exhibit through Sept. 15 »

In celebration of Humboldt State University’s centennial year, HSU’s First Street Gallery in Old Town, Eureka presents a faculty and staff exhibition showcasing artists who currently teach and work in Humboldt State’s Art Department. The exhibit will display a wide range of themes, styles and media August 20 through September 15.

HSU Celebrates 100th Birthday Festival August 24 »

Humboldt State University’s family-geared 100th Birthday Festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 4-7 p.m. on the Arcata Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.

Week of: Jul 28, 2013
Schatz Lab Leads Countywide Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Siting Study »

For electric vehicles to take off on the North Coast, Humboldt County would need about 43 charging stations from Orick to Garberville.

CSU Provides New Online Classes for Fall 2013 »

The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.

Week of: Jul 21, 2013
Humboldt State’s 100th Birthday Festival, Aug 24. on Arcata Plaza »

Humboldt State University’s yearlong Centennial Celebration kicks off Saturday, Aug. 24, with a 100th Birthday Festival on the Arcata Plaza from 4-7pm. The free event is hosted by the Arcata Chamber of Commerce, Arcata Main Street and the City of Arcata.

Week of: Jul 14, 2013
OLLI Begins New Membership Year Aug. 1 »

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Humboldt State University will commence a new membership year August 1, offering more than 70 academic and thought-provoking classes in conjunction with HSU’s Centennial Celebration.

Humboldt State Upgrading to 10G Internet »

Humboldt State University has partnered with AT&T;and the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California to increase its Internet bandwidth to 10 gigabits.

Week of: Jun 30, 2013
The California State University Employee Update »

The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office.

State Budget Marks Reinvestment in the CSU

The state’s reinvestment in the CSU became official last week as Gov. Brown signed the 2013-14 budget, which includes $125.1 million in new funding and $125 million reinstated from last year’s budget cut.
The proposed increase brings state funding levels to $2.3 billion for the CSU’s programs and operations.

Week of: Jun 23, 2013
A World Marimba Festival Finds its Way to HSU »

Once upon a time in the mid-1980s, a total stranger knocked on the office door of Humboldt State Music Professor Eugene Novotney.

HSU Hosts World Marimba Festival June 30-July 13 »

The international Zeltsman Marimba Festival comes to the Pacific Northwest for the first time June 30 – July 13, featuring eight evening concerts open to the public at Humboldt State University’s Native Forum and the Arcata Playhouse.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Discusses Vietnam War on Thursday Night Talk Radio Show »

This year’s Pulitzer Prize winner for history, Fredrik Logevall, will discuss his winning book, Embers of War: The Fall of An Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam, with veteran White House correspondent Paul Mann on Thursday, July 4, at 7 p.m. on KHSU’s Thursday Night Talk.

Campus Volunteers Sought for CERT Training »

Humboldt State’s CERT (Campus Emergency Response Team) Academy is scheduled Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July 28 and faculty, staff and students are encouraged to serve as CERT volunteers, who would assist first responders in the event of a major earthquake or comparable emergency.

Week of: Jun 16, 2013
Young Alumni at HSU’s First Street Gallery »

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery presents Young Alumni-2013, on exhibit from July 2nd through August 4th, 2013. This exhibition celebrates the diversity and skills acquired by Humboldt State Art majors during their enrollment at the university.

HSU Wildlife Student Publishes Fantasy Novel for Young Adults »

Not many college students can say they’re a published writer. But “young adult author” is a title that Vincent Gonzalez (’15, Wildlife) recently added to his resume.

Robots Race, Wrestle and Fly in Robotics Camp »

Twenty local middle schoolers got the chance to race, wrestle and fly robots they designed and created as part of Humboldt State University’s third annual Robot Camp, held this week on the HSU campus.

HSU Journal Challenges Popular Marijuana Claims »

A number of common assumptions about marijuana use require more scrutiny based on hard scientific evidence instead of limited anecdotal data, according to a Humboldt State University academic journal.

‘Shock Doctrine’ Author Naomi Klein Anchors HSU Centennial Speaker Series »

A New York Times best selling author and a renowned nature photographer headline Humboldt State University’s Centennial Speaker Series presented by Center Arts. With talks by authors Paul Ehrlich, Peter Singer, Naomi Klein and Michael Eric Dyson, union organizer Arturo S. Rodriguez and photographer James Balog, Humboldt State celebrates Big Ideas during the campus’s Centennial Celebration.

Week of: Jun 09, 2013
‘Ear-Opening!’ Marimba Festival Comes to HSU »

Boston-based marimba master Nancy Zeltsman, founder of the international Zeltsman Marimba Festival, promises that Humboldt State and Arcata Playhouse audiences will hear “absolutely ear-opening percussion” at her concert series June 30-July 13.

Week of: Jun 02, 2013
Registration Open for HSU’s Marine Science Summer Program »

Registration is now open for the 2013 Marine Sciences Summer Program. The three-session program is an opportunity for young children (first through sixth grades) to learn about the coastal environment through fun and exciting activities.

HSU Hosts Zeltsman Marimba Festival June 30 – July 13 »

Humboldt State University’s Department of Music and Music Professor Eugene Novotney will host the international Zeltsman Marimba Festival June 30 – July 13 with multiple concerts open to the public.

Week of: May 26, 2013
NSF Grant Extends HSU’s Cutting Edge Gravity Research »

Humboldt State Professor C.D. Hoyle, Department of Physics and Astronomy, has received a three-year, $155,746 continuation grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for ongoing testing of Newton’s law of gravity and Einstein’s theory of relativity in HSU’s Gravitational Research Laboratory.

HSU Offers English Enrichment to Training for Regional Teachers »

Humboldt State University will resume North Coast teacher workshops this summer for California State University’s Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) for high school teachers, co-sponsored by the Humboldt County Office of Education, College of the Redwoods and The Redwood Writing Project.

Week of: May 19, 2013
Humboldt State Celebrates Its Graduates at Centennial Commencement (PHOTOS) »

In three ceremonies, Humboldt State students became Humboldt State alumni as the university celebrated their achievements before a crowd of thousands of families and friends.

HSU Professor Named Top Female Professor Statewide »

Humboldt State University oceanography professor Christine Cass has been named one of the top 20 women professors in California by statestats.org and onlineschoolscalifornia.com.

Schatz Lab Gains $95K Biomass Research Grant »

The Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University has received a $95,000 state grant to continue experiments aimed at converting biomass—slash from logging and fuel reduction efforts—into energy dense “bio-coal.”

Week of: May 12, 2013
OLLI Adult Learning Moves Outdoors this Summer »

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Humboldt State University will offer an array of courses this summer, from Trinidad to Garberville. Venues will include Redwood National Forest, Samoa’s speeder train in Samoa and a Crabs game at Arcata Ballpark.

Lighting Inventory Illuminates Energy Efficiency on Campus »

Humboldt State is looking at ways to make campus lighting more energy efficient.

International Marimba Festival Comes to HSU »

Humboldt State will host the Zeltsman Marimba Festival June 30 to July 13 on the HSU campus.

Geography of Hate Attracts International Media Atttention »

Geography professor Monica Stephens’ ‘Geography of Hate’ map has attracted national and international media attention, from news website Mashable to German national newspaper Die Zeit.

CCRP Garners $1M Grant for Humboldt Health Care »

Humboldt State University’s California Center for Rural Policy has been awarded a two-year, $1 million grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to bolster Humboldt County health care.

Governor’s May Revision Maintains $125.1 Million Budget Investment for CSU »

The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office.

Governor Brown’s May Revision of the 2013-2014 state budget continues to propose an additional $125.1 million in state funding for the California State University and also maintains reinstating $125 million that was cut from last year’s budget and was due to be reimbursed in this year’s budget following the successful passage of Proposition 30. The proposal also states that the administration will work with the colleges and universities, legislature and other stakeholders on a framework that would link future budget augmentations to performance-related measures.

CCAT Experience Shapes Outstanding Graduate Delgado’s Outlook and Future »

Emanuel Delgado (’13, Geography) has always had a passion for sustainability, but it wasn’t until he came to HSU that he really had a chance to get his feet wet.

A Look Back: Humboldt State Through the Years »

Humboldt State NOW digs into the photographic archives as campus gets ready for the yearlong centennial celebration in the ’13-’14 academic year. Enjoy a look back every week as HS NOW features historical photos. Photos will also be added to the Scrolling Archive on the HSU Centennial webpage. And be sure to share your own memories and photos from campus at humboldt.edu/100/share.

Week of: May 05, 2013
Bassist Millie Martin in HSU Faculty Artist Series Concert »

String bassist Millie Martin performs a Faculty Artist Series concert in Fulkerson Recital Hall at noon on Sunday, May 12.

Brian Post Composes Original Music for Centennial Celebration »

Part of an occasional series on HSU’s 2013-14 centennial celebration.

A Look Back: Humboldt State Through the Years »

Humboldt State NOW digs into the photographic archives as campus gets ready for the yearlong centennial celebration in the ’13-’14 academic year. Enjoy a look back every week as HS NOW features historical photos. Photos will also be added to the Scrolling Archive on the HSU Centennial webpage. And be sure to share your own memories and photos from campus at humboldt.edu/100/share.

HSU Student Wins $3,000 Hearst/CSU Award »

Humboldt State University senior Victoria Munguia has received a $3,000 William Randolph Hearst/CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement 2013.

Bloom New Associated Students President After Run Off Win »

Jacob Bloom, a Communication major, is the new Associated Student president after winning 55 percent of a run-off vote held May 1 and 2. Jennie Rose Saunders, an Environmental Policy major, is administrative vice president after winning 53 percent of the vote, and Juan Diaz-Infante, also an Environmental Policy major, is student affairs vice president winning a 60 percent majority.

HSU Earns Silver STARS Rating for Sustainability »

Humboldt State University recently received a Silver Rating in STARS, a nationwide program that evaluates an institution’s programs and practices in sustainability. The rating places HSU among the nation’s leaders in sustainability.

3D Printer Multiplies Student Learning Opportunities »

This semester, students in Patricia DuRant’s engineering dynamics class had the chance to design and build their own robots using wheels, plastic gears and other self-designed parts.

Geography of Hate: Mapping the Origins of Online Hate Speech »

Where in America do people use the most hate speech?

Week of: Apr 28, 2013
Reassembling the Horizon with HSU Jazz Orchestra »

From the most famous Mexican bolero and a 1950s torch song to a Stevie Wonder classic, the HSU Jazz Orchestra reassembles jazz horizons in its May 11 concert at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Sacred Music and a Children’s Choir at HSU »

The HSU University Singers and the Humboldt Chorale perform an evening of sacred music, including the Mass of the Children, on Sunday, May 12 at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Fiddling Around with the Humboldt Symphony »

Humboldt Symphony will perform its well-planned and rehearsed final concert of the year on May 10 and 12, with classics ranging from the 17th to the 20th centuries. But there will also be a surprise—even to conductor Paul Cummings.

A Look Back: Humboldt State Through the Years »

Humboldt State NOW digs into the photographic archives as campus gets ready for the yearlong centennial celebration in the ’13-’14 academic year. Enjoy a look back every week as HS NOW features historical photos. Photos will also be added to the Scrolling Archive on the HSU Centennial webpage. And be sure to share your own memories and photos from campus at humboldt.edu/100/share.

CSU, EPA Increase Opportunities for Environmental Stewards »

The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.

Art Professor Kris Patzlaff and Students Design New Ceremonial Mace »

Part of an occasional series on HSU’s 2013-14 centennial celebration.

Plan ‘Bee’: Grad Student Explores Role of Native Bees »

What role do native bees play in local crop pollination? And should local farmers establish better habitats to support them?

Geography Student Wins National Mapping Award »

Geography student Alina Taalman (’13) has won the Arthur Robinson Award for Best Printed Map in an annual competition hosted by the national Cartography and Geographic Information Society.

Campus Makes Strides Against Waste »

Humboldt State University is making substantial gains in waste abatement, decreasing its solid waste disposal in 2012 by 176 tons.

HSU Professor helps ID first tsunami debris in CA »

When a boat washed ashore in Crescent City in early April, HSU professor Lori Dengler was instrumental in confirming it as the first piece of debris from the March, 2011 Japanese tsunami to wash ashore in California.

HSU Honors Centennial Class at May 18 Commencement »

Humboldt State University will host its 2013 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, in Redwood Bowl.

Week of: Apr 21, 2013
Campus as a Living Lab Grant Program »

The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office:

From Dowland to the Beatles with Madrigal and MRT Singers »

Songs from the Renaissance to the Beatles are given voice in the Madrigal and Mad River Transit Singers spring concert at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 5 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Calypso Band and HSU Percussion Spring Concert »

The most important work in the percussion ensemble repertoire, Bantu music from Cuba and calypso dance rhythms are all featured in the shared HSU Percussion Ensemble, World Percussion Group and Calypso Band concert 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4 in the Van Duzer Theatre.

Rossini, a Little Bling and Some Led Zep »

The clarinet is a versatile instrument—but can it really sound like an electric guitar? Blake McGee, visiting clarinetist from the University of Wyoming, will put it to the test in a solo concert 8 p.m. May 2 and an HSU Symphonic Band performance 8 p.m. May 3 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

The California State University Employee Update »

The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office.

CSU Presidents Receive Honors

• San José State President Mo Qayoumi was recently appointed to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council, a group of academic leaders that advises Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on issues relating to international students, recent graduate recruitment, homeland security academic programs and academic research. Qayoumi will be chairman of the council’s new subcommittee on cyber security, as San José State is preparing to launch a cyber security center. More information.

HSU Cycling Wins Western Collegiate Cycling Conference Championships »

The HSU cycling team competed in the WCCC championships this weekend and came home with the winner’s trophy. The team was ranked in second place behind UC Santa Clara leading into the conference championships, but raced well enough over the weekend to take the championship title. Eight HSU Cycling team members competed in the championships: Alvin Garlejo, Justin Gore, Marina Marcroft, Michael Nystrom, Sara Schneider, Katrina Suarez, Zachary Thompson and Nancy Vargas.

A Look Back: Humboldt State Through the Years »

Humboldt State NOW digs into the photographic archives as campus gets ready for the yearlong centennial celebration in the ’13-‘14 academic year. Enjoy a look back every week as HS NOW features historical photos. Photos will also be added to the Scrolling Archive on the HSU Centennial webpage. And be sure to share your own memories and photos from campus at humboldt.edu/100/share.

HSU Salutes Academic Community (SLIDESHOW) »

Alumni, students, faculty and staff gathered in the University Center on Friday, April 19, for the 2013 Humboldt State Honors Dinner.

Art Professor Prints Woodcut of Founders to Commemorate Centennial »

This is the second story in an occasional series on HSU’s 2013-14 Centennial celebration.

When art professor Sarah Whorf first learned of HSU’s 2013-14 centennial celebration last year, she knew she had to get involved.

For Outstanding Student Masha Melnik, Clear Link Between Psychology and Biology »

If there’s one thing that Masha Melnik (’13) knows well, it’s time management.

Campus Cleanup Disposes Over a Ton of Hazardous Waste »

Humboldt State has discarded over a ton of hazardous materials and electronic waste this past year thanks the Campus Wide Waste Collection Project.

Week of: Apr 14, 2013
HSU Hosts Talk on Cannabis Dispensary Research »

Research findings of medical marijuana dispensaries will be the subject of the last of the spring speaker series of the Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research on Monday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the Native American Forum adjoining the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building at Humboldt State University.

Earth Day Forum Probes Marijuana’s Environmental Impact »

Humboldt State University will host its inaugural Earth Day Symposium on Marijuana and the Environment this weekend, centering on a key issue often overlooked in mainstream analysis: marijuana’s environmental effects.

HSU Bolsters Campus Suicide Prevention Measures »

Humboldt State University is broadening and intensifying its long-term programs for campus-wide suicide prevention and wellness with a two-year, $155,000 grant from the California Mental Health Services Authority and other funding sources.

The “Proof” Is On the Stage at HSU »

Is it love or ambition? Is it genius or madness? And what is the proof?

Two Bands for the Price of None »

The visiting University of British Columbia Wind Ensemble and the HSU Symphonic Band share a free concert on Monday, April 29 at 8 p.m.

Area Youth Shine at HSU’s 54th Redwood Math Tourney »

Middle and high school students from Arcata High, Douglas City, Eureka High, McKinleyville High and Sunny Brae won top honors at Humboldt State University’s Department of Mathematics 54th annual Redwood Empire Mathematics Tournament on April 13.

Community Leaders to Speak at RAMP Career Panel »

Humboldt State’s Residential Academic Mentoring Program will host a career panel with community leaders Monday, April 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Great Hall above the College Creek Marketplace. The event is free and open to the public.

HSU Ranks Again as Top North American ‘Green College’ »

For the fourth year in a row, Humboldt State University is rated among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada by the Princeton Review, an education services company, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.

University Celebrates Earth Day »

Humboldt State is continuing its commitment to sustainability and environmental protection with a number of events celebrating Earth Day, Monday, April 22.

HSU’s Schatz Lab Leads World Solar Foray »

An international agency has adopted a new technical standard led by the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University that harmonizes national quality assurance requirements for solar-powered light-emitting diode devices (LEDs).

Centennial Play Brings Alexander Von Humboldt to Life »

He traveled around the world and is considered the founder of modern geography. Charles Darwin once called him the “greatest scientific traveler who ever lived.”

A Look Back: Humboldt State Through the Years »

Humboldt State NOW digs into the photographic archives as campus gets ready for the yearlong centennial celebration in the ’13-‘14 academic year. Enjoy a look back every week as HS NOW features historical photos. Photos will also be added to the Scrolling Archive on the HSU Centennial webpage. And be sure to share your own memories and photos from campus at humboldt.edu/100/share.

Week of: Apr 07, 2013
All This Jazz in Two Shows at HSU »

Offering everything from mainstream standards to funk and postmodern blends, five HSU Jazz Combos perform two shows of small group jazz at Fulkerson Recital Hall on Friday April 12.

A Look Back: Humboldt State Through the Years »

Humboldt State NOW digs into the photographic archives as campus gets ready for the yearlong centennial celebration in the ’13-‘14 academic year. Enjoy a look back every week as HS NOW features historical photos. Photos will also be added to the Scrolling Archive on the HSU Centennial webpage. And be sure to share your own memories and photos from campus at humboldt.edu/100/share.

46th Annual Humboldt Film Festival Features Top International Entries »

Humboldt State will host the 46th annual Humboldt Film Festival April 17-20 on the HSU campus.

Comic Voyage to Heaven and Hell With Opera Workshop »

The road to heaven goes through hell—at least if you’re a soprano. Your first name doesn’t even have to be Tony.

CSU Chancellor visits Humboldt State (VIDEO) »

Following his appointment as the new chancellor of the California State University system in January, Timothy White pledged to visit all 23 campuses during the first year of his tenure. Monday and Tuesday, Chancellor White came to Humboldt State, touring the campus, meeting with students, faculty and staff, and learning about the people and programs.

Campus Welcomes 2013 Distinguished Alumni »

Humboldt State University’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are Clifford Allenby (‘59, Economics, Psychology), Ellie Cachette (‘06, Political Science), Robert Henry (‘67, Social Science) and Rick Rosenthal (‘67, Zoology).

Guitars For Gamers at HSU »

How do you survey 20th century music and leave out spaghetti westerns, African rhythms and video games? If you’re the HSU Guitar Ensemble in their April 19 concert, you don’t.

University Celebrates Outstanding Students 2012-2013 »

Humboldt State University saluted its Outstanding Students 2012-2013 at award ceremonies April 11 hosted by President Rollin Richmond, Provost Bob Snyder and Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Peg Blake.

Week of: Mar 31, 2013
Overseas Students Boost HSU Diversity »

Humboldt State University’s growing cadre of international students is diversifying the campus and expanding its global connections both at home and abroad.

Schatz Center Garners $94K for Biomass Research »

The Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) at Humboldt State University has been awarded $94,993 by the California Energy Commission to examine the use of biomass (plant matter) to convert heat energy into chemical energy and save on the natural gas consumed by electric power plants.

Prize-Winning HSU Poet Shares Reading April 18 »

Humboldt State University professor and award-winning poet Barbara Curiel will give a poetry reading on Friday, April 19, at 3 p.m. in the Library Fishbowl, Room 209.

University Hosts Performance of “Marx in Soho” »

The Departments of Economics, History, Philosophy, Politics and Sociology at Humboldt State University will host a free performance of the one-act play “Marx in Soho” on Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the Native American Forum, Room 162, adjoining the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building.

HSU Names 90-plus Outstanding Student Nominees »

Continuing a tradition begun in 1950, Humboldt State University has named more than 90 candidates for Outstanding Student Awards 2012-2013.

2013 Graduates Exhibit Art at Humboldt State University »

Humboldt State University’s 2013 Art Graduates exhibition will be held at the Reese Bullen Gallery, April 18-May 18. A public reception and brief awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 2, 5-7 p.m. A closing ceremony will be on Saturday May 18 following commencement.

HSU to Host Fall Institute for Student Success »

Humboldt State will host its fourth Institute for Student Success Aug. 20 on the HSU campus.

‘Take Back the Night’ Runs April 8-12 »

Humboldt State University’s ‘Take Back the Night’ April 8-12 includes workshops, speeches, discussion groups, open mics, a march and a rally.

Chancellor White Visits Campus April 8, 9 »

The following is a message from the Office of the President.
Please join me in extending a warm welcome to our new Chancellor, Timothy P. White, when he visits our campus April 8 and 9. He will be joined by his Deputy Chief of Staff, Jessica Darin.

A Look Back: Humboldt State Through the Years »

Humboldt State NOW digs into the photographic archives as campus gets ready for the yearlong centennial celebration in the ’13-‘14 academic year. Enjoy a look back every week as HS NOW features historical photos. Photos will also be added to the Scrolling Archive on the HSU Centennial webpage. And be sure to share your own memories and photos from campus at humboldt.edu/100/share

On-Campus Archaeology Dig Promotes Hands-On Learning »

The anthropology students set up a tripod, then carefully mounted the total mapping station. Over the next few hours, they used the electronic device to take detailed measurements, creating a topographical map of the excavation site.

Campus Memorial Planned for Garcia »

Jessica Garcia, an 18-year-old freshman at Humboldt State University, will be remembered at a community memorial service on Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. in the Redwood/Sunset Hill Courtyard. The memorial will take place in the Redwood Lounge in case of rain.

Week of: Mar 24, 2013
Nature-Morphic: Works by Annabeth Rosen »

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present, Nature-Morphic, a solo exhibition by the artist Annabeth Rosen, April 6th through May 19th. The exhibition will feature recent works on paper and nine ceramic sculptures that Rosen has prepared for this exhibition. As the title of this exhibition suggests, Annabeth Rosen takes for her subject, morphologies, shapes, drawn from nature, while considered and reinterpreted under her poetic eye.

The Fools of April: Paintings and Mixed Media Sculpture by David White »

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present The Fools of April: Paintings and Mixed Media Sculpture by David White. The exhibition will be on display from April 6th through Sunday, May 19th, 2013.

Campus Screens Global Energy Documentary April 22 »

Humboldt State University will screen an award-winning documentary on the historic transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy on Monday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theater.

Wildlife Team Wins 25th Quiz Bowl »

Humboldt State University’s student Wildlife Team captured its 25th title in the Western Regional Quiz Bowl at the University of Wyoming, Laramie, in mid-March.

Dancers on the Edge of Their Feet at HSU Spring Concert »

Displaying a variety of styles and movements, HSU dance studies students explore the balancing acts of life in their annual spring dance concert, “On the Edge of Your Feet” in the Van Duzer Theatre for the first two weekends of April.

Venetians and Volcanos with the Humboldt Bay Brass Band »

Humboldt Bay Brass Band presents “Venetians and Volcanoes” as its annual HSU concert on Friday April 5 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Beijing Chamber Ensemble at HSU »

An All-Star lineup of musicians from China brings two haunting works to HSU when the Beijing Chamber Ensemble performs pieces by Beethoven and Brahms at Fulkerson Recital Hall on Tuesday April 9.

HSU Senior Wins National Award for Civic Activism »

Humboldt State University senior Jennifer Alejo has been named a 2013 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, the national coalition of almost 1,200 college and university presidents dedicated exclusively to campus-based civic engagement.

University Revamps Geospatial Curriculum »

HSU is revamping its geospatial curriculum to better prepare students for careers in the geospatial sciences.

HSU Salutes Eminent Faculty for Academic Excellence »

Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond and the University Senate have recognized 2012/2013 faculty honorees Mark Colwell, Sing Chew, Dan Aldag and Kathleen Doty for academic excellence.

HSU Completes Test of Emergency Alert System »

Humboldt State University completed a campus-wide TEST of its emergency audible alert system today, Thursday, Mar. 28th, from 11:45 a.m. to 12 noon.

A Look Back: Humboldt State Through the Years »

Humboldt State NOW digs into the photographic archives as campus gets ready for the yearlong centennial celebration in the ’13-‘14 academic year. Enjoy a look back every week as HS NOW features historical photos. Photos will also be added to the Scrolling Archive on the HSU Centennial webpage. And be sure to share your own memories and photos from campus at humboldt.edu/100/share

HSU Student Dies After Collapsing on Campus »

Jessica Garcia, an 18-year-old freshman at HSU, died this morning shortly after being rushed to the hospital from Redwood Bowl.

Week of: Mar 17, 2013
HSU Lecture Probes Dutch Drug Policy March 25 »

The Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research (HIIMR) at Humboldt State University will host a lecture on recent developments in Dutch Drug Policy by Sociology and Legal Studies Professor Craig Reinarman of the University of California-Santa Cruz on Monday, March 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the Native American Forum, Room 162, adjoining the Behavioral and Social Sciences building.

KHSU Adds New Hosts to Thursday Night Talk Show »

KHSU is tapping local talent for the new hosts of its weekly call-in talk show “Thursday Night Talk.”

What Motivates Students to Bike, Walk to Campus? »

We all know the benefits of walking and biking to work or school: improved health, decreased pollution and an increased sense of community. But when it comes time to make the decision to walk or drive, why do so many of us chose the unhealthier alternative?

HSU to Test Emergency Alert System March 28 »

Humboldt State University will test its campus-wide Emergency Alert System on Thursday, March 28 from 11:45 a.m. to noon.

Documenting an Environmental Legacy »

Students and Faculty Lead Major Project to Connect Californians With Their Natural Environment.

HSU Cycling Hosts Campus Bike Race April 7 »

Cyclists get ready. The HSU Cycling Club hosts the third annual HSU Campus Criterium on Sunday, April 7 from 7 to 1 p.m.

Share Your HSU Memories »

Have some great photos from your Humboldt State days? Maybe a memorable story about someone who inspired you or an event that surprised you? HSU’s Centennial offers a great time to share.

CSU Seeks Student Representative to Board of Trustees »

The California State Student Association is seeking applications for its student trustee position, one of two student representatives to the California State University’s Board of Trustees.

HSU Hosts First Criminal Justice Dialogue March 28-29 »

Humboldt State will host its first Criminal Justice Dialogue exploring the need to support inmates and families of the incarcerated March 28 and 29 in the Native American Forum of the Behavioral and Social Sciences building.

HSU Hosts Quake Preparedness Gathering March 28 »

Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond and faculty colleagues will host a joint leadership session March 28 of the Redwood Coast Tsunami Work Group (RCTWG) and the statewide Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA) to help bolster regional awareness and preparedness.

Math Expert Probes Limits of the Universe »

Award-winning mathematician Abigail Thompson of UC Davis will deliver a presentation on three-dimensional universes at the next Kieval Lecture, to be hosted by the Department of Mathematics at Humboldt State University on Thursday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 135 of the Science B building.

Week of: Mar 10, 2013
Women’s Enrichment Fund Grant »

The Department of Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies is seeking proposals for its 2012-2013 Women’s Enrichment Fund Grant Competition.

United Farm Workers Co-Founder Dolores Huerta To Speak on Campus »

Famed civil rights activist and United Farm Workers of America co-founder Dolores Huerta will discuss farm worker’s rights, community organization and marginalized communities Tuesday, March 12 a 7 p.m. in HSU’s Van Duzer Theatre.

Chinn Headlines HSU Pan-Asian Festival March 25-30 »

Eminent Humboldt activist and White House honoree Betty Chinn will be the keynote speaker at Humboldt State University’s first-ever Pan-Asian Pacific Islander Perspectives Festival on campus, March 25-30.

Week of: Mar 03, 2013
Humboldt Symphony Performs Beethoven’s Most Famous Concerto »

Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto, Handel’s familiar Water Music and a rarely heard piece that evokes the jazz age of the 1920s headline the Humboldt Symphony concerts at Fulkerson Hall on March 8 and 10.

Schatz Lab Part of $1.75 Million Clean Energy Project »

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority in Eureka is the proposed recipient of $1.75 million in state funding for a community-scale renewable energy implementation project, in partnership with Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC).

HSU Reschedules Admissions Public Hearing »

Humboldt State University has rescheduled a public hearing to gather comments on a plan to adopt more selective admissions requirements in some high-demand academic programs. The hearing’s new date is Thursday, March 7 from 3 to 4 p.m., at College of the Redwoods Eureka Campus, Student Services Building 109. The hearing was rescheduled to accommodate previously planned high school closures.

In India, Research Opens Access to Affordable Lighting »

It’s night in the deeps of Africa. Solar energy field researcher Jennifer Tracy (’10, Energy Technology and Policy ETaP master’s) approaches a rural village.

After Superstorm Sandy, Alum Leads Effort to Rebuild New York Aquarium »

Jon Dohlin (’92, Biology) remembers the moment Hurricane Sandy struck the New York Aquarium vividly. Shortly before 8 p.m., an 11-foot storm surge hit the Coney Island complex, engulfing the entire building with salt water.

HSU Professor Examines Lives of Heavy Metal Groupies, Musicians and Fans »

Parents take note: listening to heavy metal or other fringe music may not have as negative an effect on your kids as you may have thought.

HSU Wins Presidential Honor for Civic Service »

For the sixth time in seven years, Humboldt State University has received national honors for community engagement and environmental and social responsibility.

Week of: Feb 24, 2013
HSU’s Schatz Lab Expands its Clean Energy Work to India »

Humboldt State University’s Schatz Energy Research Center has extended its reach to India in a partnership to help accelerate development of a solar energy market for millions of Indians who have little or no electric power.

HSU Biology Student Nets Fellowship for Sea Level Study »

From decreased public access to the loss of natural resources, it’s well known that rising sea levels negatively affect coastal parks. But is there anything that California policy makers can do about it?

New Virtual Tour Lets Prospective Students Explore HSU »

A new campus virtual tour, designed to let prospective students explore the academics, student life and local attractions of Humboldt State University, has been launched at humboldt.edu/explore.

Japanese Tsunami Debris: What to Do »

Don’t be alarmed if you begin to see a lot more garbage on North Coast beaches.

Humboldt Symphony Performs Beethoven’s Most Famous Concerto »

Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto, Handel’s familiar Water Music and a rarely heard piece that evokes the jazz age of the 1920s headline the Humboldt Symphony concerts at Fulkerson Hall on March 8 and 10.

Hater Translator Visits HSU For Two Events During West Coast Premiere »

New York theatre director and Moliere translator Samuel Buggeln will visit the HSU campus for two public events on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9.

Agreement with Redwood Capital Bank Bolsters Natural History Museum »

Humboldt State University is pleased to announce that an agreement in principle has been reached with Redwood Capital Bank that will provide ongoing resources to ensure the future of the Natural History Museum as well as provide a new branch location in Arcata for the Bank.

Week of: Feb 17, 2013
Students Weigh Impact of Wearing Backpacks »

Ever wondered if wearing a backpack could affect the way you walk? Two HSU students recently teamed up with Kinesiology Professor Justus Ortega to find out.

Campus Orders Repairs to Clock Tower Elevator »

HSU maintenance staff are acting to restore service as quickly as possible to the University Center clock tower elevator, which has been shut down for mechanical repairs.

Travels with the Symphonic Band and Jazz Orchestra »

The HSU Symphonic Band follows Handel in the Strand with some Strange Humors, and the Jazz Orchestra takes Seven Steps to Heaven in their shared concert 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Alum Gauges Local Impact of Cheap Marijuana »

Redwood Capital Bank Vice President and Regional Area Manager Jennifer Budwig will discuss how Humboldt County’s economy would be affected by low-cost, legalized marijuana in a talk on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 in the Native American Forum adjoining Humboldt State University’s Behavioral and Social Sciences Building.

HSU Partners with USA Projects to Support Artists »

The College of Arts, Humanities and Sciences and Humboldt State University has partnered with USA Projects, a social networking and crowd funding site for aspiring artists.

HSU Presents West Coast Premiere of “Hater” »

Alex is brilliant, admired and close to the center of a nation’s power. But he has two problems. The first is that in a world of flattery-to-your-face and snark behind your back, he says exactly what he thinks. About everything and everybody. All the time. Somehow this offends people.

Week of: Feb 10, 2013
World Renewal through the Eyes of Native American Artists »

Humboldt State University’s Goudi’ni Gallery presents Fixing the Earth: NOW! February 21 to April 27, an exhibition that sheds light on the traditional tribal practice of healing the earth through World Renewal Ceremonies.

University Opens New Wellness Center Feb. 22 »

Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond and other university leaders will officiate at ribbon cutting ceremonies for the new student Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC), located in what was previously called the Forbes Complex, on Friday, Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. The public and press are invited.

HSU Forum Probes Marijuana’s Environmental Impact »

This spring Humboldt State University will host its inaugural Earth Day Symposium on Marijuana and the Environment, centering on a key issue often ignored in mainstream analysis: marijuana’s environmental effects.

Library Bolsters Quieter Study Environment »

Responding to student requests for a quieter study environment, the HSU Library is taking a series of measures to manage noise levels in key locations.

University Hosts Career Fair for HSU Students Feb. 22 »

Over 50 state and local employers will be on campus Friday, Feb. 22 for the 2013 Career Expo and Volunteer Fair.

HSU Seeks Feedback on New Admissions Criteria »

Humboldt State University is seeking public comment on its plan to implement more selective admissions requirements in some high-demand programs. Also being considered are new pre-majors for some programs.

CSU Announces Equity Awards Activation »

The following is a letter dated February 15, 2013 from the CSU’s vice chancellor for human resources, notifying the California Faculty Association of the system’s decision to restore faculty equity awards previously suspended by state funding shortfalls.

Vipisa Trio Champions New Music at HSU »

The Vipisa Trio (Cindy Moyer on violin, Virginia Ryder on saxophone and clarinet and John Chernoff on piano) performs a program of new musical works by composers associated with Humboldt State on Saturday, Feb. 23 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Week of: Feb 03, 2013
HSU Leads Rangeland Student Recruitment Effort »

Humboldt State University’s Department of Rangeland Resources and Wildland Soils is leading a federally-funded partnership to attract more youth nationwide to high-demand jobs in rangeland ecology.

Collaborative Artwork Featured at Resse Bullen Gallery Feb. 14-Mar. 14 »

Opening on Valentine’s Day, Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery will present an exhibit of collaborative artwork by members of the campus community based on the themes of acceptance, diversity, tolerance and inclusion.

Lamberson Ecology Lecture Spotlights Natural Resource Economics »

Mathematics Professor Emeritus Colin W. Clark of the University of British Columbia will present “Short-Term Profits Versus Long-Term Sustainability” as this year’s Lamberson Ecology Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Native American Forum (Room 162) of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building at Humboldt State University. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Running for Native American Awareness »

Last semester, Conor Handley (‘15, Wildlife) took a four-month leave of absence from HSU to run across America raising awareness about Native American culture.

Campus Joins National Energy Reduction Campaign »

Humboldt State is joining schools around the country for Campus Conservation Nationals, a competition to reduce electricity and water usage on university and college campuses.

HSU Tops California’s 2013 Peace Corps Rankings »

Humboldt State University is number one among medium-sized California schools in the Peace Corps’ 2013 Top College rankings.

A Dream Tango with Guitarist Lawrence Ferrara at HSU »

Bay Area classical guitarist Lawrence Ferrara performs “Dream Tango” by contemporary American composer Philip Rosheger and other compositions for guitar in a Guest Artist concert at Humboldt State on Friday evening, February 15.

Campus Revamps Course Scheduling »

After an extensive process involving students, faculty, staff and administration input, Humboldt State is rolling out new scheduling policies to take effect for Fall 2013.

Bone Marrow Donor Drive Feb. 12 »

Be the Match Registry will host a donor drive for students, faculty and staff Feb. 12 in the South Lounge.

Week of: Jan 27, 2013
Guest Pianist Winston Choi Brings Art of the Fugue to HSU »

Pianist Winston Choi brings a rare solo piano performance of selections from Bach’s “The Art of the Fugue” to the Humboldt State campus on Saturday, February 2.

12 Students to Perform in HSU Music Honors Recital »

Twelve honors students chosen by the HSU Music Department faculty for excellence in this year’s first semester will perform in the annual Music Honors Recital on Sunday afternoon, February 3.

Faculty and Staff Spring Blood Drive Kicks off Feb. 4 »

The Northern California Community Blood Bank is partnering with Humboldt State for a spring blood drive aimed at HSU faculty and staff. Starting Monday Feb. 4, the BloodMobile will be parked outside of the Student Business Services building from noon to 5 p.m. the first and third Monday of the month.

Humboldt State Builds on its Commitment to Sustainability »

Humboldt State University is building on its commitment to sustainability with two new programs that support green living and learning.

Week of: Jan 20, 2013
Thomas Leland Bruner, dies at 42; Lecturer in Economics and Finance »

Thomas Leland Bruner, 42, a lecturer in economics and finance at Humboldt State University, died of heart failure December 24, 2012 at Stanford Medical Center.

Campus Joins National Recycling Challenge »

Starting Feb. 4, Humboldt State will join campuses around the United States and Canada for RecycleMania, a friendly competition to promote waste reduction activities at college and university campuses.

HSU/CR Host Book-of-the-Year Student Events »

Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods will host student presentations in February in Eureka and Crescent City about Malcolm Gladwell’s bestseller, Outliers, The Story of Success, the HSU/CR Book of the Year for 2012/13.

Campus Safety: How to Respond to an Active Shooter »

The Humboldt State University Police Department’s Emergency Management Program has released guidelines on how to prepare for and respond to an active shooter. Although active shooter situations are rare and law prohibits the carrying of guns and weapons on campus, it is important that faculty, students and staff to be ready for any kind of emergency.

Oceanography Student Conducts Wave Research »

Vanessa Crandell (’13) has been fascinated by the Earth for as long as she can remember. In kindergarten, she’d fill her backpack with rocks from the playground and bring them home after school. One of her earliest memories was taking a class field trip to a volcano in the second grade. “It was my first introduction to plate tectonics,” she recalls.

Geographer Investigates Marijuana Price Distribution »

HSU geographer Monica Stephens presents “Data Shadows of the Underground Economy,” in the latest installment of the Humboldt Interdisciplinary Institute for Marijuana Research speaker series. The talk takes place on Tuesday, January 29, in the Native Forum (Behavioral and Social Sciences Building, Rm. 162) from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Golden States of Grace: Prayers of the Disinherited »

Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery presents, “Golden States of Grace: Prayers of the Disinherited,” a photo documentary exhibit by Rick Nahmias, made possible by alumni gifts to the Humboldt Loyalty Fund. Programs benefited by the Fund span the university and include student scholarships, faculty research, academic programs, the library and special projects.

Florida Tech Uses SERC Technology »

Hydrogen experiment kits created by Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center are now being used by chemistry students at the Florida Institute of Technology.

M.A. in Education Goes Online »

Humboldt State is now offering an online master’s degree in education. The deadline to apply for Fall 2013 classes is Feb. 1.

Week of: Jan 13, 2013
HSU Makes Top Five in National Recycling Competition »

Humboldt State University topped NCAA Division II and III schools in the 2012 Game Day Challenge, a national competition to promote waste reduction at university and college football games.

Humboldt State Launches Peer Health Educator Program »

Healthy students equal happy students. That’s the idea behind a new peer health education program at Humboldt State designed to make health education accessible and fun.

Health Care Expert Talks Patient Empowerment »

e-Patient Dave is the keynote speaker at an Aligning Forces Humboldt community dinner to talk to patients about how partnering with physicians can lead to better care. The talk takes place Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center in Eureka (921 Waterfront Drive). Dinner will be served at 5pm. The event is free and requires an RSVP.

Forum Set to Gather Input on the North Coast’s Marine Protected Areas »

Humboldt State University is hosting an open forum to gather input regarding priorities and concerns for the upcoming Marine Protected Area (MPA) Baseline Monitoring work on the North Coast. The forum is free and open to the public and will be held at the Caspar Community Center, on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. An RSVP is requested.

Institute Explores Inclusive Communities, Student Success »

Over a hundred staff, faculty and administrators attended HSU’s annual spring Institute for Student Success, a day of workshops exploring effective pedagogy, inclusive communities and student success.

Student Scholarships Available Through March 2 »

Humboldt State University students have from now until March 2 to apply to scholarships through the university’s online Scholarship Tracking and Reviewing System.

Economics Group Releases Entrepreneurial Survey Results »

Professor Erick Eschker of the Department of Economics at Humboldt State University has just released “Humboldt County Entrepreneur Annual Survey Report, 2012.” This is the second analysis from the ongoing survey of local entrepreneurs that began in 2011.

Spring Welcome Honors Staff Members »

HSU staff members were honored at the university’s annual Spring Welcome event, Wednesday, Jan. 16 in the Kate Buchanan Room.

Week of: Jan 06, 2013
HSU Cordially Invites Jimmy Kimmel to Campus »

Jimmy Kimmel, whose show recently featured a funny but misinformed segment about Humboldt State University, is tentatively scheduled to visit HSU and give a public presentation.

Governor Proposes $125.1 Million Budget Investment for California State University »

The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office.

Governor Brown today released his 2013-2014 state budget proposal that signals a renewed investment in higher education with the addition of $125.1 million in state funding for the California State University. The Governor’s budget also reinstates $125 million that was cut from last year’s budget and was due to be reimbursed in this year’s budget following the successful passage of Proposition 30.

The California State University Employee Update »

The following was provided by the California State University’s Chancellor’s Office.

Governor’s Budget Seeks $125.1 Million Investment for the CSU

Gov. Brown’s 2013-14 proposed budget released this week seeks $125.1 million in new state funding for the CSU, and also reinstates the $125 million that was cut from last year’s budget and was due to be reimbursed with voters’ approval of Proposition 30.

Week of: Dec 09, 2012
Record Number of Applicants for Fall ‘13 »

More students than ever are hoping to pursue their degrees at Humboldt State University. During the last two months, more than 13,000 prospects applied for the fall 2013 semester, HSU’s busiest application season to date.

Campus Donates 850 Pounds of Food to Local Food Bank »

Humboldt State University students, faculty and staff collected over 850 pounds of food in this year’s Holiday Food Drive benefitting Food for People, the Humboldt County Food Bank.

Week of: Dec 02, 2012
Humboldt State Named Top Vegan Friendly School »

Humboldt State has been named a top vegan friendly school by peta2, the youth animal rights program at PETA.

HSU Student Wins Prestigious CSU Teaching Award »

Gregory Manata knows firsthand the kind of difference just one teacher can make.

International Students Gain New Perspectives at HSU »

Yaru Gong of China began studying English when she was seven; she speaks it fluently. But she laughs out loud about the pitfalls of everyday English she encounters at Humboldt State.

Week of: Nov 25, 2012
E-Waste Drop-off Event Dec. 8 »

Humboldt State will hold a free e-waste drop off event for HSU students, faculty and staff Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Student Business Services parking lot.

Midnight Sun: Works by Julie McNiel »

Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery presents Midnight Sun: Works by Julie McNiel. Produced and curated by the students in HSU’s Museum and Gallery Practices Program, the exhibit runs Nov. 27 to Dec. 3.

Works by the Giant Squid: A Print Makers Collective »

Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery presents Works by the Giant Squid: A Print Makers Collective featuring affordable works of art for the Holiday Season. The exhibition, which is produced by students in HSU’s Museum and Gallery Practices Program, runs Nov. 27 to Dec. 23.

Fall Art and Artisans Fair Dec. 5-6 »

Humboldt State University’s Art Department will host a Fall Art and Artisans Fair in the Reese Bullen Gallery, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 3-7 p.m., and Thursday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Designing for a Sustainable Future »

On a recent Thursday evening, students in Professor Lonny Grafman’s engineering 215 class gathered in Science D to present their design projects.

Big Band Jazz at HSU Dec. 6 and 8 »

Jazz of different styles and from different eras gets the big band treatment in two concerts by HSU ensembles: the AM Jazz Band on Thursday, Dec. 6 and the Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Hallelujah Chorus in Arcata »

The Humboldt Symphony and a chorus comprised of the Humboldt Chorale and University Singers perform the ultimate big finish to their holiday concert: the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah, and the audience is invited to join in.

Helping You Go Green »

HSU students are making it easier for you to go green. The Humboldt State chapter of PowerSave Green Campus recently launched a blog with news, events and tips on how to be environmentally conscious.

HSU Looks Ahead to Centennial Celebration »

Humboldt State University will soon mark its 100th year, with a full academic year of events and activities scheduled to celebrate the milestone.

Week of: Nov 18, 2012
HS Now Website Goes Mobile »

Catching up on the latest Humboldt State news from your handheld device just got a little easier.

Quality Online Learning and Teaching Program Seeks Faculty Submissions »

The California State University’s 2012-13 Quality Online Learning and Teaching (QOLT) program is seeking faculty submissions.

National Geographic Reports New Sillett Redwood Research »

Stephen C. Sillett, the first Kenneth L. Fisher Chair in Redwood Forest Ecology at Humboldt State University, and his colleagues have confirmed the second-largest tree on earth, about 3,240 years old, above a trail junction in Sequoia National Park, according to the latest edition of National Geographic magazine.

Campus Joins National Food Recovery Challenge »

Humboldt State University has joined colleges around the country for the Food Recovery Challenge, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initiative to reduce food waste.

Anthropology Symposium Showcases Undergraduate Research »

Do our lifestyle choices affect our lifespan? And is our obsession with cleanliness making us sick? HSU students explore these questions and more at HSU’s first undergraduate anthropology research symposium 6 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Native American Forum.

Week of: Nov 11, 2012
A Bugler’s Holiday with the HSU Symphonic Band »

It’s a bugler’s holiday with the HSU Symphonic Band Friday, Nov. 30 at Fulkerson Hall, but there’s more. It’s also, a tribute to gum-suckers, a dramatic sunset, a visit to Electric Park, a Mexican anthem and a rare demonstration of the art of “the smear.”

Theatre’s Shakuntala Begins Nov. 29 »

It’s a holiday show with a difference: the story is one of the oldest in India. Yet it has all the elements of western fairy tales: it’s Cinderella with a twist. “Though we try to be true to the essence of Sanskrit drama,” said Margaret Thomas Kelso, who adapted it for the 21st century stage, “we present it as a fairy tale story with a rich cultural history.”

Calypso Band and Percussion Ensemble Groove on Dec. 1 »

The Humboldt State Calypso Band performs a steel band classic and the HSU Percussion Ensemble features dramatic rhythms of a Balinese chant in their joint concert on Saturday, Dec. 1 in the Van Duzer Theatre.

Annual Madrigal Singers and MRT Concert Dec. 2 »

The HSU Madrigal Singers present their annual holiday show of 16th century English hits, followed by the Mad River Transit Singers creating some spontaneous jazz combustion in their joint concert on Sunday, Dec. 2 at Fulkerson Recital Hall.

CSU Budget Request Balances System Needs with Fiscal Realities »

The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.

Faculty Members to Speak at TEDx Eureka Event »

Four Humboldt State University faculty members will speak at the Eureka TEDx event from 1-5 p.m. Sunday Dec. 2 at the Arcata Theater Lounge.

Week of: Nov 04, 2012
HSU Lecturer Analyzes Marijuana Regulatory Reform »

Humboldt State University lecturer Jason Plume of the Department of Politics will discuss medical marijuana reform on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 5:30 p.m. in the university’s Native American Forum adjoining the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building.

Career Center Boosts Holiday Job Services »

The Humboldt State University Career Center is ramping up its employment assistance efforts to connect students and local businesses during the holidays.

New Online Secondary Education Credentialing Program a Success »

When David Wellman entered Humboldt State’s Secondary Education Credential program last fall, he knew he wanted to teach high school mathematics but he didn’t know where.

Geography Faculty Members Net Two Research Grants »

Two HSU Geography faculty members have received research grants totaling $150,000.

With Passage of Prop. 30, CSU to Roll Back Tuition »

The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.

The California State University will avoid a $250 million mid-year budget cut after voters’ approval of Proposition 30, and will start the process of rescinding the $249 per semester tuition fee increase already in place. With the passage of Proposition 30, CSU’s budget will essentially remain flat for the remainder of this fiscal year, but state funding is still approximately $1 billion less than several years ago.

Anthropology Symposium Showcases Undergraduate Research »

The Humboldt State Anthropology Department will host its first-ever undergraduate research symposium 6 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Native American Forum on the first floor of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building.

Week of: Oct 28, 2012
Economic Fuel Hosts Nov. 15 Capitalization Workshop »

Need funding to get your business started? Economic Fuel is hosting a capitalization workshop, Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Arcata Economic Development Corporation, Conference Room
at 100 Ericson Ct. in Arcata.

Math Expert Probes ‘Geometry Old & New’ Nov. 1 »

Robert Bryant, Director of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, UC Berkeley, will deliver the 60th Harry S. Kieval Lecture, “Geometry Old and New: from Euclid to String Theory,” on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Founder’s Hall, Room 118, at Humboldt State University.

New Director Supports Student Learning Initiatives »

Edward Nuhfer, who was previously Director of Faculty Development at California State University, Channel Islands, was recently named Humboldt State University’s Director of Educational Effectiveness.

HSU and KHUM Kick-Off Annual Stop the Violence Campaign »

KHUM-FM and Humboldt State University present the 17th Annual “Stop the Violence Start the Healing Campaign” Oct. 31 through Nov. 16th.

Humboldt State and CR Host Book of the Year Competition »

Humboldt State and College of the Redwoods are a hosting a student compeition in conjunction with their 2012/13 book of the year, Outliers. Eight winning finalists will receive $500.

Guitar Ensemble Explores the 20th Century »

The HSU Guitar Ensemble explores twentieth century music in its fall concert on Friday, Nov. 9 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Heroes and Warriors with the Humboldt Bay Brass Band »

The Humboldt Bay Brass Band salutes veterans and the Olympics in its “Heroes and Warriors” concert on Saturday, Nov. 10 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Choose Your Jazz in Two Shows at Fulkerson Hall »

There may be no such thing as too much jazz, but this fall there was too much for one Jazz Combos concert—so Fulkerson Recital Hall will host two separate shows with a total of five combos on Sunday, Nov. 11.

HSU Community Race Supports Veterans Transition Programs »

HSU Veterans Enrollment and Transition Services (VETS) hosts its second annual Veteran’s Day Run/Walk on Monday, Nov. 12 in Redwood Bowl on the HSU campus. Ceremony and race begin at 9 a.m.

Alum Headlines HSU’s International Education Week »

Humboldt State alumnus and author Richard Slimbach (’73, Sociology) will keynote the Global Studies theme of the campus’s annual International Education Week Nov. 13-16.

Week of: Oct 21, 2012
Humboldt State Hosts Native American Studies Scholar Oct. 25 »

Humboldt State University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Native American Studies and the Seventh Generation Fund will host Crow Creek Sioux scholar and poet Elizabeth Cook-Lynn on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Native American Forum adjoining the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building. She will deliver a lecture titled “The Colonial Relationship between the U.S. and Native Nations.” The event is free and open to the public.

HSU Dialogue Weighs Human Rights, Reproductive Justice »

Humboldt State University’s annual Campus Dialogue on Race, Oct. 29 – Nov. 9, will center on human rights, reproductive justice and the history of California’s freedom struggles.

Sociology Student Wins National Sustainability Award »

HSU Sociology student Rachelle Irby (’12) has received a 2012 Sustainability Leadership Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the national organization that advances sustainability in higher education.

Campus Dedicates Native Arts Gallery with Naming Ceremony »

Humboldt State University has unveiled the new name of its Native American Arts Gallery.

International Singer Returns for Halloween Concert »

Fresh from a “vividly dramatic” performance in Manhattan lauded by the New York Times, mezzo-soprano (and Arcata High grad) Hai-Ting Chinn returns home to perform a recital of spooky songs from the classical repertoire on Halloween night, Oct. 31 at the HSU Fulkerson Recital Hall at HSU.

Opera Workshop Puts the Comic Back in Opera »

The HSU Opera Workshop puts the comic back in opera with a series of spoofs on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3 in Fulkerson Recital Hall at HSU.

AS Registers Record Number of Voters »

Associated Students has registered a record number of Humboldt State campus voters for the nation’s Nov. 6 general election.

Benefit Performance of “8”—the Marriage Equality Play »

The Humboldt State University Department of Theatre, Film & Dance presents an authorized staged reading of “8,” the celebrated play about Proposition 8 and marriage equality, for one benefit performance Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre.

Wildlife Students Take Home Quiz Bowl Gold »

Humboldt State Wildlife students took home another gold this year at the Wildlife Society’s annual quiz bowl competition Oct. 16 in Portland, Ore.

Week of: Oct 14, 2012
Geography Student Wins Poster Competition »

Emanuel Delgado, a senior majoring in geography, won a prestigious award at the 75th Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Meeting in Olympia, Wash. His poster, “Wetlands Loss of the Mad River Slough, 1870-2001,” captured first prize in a competition that included undergraduate and graduate students from 11 western states.

University Prepares for Campus-Wide Fire Drills »

The Humboldt State Police Department and Emergency Management Program will host a series of campus wide fire drills Oct. 15-26. The annual drills meet the university’s building evacuation requirements. In case of a real or practiced fire alarm, students, faculty and staff must evacuate to the designated rally point outside of their building. Consult the list below for a list of upcoming fire drills and their corresponding rally points.

New Compressor Connects HSU to Hydrogen Highway »

A newly completed upgrade to Humboldt State’s hydrogen fueling station has connected HSU to California’s Hydrogen Highway, an emerging statewide network of such stations.

HSU Names New Vice President for University Advancement »

Humboldt State University has appointed Craig Wruck its new Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the HSU Advancement Foundation. He begins in early December.

Humboldt State Nets Grant for Sexualized Violence Prevention »

The Sexual Assault Prevention Committee (SAPC) of Humboldt State has received a $250,000 Department of Justice grant to fund programs that prevent and respond to sexualized violence, domestic and dating violence and stalking.

CSU Scores Legislators, None Receive Top Grade »

The California State University releases its 2011-2012 Legislative Scorecard with one grade conspicuously absent: A.

Students in the Spotlight for Humboldt Symphony Concert »

Humboldt Symphony features three student instrumental and vocal soloists, plus a piece by a student composer in its concert on Saturday October 27 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Visiting Writers Series: Oct. 24 »

Four acclaimed children and young adult authors will speak about their work and answer questions about their success as writers at 5 p.m. October 24 in the Library Fishbowl as part of HSU’s Visiting Writers Series.

Week of: Oct 07, 2012
Campus Joins Oct. 18 ShakeOut Earthquake Drill »

Students, faculty and staff of Humboldt State University are urged to join the nearly 9 million Californians registered to participate in the Great California Shakeout earthquake readiness drill happening on Oct. 18, at 10:18 am.

Tapping Their Inner Bach: Instruments Promote Creativity at Children’s Center »

The melody may have sounded like a cacophony of random notes, but to the musicians, it may as well have been Bach. Using rubber mallets and a little imagination, the preschoolers had managed to create a schoolyard symphony.

Homecoming & Family Weekend Takes Place Oct. 19-20 »

A Clubs Fair & Carnival, Athletics Hall of Fame dinner, Food Truck Festival and Saturday football game headline Humboldt State University’s Homecoming & Family Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20.

IGNITE! The Art of Sustainability Comes to HSU »

Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents IGNITE! The Art of Sustainability through November 15, 2012 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 4-6 p.m.

Ecologist Warns of Cannabis-Linked Toxic Threats »

Humboldt State alumnus and wildlife disease ecologist Mourad Gabriel will assess the threats to wildlife and the food chain posed by rodenticides and acutely toxic pesticides when he discusses the mounting risks of dismantled marijuana grows in a lecture on Monday, Oct. 29. He will speak at 5:30 p.m. in the Native American Forum adjoining HSU’s Behavioral & Social Sciences Building.

Registration Drive Gets Students Set for Nov. Election »

Associated Students hosts a voter registration drive on Thursday, Oct. 18 in the South Lounge of the University Center. From noon until 2 p.m. students are encouraged to stop by the lounge, grab some free pizza, register to vote if they haven’t done so already, and learn about the candidates and initiatives that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Old Homecoming Days with the HSU Symphonic Band and Jazz Orchestra »

The HSU Symphonic Band celebrates home and family for Homecoming and Family Weekend in a joint concert with the Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, Oct. 20 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Week of: Sep 30, 2012
HSU Hosts Talk on Humboldt’s Cannabis Economy, Policing »

A public policy analyst will discuss the political economy of policing southern Humboldt’s cannabis agriculture in a lecture on Monday, Oct. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Native American Forum adjoining Humboldt State University’s Behavioral and Social Sciences Building, Room 162.

Campus Tests Emergency Alert System Oct. 11 »

Humboldt State University will test its campus-wide Emergency Alert System on Thursday, Oct.11 from 11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.

University Launches Campus-Wide Sustainability Assessment »

Humboldt State University is reinforcing its commitment to sustainability to carry on the school’s 40-year role in fostering resource-friendly practices and curriculum campus-wide.

Trustees Appoint Timothy P. White as Seventh CSU Chancellor »

The following was provided by the Cal State Chancellor’s Office

The California State University Board of Trustees today named Timothy P. White, chancellor of the University of California, Riverside, as the seventh chancellor to lead the 23 campus CSU system, the largest four-year public higher education system in the country.

Panel to Discuss Marijuana’s Environmental Impacts »

Humboldt State University will host a free, two-part symposium, “Environmental Challenges of Marijuana Agriculture in the Age of Prohibition,” on Friday, Oct. 12, 1-5 p.m. in Native American Forum Room 162 of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building, 16th & Union Streets, Arcata.

‘Sesame Tweets’ – Debate Night Tweeting About Big Bird »

Careful Gov. Romney. Big Bird turns out to be quite an attention-grabber in Red States and Swing States.

Cindy Moyer and Daniela Mineva Play Beethoven and Debussy »

Violinist Cindy Moyer begins her project of playing all 10 Beethoven violin sonatas in an HSU Music Faculty Artist Series concert with pianist Daniela Mineva 8 p.m. Saturday, October 13 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

HSU Hosts Top Native American School Psychologist »

Coinciding with School Psychology Awareness Week, Nov. 12-16, Humboldt State University’s School Psychology Student Club, the Department of Psychology and Indian Tribal & Education Personnel Program will host a keynote address on cultural identity by a leading Native American school psychologist.

Indigenous Peoples Week: Oct. 8-12 »

Humboldt State University’s annual Indigenous Peoples Week, Oct. 8-12, will be anchored by Marilyn Vann, President of the Descendants of Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes Association and President of African Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes Foundation, and by Carolyn Dunn, Native American poet, playwright and musician.

Week of: Sep 23, 2012
MBA Overhaul Geared to Sustainability, Career Growth »

Humboldt State University’s completely revamped MBA program hinges on how top 21st century business is reshaping strategic sustainability and the new careers that will flow from it.

Clyde Davis Jr. Dead at 75; Emeritus Professor of Chemistry »

Clyde Edward Davis, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Humboldt State University, died peacefully at his home in Bend, Oregon on September 17, 2012, at the age of 75. He was with family.

My Heart’s a Little Fast: Paintings by Susanna Bluhm »

Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery will exhibit new paintings by alumna Susanna Bluhm (’98) Oct. 2 to Nov. 4.

International—and Internet—Performer Young-Hyun Cho Comes to HSU »

Internationally renowned pianist Young-Hyun Cho celebrates keyboard masters in the refurbished Fulkerson Recital Hall at HSU on Friday, September 28.

Redwood Coast Tsunami Work Group Offers Student Internships »

Two HSU students have received internships from the Redwood Coast Tsunami Work Group, through the state’s Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA).

Campus Resources Support Student Entrepeneurs »

Alister Shirazi (’12, Economics) recently opened a repair business in Arcata for cell phones and wireless devices, thanks in part to support he received through HSU.

Wiyot Artist Rick Bartow Exhibit at Humboldt State University »

Down the Hill Home: Art by Rick Bartow is featured at Humboldt State University’s Native American Arts Gallery and on exhibit Sept. 27 through Dec. 1.

The California State University Employee Update »

The following was provided by the Cal State Chancellor’s Office.

Budget Contingencies Hinge on Outcome of Tax Initiative

The CSU Board of Trustees this week adopted budget contingency measures that include increasing tuition fees by $150 a semester (5 percent) if Proposition 30, Gov. Brown’s tax initiative, fails and triggers a $250 million budget cut to the CSU.

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