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Week of: Feb 16, 2020
HSU Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious $100,000 Science Award » Humboldt State University Professor Claire Till is among 25 recipients of the 2020 Cottrell Scholar Awards from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA), America's first foundation dedicated wholly to science. Each awardee in this diverse group of early-career faculty-scholars in chemistry, physics, and astronomy receives $100,000.
Week of: Oct 13, 2019
Exploring Indigenous and Western Approaches to Natural Resources Research » Through partnerships with local tribes and agencies, a past summer intensive for Indigenous undergraduates integrates Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and conventional approaches to research in natural resources.
Week of: Oct 06, 2019
Microgrid Provides Critical Services During Outage (w/ Video) » A groundbreaking microgrid developed to provide renewable power and energy resiliency for the Blue Lake Rancheria was put to the test during the recent statewide outage.
Week of: Sep 29, 2019
Schatz Center Report Exposes the Dirty Footprint of Backup Generators » A report from Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center describes the scale of backup generator (BUGS) use, and the associated pollutant emissions, in economically developing countries worldwide. This study is the first global report on BUGS -- and the first step in understanding how and where these generators might most effectively be replaced with renewable energy.
Week of: Sep 22, 2019
Record-breaking Year for Grants at HSU » Humboldt State faculty, staff, and student researchers were awarded a record-breaking $36 million in new grant funding—an increase of $13 million from the previous year—administered and secured by HSU’s Sponsored Programs Foundation (HSU SPF).
Week of: Sep 08, 2019
HSU Researchers Join State-wide Efforts to Monitor Marine Protected Areas » Researchers from Humboldt State University will continue studying marine life in protected areas on the North Coast, thanks to $9.5 million in total funding.
Week of: Aug 18, 2019
Report Recommends Campus, CSU Practices to Meet Student Basic Needs » The latest report from a CSU basic needs initiative gives campuses and organizations recommendations and best practices for helping students find food and housing security.
Week of: Jul 28, 2019
Schatz Center Announces Second Wind Energy Feasibility Study » As capital costs for offshore wind rapidly decrease and floating platform technologies come online, the northern coast of California is emerging as a promising site for the first offshore wind farm in the eastern Pacific.
Week of: May 12, 2019
Humboldt Bay ‘Site of Hemispheric Importance’ for Shorebirds Thanks to HSU Research » A 2018 survey that counted more than half a million shorebirds on Humboldt Bay has led a conservation group to upgrade the bay’s status as a critical habitat for dozens of species of migrating and regional shorebirds.
HSU Graduate Students Work to Improve Support for Native Foster Youth » A group of HSU Social Work students has been working to improve Native American foster youth’s access to support and services.
Week of: May 05, 2019
HSU Teams with Colleges to Improve Equity of Online STEM Learning » Humboldt State and other partner universities have been awarded a $1.3 million grant to improve access and success in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses in California’s colleges and universities.
Week of: Apr 28, 2019
HSU Students Excel at CSU Research Competition » An HSU student took home a second place award at the 33rd Annual California State University Student Research Competition at CSU Fullerton.
ideaFest: an Exhibit of Student Accomplishments » More than 400 students will present research, performances and more at this year’s ideaFest, on Friday, May 3, from 12-5 p.m. in the HSU Library.
Week of: Apr 14, 2019
Ocean Acidification a Challenge for Shellfish in Humboldt Bay » A sophisticated ocean chemistry-monitoring instrument installed last year has given researchers some preliminary results—and cause for concern.
Week of: Mar 03, 2019
McCrone Award-Winning Faculty, Student Honored for Research Excellence » Environmental Science & Management Professor Kerry Byrne, Biology Professor John Steele, Forestry Professor Lucy Kerhoulas, and graduate student Christopher Ramponi won awards that recognize the accomplishments of HSU’s excellent newer faculty members and students.

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