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Week of: Aug 14, 2016
Fulbright Scholar to Spread Disability Awareness in the Caribbean »

Humboldt State’s latest Fulbright scholar will take her expertise to the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago in January to study and encourage inclusivity for people with disabilities in sports and recreation; and in higher education.

Week of: Jun 19, 2016
Fisheries Biology Student Awarded Switzer Environmental Fellowship »

Humboldt State University graduate student Keith Parker was one of 20 recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, a program of the Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation that recognizes environmental scholars.

Week of: May 29, 2016
Humboldt State University Alum Awarded Prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship »
Week of: May 08, 2016
Seaweed Shed Light on the Evolution of Green Plants »

A deep-water seaweed, some of which grow in depths of over 200 meters in clear tropical oceans, are the earliest diverging lineage of green algae and the oldest known multicellular green plant, according to a new study co-authored by Humboldt State University Associate Dean and Biology Professor, Rick Zechman.

Week of: Jan 31, 2016
Study: West Nile Virus Has Struck Millions More Birds Than Thought »

In the first in-depth study of the virus’s impacts on bird populations, Wildlife professor emeritus T. Luke George and a group of researchers discovered the disease killed millions of birds—many more than previously thought—and had a major, and sometimes persistent, impact, on bird populations.

Week of: Oct 18, 2015
Tsunami Boat’s Journey Captured in New Children’s Book »

A small fishing boat swept into the ocean by the 2011 tsunami off the coast of Japan washed ashore two years later in the coastal Northern California town of Crescent City, about 350 miles north of San Francisco.

Week of: Oct 11, 2015
For the Baker Cypress, Fire Suppression Could be Fatal »

Four years of drought has turned much of California into tinder, and the resulting wildfires have torched vast swatches of forest. Fire suppression efforts have saved valuable commercial timberland, but another tree is being threatened by humans’ effort to control nature.

Week of: Sep 06, 2015
Mercury Research Keeps Scientists In the Fog »

Fog is as much a part of Humboldt County as the redwoods. In fact, with their unusual ability to take in water through both roots and needles, redwoods directly benefit from the mist-laden air.

Week of: Aug 30, 2015
Major California River Now ‘Ultimate Teacher’ for HSU Science Students »

The Klamath River is a massive, breathtaking, and complex system with its own unique ecology and affected by political, economic, and cultural factors. It’s home to diverse communities including Native American tribes, farmers, and fishermen.

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