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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.
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.
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.
Two HSU Geography faculty members have received research grants totaling $150,000.
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.
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.
Careful Gov. Romney. Big Bird turns out to be quite an attention-grabber in Red States and Swing States.
Humboldt State has purchased three new instruments and has begun remodeling existing space to support student and faculty research in the earth, physical and biological sciences.
Will Goldenberg tossed a handful of peanuts onto the concrete, hoping to lure the Steller’s Jay from its nest outside Founders Hall. After a few minutes, the blue and black bird popped out of a bush and hopped over to the pile of nuts scattered on the ground.
Humboldt State University Biological Sciences Professor Jianmin Zhong has received a three-year, $353,500 grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance innovative tick research.
Graduate student Brandon Namm is putting the finishing touches on a multi-year research project that investigates an area few scientists have ventured before: Underground to understand the root systems of the tanoak.
When it comes to long-running student questions, Darvin DeShazer’s (’72, Biology, ’86, Education) might take the cake.
At Humboldt State University’s Cultural Resources Facility, student Brandy Hurtado is helping to preserve the contents of five student notebooks.
Engineers at Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) are using their expertise in sustainable technology to increase clean water access in the developing world.
Sometimes one plus one is more than two. HSU is committed to improving campus communications. It’s also is committed to developing undergraduate research. Mix the two together and the result is an intriguing, synergistic project.
What if gravity doesn’t behave exactly the way we think it does? And if we proved it doesn’t—what then?
Specialized audio research by Humboldt State anthropology lecturer and alumna Marissa Ramsier (’03) indicates that one of the world’s smallest primates probably has an ultrasound warning system within its social groups.
Beth Larson, lecturer and Coordinator for Humboldt State’s North Coast Concussion Program, is used to taking challenges head-on. But her research, which was recently discussed in the New York Times’ health blog, suggests that soccer players could benefit from cutting back on heading the ball.
Sheila Kelly grew up in a family that encouraged sports over video games and outdoor activities over television. As a child, she played soccer, basketball and softball, and as an adult, she worked as a group exercise instructor and personal trainer while pursuing her Ph.D. in Kinesiology at Michigan State University.