Humboldt State is looking at ways to make campus lighting more energy efficient.
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.
The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
What role do native bees play in local crop pollination? And should local farmers establish better habitats to support them?
Humboldt State University is making substantial gains in waste abatement, decreasing its solid waste disposal in 2012 by 176 tons.
The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office:
Humboldt State has discarded over a ton of hazardous materials and electronic waste this past year thanks the Campus Wide Waste Collection Project.
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.
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.
Humboldt State is continuing its commitment to sustainability and environmental protection with a number of events celebrating Earth Day, Monday, April 22.
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).
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.
HSU is revamping its geospatial curriculum to better prepare students for careers in the geospatial sciences.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Humboldt State University is building on its commitment to sustainability with two new programs that support green living and learning.
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.
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.
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 has been named a top vegan friendly school by peta2, the youth animal rights program at PETA.
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.
On a recent Thursday evening, students in Professor Lonny Grafman’s engineering 215 class gathered in Science D to present their design projects.
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.
Humboldt State University has joined colleges around the country for the Food Recovery Challenge, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initiative to reduce food waste.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University and the Redwood Coast Energy Authority are soliciting broad community feedback on a comprehensive development plan that would maximize Humboldt County’s long-term reliance on local renewable energy resources.
World experts in ecology, biology and conservation will headline a two-day Biodiversity Conference at Humboldt State University the weekend of Sept. 29 and 30.
HSU is one of thirteen recipients of the 2012/2013 Beverage Container Recycling grant, awarded by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, or CalRecycle.
HSU Alumnus Matthew Marshall will join Schatz Energy Research Center Engineer Jim Zoellick Sept. 20 to discuss renewable energy use in Humboldt County.
Engineers and student researchers at Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center are conducting a plug-in electric vehicle planning study for Humboldt County.
Last summer, HSU Faculty Member Lonny Grafman and his students built a classroom in the Dominican Republic using nothing more than discarded plastic bottles, chicken wire, wood and tin.
HSU has been named one of Outside Magazine’s top 25 colleges.