Online registration is open for the July 19-21 Building Green Communities Conference and Trade Expo at Humboldt State University and the Arcata Community Center, cosponsored by HSU and Plan It Green, the Humboldt County-based educational non-profit that promotes sustainable economic development.
For the third year in a row, Humboldt State University has been 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 University is among the 10 California State University campuses to win the 23-campus system’s Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practices Awards for 2012.
During a recent film shoot in the Anza-Borrego Desert, HSU Film Professor David Scheerer stumbled upon something rarely caught on camera.
University of Michigan Professor Thomas P. Lyon will address “Sustainability: The Role of Business in a Radically Imperfect World” when he delivers the 19th annual Chung-Watson Lecture in Business Ethics at Humboldt State University on Thursday, Mar. 22 at 4 p.m. in the Great Hall of the new College Creek Apartments.
Enviance, Inc. and Environmental Leader named Humboldt State University as one of the “Sustainable 16,” a group of 16 colleges and universities who exemplify excellence in environmental academics.
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.
Students with Humboldt State’s Green Campus program are ready to give out grades if faculty and staff are willing to take the test. Office sustainability evaluations are now available through the Green Workplace Assessment Certification Program.
The Humboldt Energy Independence Fund has awarded $33,000 to a student project that will retrofit the Fulkerson Recital Hall stage with light emitting diodes, or LEDs.
Pacific Gas and Electric has presented an incentive check for $15,577 to Humboldt State University for energy savings derived from the campus’s new College Creek Apartment Complex.
Humboldt State has successfully kicked off its participation in the 2012 RecycleMania tournament, the national competition in which college campuses compete over eight weeks to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste.
Humboldt State University topped NCAA Division II schools competing in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Game Day Challenge, a national competition to eliminate the trash generated at college football games.
Part art, part home and part eco-ingenuity, the Flock House project is the newest collaboration between artist Mary Mattingly, instructor Lonny Grafman and Engineering students at Humboldt State University.
Marimar White-Espin (’12, Journalism) remembers the days when the 2.5-mile bike ride from her Bayside apartment to campus would leave her tired and rushing to get to class.
Humboldt State University Wildlife Professor Mark Colwell, a veteran shorebirds expert, will lecture on the biology and conservation status of the Snowy Plover on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Sequoia Park Zoo Classroom in the Secrets of the Forest Building, 3414 W Street, Eureka.
E-Waste is the name given to computers, televisions, stereos, copiers, cell phones and other electronics nearing the end of their “lifecycles.” Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled.
When a mysterious illness struck the country’s honeybee population in 2006, scientists struggled to understand how billions of honeybees disappeared from their hives, seemingly overnight.
Marijuana should be grown either outdoors or in greenhouses to prevent the use of vast amounts of electrical power and the resulting addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, according to the Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) at Humboldt State University.
World-renowned ecologist and author Simon Levin will discuss collective animal behavior and the interplay of human welfare and sustainability in consecutive lectures Thursday, Dec. 8 at Humboldt State University. Both are open to the public.
The Humboldt State University Athletics Department and the Sustainability Office are aiming for big reductions in waste as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Game Day Challenge” on Saturday, Nov. 12, when the Lumberjacks host Western Oregon University at Redwood Bowl. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
As the sun rises over the mountains, a glimmer of light reflects off the Yurok Tribe building in Weitchpec, Calif. The glint of sunlight bounces off an array of new solar panels, recently installed with the help of Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center—the newest energy project in a partnership that spans over a decade.
Humboldt State University has launched a partnership with Zipcar, Inc., billed as the world’s leading car-sharing network, to offer a car-sharing program on campus.
It was a sunny Friday afternoon at HSU. Tunes from Led Zeppelin poured through speakers, sitting in second story windows, onto to B Street.
Over the summer, Humboldt State University engineering students took their resources and knowledge and put it to the test in other countries.
HSU’s School of Business is in the midst of an ambitious rebuilding effort designed to boost enrollment and respond to a frequently cited need for more business graduates in the regional economy.
As students, faculty and staff arrive at Humboldt State for a new semester, they may notice a few things—actually, thousands of things—are missing from campus: bottled water.
Humboldt State University is set to launch a new partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car-sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car-sharing program on campus, beginning the week of Sept. 12.
As many as 500 student volunteers are expected to take part in Humboldt State University’s 18th annual Day of Caring on Saturday, Sept. 17, in partnership with United Way of the Wine Country-Humboldt/Del Norte Region.
One-third of the waste created at Humboldt State is from food. And soon, that waste will be producing renewable energy for the community.
In mid May, after finals, classes end and summer begins. But for many HSU students, the hard work and important lessons continue.
When it comes to environmental literacy, Humboldt State students are ahead of the curve according to a spring 2011 study conducted by HSU students.
Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond, Representative Mike Thompson, and Schatz Director Peter Lehman will preside at the building dedication and open house of Humboldt State University’s new Schatz Energy Research Center on Friday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. The new structure sits just west of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building and the dedication is open to the general public as well as the campus community.
Five Humboldt State University alumni will join other experts in the waste management field and luncheon presenters Assemblyman Wes Chesbro and Maggie Gainer of Gainer & Associates at a Zero Waste Innovation Forum at noon on Friday, Aug. 19, at Arcata’s D Street Neighborhood Center at 13th & D Streets.
A Humboldt State University team in Bhutan has completed the first installation of Smart Grid devices called GridShares with the specific purpose of enabling rural electricity users to stabilize their own electricity grids and curb damaging brownouts.
Three Humboldt State University science students are summer interns in the Woods Hole Partnership Education Program at the seaside village of Woods Hole in Falmouth, Cape Cod, MA.