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.
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.