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Sustainability Archive

Week of: Feb 28, 2016
Schatz Lab Team to Study Uganda’s ‘Energy Staircase’ »

A study in Uganda by Humboldt State University researchers will explore what happens after people make the switch from kerosene lamps to solar-powered products and how flexible financing influences adoption of off-the-grid technology.

Week of: Feb 14, 2016
Campus to ‘Power Down’ for Big Energy Savings »

Humboldt State can save energy and reduce emissions by powering down ventilation systems, switching off office equipment and take other steps that will have cause minimal disruption and be generally unobtrusive.

Week of: Feb 07, 2016
Community Garden Takes Shape »

Alec Howard knew next to nothing about gardening. As a Humboldt State student now, he’s focused on sustainability, greening up campus with his “HSU”-shaped community garden and growing a community along the way.

Week of: Jan 31, 2016
Local Food Experts Gather to Talk ‘Farm to Table’ »

From organic produce to specialty foods, the North Coast region is known for its focus on locally produced products. But how accessible and sustainable is healthy food in Humboldt County? Experts will gather at HSU for a daylong symposium to probe these questions and look at how food systems affect local citizens.

Week of: Nov 29, 2015
HSU Signs on to UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment »

Humboldt State University’s Advancement Foundation voted Thursday to become a signatory on the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

Week of: Nov 22, 2015
HSU Signs on to White House’s Campus-Focused Climate Pledge »

Humboldt State University has pledged support for the White House American Campuses Act on Climate demonstrating Humboldt State’s commitment to carrying out sustainability goals and supporting strong action on climate change by world leaders.

Week of: Oct 25, 2015
Green Workplaces Generate Big Energy Savings »

Students are helping HSU rack up thousands in energy savings while gaining skills for a green career through a statewide student-run program that promotes energy efficiency and education on college campuses.

Week of: Sep 27, 2015
LED Lights Generate Savings, Reduce Emissions »

A partnership between HSU and the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is saving the campus money and reducing carbon emissions one light bulb at a time.

Students Promoting ‘Kill the Cup’ Contest »

It’s game on for a group of Humboldt State students who are competing against 15 other universities nationwide. The game is “Kill The Cup,” and campus culture indicates the HSU squad might be the favorite in this field.

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.

Week of: Jun 28, 2015
HSU Recycling About to Get More Convenient »

Humboldt State is one of 37 colleges and universities across the country to receive support from the Recycling Bin Grant Program, made possible by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the Coca-Cola Foundation. The program awarded HSU with 50 recycling bins, which will be used to expand waste reduction efforts at outdoor events such as football games, concerts and club fairs.

Week of: May 03, 2015
For Local Charities, Student Move-out Trash is Treasure »

Humboldt State is partnering with local volunteers and charities next week to ensure that students moving out of the residence halls have a minimal impact on the environment and the community.

Week of: Apr 19, 2015
Fallen Redwood Tree Donated to Local Native American Tribes »

Humboldt State University has donated a redwood tree that fell on the Campus Apartments to two local Native American tribes—the Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria and the Wiyot Tribe.

Week of: Apr 12, 2015
Humboldt State Featured in Princeton Review’s Green Colleges Guide »

Humboldt State University has again been named among the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features HSU in the 2015 edition of its book, The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges.

Week of: Feb 15, 2015
Speakers Explore Energy, Environment, and Society »

The spring edition of HSU’s popular Sustainable Speaker Series continues through April with a variety of lectures on topics ranging from clean energy, environmentalism, to climate activism.

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