University Center Dresses Up With Student-Led Mural

Humboldt State students are collaborating with a New Mexico-based artist to install a multicultural mural that will adorn the west-facing wall of the University Center. Prominently visible from the quad, the mural depicts the cultures of traditionally underrepresented students from the HSU community.

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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.

Linguistics Scholar Elected to Prominent Fellowship »

Victor Golla, Humboldt State University Professor of Anthropology, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

HSU Community Gets Humboldt Made Benefits »

Everyone in the extended community of Humboldt State University is getting an early holiday gift this week—a community membership with Humboldt Made.

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Staff Lisa Castellino, Michael Le, and Kaitlyn Stormes (Student), :

It has been a busy year for the Office of Institutional Research and Planning (IRP). In November, the Office traveled to San Francisco for the 40th California Association for Institutional Research Annual Conference (http://www.cair.org/). Director Lisa Castellino Ph.D. gave two presentations: “Seeing the Forest through the Trees: How Humboldt State University Leveraged Decision Trees in Communicating Results” and “Don’t Put the Horse Before the Cart: A Decomposition Study to Identify Target Student Populations for High Impact Practices.”

Research Analyst Michael Le M.A. delivered two presentations: “Visual Analytics: Exposing the Past, Understanding the Present,” and “Looking to the Future and Sexual Violence: IR’s Role in a Safer Campus.”

Institutional Research Graduate Certificate student and IRP Intern, Kaitlyn Stormes won the first Samuel Agronow Institutional Research Scholarship from CAIR for $1,000.

Since CAIR, Lisa Castellino along Vice Provost Jená Burges have been accepted to present at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Annual Meeting. Their presentation is on “Asking Better Questions: Moving from “Disaggregating Data” to “Producing Actionable Intelligence”. Michael Le was featured by the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) for his visual display of HSU’s graduation rate targets.

Student Take Back the Tap, Waste Reduction & Resource Awareness Program:

Take Back the Tap helped HSU win 1st place in its division in the Social Awareness category of the Kill the Cup challenge. The award includes a $500 grant.

Faculty Alison Holmes, Politics:

Alison Holmes – Program Leader of International Studies, has been named a two year, non-residential, Research Associate to the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at the SOAS, University of London. She plans to work at the institute during summer vacations to continue her current research into global states and the theory and practice of global diplomacy.

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Humboldt International Film Festival Call for Entries Theatre, Film & Dance

The 49th Humboldt International Film Festival is open for submissions until March 14, 2016!

HSU students can submit for free through hsufilmfestival.com. See poster for more details.

For questions or comments please email:
Kyrie Hood

Center for Service Learning and Academic internships Hosts Annual Holiday Food Drive Center for Service Learning and Academic internships

The Center for Service Learning and Academic internships is hosting HSU’s annual Holiday Food Drive Nov. 2 to Nov. 19

Humboldt County Food Bank Barrels have been placed in buildings all around campus. All donations collected will be given to Food for People, the Humboldt County Food Bank, which distributes to over 10,000 low-income children, families, people with disabilities, and seniors … our neighbors here in Humboldt County.

Recognizing our own campus needs, in addition to our annual partnership with Food-4-People, this year we are encouraging clubs to participate in a challenge to collect food for the campus food pantry.

Clubs will deliver their donations on Nov. 18 from 11-3 p.m. to the campus food pantry (at the Rec and Wellness Center). One winning club/student organization will be awarded a pizza party sponsored by our office.

To enter this contest, please notify our center by having a club representative email us at .

Religious Studies Department presents special guest lecturer Sean McCan Religious Studies

The Religious Studies Department presents special guest lecturer Sean McCann, a practitioner of Chinese medicine and published author. He has worked extensively in the arts of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, Taiji, Qi Gong, and is also an HSU Religious Studies alumnus! He will be joining us live through a two-way televideo presentation. More information is available online at https://www2.humboldt.edu/events/2015/11/04/5083/.