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Bat Research Benefits Species And Students (With Video)

It’s 30 minutes after sundown, and the temperature has dipped just as the action is heating up. Strung between poles straddling Bull Creek in Humboldt Redwoods State Park are rows of fine netting, waiting to capture tiny creatures that will soon emerge, seeking their evening meal.

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HSU Forestry Nets Hispanic-Serving Institution Grant »

Humboldt State’s Forestry and Wildland Resources Department has received a four-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to increase enrollment, retention, and graduation of Hispanic and other underrepresented students in forestry, range and soils at HSU.

NorCal SBDC Earns Accreditation for Two Regional Programs »

After a lengthy and intense review process, the Norcal Small Business Development Lead Center has been reaccredited for its core business assistance program as well as distinguishing itself as the 11th accredited SBDC technology program in the country.

Latest Achievements » all achievements

Faculty Richard A. Paselk, Chemistry:

Professor Richard A. Paselk’s Display of Twentieth-Century Scientific Instruments at Humboldt State University is featured in Silke Ackerman, Richard Kremer & Mara Miniati (Eds.) Scientific Instruments on Display [History of Science and Medicine Library, Volume 46 / Scientific Instruments and Collections, Volume 4] (pp 148–158). Brill Academic Pub, Leiden (2014).

Student Lucas Reyes, Hailey Lang, Conor Handley, Jared Whear, Jenny Zorn & Stephen Cunha, Geography:

Six Geography students, alumni, and faculty represented HSU at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers at the University of Arizona, in Tuscon.

Senior Lucas Reyes took home the top undergraduate research prize for his paper and presentation on “The Dawn of the Greenhouse on Rural Tibetan Landscapes.”

Hailey Lang (’14, Geography), a graduate student at San Jose State University, won the top Masters of Arts award for “Analyzing the Foreclosure and Crime Burden of Stockton, California.”

HSU Senior Rangeland Resource Science student Conor Handley won the Indigenous Peoples Travel Grant. He presented his paper on The Role of Indigenous Fire Ecology and Culturally Based Prescribed Fire in the Reintroduction of the California Condor.

Jared Whear (’13, Geography), a graduate student at the University of Missouri, presented “Rural Protest, Environmental Activism, and ‘Sacred Water’: A Case Study of the Las Vegas/Snake Valley Rural-Urban Water War.”

HSU Interim Provost and former CSU San Bernardino Geography professor Jenny Zorn presented her research on Internationalization Programs in U.S. Higher Education.

Finally, Professor Stephen Cunha was elected APCG’s Vice-President. Cunha will be the organization’s 79th President.

Faculty Sarah Fay Philips, Library:

Faculty Librarian Sarah Fay Philips co-authored the chapter “Collaborating with local high schools: your senior will be my first year student” in the book “The slow book revolution: creating a new culture of reading on college campuses and beyond”. The book is an “inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in high schools, public libraries, and college campuses, with the ultimate goals of encouraging pensive reading habits and creating a lifelong enjoyment of books”