NorCal SBDC Initiative to Bring $100 Million to 1,000 Black-owned Businesses

Looking to take a bite out of COVID-19 losses and rebuild a suffering segment of the economy, The Inclusivity Project launched this month with the goal of securing $100 million for 1,000 Black-owned businesses.

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Humboldt State University Unveils Vision for the Future »

Humboldt State University announced a bold new vision in its “Future Forward: 2021-2026 Strategic Plan,” which outlines the University’s purpose, values, and goals for the next five years.

New UPD Police Chief Anthony Morgan Views Role as Opportunity for Positive Change »

Anthony Morgan is Humboldt State’s newest chief of police and the first African American to hold the position in the University’s history. Arriving in Humboldt with a long career in law enforcement, Morgan is excited about living in the redwoods and working hand-in-hand with the HSU community.

Identity, Healthcare, and a Side of Humor at the 27th Annual Social Justice Summit »

The Social Justice Summit returns virtually to Humboldt State University this March for the 27th annual event. Hosted by the Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion Center, the 2021 theme is “Healthcare and Wellness: The Intersection of Identity and Care."

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Faculty Jasper Oshun, Margaret Lang, Geology:

Jasper Oshun and Margaret Lang published an article in the February issue of AAPG Explorer. The article, which details the positive and lasting impacts of their ‘Bonanza en los Andes’ project to HSU students, the community of Zurite, and hydrogeologic science was featured on the cover. A link to a pdf of the issue is below:

Student Jason Laugesen, Anthropology:

Jason Laugesen has been selected as an awardee for the 2021 CSU Student Research Competition. Jason is an anthropology major with a focus on Mesoamerican archaeology. He is a research assistant at the Geospatial Archaeology Research Center and at the Cultural Resources Facility at HSU. For the past year and a half, Jason has been working under the direction of Dr. Cortes-Rincon on the Belize Archaeology Project. He uses ArcGIS to make maps of the ancient Maya structures and any other cultural features such as roads, quarries, and hydrology. The competition will be held virtually on April 30th.

Faculty Peter Goetz, Andrew Conner, Mathematics:

Published the article “Classification, Koszulity and Artin-Schelter regularity of certain graded twisted tensor products” in the Journal of Noncommutative Geometry, DOI: 10.4171/JNCG/395

Faculty Catalina Cuellar-Gempeler, Biological Sciences:

Catalina Cuellar-Gempeler earned the NSF Career award, one of the most prestigious awards offered by NSF.

Student Karley Rojas, Biological Sciences:

Undergraduate Karley Rojas (Botany) has received a science fellowship from the Agricultural Research Institute for their proposed study of native plants that have the potential to be utilized in the context of agroecosystem building as consistent with regional TEK. They will be working with their mentors Dr.Buddhika Madurapperuma and Craig Benson.

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Wired (Feb 2021) - Texas’ Icy Disaster Makes the Case for Uniting the U.S. Grid »

Peter Lehman, founding director of Humboldt State University’s Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC), talks about a microgrid SERC helped develop.

EdSource (Feb 2021) - Should California Get Another Science-focused University? »

Study underway on how to make Humboldt State the third Cal Poly.

North Coast Journal (Feb 2021) - The Polytechnic Push »

HSU is in the process of outlining how it can meet and maintain CSU’s polytechnic standards by demonstrating excellence in its academics and assessing its facilities, budget and external partnerships in a self-study

FanNation (Feb 2021) - Drafts Gave Buccaneers Huge Edge Over Packers »

The 2018 draft produced guard Alex Cappa (an HSU alumnus) in the third round.

Microgrid Knowledge (Feb 2021) - Message for President Joe Biden: U.S. Infrastructure Needs Microgrids »

President Biden, in case you’re reading this, you may be looking for some examples of how microgrids support infrastructure. We made a list for you.

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Stephanie Steffen Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Seminar – Dr. Ryan Kelly, University of Washington will present “Using molecular tools to measure changes in ecological communities”.

Sequencing DNA derived from environmental samples offers a way of surveying hundreds or thousands of species at a time, across a large range of phylogenetic groups. I’ll report results from two recent studies using such community level sampling in nearshore marine environments. The first of these speaks to warming, acidification, and global change generally, using a gradient of present day conditions to forecast changes in the planktonic communities of the near term future. The second speaks to local scale remediation efforts, finding a
biological halo effect of eelgrass beds that appears to discourage dinoflagellates. I use these studies as a springboard to talk about how we measure the impacts of human activities on the environment under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Date:  Friday, December 4th, 2020
Time:  12:00 PM
Via Zoom

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