Over the last year, Humboldt State faculty and students had a chance to do everything from study the ocean to the redwoods, thanks to $68.8 million in grant funding administered and secured by HSU.
Humboldt State University recently recognized the outstanding efforts of 10 staff members at its Fall Welcome. Staff award winners provide exemplary service to the university through problem solving, community service, outstanding performance, and the admirable completion of difficult assignments. Winners are active employees and may win the award more than once, but not in consecutive years.
Humboldt State University’s Spring Semester will begin with a week celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Humboldt State University will observe the annual Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution with documentary films and a discussion of the history of Japanese American World War II internment camps on Monday, January 30 at 4 p.m. in the Library Fishbowl. The public is invited.
As a Geography student, Monica Moreno-Espinoza wasn’t about to let a research opportunity slip through her fingers during a two-month trip to Italy. With serious questions about refugees in mind, she paired sightseeing at the Roman Coliseum with 845 interviews of Italian college students from eight universities.
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Student Charlotte Olsen, Physics & Astronomy:
HSU Physics & Astronomy senior Charlotte Olsen presented a poster of her work on tidally triggered star formation at the American Astronomical Society’s 229th meeting in Grapevine, TX. The poster, titled “A Search for Triggered Star Formation in the Compact Group of Galaxies NGC 5851, NGC 5852 and CGCG 077-007,” represents a joint research collaboration between the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center X-Ray Galaxies Group and HSU. Charlotte’s travel to the meeting was supported by the John Mather Nobel Scholarship, which she was awarded for work she accomplished during a summer 2016 NASA internship.
Faculty Stephen Cunha, Geography:
Geography Professor Stephen Cunha’s review of “Jumbo Wild” appears in magazines and festival catalogs in North America, Europe, and Oceania. This documentary film portrays a 25-year battle in Canada’s iconic Jumbo Valley that pits developers of a large ski resort against conservationists, backcountry skiers, and First Nations, who revere it as home of the grizzly bear spirit.
Faculty Stephen Cunha, Geography:
Geography Professor Stephen Cunha is coauthor of “Geosystems Core,” a college-level introductory text for physical geography. Stephen authored 7.5 of the 15 chapters on geomorphology, global climate, plate tectonics, and water resources. Included are 60 of his images from six continents.
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Housing & Residence Life Housing & Residence Life
Housing & Residence Life has space for females in our residence halls. Apply today for immediate placement at myhousing.humboldt.edu
Green Campus Internship Green Campus
Green Campus at HSU has multiple positions available!
You can become involved as a for-credit or volunteer intern for the Spring 2017 semester. Under general supervision from student-peer Project Coordinators, the successful candidates will join the Green Campus team at HSU, engaging in marketing/outreach, project implementation, and career/skill building workshops.
These positions are open to any major. If interested in an internship with Green Campus, please email a cover letter and resume to mailto:email@example.com and mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 20th, 2017
• Assist in the development and implementation of energy efficiency and energy education projects at HSU.
• Assist in the coordination of outreach events.
• Communicate daily with team members regarding assigned tasks.
• Attend weekly team meetings.
Various upcoming and continuing projects:
• Energy competition in the dorms
• Green Workplace Assessment and Certification Program
• Outreach and implementation of Power Down HSU
• Collaboration with green clubs and organizations
• There are many opportunities to create and implement your own project.
Call for Textbook Authors HSU Library
The call for faculty authors deadline has been extended to January 3, 2017. Faculty authors can publish their textbooks in open access and receive $1,500. For more information, go to http://digitalcommons.humboldt.edu/textbooks/ or contact the Scholarly Communications and Digital Scholarship Librarian Kyle Morgan at .