Scanning the Lumberjack: Digitizing 90 years of News

Nine decades of HSU history – as recorded by student journalists for the Lumberjack newspaper – will be scanned and made searchable online.

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Hundreds of Local Eighth-Graders to Tour Humboldt State »

More than 350 eighth-grade students from Humboldt and Del Norte counties will get a taste of college life and its opportunities and benefits at an upcoming “I’ve Been Admitted to College” (IBAC) event at Humboldt State University.

@LivefromHSU: How Students Are Active and Involved on Campus »

College is about more than hitting the books. It's also about being part of the campus and local communities -- and Humboldt State students have done just that over the semester.

Big Drop in HSU Student Debt »

It’s a surprising trend and a bit of a well-kept secret. Even as the nation’s average student loan debt has steadily climbed, it’s actually been going down for students at Humboldt State University.

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Faculty Cindy Moyer, Karen Davy, Sherry Hanson, Garrick Woods, Music:

On Friday, January 11, the Arcata Bay String Quartet (Cindy Moyer and Karen Davy, violins; Sherry Hanson, viola; and Garrick Woods, cello) performed quartets by Franz Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumman, and Claude Debussy on the Redding Performing Arts Society Concert Series. Their trip to Redding also included performances for music students at Sequoia Middle School and University Preparatory School.

Faculty Jeff Dunk, Environmental Science & Management:

Jeff Dunk and 17 co-authors (9 of whom were HSU alumni or faculty) published a peer-reviewed paper in PLOS ONE (https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0210643). The paper summarizes the use of modern conservation planning applied to the northern spotted owl’s critical habitat designation process.

Faculty Mark Colwell, Katie Raby, Lizzie Feucht, Wildlife:

Mark Colwell, Katie Raby and Lizzie Feucht published a paper in Wader Study (https://www.waderstudygroup.org/publications/wader-study/), an international journal dedicated to shorebird ecology and conservation. Their paper summarizes the efficiency of plovers breeding at various locations in Humboldt County over the past 18 years, with the aim of improving conservation and management practices.

Faculty Alison Holmes, International Studies:

Based on her current research project, International Studies Program Leader Alison Holmes published an open letter on the USC Center for Public Diplomacy blog to the new governor on the day of his inauguration about the need for a ‘new globalism’ for California (https://www.uscpublicdiplomacy.org/tags/open-letter). It was was picked up and republished by the Pacific Council (https://www.pacificcouncil.org/newsroom/new-globalism-open-letter-californias-new-governor).

Student Brandie Wilson, Sociology:

2018 HSU Distinguished Alumni Awardee, Brandie Wilson,(SOC BA 2009; SOC MA 2011) was recognized in New York Times as a memorable person of the year.

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Faculty Concert Music

Please join the Humboldt State University Department of Music for their first Faculty Artist Series concert of the new year, The Welcome to the Spring Semester concert, on Saturday, January 26th at 5:00 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall. This early evening concert sets the stage for another terrific semester of HSU music-making by featuring a variety of repertoire performed by members of the music faculty and friends from Humboldt’s lively music community. On the program will be The Diamond, computer generated video and music by resident composer Brian Post, performed by Rachel Samet, voice, and Post, Electric Piano. Also expect to hear music for voice and guitar performed by Elisabeth Harrington and HSU’s newest music faculty member Jennifer Trowbridge. An “unaccompanied and unrestrained” solo Flugelhorn work by John Cheetham called Concoctions will be played in “Flugil-Crazy” style by retiring music professor Gil Cline. And the Arcata Bay String Quartet, featuring Cindy Moyer and Karen Davy on violin, Sherry Hanson on viola, and Garrick Woods on cello, will perform the complete Schumann Quartet in a minor, Op. 41, No. 1, which the composer wrote in just 4 days in June of 1842, at the ripe old age of 31. $15 General, $5 Child, $5 for HSU students with ID.