Redwoods Aren’t Endangered, but They do Have Needs

Mention of redwoods may conjure up majestic groves, the hard-fought timber wars, and the threatened existence of a famous, sacred tree species. But one Humboldt State University professor is concerned about an “endangered” listing for Northern California’s most famous “charismatic megaflora,” saying it sends the wrong message.

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Faculty and Staff Works Adorn Reese Bullen Gallery »

A faculty and staff exhibition featuring artists working in Humboldt State University’s Art Department opens at the Reese Bullen Gallery with a reception for the artists on Thursday, October 27 from 4-6 p.m., and runs through November 17. The public is invited to attend.

Prepare for Annual Earthquake Drill »

The Great ShakeOut is coming. The Humboldt State community will join millions of people worldwide who have registered to take part in the earthquake drill at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20.

A New Twist on ‘Peter Pan’ »

HSU presents “Peter and the Starcatcher,” the Tony Award-winning play that upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan boy becomes the legendary Peter Pan. This production opens on Friday, Oct. 21, in the Van Duzer Theatre and is the first fully staged production of the 2016-17 Season at HSU.

HSU Efforts Help Pass Law on College Food Assistance »

When California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB 1747, a bill to expand support for programs tackling hunger among college students, a dedicated group at Humboldt State University knew they had played an important part.

$4 Million Grant to Support Hispanic STEM Majors »

Humboldt State University has been awarded nearly $4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) majors.

Latest Achievements » all achievements

Faculty Teresa Stanley, Art:

Art Professor, Teresa Stanley, has been featured in an article in The Woven Tale Press, where she speaks about her work and and the connection between art and science.

Staff Armeda Reitzel, Communication:

The National Communication Association has chosen to showcase Dr. Armeda Reitzel’s syllabus for her Nonverbal Communication (Comm 324) course. Her syllabus appears on the organization’s website for members to review.

Student Monica Moreno-Espinoza, Stephen Cunha, Geography:

Geography senior Monica Moreno-Espinoza and Professor Stephen Cunha presented papers at the 79th Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG) meeting at Portland State University. For Mediterranean Refugee Crisis: Italian Student Attitudes Towards Political Migrants, Moreno-Espinoza surveyed 844 students from eight universities across Italy. The findings reveal positive sentiment towards political refugees, strong opinions towards other EU countries’ responsibility for assisting Italy in aiding refugees, and mixed attitudes on governmental intervention of refugee flow.

As presiding APCG President, Cunha’s Presidential Address documented 25 years of land protection efforts

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Special Education Credential Program Orientation Education

Learn more about earning your Education Specialist Credential

10/20/16 5-6 p.m. @ HGH 217

The need for Special Educators have never been greater! Meet with Program Coordinator Peggy Kirkpatrick and learn more about how you can earn your Education Specialist Credential in 1 year! For more information call 707-826-5867 or visit http://www2.humboldt.edu/education/programs/credential-programs/special-education

Fisheries Biology Events for Michael G. Scott Distinguished Lecture Series Fisheries Biology

The Fisheries Biology department has the great pleasure to award Eric Pedersen as the Michael G. Scott Distinguished Lecture Series. Eric Pedersen is a HSU alumni and co-founder and director of a succeffsul mariculture operation, “Pacifico Aquaculture” in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico: http://www.pacificoaquaculture.com/who_we_are.php.

He is going to give two presentations on October 14 in the Wildlife and Fisheries Building Room 258:
• The first presentation is at 2 pm and is title “Ocean-Raised Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) in Floating Sea Cages in Mexico: A Sustainable Approach to Get From
the Egg to the Fry Pan”.
• The second presentation is at 6 pm and is titled “How to Become a Mariculture Entrepreneur”

Psych Talks Colloquia Psychology

Psych Talks is a colloquia in the psychology department that highlights the research and applied work that HSU psychology faculty members are currently doing.

On Wednesday 9/28 we will have Sheri Whitt, MFT giving a talk on infant-family early childhood mental health. As the director of HSU’s Community Counseling Clinic, she will also discuss the services available to students and community members.

The event info:
Wednesday 9/28 from 5-6 pm in Natural Resources 101. There will be free food and refreshments starting at 4:30 in NR 223.

It’s FREE and all are welcome! Please help us spread the word!