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A Fast Track to Understanding Communities and the Environment

Students interested in how communities interact with their environment have a new opportunity to fast-track a master’s degree at Humboldt State, earning dedicated students an undergraduate and master’s degree in five years.

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Honorary Doctorate for Native Artist George Blake »

The community is invited to a ceremony and reception for distinguished Hupa-Yurok artist George Blake, who is receiving an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters to be conferred by the California State University and Humboldt State University.

George Blake Retrospective at Humboldt State »

Humboldt State University’s Goudi’ni Native American Arts Gallery presents George Blake: A Retrospective, Oct. 6 to Dec. 3. The exhibit features works spanning the art career of George Blake (Hupa-Yurok), from traditional carvings to more contemporary pieces.

HSU Releases 2016 Clery Act Crime Report »

Humboldt State University has released its annual crime report for 2015 under a federal law known as the Clery Act.

Wine Seminar to Develop Palate and Service Skills »

Sensory Evaluation & Service is the third of four courses in the From Vine to Table Wine Studies Certificate series being offered through HSU’s eLearning and Extended Education Program.

HSU Press Title Profiles Prominent Vietnamese Writer »

The latest publication from Humboldt State University Press, “Võ Phiến and the Sadness of Exile,” describes the life and work of one of the most respected writers in the Vietnamese diaspora, Võ Phiến.

Latest Achievements » all achievements

Faculty Tyler Stumpf, Business:

Tyler Stumpf, Asst. Professor of Management, recently published a paper entitled “Navigations: Enhancing Qualitative Hospitality and Tourism Research Outcomes in Pacific Island Countries” in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism Management. This paper explores how traditional open-ocean navigation principles predicated on catalyzing inputs from the external environment can be applied to help improve the qualitative research process when investigating hospitality and tourism phenomena in Pacific Island countries.

Faculty Harold Zald, Forestry & Wildland Resources:

Harold Zaid was recently interviewed about his research regarding the relationships between drought, insect outbreaks, and wildlife by the independent digital media Water Deeply.
Link to the article
https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2016/09/14/the-surprising-science-of-wildfires-and-tree-killing-beetles

Faculty Janelle Adsit, AJ McGough, Angela Compton, Bri Lucero, English:

Janelle Adsit presented “Teaching the Undergraduate Literary Magazine” at the Creative Writing Studies Organization conference in Asheville, NC. The presentation discussed innovations associated with Toyon Multilingual Journal of Literature and Art (http://www.toyonliterarymagazine.org). Integral to the presentation was research conducted by English majors AJ McGough, Angela Compton, and Bri Lucero during the Spring 2016 semester, supported by the Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Fellowship program.

Department Happenings » all happenings

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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!

Mac McClary’s Celebration of Life Journalism & Mass Communication

Mac McClary’s Celebration of Life

Dear HSU Community,

We’ll gather on Friday, Sept. 23rd, in the Founders Hall Courtyard on the HSU campus for Mac McClary’s Celebration of Life.

12:00 - 1:00: Reception - light lunch buffet / refreshments

1:00 - 2:00 pm: A sharing of memories.

2:00 p.m.: A walk/jog around the Redwood Bowl track to remember and honor our friend, colleague, professor and mentor.

Once again, we’d love for you to join us. If you are unable to attend, send us your memories and we will be sure to include them.