Congratulations Class of 2016!

Humboldt State University celebrated the graduation of more than 1,700 students in three ceremonies in Redwood Bowl.

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New Study Sheds Light on How Running Keeps Seniors Young »

If you’re an avid runner, logging dozens of miles every week and you happen to be over 65, odds are you’re burning oxygen at nearly the same rate as a runner in her 20s.

HSU Surpasses Trash Reduction Goals »

Students, staff, and faculty at Humboldt State University are stingy with their trash.

Seaweed Shed Light on the Evolution of Green Plants »

A deep-water seaweed, some of which grow in depths of over 200 meters in clear tropical oceans, are the earliest diverging lineage of green algae and the oldest known multicellular green plant, according to a new study co-authored by Humboldt State University Associate Dean and Biology Professor, Rick Zechman.

HSU Students, Staff Stoke Intellectual Curiosity at TEDxHumboldtBay »

Ponder the power of yoga in prisons, the globalization of gaming, a call to make data democratic, and more in a series of short talks that promise to expand intellectual horizons.

HSU Study Shows Eureka Inflation Rate for the First Time »

In the first study of its kind in more than two decades, new research by Humboldt State University reveals the inflation rate for the City of Eureka. This work ends a long dependence on inflation rate information drawn from out of the area.

Latest Achievements » all achievements

Student Charlotte Olsen, Physics & Astronomy:

Physics/Astronomy major Charlotte Olsen has been selected for a NASA CRESST internship this summer at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center close to Washington DC. She will be working with X-ray data to understand how star formation is triggered in close pairs of galaxies under the supervision of Dr. Basu-Zych. Congrats Charlotte!

Faculty Michael S. Bruner, Karissa Valine, Berenice Ceja, Communication:

Michael S. Bruner, Karissa Valine, and Berenice Ceja, Department of Communication, “Women Can’t Win: Gender Irony and the E-Politics of ‘The Biggest Loser’,” was published in the International Journal of E-Politics,
Vol. 16, Issue 2 (2016): 16-36.
DOI: 10.4018/IJEP.2016040102.

See : http://www.igi-global.com/article/women-cant-win/152821

Faculty Sarah Jaquette Ray, Environmental Studies Program:

Dr. Sarah Jaquette Ray’s newest academic article, “Environmental Justice, Vital Materiality, and the Toxic Sublime in Edward Burtynsky’s Manufactured Landscapes,” has been published in the current issue of the journal GeoHumanities.

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WRRAP Waste Reduction and Resource Awareness Program

The Waste Reduction and Resource Awareness Program (W.R.R.A.P) is a student-funded campus organization that works to reduce waste on campus. Part of the work of WRRAP is to assist in making clubs and organizations on campus zero waste. Several groups have chosen to do so this semester, and WRRAP wishes to acknowledge the following for their commitment to zero waste principles:

• The Career & Volunteer Exposition, Center for Service Learning & Academic Internships
• Food Summit, Humboldt Food Policy Council
• Zero Waste Banquet ,WRRAP
• HSU Honors Dinner, HSU Alumni Office
• KRFH Takeover, KRFH Radio
• California Big Time, Multicultural Center, CAIFS, NRSEP, and ITEPP

Kevin J. O’Brien Student Disability Resource Center

Every year, the SDRC recognizes members of our campus community who have gone above and beyond to remove barriers and ensure equal access for students with disabilities.  The following individuals were recognized and presented with a plaque in appreciation for their selfless contributions to student success:

Dr. Thomas Mays, History
Dr. Janet Winston, English
Jay Schock - Financial Aid
Debbie Coles - Housing

Backcountry Equine Workshop HSU Range & Soils Club

The HSU Range & Soils Club is proud to present a “Backcountry Equine Workshop” on Friday, May 6, from 2 to 4 pm in parking lot G15 on 14th street between A and Union streets. The workshop is presented by local farrier and backcountry horseman Uri Driscoll. Uri will cover 1) basic care of equines in backcountry environments, 2) selection and use of proper backcountry tack, and 3) safety/leave no trace principles. This workshop is also sponsored by the HSU Depts. of Forestry and Wildland Resources, Environmental Science & Management, and Kinesiology and Recreation Administration. This event is free and open to the HSU and surrounding community. You must have a valid HSU or Arcata City parking permit or use metered parking in the area.