HSU Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious $100,000 Science Award

Humboldt State University Professor Claire Till is among 25 recipients of the 2020 Cottrell Scholar Awards from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA), America's first foundation dedicated wholly to science. Each awardee in this diverse group of early-career faculty-scholars in chemistry, physics, and astronomy receives $100,000.

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Event Celebrates North Coast Nursing Milestones »

The vision of building the nursing workforce on the North Coast to improve the health and wellbeing of residents is becoming a reality.

Humboldt State Hires Jane Teixeira as Next Athletic Director »

Jane Teixeira has been appointed HSU’s next Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports. She is expected to begin in early April.

HSU Academic Programs Ranked among the Top in California »

Humboldt State has been recognized among the best universities in California for several of its academic programs.

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Student Taylor Zenobia, Fisheries Biology:

Taylor Zenobia, FISH undergraduate, has been awarded Best Student Oral Presentation by the U.S. Aquaculture Society at their annual conference in Oah’u, Hawai’i! Taylor is also minoring in Scientific Scuba Diving and Women’s Studies.

Faculty Susan Abbey, Theatre, Film & Dance:

TFD faculty member, Susan Abbey, is currently acting in Steven Dietz’ play, BLOOMSDAY, at Redwood Curtain Theatre in Eureka. It is an Irish time-travel love story blends wit, humor, and heartache into a buoyant, moving appeal for making the most of the present before its past.

Student Frank Mele, Fisheries Biology:

Won U.S. Aquaculture Society Best Abstract/Travel Award at Aquaculture America, Honolulu, Hawaii


Faculty Frank Fogarty, Wildlife:

Co-authored “Fire, livestock grazing, topography, and precipitation affect occurrence and prevalence of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) in the central Great Basin, USA”. Biological Invasions 22, 663-680.

Faculty Frank Fogarty, Wildlife:

Co-authored “Mapping of land cover with open‐source software and ultra‐high‐resolution imagery acquired with unmanned aerial vehicles”. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. doi:10.1002/rse2.144.

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Times-Standard (Feb 2020) - Promoting Digital Literacy »

The Humboldt State University Library and Humboldt County Library are collaborating to provide free digital literacy classes to the community.

North Coast News (Feb 2020) - Humboldt State University Senior Honored with North Coast News’ Student of the Week »

Hard-working, passionate Humboldt State University student Kassandra Rice earned this Thursday’s North Coast News Student of the Week honors, presented by Scott Hammond State Farm Insurance.

Times-Standard (Feb 2020) - HSU Freshman awarded 1st ‘Gypsy’ Chain Scholarship »

A Native American Humboldt State University freshman is the first recipient of a scholarship commemorating a young forest activist.

North Coast News (Feb 2020) - Cornel West at Humboldt State University »

American philosopher Dr. Cornel West addresses critical topics the country is facing.

North Coast News (Feb 2020) - 8th Graders Get a Taste of the College Experience (Video) »

Lisa Librenjak was live at Humboldt State University’s “I’ve been admitted to College” event.

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Stephanie Steffen Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Seminar – Oscar Vargas, PhD University of California, Santa Cruz, will present “Speciation with a view. Testing the role of mountains in diversification”.

Date:  Friday, February 28, 2020
Time:  12:00 PM
Location:  Sci B 133

All are welcome to attend!