HSU Researchers Join State-wide Efforts to Monitor Marine Protected Areas

Researchers from Humboldt State University will continue studying marine life in protected areas on the North Coast, thanks to $9.5 million in total funding.

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Campus, Community Celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month »

Strengthening bonds between local Latinx families, HSU Latinx students, and the local community, HSU’s El Centro Académico Cultural Centro will celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month with Convivio de Bienvenida, a Convivial Welcome.

New Work from HSU Film Students in This Year’s Filmmaker’s Showcase »

Work from talented HSU student directors, writers, cinematographers, sound designers, editors, producers, and actors will be showcased on Friday, September 20 at the Van Duzer Theatre at 7 p.m.

HSU Awarded California Arts Council ‘Arts Education Exposure’ Grant »

The California Arts Council (CAC) announced a grant award of $6,347 to Humboldt State University as part of the Council's Arts Education Exposure program.

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Faculty Armeda Reitzel, Communication:

Armeda Reitzel was one of 26 scholars invited to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute “Middle Eastern Millennials through Literature, Culture, and Media” at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona in August 2019. She is developing instructional materials on the Middle East for use in intercultural communication courses based on what she learned at the NEH Institute.

Student Tammy Phrakonkham, Geology:

HSU geology student Tammy Phrakonkham has been selected to represent northern California at the 2019 Geosciences Congressional Visits Day (GEO-CVD) on Sept. 10-11 in Washington, D.C.
GEO-CVD is sponsored by American Geophysical Union along with other Earth science societies each year “to increase the visibility of and support for the geosciences in Congress.” During this event, participants will be given an opportunity to meet with members of the congressional delegation representing their state and with staff from congressional committees who have jurisdiction over issues related to geoscience.

Student Alec Cole, Peter Blickensderfer, Madi Kaisan, Theatre, Film & Dance:

Congratulations to HSU Film Students whose films are finalists in the 2019 CSU Media Arts Festival. Alec Cole for his film A TEMPLE TO COMEDY. Peter Blickensderfer and Madi Kaisan for their film DANH TINH.

Faculty Young Sub Kwon, Kinesiology & Recreation Administration:

Humboldt State University Human Performance Lab Director, Dr. YoungSub Kwon was invited as a keynote speaker at two different symposia and as an invited speaker at four different universities (Dongwon University, Korea Maritime & Ocean University, Pusan National University, and Dongshin University) in Korea.
He presented his research topics entitled ‘challenging traditional dietary guidelines to prevent metabolic syndrome and Global Strategy’, ‘developing norms for health-related physical fitness and conditioning’, and ‘how to be more mentally tough (Grit)’ and also worked with HSU and the aforementioned universities for Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between universities.

Student Luisa Segovia, Biological Sciences:

Received a 2019 CSU-LSAMP at HSU Summer Research Experience Award to conduct research on immunogenetics of invasive frogs with Karen Kiemnec-Tyburczy (Biological Sciences).

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Lost Coast Outpost (Sep 2019) - 9/11 First Responders Honored With Morning HSU Stair Climb »

Arcata Police Department, Arcata Fire District and other community members made a trip up to Humboldt State University Wednesday morning to commemorate the 18 years that have passed since the September 11 attacks in New York City.

KIEM-TV (Sep 2019) - Humboldt State University Introduces Text Messaging AI HumBot »

With a new chatbot, HSU students have information right on their fingertips.

Hearst (Aug 2019) - Hearst Foundations Present Summer 2019 Grants »

The Hearst Foundations have announced that 81 grants valued at $9,315,000 have been awarded to deserving nonprofit organizations.

Times-Standard (Aug 2019) - Bringing Music to Schools: HSU Piano Club Holding Instrument Drive »

he Humboldt State University Piano Club, with assistance from the Humboldt Light Opera Company, has donated more than 85 violins to several Arcata schools.

Long Reads (Aug 2019) - The Young Man and the Sea Sponge »

SpongeBob SquarePants, created by HSU alumnus Stephen Hillenburg, turned 20 this summer.

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