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Renowned Stem Cell Research Program Secures $3.6 Million for Student Internships

Humboldt State University’s distinguished CIRM Bridges Program has once again been awarded with generous grant funding from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). Led by Biology Professor Amy Sprowles, HSU’s CIRM Bridges is designed to support students from diverse backgrounds committed to improving human health through stem cell research and gene therapy.

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HSU Named a Green ‘Cool School’ Again »

For the fourth year in a row, Humboldt State University has been named a “Cool School” by the Sierra Club magazine’s annual ranking of sustainability among North America’s greenest colleges and universities.

New, Local Flavors Cooking on Campus »

Thanks to several new eateries at Humboldt State University, students can fuel their studies with nutritious snacks and freshly prepared meals from local restaurants this semester. Whether it's a chai latte before a big test or Friday night burgers with friends, HSU’s vibrant food scene has your favorite food fix.

‘Living in Community:’ New Learning Certificate Promotes Healthy Housing »

To foster mutual understanding and improve the local housing climate, a free community course facilitated by Humboldt State University is now open to the public for enrollment. The product of years of advocacy between HSU and community partners, the course is designed to build relationships between the University, community, landlords, and tenants.

U.S. News & World Report: HSU Among Top Public Schools in the West »

Humboldt State is ranked as the 12th top public school in the west, and tied for 30th out of 126 public and private schools in the region, according to the 2022 Best Colleges annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

Latest Achievements » all achievements

Faculty Dan Aldag, Chris Cox, Ronite Gluck, Fred Tempas, Music:

The North Coast Brass Ensemble (HSU faculty members Dan Aldag, Chris Cox, Ronite Gluck, and Fred Tempas, along with Tom Hyde) recently presented a live stream performance on Facebook, which has been viewed over 450 times. The performance can be seen at https://www.facebook.com/arcatapresbyterian/videos/537167707385791

Faculty Kushal Adhikari, Clifford B Fedler, Alireza Asadi, Environmental Resources Engineering:

Adhikari (ERE Faculty) and researchers from Texas Tech University recently published an article on design configuration and flow dynamics of Pond-In-Pond (PIP) wastewater treatment system for reuse. The findings showed that the PIP offers more advantage over traditional ponds and thus may be a potential alternative to existing treatment systems. For more information, please refer to:

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2021.07.012
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2019.103523
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2020.101281

Faculty James M Floss, Communication:

After 21 months of delays, James Floss, Lecturer Emeritus of the Communication Department and ERFSA member opened a successful production of Lucas Hnath’s A DOLL’S HOUSE PART 2, a Tony award winning play, at the Western Stage in Salinas, CA. The Western Stage is a program of Hartnell College: https://www.westernstage.com/studioplaybill

Faculty Paul Cummings, Karen Davy, Daniela Mineva, Cindy Moyer, Garrick Woods, Music:

As COVID rules have allowed, Music faculty have returned to performing. Paul Cummings, Karen Davy, Daniela Mineva, and Garrick Woods participated in the Trinidad Bay Arts and Music Festival (as did alumna, Richard Rios, and current student, Makani Bright). The Arcata Bay String Quartet (Cindy Moyer, Karen Davy, Sherry Hanson, Garrick Woods) performed on the Opus Chamber Music Series in Mendocino.

Faculty Tani Sebro, Jordan Hallbauer, Politics:

Tani Sebro published the chapter “Tourism Otherwise? The Touristic Mobilities of South-South Travel” in Tourism Geopolitics: Assemblages of Infrastructure, Affect, and Imagination (University of Arizona Press, 2021); which was co-authored with her former student, Jordan Hallbauer, and based on ethnographic fieldwork with migrant travelers along the Nicaragua-Costa Rica and Thai-Myanmar borders.

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Recognizing the expertise and achievements our faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Know of a story we should consider for HSU in the News? Email us at news@humboldt.edu.

EdSource (Sep 2021) - In State of the University Address, a Vastly Different Cal State from 18 Months Earlier »

In his first State of the University address Tuesday, California State University Chancellor Joseph Castro painted a picture of a dramatically changed system from the one that existed 18 months earlier.

North Coast Journal (Sep 2021) - Documenting Resilience »

New podcast highlights pandemic parenting experiences in Humboldt.

NBC San Diego (Sep 2021) - Otter Artworks Charm in Humboldt County »

What if you had a map that led you to over one hundred awesome otters, all intricately painted artworks brimming with joy, local significance, and a deep respect for nature?

Eat This, Not That (Aug 2021) - The Surprising Exercise You Stop Doing After 60, Say Experts »

Kinesiology Professor Justus Ortega on running, age, and injuries.

CNBC via NBC Miami (Aug 2021) - Climate Change Is Radicalizing Young People — Here’s What That Means and How to Combat Despair »

Environmental Studies Professor Sarah Ray has had a front row seat to the way climate change has landed on young people and most notably, how the weight of that anxiety has changed over the decade-plus years she’s been a professor.

Department Happenings » all happenings

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Shannon Berge Academic and Career Advising Center

The Academic and Career Advising Center is excited to host the 2021 Virtual Part-time Job Fair. GET CONNECTED QUICKER and SAFER! This event provides an excellent opportunity for students to meet with local organizations seeking candidates for in-person and virtual part-time jobs. Student registration is now open for the Virtual Part-time Job Fair!

Register at humboldt.joinhandshake.com > Events > Virtual Part-time Job Fair;
Sign up to meet virtually with your selected employers in a group or one-on-one session;
Check back regularly for new employers and sessions;
Attend the Fair!

Wednesday, September 8
between 11:00am and 3:00pm
on humboldt.joinhandshake.com

Academic & Career Advising Center acac.humboldt.edu
707 826.3341