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Meet the Class of 2022!

Cal Poly Humboldt celebrated the graduation of more than 1,250 students who participated in three ceremonies in Redwood Bowl on Saturday.

Latest News

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KHSU Expands National Programming for the North Coast

The station will air more news programs on weekdays and a variety of NPR shows covering news, culture and storytelling on the weekend.

Cal Poly Humboldt student Katie Miller, Health Educator Ravin Craig, and  Art Professor Stephen Nachtigall.

Stewards Of Sustainability

Recognizing the innovation, collaboration, and leadership of students, faculty, and staff who are advancing sustainability on campus.

Cal Poly Humboldt students at the National Society of Black Engineers conference.

Conference for Black Engineers an ‘Amazing Boost’

The annual convention of the National Society for Black Engineers provided six students a chance to meet their peers in the STEM field and a transition between their academic and professional careers.

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Cal Poly Humboldt Students Excel at Student Research Competition

Cal Poly Humboldt students took home three second-place awards at the 36th Annual California State University Student Research Competition held virtually at San Francisco State this year.

Alumni & Donor Stories

Meg Godlewski standing in front of a small plane.

Passion for Flying and Writing Turns into Stellar Career

Meg Godlewski (‘87, Journalism) is passionate about two things—aviation and writing—and she’s figured out how to combine the two into a satisfying career.

Cal Mukumoto, Oregon's official forester in his office.

Meet Oregon's Official Forester

“I’m not a pure forestry guy.” So says “forestry guy” Cal Mukumoto (‘77, Forestry), who was appointed Oregon State Forester last year. “I’ve had a varied career and for me to be in this position is a surprise.”

Tim Karas

Community College President Behind the Scenes of the ‘Greatest Stories’

On a cool, overcast day, Tim Karas (‘91, Geography) walked across the field in Redwood Bowl to receive his diploma, becoming the first in his family to graduate from college.

Jennifer Kho

Journalist Wields Media Strategy to Empower Communities, Make an Impact

As a young student, Jennifer Kho (‘99, Journalism) jumped straight into the deep end at The Lumberjack, Humboldt’s student newspaper, where one assignment after another led her off campus and into the community.

Campus Achievements

Updates about the latest accomplishments—including latest research, publications, and awards—by students, faculty, and staff
Anthony Lucero won the Geosystems Award which is the top prize for undergraduate geospatial research for his paper titled “Drone Photogrammetry: Using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to Represent…
Josh Zender recently published a case study titled "Exploiting the Unemployment Insurance Program: A Role Play of the Actions of State Officials at the Height of the Coronavirus Pandemic" in Sage…
Jacky Baughman and Melanie Michalak, professors in the Geology Department, received a one year grant from the Geological Society of America AGeS-DiG (Awards for Geochronology Student Research-…
A subset of members from the Ecological Reference Points (ERP) Team were recognized for their ERP Stock Assessment for Atlantic Menhaden. This team of scientists helped to significantly advance the…
Chris Aberson and Amber Gaffney served as co-chairs of the Western Psychological Association’s (WPA) 2022 Conference. The conference theme was Diversity, Equity, and Sustainability. At WPA, seven…

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