Student participating in Cal Poly Humboldt's TRIO Educational Talent Search program at the Library.

$18 Million for Cradle-to-Career Collaborative on the North Coast

Cal Poly Humboldt and its partners have been awarded $18 million from the state to launch the Redwood Coast K-16 Education Collaborative. The partners include Sonoma State University, UC Davis, College of the Redwoods, Mendocino College, the Offices of Education in four counties,  and ProjectAttain!

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Build Bridges and Connect Communities this Summer with L4Humboldt

The Cal Poly Humboldt Library and partners invite you to join us for the LifeLong Learning Lounge (L4Humboldt) through Friday, July 29.

A Coast Guard helicopter lands at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay.

Collaborating for a Clean Energy Future: California’s First 100% Renewable Multi-Customer Microgrid is Now Operational

California’s first 100% renewable energy, front-of-the-meter, multi-customer microgrid is now fully operational. Located in Humboldt County, California, the microgrid provides energy resilience for the regional airport and U.S. Coast Guard Air Station.

Founders Hall wide angle

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.

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.”

Students observing plants in the Dennis K. Walker Greenhouse

The Gift of Practical Plant Experience

Cal Poly Humboldt’s Dennis K. Walker Greenhouse boasts one of the largest teaching collections of living plants in California. Now, thanks to a generous gift from the facility’s namesake, Professor Emeritus Dennis K. Walker (‘60, Botany), the iconic campus facility will get an injection of TLC this semester with funding to hire a permanent assistant manager.  

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.

Campus Achievements

Updates about the latest accomplishments—including latest research, publications, and awards—by students, faculty, and staff
Professor Joshua R. Zender was featured in WalletHub's piece about Balance Transfer Credit Cards. Read the piece here: …
Nick Angeloff and Dr. Marisol Cortes-Rincon received a grant from the Save the Redwoods League (SRL) to support a Cultural Resources Facility (CRF) archaeological survey on SRL land. The survey will…
Chris Aberson published “BetterReg: An R Package for Useful Regression Statistics” in the Journal of Open Source Software (https…
Muma, R.; Webb, L.W.; Zald, H.S.J.; Boston, K.; Dagley, C.M.; Berrill, J-P. 2022. Dynamics of stump sprout regeneration after transformation to multiaged management in coast redwood forests. Forest…
Professors Erin Kelly and Jeff Kane (Forestry) and Benjamin Graham (Psychology) received a US Departments of Interior & Agriculture Joint Fire Science Program grant to study post-wildfire…

Humboldt in the News

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