LAND BACK: Artwork of Ka'ila Farrell-Smith
Cal Poly Humboldt’s Goudi’ni Native American Arts Gallery presents LAND BACK: Artwork of Ka'ila Farrell-Smith, a visual artist, writer and activist located in Modoc Point, Oregon. Featuring paintings and traditional Indigenous art practices, she explores the space between the Indigenous and western paradigms.
An Ambitious Project to Digitize and Georeference Humboldt’s Vertebrate Museum
If you’ve walked around the physical sciences buildings at Cal Poly Humboldt, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the sperm whale skull that sits on the plaza in front of Science C.
Conduct in Men’s Basketball Being Investigated
Cal Poly Humboldt has broadened its investigation into reports of mistreatment of players as well as other misconduct within its intercollegiate men’s basketball program.
Study Suggests Wild Blueberries Help Burn Fat
The berries have long been hailed as a superfood—while they’re known for a plethora of health benefits, new research proves this superfruit could help burn fat during exercise.
Journalism Students Rake in 31 College Media Awards
El Leñador, Cal Poly Humboldt’s monthly bilingual student publication, won a First Place Best of Show award at the 2023 Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Spring National College Media Conference in San Francisco in March.
Alumni & Donor Stories
Alum Creates a New Mentorship Path for Students
Rick Gardner (‘65, Psychology) remembers the day he was accepted into Cal Poly Humboldt. “I opened the mailbox and saw the letter from Humboldt. When I opened it, I went running to my parents to show
Building a 16th-Century Basque Whaling Boat, the Old Way
Cal Poly Humboldt graduate Martin Arata’s (‘74, Industrial Arts) career studies have taken him all over the world, most recently to a small shipbuilding school in northeast Spain, where he’s spent time over the past several years helping an international team rebuild the San Juan whaleship, a 500-year-old Basque whaling boat.
Event Honors Humboldt Legacy Donors
Cal Poly Humboldt legacy donors gathered Thursday, March 2 at Baywood Golf & Country Club for the inaugural 1913 Legacy Society luncheon, a celebration of those who have designated Humboldt in
Mary & Foster Keller Endowment Continues to Support Students
To ease the financial burden for Cal Poly Humboldt students and honor her parents, Jennifer Keller established the Mary & Foster Keller Endowment in 2012. The endowment created the University’s first-ever Presidential Scholarship and awards student recipients $4,000 annually for four years.
Humboldt in the News
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Race to Zero: California's bumpy road to electrify cars and trucks »
Communities with high concentrations of electric cars are affluent, college-educated and at least 75% white and Asian. In contrast, electric cars are almost nonexistent in Black, Latino, low-income and rural communities — revealing the enormous task that California faces electrifying the entire fleet.
CalMatters - Mar 2023
So you began your event with an Indigenous land acknowledgment. Now what? »
Land acknowledgments have become increasingly common nationwide over the past few years. Many mainstream public events — from soccer games and performing arts productions to city council meetings and corporate conferences — begin with these formal statements recognizing Indigenous communities' rights to territories seized by colonial powers.
NPR - Mar 2023
Partnership to provide educational opportunities to local native and non-native communities »
The Yurok Tribe is partnering with Cal Poly Humboldt and College of the Redwoods on an initiative to create a local workforce for the proposed development of floating offshore wind projects along California’s North Coast.
Offshore - Feb 2023
Together CR, Cal Poly Humboldt Will Build Health Care Workforce »
"College of the Redwoods and Cal Poly Humboldt believe that to improve health care in our region, we must increase the nursing workforce," says College of the Redwoods President Keith Flamer.
Times Standard - Feb 2023
Regional Planning Begins for Economic Resilience »
A new multi-county collaborative project is aiming to help the region recover from the impacts of the pandemic and transition to a new economic development model.
Lake County News - Feb 2023