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Humboldt to Host New Native Physician-track Program

Cal Poly Humboldt and the UC Davis School of Medicine have created the state’s first post-graduate education program to help prepare Native American students for medical school at UC Davis.

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Remembering Edward ‘Buzz’ Webb, a Leader Inspired by Students

Throughout his 25-year career as dean of students and, later, vice president of student affairs, Edward “Buzz” Webb, who passed away at the age of 86 in March, left a footprint as a leader who transformed student engagement at Cal Poly Humboldt.

Headshots of Staff Recognition Award recipients. Top (left to right): Aubrey Emmons, Benjamin Funke, Deserie Donae, Elizabeth Lujan, Bernie Levy, Jennifer Gomes, Jim Woodhead  Bottom (left to right): Kimberly Vincent-Layton, Laurie Marx, Marissa "Mari" Holguin, Kristen Radecsky, Stacy Becker, Sulaina Banks, Marisa "Meeka" Day

Recipients of the 2023-24 Staff Recognition Awards

Much of our success at Cal Poly Humboldt depends on the dedication, experience and skill of our staff members. For more than three decades, the annual Staff Recognition Awards program has recognized meritorious staff members at Humboldt. 

The moon covered about 27% of the sun for Humboldt viewers.

Creative Eclipse Viewing Shines Bright [PHOTO GALLERY]

Last week’s solar eclipse drew out excited viewers at Cal Poly Humboldt.

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Renowned Public Enemy Frontman to Visit Annual Hip Hop Conference

The 11th Annual Cal Poly Humboldt Hip Hop Conference: Power to the People will feature a keynote address from Chuck D, and three days of presentations, performances, food, and celebrations of hip-hop culture from April 23-25.

Alumni & Donor Stories

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$500K Gift Brings Advanced Microscope to Cal Poly Humboldt, Revolutionizing STEM Research

When Dr. Kathleen Welsh asked her father, Emeritus Professor of Zoology James F. Welsh, how else she could support Cal Poly Humboldt, he told her to consider the students' hands-on learning

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Alum's Journey to Environmental Stewardship

Ariel DeLara (‘15, Rangeland Resource Science) now works as a district conservationist for the Natural Resource Conservation Service, where he's dedicated to environmental stewardship and conservation.

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Emeritus Professor Establishes Endowment Fund in Honor of Soil Science Mentor Steven E. Slusser

Rangeland Resource and Wildland Soils Professor Emeritus Susan Edinger Marshall established the Steven E. Slusser Memorial Endowment with a $25,000 gift.

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Lumberjacks in Love

Those who attend Cal Poly Humboldt often discover their love for the outdoors, their community, or a particular discipline—some even find the love of their lives.

Campus Achievements

Updates about the latest accomplishments—including latest research, publications, and awards—by students, faculty, and staff
Dr. Armeda Reitzel (Professor, Communication), Julia Kurtz (Student, Communication), and Josué Valdez (Student, Communication) gave a 60-minute presentation titled “The Magazine Cover Story:…
Dr. Roberto Mónico recently published an article entitled "Reflections of Right-Wing Leadership in the United States: From LAPD Chief William Parker to Donald Trump" in Resistance and Abolition…
Vincent Biondo is co-editor of Islam in North America: An Introduction.    
Congratulations to AJ Bealum, Team Flora, Library and everyone supporting the 3D Digital Herbarium for winning the…
AJ Bealum, Programmer & Project Manager for the Library's 3D Digital Herbarium, and Cyril Oberlander, Library Dean, presented the…

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