Symposium Highlights Clean Air, Energy, and Fire in Rural and Tribal Communities
While Californians face increased fire risk, air pollution, and aging energy infrastructure, Tribal and rural communities remain especially vulnerable. The SAFE project—Smoke, Air, Fire, Energy—is a collaboration between Tribes and Schatz Energy Research Center to develop solutions to these challenges.
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.
Diving Students Gain Skills near Catalina Island for Break [PHOTOS]
Over spring break, Cal Poly Humboldt’s Master Divers in training had the opportunity to visit Catalina Island, hosted by USC Wrigley Institute, to work toward their certification. On this trip, divers were able to work on their buoyancy control, buddy awareness, and situational awareness. This experience was unique as they got to embark on dive experiences that cannot be so easily replicated closer to Humboldt such as night diving, deep diving, and kelp forest exploration.
Northern California LandBack Symposium to Discuss and Plan for Tribal Land Return
Save California Salmon and Cal Poly Humboldt’s Native American Studies Department will be hosting the Northern California LandBack Symposium on Friday, March 24, at the Goodwin Forum at Cal Poly Humboldt.
Cal Poly Humboldt Celebrates High School Journalism at its Finest
To celebrate and recognize excellence in journalism at local high schools, Cal Poly Humboldt hosted its Sixth Annual Media Day earlier this month.
Alumni & Donor Stories
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.
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.
Giving Inspires Giving
Sherman Schapiro (‘86, Environmental Systems) is proof that giving inspires giving.
Humboldt Ties Remain Strong for Prominent Alumna
Kari Marie Norgaard (‘92, Biology) got more than she expected out of Cal Poly Humboldt.
Humboldt in the News
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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
College Matters: Humboldt Makes Progress in Becoming a Polytechnic »
"One year ago, Humboldt State University was renamed Cal Poly Humboldt. The renaming was confirmed shortly after the allocation of a historic $458 million in one-time and ongoing funding. Since that time, the campus has sought to model responsible stewardship of the transformational process and the funding," says President Tom Jackson, Jr.
Times Standard - Feb 2023