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A Shark, Eating a Squid, Eating a Lobster, in One Fossil »
Allison Bronson, a Zoology instructor, comments on research that describes three creatures left their mark in time in an extraordinarily well-preserved fossil in Germany.
Gizmodo - May 2021
Gavin Newsom's $267.8 Billion California Budget Proposal »
Under Newsom’s plan, the University of California and California State University would get a $1.1 billion funding increase, while the state would spend $4 billion over two years to build new student housing, $433 million to help turn Humboldt State University into a polytechnic campus and $115 million to develop degrees that would not require students to buy textbooks.
San Francisco Chronicle - May 2021
Newsom Proposes $268 Billion State Budget »
On Friday, Newsom detailed his ambitious $267.8 billion budget that would include hundreds of millions of dollars to transform HSU into a polytechnic university.
KTLA 5 - May 2021
Gov. Newsom Proposes to Make Major Investments in Higher Education »
The plan also would provide significant funding to convert Humboldt State University into the CSU system’s third polytechnic campus.
EdSource - May 2021
On California's River Otters: 'The Cutest Vicious Devils You'll Ever See' »
River otter expert and enthusiast Jeff Black, a professor with Humboldt State University’s department of wildlife who has been monitoring river otter numbers for decades, said the public needn’t be overly concerned about otter attacks.
SFGate - May 2021
Climate Anxiety Makes Good Sense »
The worry over climate change and the future that it will bring.
The New Yorker - May 2021
Sea Otters — The Guardians Of Monterey Bay’s Kelp Forest »
HSU and GreenWave seaweed farm among many solutions to help save Northern California’s kelp forest.
KPBS - May 2021
Surprising Tsunami Triggers May Lurk off California’s Coast, Scientists Say »
Lori Dengler, a geophysicist and professor emeritus at Humboldt State University, comments on a findings could affect future local tsunami risk assessments for coastlines along California and beyond.
Los Angeles Times - May 2021
Exhibition Features Martin Wong and Aaron Gilbert »
Exhibition featuring the paintings of Brooklyn-based artist Aaron Gilbert and the late painter Martin Wong, an HSU alumnus. Sparking an intergenerational dialogue, this exhibition focuses on two artists whose practices amplify the societal pressures of both their private lives and the New York communities they inhabit.
Arte Fuse - May 2021
As Drought Threatens Klamath’s Future, Scholars Tout Tribes’ TEK Strategies »
Humboldt State University’s Native American Studies Department and Save California Salmon recently launched a spring webinar series, “Traditional Ecological Knowledge,” a look at how tribes’ traditional fisheries and fire management practices could address environmental crises.
Times-Standard - Apr 2021
2021 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs »
With a focus on workplace diversity, staffing practices and work environment, the research uses a web-based survey approach to examine categories such as family friendliness, salary/benefits and professional development opportunities, to name a few
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education - Apr 2021
El Centro Native to Use Prestigious Fellowship to Inspire Local Youths »
HSU alumnus awarded Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship to further promote higher education in the Imperial Valley.
Holtville Tribune - Apr 2021
Expanding the Frontier of Trans inclusion: Fraternities and Sororities »
"When I eventually left my native Bay Area for college, I chose to attend Humboldt State University ... My goal at my new home was simple: Be myself unapologetically, and recreate myself; to stop doing things that made me hate who I was, and become new," recalls Dan Perez-Sornia.
LA Blade - Apr 2021
College Matters: It's a Great Time to be a Lumberjack »
"When people ask me about Humboldt, they should be prepared for a long answer. I could talk about positive Humboldt State news all day. Here are some things I have been sharing recently," says President Tom Jackson, Jr.
Times-Standard - Apr 2021
Sororities Could Soon Welcome Gender-Nonbinary Students »
Two-dozen national sororities will soon vote on a policy change that would open the door for more gender-nonbinary students to join — a sign of evolving attitudes around campus groups that have traditionally been restricted to women.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - Mar 2021
California’s Tsunami Vulnerability may be Greater Than Once Believed »
An earthquake doesn’t have to happen nearby. A tsunami can come from thousands of miles away.
The Washington Post - Mar 2021
Discovery of a 95-Million-Year-Old ‘Eagle Shark’ Fossil Makes Waves »
The ancient creature likely used its six-foot-wide wingspan to move with "underwater flight."
Smithsonian - Mar 2021
Shark-like Fossil with Manta 'Wings' is Unlike Anything Seen Before »
The 95-million-year-old fossil has paleontologists wondering if other ancient sharks could have also had peculiar body shapes.
National Geographic - Mar 2021
College Matters: Thinking Differently about Health Education, Evolving the Opportunities for Nurses »
The future of nursing and health care will rely on interdisciplinary education, collaboration, and training.
Times-Standard - Mar 2021
Land Trust of Napa County Celebrates its 45th Anniversary »
To honor all of the landowners, donors and volunteers who have helped the Land Trust protect 86,000 acres across Napa, they shared pictures of recent highlights from the last few years.
Napa Valley Register - Mar 2021
10 Years Later: The Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami »
Lori Dengler, a Humboldt State University professor emeritus and tsunami expert, on the Tohoku earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated a wide swath of Japan’s Pacific coast.
North Coast Journal - Mar 2021
CSUB President Inspires Fellow Female Leaders »
Becoming Cal State Bakersfield’s president in 2018 was a turning point for alumna Lynnette Zelezny’s career and the entire CSU system.
23ABC News - Mar 2021
Artificial Intelligence Meets Real Friendship: College Students are Bonding with Robots »
"Chatbots” were launched at California State University campuses, including HSU, in 2019 to help students stay on track to graduate
Los Angeles Times - Mar 2021
Tracking a Migratory Scientist: From Banding Birds to Global Bird Conservation »
Alumna's extensive career as a field technician became her biggest asset in the race to protect migratory birds
National Audobon Society - Mar 2021