Through a historic partnership between the University of California and the state of California, research by two Cal Poly Humboldt professors is among dozens of projects awarded a total of $80 million in climate action grants.
In an effort to reduce the risk of wildfire, Cal Poly Humboldt faculty and students have embarked on a three-year study to investigate tree health. Photo courtesy of Lucy Kerhoulas.
Cal Poly Humboldt’s Goudi’ni Native American Arts Gallery presents Tintah: Amongst The Trails, works in wood and works on paper by Robert Benson. The exhibition runs Oct. 5-Dec. 2.
A Cal Poly Humboldt study underway will help determine whether electronic detection of elk along North Coast highways will help protect elk, as well as human drivers.
The news has been inescapable: wildfires in California and across the West have become larger, more severe, more destructive, and more deadly. Historical fire suppression and forest practices, coupled with climate change, have created an unavoidable problem.
Cal Poly Humboldt has recently begun the process to rename Academic Probation to Academic Notice, which intends to help struggling students by avoiding negative connotations with a punitive name.
Cal Poly Humboldt is ranked as the 15th top public school in the west, and is 32nd out of 120 public and private schools in the region, according to the 2023-2024 Best Colleges annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report.
To inspire local youth to pursue science careers and to diversify STEM fields, a group of Cal Poly Humboldt students is publishing "Ciencia Para Todos," a Spanish language children’s science book this month.
McKinleyville is the third largest community in Humboldt County, and as it grows, many wonder who will help manage its expansion—and whether or not incorporating it into the county’s eighth city is the answer.
Incarcerated scholars at Pelican Bay State Prison will soon have the opportunity to earn a B.A. in Communication from Cal Poly Humboldt.
California has a severe shortage of healthcare workers, according to the California Future Workforce Commission.
After a series of traumatic events in Andres Felix Romero’s childhood and into adulthood, including the death of loved ones, he’s realized that goodness and hope can sprout from pain and suffering.
“Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy.” This saying is known to everyone who’s hit the mat and wrestled at one point or time. For Virgil Moorehead (‘83, Education), Craig Vejvoda (‘80, Business Administration), and Dan Phillips (‘91, Business and Computer Information Systems), who were members of the Humboldt wrestling community, it’s true.
Cal Poly Humboldt and CAL FIRE are joining forces to share expertise and resources in an effort to improve fire management and response, as well as forest health and land management practices in California and across the West.
Cal Poly Humboldt is partnering with several institutions including lead university, the University of Oregon, on a new multi-institution earthquake research center, which will receive $15 million from the National Science Foundation over five years to study the Cascadia subduction zone and bolster earthquake preparedness in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Cal Poly Humboldt has been recognized as a top performing institution by Washington Monthly magazine’s national college guide.
Over the last year, thousands of donors stepped up to support Cal Poly Humboldt students, giving $12.5 million to advance academic excellence, expand educational access, and foster innovative research and programs.
Playing video games was always a way for Jade Takimoto-Soriano ('16, International Studies) and her family to connect and spend time together. Her love for video games has come full circle as she is now the recruiter of diversity and Inclusion at Bad Robot Games, a video game company founded by renowned filmmaker J.J. Abrams, who made films like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mission Impossible, and Star Trek.
Cal Poly Humboldt is one of the 79 best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Humboldt in the Best in the West section of its “2024 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”
An accomplished scholar and Cal Poly Humboldt's longest-serving president, Dr. Alistair McCrone passed away in Lynnwood, Washington on Aug. 17 at the age of 91.
In exchange for a comfortable home, these birds pay the rent—in rodents and insects.
Nearly 50 Native high school and college students spent a part of their summer studying the rivers and surrounding ecosystems throughout the Klamath River Basin, gaining college credit and hands-on experience through Cal Poly Humboldt’s Environmental Science & Management 105 course.
Cal Poly Humboldt students and faculty are reaping the results of their groundbreaking work on California’s first commercial, open-water seaweed farm.
We are sad to share news of the loss of President Emeritus Alistair McCrone. Dr. McCrone passed away in Lynnwood, Washington on August 17 at the age of 91. He leaves behind his wife Judith, of 65 years, and two sons Bruce and Craig and their families.
In an effort to curb commute costs, emissions, and parking frustrations, the University and its partners have extended the sustainable transportation options available to students, staff and faculty traveling to and from campus.