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Jan, 2023

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Fred Korematsu Day keynote speaker traci kato-kiriyama

Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties & the Constitution

Cal Poly Humboldt will observe the annual Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties & the Constitution with a visit from  poet, multi-disciplinary artist, and community activist traci kato-kiriyama (they+she) Monday, Jan. 30.

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Jennifer Keller

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.

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The first Salmon cooking pit in Cal Poly Humboldt’s history, held in the outdoor classroom space Wiyot Plaza. Bubba Riggins prepared and carried out the traditional salmon cook as part of the Native Women’s Collective Indigenous Girls, Young Women, and Femmes Volleyball and Empowerment Camp. Photo Credit: Cutcha Risling Baldy

$1 Million Grant will Support Food for Indigenous Futures Program

The Rou Dalagurr Food Sovereignty Lab and Traditional Ecological Knowledges Institute at Cal Poly Humboldt received a $1 million Elevate Youth California: Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program Grant which will support the Food for Indigenous Futures Program.

Dec, 2022

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Volunteers wrap gifts for local children.

Winter Wishes Benefit Local Children

The Cal Poly Humboldt community came together this holiday season to provide gifts for 92 local children in need bringing in $10,000 in gifts in kind.

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Rugby plays hoist the trophy after winning the national championship.

Men's Rugby Wins 2022 National Championship

The Cal Poly Humboldt men's rugby team will bring home the 2022 National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Small College National Championship trophy for the first time in school history.

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Students on Founders Hall stairs

Giving Inspires Giving

Sherman Schapiro (‘86, Environmental Systems) is proof that giving inspires giving.

Nov, 2022

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Portrait of Loren Cannon.

Professor Shines Light on Scapegoating of Trans Community

Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell vs Hodges decision in 2015, Loren Cannon noticed a troubling trend. Suddenly it seemed there was a concerted push to attack the transgender community and target it with a slew of legislation.

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Founders Hall wide angle

Humboldt Joins International Sustainable Insurance Effort

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and the United Nations’ Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (PSI) announced a first-of-its-kind "Sustainable Insurance Roadmap" for the nation’s largest insurance market. The roadmap marks a strategic shift for insurance’s role combating the consequences of climate change for California residents and businesses, toward actively helping reduce emissions and increase community resilience while better aiding recovery from climate-linked disasters.

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Cal Poly Humboldt front gates

Cal Poly Humboldt Applications Increase

Powered by its new designation as a polytechnic university, Cal Poly Humboldt announced the number of students applying for Fall 2023 has increased significantly.

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Campus space renamed Wiyot Plaza

‘Wiyot Plaza’ is New Name for Campus Space

Cal Poly Humboldt is proud to share that the space between the Behavioral & Social Sciences Building, Native American Forum, and Food Sovereignty Lab has been given the name of “Wiyot Plaza.”