If you’ve walked around the physical sciences buildings at Cal Poly Humboldt, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the sperm whale skull that sits on the plaza in front of Science C.
Cal Poly Humboldt has broadened its investigation into reports of mistreatment of players as well as other misconduct within its intercollegiate men’s basketball program.
The berries have long been hailed as a superfood—while they’re known for a plethora of health benefits, new research proves this superfruit could help burn fat during exercise.
Films are a catalyst for change. They can affect animal and human rights, destigmatize disease, and ignite social movements. Harnessing this power motivates Cal Poly Humboldt Film students to drive social change and amplify voices, including their own.
El Leñador, Cal Poly Humboldt’s monthly bilingual student publication, won a First Place Best of Show award at the 2023 Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Spring National College Media Conference in San Francisco in March.
Cal Poly Humboldt is proud to award local advocate and health worker Jorge Matias an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at this year’s Spring Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13.
Botany students from throughout California will converge on campus on April 1st through April 2nd for the 29th California Botanical Society Graduate Student Symposium.
The wide-ranging talk on campus was led by PG&E Chief Executive Officer Patti Poppe and Cal Poly Humboldt President Tom Jackson.
Timothy Downs, who has served as Cal Poly Humboldt’s Chief of Staff since Spring 2022, has been named the new President of Minnesota State University Moorhead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To celebrate and recognize excellence in journalism at local high schools, Cal Poly Humboldt hosted its Sixth Annual Media Day earlier this month.
The Department of Dance, Music & Theatre at Cal Poly Humboldt and Associated Students presents “Radium Girls” written by D.W. Gregory and directed by James Peck. Opening night is March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the John Van Duzer Theatre.
Rick Gardner (‘65, Psychology) remembers the day he was accepted into Cal Poly Humboldt. “I opened the mailbox and saw the letter from Humboldt. When I opened it, I went running to my parents to show
When wildfire strikes a community, it can leave a path of destruction, and a chance for renewal. During the fire and in the immediate aftermath, residents and officials focus on protection and stabilization efforts. However, the availability of resources to support community recovery and promote resilience to future fires over the longer-term is less certain. Three Cal Poly Humboldt professors are studying how communities recover from wildfires over time.
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.
Cal Poly Humboldt legacy donors gathered Thursday, March 2 at Baywood Golf & Country Club for the inaugural 1913 Legacy Society luncheon, a celebration of those who have designated Humboldt in
A rare occurrence for Cal Poly Humboldt: it snowed, and it stuck!
Cal Poly Humboldt will host the 29th Annual Social Justice Summit from Wednesday March 1 through Friday March 3. This year’s theme—Surviving and Thriving—focuses on building prosperity for marginalized students.
Cal Poly Humboldt presents Fiesta Folklórica on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at 7 p.m,. and Sunday, March 5 at 2 p.m. in Gist Hall Theatre.
The 24th International Latino Film Festival kicks off Tuesday, Feb. 28 with a series of film screenings at the Mill Creek Cinema in McKinleyville from 6-10:20 p.m.
Cal Poly Humboldt, the Yurok Tribe, and College of the Redwoods have partnered on an initiative to create a local workforce for the proposed development of floating offshore wind projects along California’s North Coast.
Congratulations to the 2022-23 recipients of the annual Staff Recognition Awards!