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May, 2022

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grads tossing hats in the air

Meet the Class of 2022!

Cal Poly Humboldt celebrated the graduation of more than 1,250 students who participated in three ceremonies in Redwood Bowl on Saturday.

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Cal Poly Humboldt student Katie Miller, Health Educator Ravin Craig, and  Art Professor Stephen Nachtigall.

Stewards Of Sustainability

Recognizing the innovation, collaboration, and leadership of students, faculty, and staff who are advancing sustainability on campus.

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Emergency photovoltaic box

DIY, Open Source, and Solar

Cal Poly Humboldt Environmental Resources Engineering students harness the power of the sun through creative, innovate solar projects.

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Students celebrate at Latinx Graduation in 2019.

Cultural Graduation Celebrations Highlight Diverse Campus Community

For the first time in two years, due to the pandemic, the Cultural Graduation Celebrations will be held in person prior to the Cal Poly Humboldt Commencement ceremonies. These collaborative events will honor the rich cultural heritage, knowledge, and resilience diverse students contribute to campus.

Apr, 2022

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Bee pollinating a California lilac

Laying the Groundwork for Climate Resilience

With an eye on a warming planet and the North Coast’s future, Cal Poly Humboldt is turning its attention groundward with a new project designed to create a more resilient landscape in the face of climate change. 

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Film students in Trinidad

Now Showing: Indie Films

Compelling films from around the world will be featured in the 55th annual Humboldt Int’l Film Festival, billed as the longest student-run film fest in the world.

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The University Singers

Poetry Set to Music: Hope and Healing in the Latinx Community

In a unique fusion of music and poetry, Cal Poly Humboldt is hosting “Sana, Sana: Hope and Healing for Latinx Communities in Times of Precarity.” The free performance on Sunday, April 24 is inspired by a poetry contest on the theme of hope and healing in Latinx communities. 

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Cal Poly Humboldt front gates

Cannabis Research Connects with Many Disciplines 

The roots and branches of cannabis research extend well beyond its traditional beds of botany and social justice, spreading tendrils to settler colonialism, global capitalism, and environmental stewardship. This was the impetus behind a book edited by the co-directors of Cal Poly Humboldt’s Humboldt institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research.

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2022 winners of the President's Distinguished Service Awards

2022 President’s Distinguished Service Award

Eileen Cashman (professor of Environmental Resources Engineering), Nichole Muñoz-Murillo (deputy legislative secretary in the Office of Governor Newsom), Jason Ramos (Tribal council member for Blue Lake Rancheria), and Gary Rynearson (instructor of Forestry) were honored for their meritorious contributions to the University and community.

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Free Summer Courses For Students

In a first for Cal Poly Humboldt and to advance student success, the University is offering two free summer session classes for undergraduate students currently enrolled in a degree program.