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Baile Folklorico dancers practice.

Cal Poly Humboldt 2nd Annual Fiesta Folklórica

The Cal Poly Humboldt Department of Dance, Music & Theatre presents the second annual “Fiesta Folklórica,” a celebration of the diverse cultures, music, and dances of Mexico.

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Founders Hall

CSU Extends Intent to Register Deadline Due to Federal Aid Processing Delays

The California State University (CSU) has extended the intent to register deadline for fall 2024 for new first-time, first-year admitted students to no earlier than May 15, 2024, in response to the further delays in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) processing announced by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Nina Platte, Nida Deal, Sis Heaton, Ruth Dunbar, and Nina Platte, 1913, collected by Lora Webb Nichols

Trailblazing Photographer Captures Wyoming Frontier

The Reese Bullen Gallery at Cal Poly Humboldt showcases an exhibition curated by professor and Art + Film Department Chair Nicole Jean Hill. Through research and collaborative preservation with the archive located in Wyoming, the exhibition features works by photographer Lora Webb Nichols (1883-1962) who created and collected thousands of negatives over the course of her lifetime in the mining town of Encampment. The images chronicle the domestic, social, and economic aspects of the sparsely populated frontier of south-central Wyoming.

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A photo of students speaking with an employer at the Career Expo

Career Expo & Volunteer Fair Set to Connect Students with Employers

In collaboration with the Center for Community Based Learning, Cal Poly Humboldt's Career Development Center is thrilled to announce the return of its largest annual event, the Career Expo & Volunteer Fair, on Thursday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in the West Gym.

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Religious Studies Professor Vincent F. Biondo preparing for student presentations on how they will use AI in their chosen careers.

Navigating Artificial Intelligence at Humboldt

Due to its rapid evolution, artificial intelligence has become a popular topic of discussion among academics. It has transformed into a tool capable of answering complicated questions, creating content, and even writing entire papers within minutes. Cal Poly Humboldt’s Center for Teaching & Learning is helping faculty navigate the new academic world overwhelmed by AI with caution and intention.

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A photo of students at last year's Umoja's Black to the Land Paddle Out

Umoja Center Holds Black Liberation and History Month Events

The Umoja Center for Pan African Student Excellence will host several campus events to celebrate Black Liberation and History Month. Activities will feature a movie screening, trivia night, karaoke, paddle boarding, and conversations about this year’s theme: Black Joy, Uninterrupted.

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A photo collage of Lucinda and Gary Jensen and Jayda and Taiden Partlow

Lumberjacks in Love

Those who attend Cal Poly Humboldt often discover their love for the outdoors, their community, or a particular discipline—some even find the love of their lives.

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A gray whales breaches from the waters at the mouth of Humboldt Bay

Cal Poly Humboldt Researcher Investigates Mystery of Gray Whale Group

Eastern north Pacific gray whales migrate annually from Mexico where they breed in the winter to the Arctic to feed in the summer, making one of the longest journeys of any mammal—but one small subgroup instead spends their summers along the Northern California to British Columbia coastline. Robyn Norman, a Biological Sciences graduate student, wants to know why.

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A photo of Dell PowerEdge servers with TIDE logo superimposed

Humboldt, CSU Get Major Cyberinfrastructure Upgrade for Research

Cal Poly Humboldt, along with San Diego State University, California State University, San Bernardino, Stanislaus State, and the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, are leading the way on a new project that will upgrade high-performance computing capabilities and increase access to advanced computing for faculty and student researchers across California State University campuses.