Campus News

Oct, 2021

HSU Housing and IT Work to Stop Rental Scams

Since 2018, Humboldt State Information Technology Services has worked with Housing & Residence Life and other California State University campuses to identify fake rental listings and help students, faculty, staff, and alumni avoid housing scams.

‘Hyflex’ Offers Future-Proof Strategies for Dynamic Learning in Higher Ed

The Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) has played an outsized role at Humboldt State University over the past 18 months of virtual and hybrid instruction. As educators across the country were forced to reimagine instruction and deconstruct pedagogy, many now argue that the virtues of hybrid and flexible learning, or “hyflex,” are here to stay.

At 10:21 a.m., Drop, Cover, and Hold on!

Humboldt State University will be joining thousands of other institutions, businesses, and people participating in the 13th annual Great ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at 10:21 a.m.
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Restoring Kelp in the Face of Climate Change

Researchers at UC Davis’ Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute, in collaboration with Humboldt State University and UC Santa Cruz, will research how ecological restoration of kelp forests might incorporate future impacts of climate change.

HSU Honors Latinx Students, Language, and Community

Strengthening ties between the local Latinx community and Latinx students at Humboldt State, the University is celebrating Latinx Heritage Month through October 15. A Hispanic-Serving Institution since 2013, HSU is also proud to host three bilingual publications as part of the University’s broad effort to elevate diverse and powerful voices.

Sep, 2021

Peace Corps Announces New Peace Corps Prep Program at Humboldt State University

The Peace Corps announced the launch of Peace Corps Prep, an undergraduate certificate program, today at Humboldt State University. Scheduled to launch this November, the program will combine targeted coursework with hands-on experience, building the competencies needed for students to become Peace Corps volunteers or other intercultural fieldworkers. HSU is one of 11 new university partnerships.

HSU Named a Green ‘Cool School’ Again

For the fourth year in a row, Humboldt State University has been named a “Cool School” by the Sierra Club magazine’s annual ranking of sustainability among North America’s greenest colleges and universities.

Hybrid Homecoming at Humboldt

Humboldt State Homecoming will be a mix of virtual and in-person events this year, mostly geared toward students, from October 4-8.
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Renowned Stem Cell Research Program Secures $3.6 Million for Student Internships

Humboldt State University’s distinguished CIRM Bridges Program has once again been awarded with generous grant funding from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). Led by Biology Professor Amy Sprowles, HSU’s CIRM Bridges is designed to support students from diverse backgrounds committed to improving human health through stem cell research and gene therapy.

New, Local Flavors Cooking on Campus

Thanks to several new eateries at Humboldt State University, students can fuel their studies with nutritious snacks and freshly prepared meals from local restaurants this semester. Whether it's a chai latte before a big test or Friday night burgers with friends, HSU’s vibrant food scene has your favorite food fix.
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Kelp is on the Way

Humboldt State University is expanding and diversifying its seaweed research farm in Humboldt Bay to include bull kelp. With the help of HSU students, researchers aim to inform future decisions about commercial aquaculture and conservation efforts.

‘Living in Community:’ New Learning Certificate Promotes Healthy Housing

To foster mutual understanding and improve the local housing climate, a free community course facilitated by Humboldt State University is now open to the public for enrollment. The product of years of advocacy between HSU and community partners, the course is designed to build relationships between the University, community, landlords, and tenants.