Throughout her childhood, Janelle Chojnacki turned to education as a steadying force to cope with adversity. Today, she is a graduate student in the Wildlife department at Humboldt State, learning the necessary skills to follow her dream of starting a nonprofit organization for wildlife research.
A new multidisciplinary research center at Humboldt State University has been established to eliminate barriers to access and opportunities in higher education across California.
The Redwood Coast Airport Microgrid’s (RCAM) community partners announced construction activities on what will be the first 100% renewable, multi-customer microgrid in California.
In a one-of-its-kind collaboration, Humboldt State University’s Northern California Small Business Development Center (NorCal SBDC) has partnered with the University of California, Davis to open a tech center that will support business owners and innovators in bringing new ideas, inventions, products, and services to market.
Highlights from the week of September 6.
To raise awareness about otters and support otter research, the North Coast Otters Public Art Initiative is hosting an in-person silent auction of 32 of the now-famous otter sculptures decorated by local artists on Saturday, Sept. 11, from noon to 3 p.m., followed by an online auction of the remaining 70+ otters the following week. Additionally, a public viewing of all 100+ otter sculptures will be held Friday, Sept. 10, from noon to 7 p.m.
Humboldt State University set an all-time record with 91 student-athletes being named to the 2020-21 California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) All-Academic Team. This mark eclipsed the Lumberjacks’ second-highest total by 7%, and outclassed their total from just five years ago by over 34%.
The former Tri-Counties Bank property on the Arcata Plaza will be the new home of the HSU Bookstore.
Humboldt State University is one of the 127 best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists HSU in the Best in the West section of its “2022 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”
This Fall, Humboldt State University’s reimagined student union has opened its doors as the Student Activities Center (SAC). A place to make new friends, grab a burger, or unwind between classes, SAC offers something for everybody on campus.
Humboldt State has once again received distinction from the WASC Senior College & University Commission (WSCUC) commending the University’s comprehensive and strategic service to students.
North Coast Otters Public Arts Initiative is a community “treasure hunt” tour of more than 100 sculptures painted by local artists, with an aim to celebrate life, water, and otters, support local businesses, and raise funds for student projects. Visit the North Coast Otters Public Arts Initiative website for more information.
NBC Sports aired a documentary about the boat Kamome, a small boat ripped from Japan in the March 2011 tsunami that beached in California’s northern Del Norte County two years later, as part of their Olympic Games coverage on NBC stations throughout the country.
In partnership with Humboldt Bay Fire, Humboldt State University will launch a Public Safety Dive Training program this August to train rescue scuba divers in deep water recovery.
Humboldt State University, in partnership with the city of Arcata, launched the Humboldt Bike-Share service to help students, staff, and faculty get around campus and town while reducing their carbon footprint.
Bearing pillows, comforters, surfboards, and their favorite house plants, new and continuing Humboldt State University students moved into residence halls last week ahead of today’s official start to the Fall semester.
California Governor Gavin Newsom and the State Legislature have agreed on a new state budget with a historic $458 million investment in Humboldt State University’s effort to become Northern California’s first polytechnic institution.
The California State University (CSU) today announced the launch of the first phase of CSUCCESS (California State University Connectivity Contributing to Equity and Student Success), a bold initiative to enhance student achievement and create more equitable opportunities for the CSU community by providing industry-leading technology.
Cooper Jones has been appointed Humboldt State University’s new Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics & Campus Recreation. He began July 19.
Humboldt State will welcome back the San José State University football team for training and practice ahead of the start of their 2021 season. SJSU athletes, coaches, and staff have all been fully vaccinated and will continue to observe general safety practices while at HSU.
An independent review of the use of force by a Humboldt State University Police Department (UPD) officer is being conducted.
Drawing on its strengths in STEM, environmental and social responsibility, and experiential learning, Humboldt State University has submitted documentation of its intent to launch several new and innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs as soon as Fall 2022 and Fall 2023.
Free learning for everyone is available this summer through the LifeLong Learning Lounge (L4HSU), Monday, June 14 through Friday, August 13. Expand your skills, network, and have fun.
Dr. Eboni Ford Turnbow has been named Dean of Students and her appointment will be effective June 1, 2021. She has served as the Interim Dean of Students since August 2019.
This summer, Humboldt State University will offer an exciting hands-on STEM learning experience focused on teaching 10th-12th-grade Native American students about Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) technology—or small drones—and its application to scientific research.