Research

Sep, 2014

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Marine Sciences Faculty Receive NSF Research Grant

Three Humboldt State faculty members have received a $272,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of low pH and low dissolved oxygen on marine organisms along the North Coast.

'Becoming California' Premieres in September

In California a new story of environmental change is emerging. It is a story that tells how nature and civilization are no longer adversaries but partners, together creating healthy environments amid vibrant economies.

Aug, 2014

Jul, 2014

HSU Gets Research Submarine

Humboldt State University has acquired a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), a submarine that will be used to study marine habitats and organisms up to 3,000 feet beneath the ocean’s surface.

Jun, 2014

May, 2014

Geologists, Students Dig Out Evidence of Past Tsunamis in California

Two Humboldt State geologists and a team of graduate students contributed to the discovery of an extensive sedimentary deposit formed by a 1946 tsunami, providing the first known tangible evidence of the event and furthering the understanding of the long-term hazard of tsunamis on California coastal communities.

Apr, 2014

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Schatz Center Awarded $2.1 million for Lighting Global project

Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center has been awarded a pair of grants totaling more than $2 million from the World Bank Group to support its continued involvement in the Lighting Global initiative. Lighting Global and its sister programs, Lighting Africa and Lighting Asia, support the development of commercial markets for solar charged off-grid lighting products that are affordable to low income people in developing countries.

Humboldt State Hosts McCrone Awards April 24

Humboldt State University’s Sponsored Programs Foundation will host the annual McCrone Awards Banquet at 4 p.m. April 24 in the Great Hall above the College Creek Marketplace. The event is free and open to the public.

Mar, 2014

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Coral Sea's Uncovered History Reveals High Seas Adventures

During its 40-year existence, Humboldt State’s marine research vessel, the Coral Sea, has seen its share of adventures. It’s been held captive in a foreign port, served as the headquarters for drug smugglers and brought back sunken treasure from the Bahamas. For a while, it was also the home of Mac, the Diving Dog.

Feb, 2014

Jan, 2014

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HSU Showcases Groundbreaking Films from California Legacy Project

Humboldt State University will screen two films produced for the California Environmental Legacy Project—a statewide multimedia initiative designed to raise public awareness about environmental change in California—Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre.

Dec, 2013

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A Look Back at Fall 2013

Fall 2013 was a big semester for Humboldt State: the university kicked-off its Centennial year with an unforgettable celebration on the Plaza; HSU students, faculty and staff made their mark both on- and off-campus and the university continued to expand its academic offerings with new programs and majors in a variety of disciplines. From student achievements to university milestones, here are some of the highlights of Fall 2013.

Nov, 2013