Jul, 2013

May, 2013

Schatz Lab Gains $95K Biomass Research Grant

The Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University has received a $95,000 state grant to continue experiments aimed at converting biomass—slash from logging and fuel reduction efforts—into energy dense “bio-coal.”

HSU Earns Silver STARS Rating for Sustainability

Humboldt State University recently received a Silver Rating in STARS, a nationwide program that evaluates an institution’s programs and practices in sustainability. The rating places HSU among the nation’s leaders in sustainability.

Apr, 2013

HSU’s Schatz Lab Leads World Solar Foray

An international agency has adopted a new technical standard led by the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University that harmonizes national quality assurance requirements for solar-powered light-emitting diode devices (LEDs).

University Celebrates Earth Day

Humboldt State is continuing its commitment to sustainability and environmental protection with a number of events celebrating Earth Day, Monday, April 22.

HSU Ranks Again as Top North American 'Green College'

For the fourth year in a row, Humboldt State University is rated among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada by the Princeton Review, an education services company, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.

Mar, 2013

Schatz Center Garners $94K for Biomass Research

The Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) at Humboldt State University has been awarded $94,993 by the California Energy Commission to examine the use of biomass (plant matter) to convert heat energy into chemical energy and save on the natural gas consumed by electric power plants.

Schatz Lab Part of $1.75 Million Clean Energy Project

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority in Eureka is the proposed recipient of $1.75 million in state funding for a community-scale renewable energy implementation project, in partnership with Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC).

Feb, 2013


HSU’s Schatz Lab Expands its Clean Energy Work to India

Humboldt State University’s Schatz Energy Research Center has extended its reach to India in a partnership to help accelerate development of a solar energy market for millions of Indians who have little or no electric power.

Lamberson Ecology Lecture Spotlights Natural Resource Economics

Mathematics Professor Emeritus Colin W. Clark of the University of British Columbia will present "Short-Term Profits Versus Long-Term Sustainability" as this year's Lamberson Ecology Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Native American Forum (Room 162) of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building at Humboldt State University. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Jan, 2013

Florida Tech Uses SERC Technology

Hydrogen experiment kits created by Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center are now being used by chemistry students at the Florida Institute of Technology.

Campus Joins National Recycling Challenge

Starting Feb. 4, Humboldt State will join campuses around the United States and Canada for RecycleMania, a friendly competition to promote waste reduction activities at college and university campuses.

Dec, 2012