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

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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

Nov, 2012

Helping You Go Green

HSU students are making it easier for you to go green. The Humboldt State chapter of PowerSave Green Campus recently launched a blog with news, events and tips on how to be environmentally conscious.

Designing for a Sustainable Future

On a recent Thursday evening, students in Professor Lonny Grafman’s engineering 215 class gathered in Science D to present their design projects.

E-Waste Drop-off Event Dec. 8

Humboldt State will hold a free e-waste drop off event for HSU students, faculty and staff Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Student Business Services parking lot.

Oct, 2012

Sociology Student Wins National Sustainability Award

HSU Sociology student Rachelle Irby (’12) has received a 2012 Sustainability Leadership Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the national organization that advances sustainability in higher education.

IGNITE! The Art of Sustainability Comes to HSU

Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents IGNITE! The Art of Sustainability through November 15, 2012 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 18 from 4-6 p.m.

Sep, 2012