Feb, 2012

Students Give the Grades with Green Campus Program

Students with Humboldt State’s Green Campus program are ready to give out grades if faculty and staff are willing to take the test. Office sustainability evaluations are now available through the Green Workplace Assessment Certification Program.

HSU Picks Up $15K Energy Efficiency Rebate

Pacific Gas and Electric has presented an incentive check for $15,577 to Humboldt State University for energy savings derived from the campus’s new College Creek Apartment Complex.

Jan, 2012

Campus Scores Big in Recycling Competition

Humboldt State University topped NCAA Division II schools competing in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Game Day Challenge, a national competition to eliminate the trash generated at college football games.

Electric Bikes Take Hold on Campus

Marimar White-Espin (’12, Journalism) remembers the days when the 2.5-mile bike ride from her Bayside apartment to campus would leave her tired and rushing to get to class.

Nov, 2011

Campus Hosts Free E-Waste Drop Off

E-Waste is the name given to computers, televisions, stereos, copiers, cell phones and other electronics nearing the end of their “lifecycles.” Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled.

HSU’s Colwell Lectures at Sequoia Park Zoo on Snowy Plover

Humboldt State University Wildlife Professor Mark Colwell, a veteran shorebirds expert, will lecture on the biology and conservation status of the Snowy Plover on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Sequoia Park Zoo Classroom in the Secrets of the Forest Building, 3414 W Street, Eureka.

Researching the Economics of Honeybees

When a mysterious illness struck the country’s honeybee population in 2006, scientists struggled to understand how billions of honeybees disappeared from their hives, seemingly overnight.

Princeton Ecologist Probes Human Impact on Sustainability

World-renowned ecologist and author Simon Levin will discuss collective animal behavior and the interplay of human welfare and sustainability in consecutive lectures Thursday, Dec. 8 at Humboldt State University. Both are open to the public.

Schatz Lab Finds Indoor Grows Use Huge Amounts of Power

Marijuana should be grown either outdoors or in greenhouses to prevent the use of vast amounts of electrical power and the resulting addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, according to the Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) at Humboldt State University.

HSU to Go Green at Football Game against Western Oregon

The Humboldt State University Athletics Department and the Sustainability Office are aiming for big reductions in waste as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Game Day Challenge” on Saturday, Nov. 12, when the Lumberjacks host Western Oregon University at Redwood Bowl. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

Oct, 2011

Sep, 2011

Record Turnout Expected for 18th Annual Day of Caring

As many as 500 student volunteers are expected to take part in Humboldt State University’s 18th annual Day of Caring on Saturday, Sept. 17, in partnership with United Way of the Wine Country-Humboldt/Del Norte Region.

Aug, 2011

Top Officials Preside Sept. 2 at HSU Schatz Center Dedication

Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond, Representative Mike Thompson, and Schatz Director Peter Lehman will preside at the building dedication and open house of Humboldt State University’s new Schatz Energy Research Center on Friday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. The new structure sits just west of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building and the dedication is open to the general public as well as the campus community.