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Mar, 2007

Oaxaca-Humboldt Print Exchange

Humboldt State University First Street Gallery presents The Oaxaca-Humboldt Print Exchange Apr. 7 through May 20. Featured artists include Shinzaburo Takeda and his students from la Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez de Oaxaca (UABJO), in Mexico and Professor Sarah Whorf and her students from Humboldt State University (HSU). This cultural exchange between the two universities and their communities features a wide variety of printmaking processes. Humboldt State University and UABJO participate in a number of intercollegiate exchange programs.

HSU Helps Bridge Sci/Tech Gap

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Humboldt State nearly a half million dollars to finance a new scholarship program aimed at encouraging more students to enter the science and technology fields. Humboldt’s scholarship program is part of a new national effort to help the United States regain its prominence as a leader in fields such as engineering and computer science.

Student Wins International Essay Contest

Justin Williams, an Interdisciplinary Studies major at Humboldt State University, has won first place and a nearly $1,000 prize in a major international essay competition on environmental politics, inaugurated by Keele University in Staffordshire, the United Kingdom.

HSU's Sonntag Wins Fulbright Chair

HSU Professor Sam Sonntag has been awarded a Fulbright Chair in Canada to pursue her research of resistance to the global spread of English.

Prof Named to Journal Board

Dr. Chris Aberson, HSU Associate Professor of Psychology, has joined the editorial board of "Teaching of Psychology," regarded as the field's top outlet for information on the scholarship of teaching. The journal is considered indispensable as a source of teaching methods and a forum for new ideas.

Don Wolski, KHSU radio host dead at 56

Don Wolski, host of the Bayside Hayride show on KHSU radio and a Humboldt County technology pioneer, died at his Bayside home early Monday morning at 56 after a long battle with brain cancer.

Alumni Assoc. Announces Honorees

The HSU Alumni Association has announced that Wesley Chesbro, Ken Fisher and Michelle Kelly will be honored as the university's Distinguished Alumni for 2007 at a dinner and awards ceremony Thursday, April 19. The event will be held at the Kate Buchanan Room on the HSU campus, cocktails will be served at 6 p.m., dinner is scheduled for 7 p.m., with awards ceremony to follow. The Distinguished Alumni Awards Banquet is the most significant annual event produced by the Alumni Association with a heritage dating back to 1960.

YES Preparing for Annual Fundraiser

Youth Educational Services, a nonprofit, student-run organization, will hold its annual Serve-a-Thon at the Manila Community Center on Saturday, March 24.

Jacks Fight to the Very Last

HSU's vaunted Men's Basketball Team mounted a stunning comeback in the second half of the championship round with the San Bernardino Coyotes Monday evening, but lost a 68-66 squeaker in the very last second.

Employees of 25 Years Honored

Humboldt State University inducted 14 new members of the Silver Lamp Club of Distinction, recognizing them for 25 years of service to HSU.

Feb, 2007

Campus Urged to Exploit New Internet

Humboldt State University should convene a near-term forum on the Next Generation Internet that would enable stakeholders statewide to consider a prototype new-media institute on campus, a Bay Area technology leader told an audience here last night.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Professor David J. Vogel, who holds the Solomon P. Lee Distinguished Professorship in Business Ethics at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and is Editor of the California Management Review, will speak on "The Market for Virtue" on Wednesday, March 28th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room at HSU.

HSU Chosen for Chinese Partnership

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), in collaboration with the China Center for International Education Exchange (CCIEE), has chosen Humboldt State University as one of five new United States institutions to participate in the Sino-American “1+2+1” Dual Degree Program.

Cloud 9 Challenges Gender Stereotypes

British playwright Caryl Churchill’s acclaimed comedy of gender politics initially appeared in the late 1970s, with its first American performance in the early 1980s. Since then it has become a classic, performed in regional and university theatres across America and in other parts of the world.

Staff Council Spreads Its Wings

Designed to foster staff awareness and initiatives campus-wide, HSU's Staff Council is strengthening efforts to enlarge its membership and stake out a greater voice for staff in campus governance.

HSU Wins Grant for CAIC Project

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year, $610,917 grant to the Computing Science Department at Humboldt State University (HSU) to finance the Coalition for American Indians in Computing (CAIC) project, one of only 12 such projects funded nationally among the 104 grant proposals submitted to the foundation.

SERC Readies Hydrogen Fuel Station

Engineers at Humboldt State University's Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) are designing and will install a campus hydrogen fueling station to support a hydrogen-powered Toyota Prius for two years as part of California's Hydrogen Highway Program and the Schatz Center's world-renowned initiatives to foster the use of renewable energy.

HSU Wins American Indian Computing Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $610,917 to the Computing Science Department at Humboldt State University (HSU) for three years to implement the Coalition for American Indians in Computing (CAIC) project.

Nat'l Teacher of the Year Speaks at HSU

The key to success in the classroom is a personal relationship between teacher and student that fosters the pupil's total well-being, not just academic achievement, Kimberly Oliver, the 2006 National Teacher of the Year, said in a speech at Humboldt State University Feb. 2.

Jan, 2007

Jonathan Higgins at Reese Bullen Gallery

Humboldt State University Reese Bullen Gallery welcomes the return of Jonathan Higgins in Full Circle: Recent Prints from Manneken Press. Higgins, an alumnus of HSU, Master Printer, co-founder of Manneken Press and fine artist returns with prints by eight artists who have worked with him at Manneken Press. The work is executed in both experimental and classic printmaking techniques and includes a range of aesthetic styles.

Campus Community Celebrates Its Own

President Richmond saluted HSU employees with 30-plus years of service and presented the annual Staff Recognition Awards at the Spring Welcome Jan. 10 in the Kate Buchanan Room.