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Student Innovates for Fire & Light

With an energy bill that runs somewhere around $15,000 a month, reducing your energy use by as much as 30 percent would seem like a dream come true. For the Arcata-based dinnerware makers Fire & Light this is about to become a reality, thanks to an innovative design from HSU Applied Technology senior Ben Davis.

Library Honors Distinguished Faculty

Humboldt State University Library will recognize Professor James Floss at noon on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Aquatic Center on the Waterfront in Eureka for a quarter century of teaching service, including the incorporation of library information in Communication Studies.

First Street Gallery Hosts Holiday Invitational Exhibit

Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery is excited to present the 2007 Holiday Invitational Exhibition. This is event brings together a powerful trio with HSU Alumni showcasing their talent, the students who manage and plan the show, and most of all, the north coast community members who continually support the First Street Gallery.

Faculty Sought for Career Expo

Humboldt State’s Career Center urges faculty to save the date for next semester’s Career Expo and Volunteer Fair and encourage student attendance at the Friday, Feb. 15 event, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the West Gym.


Profs in Love with Extremophiles

Some couples share a passion for cooking, movies or walks on the beach. Humboldt State University professors Patricia Siering and Mark Wilson are united by a fascination with bacteria, boiling acids and extreme life forms.

Researcher Assays Indian College Access

Dr. Amy Fann, a leading authority on the post-secondary access of underrepresented peoples, will deliver a lecture on American Indian college access at the Aquatic Center next door to the Adorni Center on Eureka’s waterfront on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Fill ‘Er Up

Work on HSU's groundbreaking hydrogen fueling station continues to progress and the facility should begin operating in the spring, when a donated Toyota Prius retrofitted to run on clean-burning hydrogen is expected to arrive.

Researcher Assays Indian College Access

Arcata – Dr. Amy Fann, a leading authority on the post-secondary access of underrepresented peoples, will deliver a lecture on American Indian college access at the Aquatic Center next door to the Adorni Center on Eureka’s waterfront on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

MSW Degree Gains Full Accreditation

Arcata – Capping four years of effort, Humboldt State University’s Department of Social Work has won full accreditation of its Master’s of Social Work (MSW) degree from the Council on Social Work Education, the accrediting agency for such graduate programs nationwide.


Humboldt is home for the holidays

Thanksgiving, that most-autumnal of holidays, is a favorite for many: it’s an excuse to load up on cranberry sauce and green-bean casserole, a reason to try to stuff down just one more piece of pie while Uncle Tony hollers at the NFL game on the tube. Ah, traditions.

“Fallen Heroes’ Premieres

The world premiere of "Fallen Heroes," a work for orchestra and chorus composed by HSU professor emeritus Dr. Jim Stanard, will highlight the combined winter performances of the Humboldt Symphony, Humboldt Chorale and the University Singers.

Crime Alert Issued

A student walking alone across campus at about 10:55 PM on Sunday night November 25, 2007 was robbed by an unknown suspect who brandished a knife in a wooded parking lot near the foot of the Gist Hall staircase.

HSU Hosts Sino Presidential Delegation

Arcata - A Chinese Universities Presidential Delegation will make a presentation to the press and the public in Humboldt State University's Kate Buchanan Room on Monday, Nov. 26, from 9:00 to 11:45 a.m.

HSU Debuts Professor’s Play

“There are a lot of movies and books and TV shows about people in prison, but not about the people left behind,” said playwright and HSU Professor Margaret Thomas Kelso. “Their stories are pretty much untold.”


Fueling Humboldt’s Economy

Funny, it doesn’t look like something that’s going to save the world, this viscous, green goop. And yet, if you spend just two minutes talking to Brandon Hemenway and Patrick Wiley, the chief officers of AlgaRhythms, you’ll walk away believing that their brand of slime might do just that.

HSU Shows Well at Soils Conference

Humboldt State University Professor Susan Edinger Marshall and Wildland Soils major Rosemary Records presented a poster titled "Soils-Based Evidence for a Former Salt-Marsh; Jarosite and Buried A Horizons (Humboldt County, CA),” at the Soil Science Society of America Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

International Education Week Celebrates Sixth Year

Humboldt State kicks off International Education Week this Tuesday, Nov. 13, with Yan Huang, Visiting Professor, Dept. of World Languages and Cultures presenting “Chinese Characters and Their Stories” at 9:30 a.m. in the Goodwin Forum.


HSU Welcomes Renowned Geneticist

When he graduated from Humboldt State in 1970, Peter Underhill never imagined that students around the world would one day study his life’s work. Thirty-seven years later, however, Underhill’s research on the Y chromosome has shed new light on the history of human evolution.

Jazz Legend Wows Humboldt State

He’s won ten Grammys, an Oscar and scores of international awards; he was the first jazz musician to field a platinum jazz album and last Friday night, legendary keyboardist, Herbie Hancock, played to a packed crowd at Humboldt State’s Van Duzer theater.

Reese Bullen Gallery Hosts Kay Kang Art Exhibit

Humboldt State University’s Reese Bullen Gallery presents works by San Francisco artist Kay Kang. A community reception is set for Thursday, Nov. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit then runs from November 8 through December 8.

Solmitz Archive Exhibit

The Solmitz Archive Exhibit in the HSU Library Lobby, November 6-26, shows the effect of Nazi regime on one Jewish family from Hamburg, Germany, whose descendants are now dispersed all over the globe.

Students Pursue Graduate Ed

“As a sophomore, my friends told me it was too soon to start thinking about graduate school….boy were they wrong! Everyone here is telling me I am on the right track!”

HSU’s Laudable Quiz Bowl Showing

Once again Humboldt State students have shown they have what it takes to make a name for themselves in rigorous academic competition.


Dialogue Premiers Kite Runner

The story of how Humboldt State University landed an advance screening of “The Kite Runner,” one of the most anticipated movies of the year, during the 10th annual Campus Dialogue on Race dates back more than a year.

Alumnus Lands Top DOI Post

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today praised the U.S. Senate’s confirmation last night of Lyle Laverty (HSU '65) as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks.