Humboldt State University
Thursday, August 17, 2006
8:30 a.m., Van Duzer Theatre
Fred Cranston, a retired Humboldt State University physics professor, has died at age 84.
Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond has appointed Dr. Scott Paynton, chair of the Department of Communication, as a University Ombudsperson to expand conflict resolution services that focus primarily on student issues and concerns.
Humboldt State University's Department of English and the Redwood Writing Project (RWP) are co-sponsoring an on-campus conference on English Studies. The conference will take place on Friday, September 29, from 3:00-7:15 p.m. and on Saturday, September 30, from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. in HSU's Founders Hall.
President Rollin Richmond and Interim Dean for Research and Graduate Studies Chris Hopper announce Dr. Stephen C. Sillett, Kenneth L. Fisher Chair in Redwood Forest Ecology, as the Scholar of the Year for 2006.
On Sept. 12 and 13 the HSU Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT), in conjunction with personnel from Plant Operations and Housing, will be undergoing training to conduct damage assessments of campus buildings following a major earthquake.
National Geographic photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols and ecologist J. Michael Fay of National Geographic and the Wildlife Conservation Society will host a free slideshow and lecture -- The Last Place on Earth -- Friday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Humboldt State University's John Van Duzer Theater.
The first annual HSU School of Business Golf Tournament will take place at the Baywood Golf and Country Club, in Arcata, Friday, September 22, 2006 with a "shotgun" tournament start at 1 p.m., followed by a silent auction and dinner at 6 p.m.
The Redwood Jazz Alliance and the HSU Music Department are proud to present an evening of jazz with the world-renowned Kenny Werner Trio. Fresh from the Green Mill in Chicago, Werner's piano trio, featuring Johannes Weidenmueller on bass and Ari Hoenig on drums, will play Monday night, September 25th, at 7:00 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall on the campus of Humboldt State University in Arcata. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students with ID.
This summer Humboldt State University, in partnership with Kiewit Construction Company, began construction of the campus's new physical education facility. The first phase of this project - the new building, including work on Union Street and Fieldhouse Lane - is scheduled for completion in October 2007. Phase 2 - demolition of the standing West Gym and Natatorium, installation of a new Redwood Bowl Plaza, and minor renovations to the East Gym - are scheduled for completion by October 2008.
Cleanup and redevelopment of local contaminated properties, called brownfields, will be the subject of an intensive workshop co-sponsored by Humboldt State's Office for Economic and Community Development (OECD) on Thursday, September 21, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Wharfinger Building, One Marina Way, Eureka.
Humboldt State University is celebrating enrollment of the largest freshman class in campus history.
Opening Meeting for Faculty and Staff
Humboldt State University's First Street Gallery is announcing the unveiling of two new exhibits: "3 Figurative Artists: Drawings and Paintings by Robert Burroughs, Theresa Oats and Jonnie Russell," and a faculty and staff exhibition showcasing the talent of the artists who teach and work in Humboldt State University's Art Department. Both exhibits run August 29 through September 23, 2006.
Humboldt State University music professor Eugene Novotney's oldest memories involve music -- from beating out perfect music time as a toddler, to playing his first snare drum at 5 years old.
The third floor of Sunset Hall was temporarily evacuated Sunday night, around 11 p.m., displacing about 80 students for nearly two hours, after a resident suffered nausea and vomiting upon encountering a pungent odor on the third floor hallway. Police and fire officials say student play with pepper spray was likely to blame.
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Dr. Eric Rofes, Associate Professor of Education at Humboldt State University, will be remembered at a community memorial service Friday, August 25, at 3:30 p.m. in Founders Hall Courtyard on the HSU campus.
Marking the start of construction on its new physical education building, Humboldt State University and President Rollin Richmond hosted a pile-signing ceremony, August 16, at the site of the new building.
After six months of preparation, design, and input from the campus community, Humboldt State University launched a brand-new top-level Web site design -- live as of August 15.
Humboldt State University is hosting a faculty development program in English for professors from Ecuador, beginning August 21.
Humboldt State University 2002 alumna Melissa (Lisa) Baughn won a distinguished Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in the Republic of Indonesia as part of her graduate study at Humboldt State's sister school, California State University, Northridge.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded another five-year, $1.79 million grant to Humboldt State University to help youngsters in grades six through 12 in Humboldt County who come from under-represented backgrounds and show potential for higher education.
Humboldt State University graduate student and alumnus Dominic Bachman will be honored at the National Meeting of the Wildlife Society in Anchorage, Alaska, September 23-27, for one of 10 awards and scholarships he has amassed with his path-breaking work with the Aleutian cackling goose population in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.
The HSU Children's Center has announced another year of continued support for the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program, based on this year's new eligibility scale.
The HSU Career Center recently launched a new online system -- Springboard -- aimed at assisting job-searching HSU students.