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Press conference at the SamTrans announcing the grant for Reconnecting Communities.

Reconnecting Arcata Neighborhoods

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a pilot program to reconnect three communities historically divided by transportation infrastructure in California. The Reconnecting Communities: Highways to Boulevards grant program will increase access and traveling options in underserved and underinvested neighborhoods in Arcata, South San Francisco and southeast San Diego/National City.

An artist’s reconstruction of the new shark-like species Cosmoselachus mehlingi.

New 326-Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark-like Species Identified

Researchers have described a new species of ancient shark that was collected in Arkansas 45 years ago and fills an important role in understanding an enigmatic and bizarre group of prehistoric fishes. The study is published in the journal Geodiversitas. 

Alex Anderson's award-winning photo of Dakari Tate, a Cal Poly Humboldt Wildlife major whose face is covered in yellow powder for the Holi festival outside the Gutswurrak Student Activities Center on March 24, 2023.

Journalism Students Rake in State and National Awards

Cal Poly Humboldt student media makers received 21 state awards, along with national recognition, at the Excellence in Student Media Awards reception for the California College Media Association on Saturday, March 9, in La Jolla, California.

A photo of a Logging Sports team member chopping a log with an axe.

Cal Poly Humboldt Hosting Logging Sports Conclave

The Cal Poly Humboldt Logging Sports team, an academic club of the Department of Forestry, Fire & Rangeland Management, is gearing up to host the 84th Annual Association of Western Forestry Clubs Conclave.

student sculpting clay on cast of skull

The Art and Science of Reconstructing Faces

For thousands of years, humans have attempted to give new life to the dead. Student interns in Cal Poly Humboldt’s Biological Anthropology Research Center are doing just that by reimagining the faces of those who have passed.

A photo of Ariel DeLara wearing sunglass near a beach.

Alum's Journey to Environmental Stewardship

Ariel DeLara (‘15, Rangeland Resource Science) now works as a district conservationist for the Natural Resource Conservation Service, where he's dedicated to environmental stewardship and conservation.

Baile Folklorico dancers practice.

Cal Poly Humboldt 2nd Annual Fiesta Folklórica

The Cal Poly Humboldt Department of Dance, Music & Theatre presents the second annual “Fiesta Folklórica,” a celebration of the diverse cultures, music, and dances of Mexico.

Founders Hall

CSU Extends Intent to Register Deadline Due to Federal Aid Processing Delays

The California State University (CSU) has extended the intent to register deadline for fall 2024 for new first-time, first-year admitted students to no earlier than May 15, 2024, in response to the further delays in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) processing announced by the U.S. Department of Education.

Nina Platte, Nida Deal, Sis Heaton, Ruth Dunbar, and Nina Platte, 1913, collected by Lora Webb Nichols

Trailblazing Photographer Captures Wyoming Frontier

The Reese Bullen Gallery at Cal Poly Humboldt showcases an exhibition curated by professor and Art + Film Department Chair Nicole Jean Hill. Through research and collaborative preservation with the archive located in Wyoming, the exhibition features works by photographer Lora Webb Nichols (1883-1962) who created and collected thousands of negatives over the course of her lifetime in the mining town of Encampment. The images chronicle the domestic, social, and economic aspects of the sparsely populated frontier of south-central Wyoming.

A photo of students speaking with an employer at the Career Expo

Career Expo & Volunteer Fair Set to Connect Students with Employers

In collaboration with the Center for Community Based Learning, Cal Poly Humboldt's Career Development Center is thrilled to announce the return of its largest annual event, the Career Expo & Volunteer Fair, on Thursday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in the West Gym.