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Oct, 2022

Mariachi de Humboldt

Guitar, Voice, and Mariachi de Humboldt

The Department of Dance, Music, & Theatre at Cal Poly Humboldt presents Mariachi de Humboldt and Art Songs for Voice and Guitar Sunday, October 30th at 2 p.m. at the Fulkerson Recital Hall.

Founders Hall stairs

Donor Appreciation Week at Cal Poly Humboldt

To recognize the generosity of the donors who have made an impact in the lives of Humboldt students, the Cal Poly Humboldt Foundation is hosting  Donor Appreciation Week, which kicks off Monday, Oct. 24.  

The flight simulator in the Cal Poly Humboldt Library.

Aviation Access for All

A new club is out to make flying—both airplanes and drones—more accessible to Cal Poly Humboldt students.

Cornelius Minor, Jiggy Yoon, Udodiri Okwandu, and Saul Flores.

Annual Campus & Community Dialogue on Race

Cal Poly Humboldt’s 24th annual Campus & Community Dialogue on Race (CDOR) will take place Monday, Oct. 24 through Friday, Oct. 28. This year’s theme is Truth Telling for Liberation.

aerial campus photo

29th Annual Indigenous Peoples Week

Cal Poly Humboldt’s 29th annual Indigenous Peoples Week honors Native American culture and art and focuses on issues that impact Indigenous communities.


'She Kills Monsters' Opening at the Van Duzer Theatre

The Department of Dance, Music, & Theatre at Cal Poly Humboldt presents “She Kills Monsters” written by Qui Nguyen and directed by Sarah Peters Gonzales, opening Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the John Van Duzer Theatre.

Sep, 2022

Founders Hall wide angle

Enrollment is up at Cal Poly Humboldt for Fall 2022

With a total enrollment of 5,858, Cal Poly Humboldt surpassed Fall 2021 overall enrollment by 119 students. This is the first time since fall 2015 that a fall semester was larger than the previous fall semester.

Students on the Quad

Humboldt Gears up for First Homecoming as a Cal Poly

Cal Poly Humboldt’s first homecoming as a polytechnic institution is roaring onto campus with a nine-day calendar of all in-person events, beginning October 1. The traditional celebration is designed to bring attention to the university, attract alumni, family, and community participation, and just simply have some fun with acts that include comedian Felipe Esparza, drag sensation Mo Heart, and alt-rock band Portugal. The Man.

The Klamath Mountains

The Story of the Klamath Mountains

Few know just how unique the Klamath Mountains are. But a new book, co-edited by Cal Poly Humboldt alumni Michael Kauffmann and Justin Garwood, illustrates the rich biodiversity and fascinating geology of the range.

Close up of tree in front of Library

Announcing Cal Poly Humboldt’s 2022-23 Budget

Cal Poly Humboldt recently published the 2022-23 annual budget. During the 2022-23 academic year, the University will be focused on the following planning efforts in collaboration with many campus partners:

Lois Risling

Bear Witness to Conversations on Altruism with Local Leaders

Cal Poly Humboldt’s Altruistic Behavior Institute, which began as the home for Sam and Pearl Oliner’s pioneering research on characteristics of people who rescued Jews and other persecuted people during the Holocaust, will turn 40 this year.

Roof top view of residence halls

Shaping the Cal Poly Humboldt of Tomorrow

As Cal Poly Humboldt continues to transition into Northern California’s only polytechnic university, it is important to prepare for physical growth to meet increased enrollment and new and expanding programs.

ESM Field Course

The Great, Immersive Outdoors

They swam, they rafted, they hiked, they camped out under the stars, and they got college credit. A group of students spent 12 days of clambering in and around the Klamath River in July, learning about restoration, natural history, and traditional ecological knowledge.

Founders Hall from bottom of the stairs

Cal Poly Humboldt Among The 'Best in the West'

Cal Poly Humboldt is one of the 126 best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Humboldt in the Best in the West section of its “2023 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”

Giving and Going Back to Humboldt

To Jacob Furgatch (‘82, Nursing), graduating from the Nursing program at Humboldt was about more than getting a bachelor’s degree. His Humboldt experience became the foundation for everything that came after – his wife, family, and a successful career.

The Picture of Success

Felix Quintana (‘14, Art), whose art has been gaining significant attention, says Humboldt was a huge influence on his artistic development and an important part of his life experience.

Emergency photovoltaic box

A Bookshelf for the End of the World

"To Catch the Sun," co-authored by Lonny Grafman, instructor of Environmental Resources Engineering, teaches its readers to design and build solar photovoltaic systems.

Aug, 2022