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Aug, 2021

Kamome goes to the Olympics

NBC Sports aired a documentary about the boat Kamome, a small boat ripped from Japan in the March 2011 tsunami that beached in California’s northern Del Norte County two years later, as part of their Olympic Games coverage on NBC stations throughout the country.

Bike-Share Returns to Humboldt State

Humboldt State University, in partnership with the city of Arcata, launched the Humboldt Bike-Share service to help students, staff, and faculty get around campus and town while reducing their carbon footprint.

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HSU Welcomes New and Returning Students

Bearing pillows, comforters, surfboards, and their favorite house plants, new and continuing Humboldt State University students moved into residence halls last week ahead of today’s official start to the Fall semester.

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State Makes Historic Investment in HSU’s Polytechnic Plans

California Governor Gavin Newsom and the State Legislature have agreed on a new state budget with a historic $458 million investment in Humboldt State University’s effort to become Northern California’s first polytechnic institution.

Jul, 2021

San José State Football Returns to HSU

Humboldt State will welcome back the San José State University football team for training and practice ahead of the start of their 2021 season. SJSU athletes, coaches, and staff have all been fully vaccinated and will continue to observe general safety practices while at HSU.

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Destiny Turner

Being a Student and an Agent of Change

She saw friends and family who were changed by the criminal justice system. They entered juvenile detention and left an angrier person.  Inspired by restorative juvenile justice, Destiny Turner

Jun, 2021

HSU Continues Polytech Push with Plans for Several New Programs

Drawing on its strengths in STEM, environmental and social responsibility, and experiential learning, Humboldt State University has submitted documentation of its intent to launch several new and innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs as soon as Fall 2022 and Fall 2023.

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Amy Scarpignato holds an Eastern Meadowlark with a transmitter in Front Royal, Virginia.

A Love of Fieldwork Leads to Washington

As a researcher at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and Georgetown University in Washington D.C., Amy Scarpignato (‘11, M.S. Wildlife) is part conservationist and part investigator.

May, 2021

New Humboldt State University Drone Program Inspires Equity in STEM

This summer, Humboldt State University will offer an exciting hands-on STEM learning experience focused on teaching 10th-12th-grade Native American students about Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) technology—or small drones—and its application to scientific research.

Watch TEDxHSU May 30

The public is invited to attend COUNTDOWN: TEDxHumboldtStateUniversity with the theme Regenerative Generation on Sunday, May 30 at 11 a.m.

Leadership Change in Intercollegiate Athletics

Jane Teixeira, who has led Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreational Sports through the challenges of the pandemic over the last year, has stepped down from her position to spend time focusing on serious family matters.

HSU Staff Recognized

An annual staff celebration at Humboldt State University will recognize 45 employees who have reached important milestones: working at HSU for 10 and 20 years.