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Nov, 2022

Portrait of Loren Cannon.

Professor Shines Light on Scapegoating of Trans Community

Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell vs Hodges decision in 2015, Loren Cannon noticed a troubling trend. Suddenly it seemed there was a concerted push to attack the transgender community and target it with a slew of legislation.

Founders Hall wide angle

Humboldt Joins International Sustainable Insurance Effort

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and the United Nations’ Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (PSI) announced a first-of-its-kind "Sustainable Insurance Roadmap" for the nation’s largest insurance market. The roadmap marks a strategic shift for insurance’s role combating the consequences of climate change for California residents and businesses, toward actively helping reduce emissions and increase community resilience while better aiding recovery from climate-linked disasters.

Cal Poly Humboldt front gates

Cal Poly Humboldt Applications Increase

Powered by its new designation as a polytechnic university, Cal Poly Humboldt announced the number of students applying for Fall 2023 has increased significantly.

Campus space renamed Wiyot Plaza

‘Wiyot Plaza’ is New Name for Campus Space

Cal Poly Humboldt is proud to share that the space between the Behavioral & Social Sciences Building, Native American Forum, and Food Sovereignty Lab has been given the name of “Wiyot Plaza.”

Oct, 2022

‘Boldly Rising,’ an Ambitious new Fundraising Campaign

Cal Poly Humboldt has publicly launched the most significant fundraising effort in its history, aiming to raise at least $50 million in support of students and campus programs. It’s called Boldly Rising: the Campaign for Cal Poly Humboldt.

Flowers and a sash at commencement

Humboldt Upward Bound Gets $1.4 Million Grant to Continue Longtime Work

Nearly 60 years after its inception, Jen Dyke believes Upward Bound continues to be a vital federal program for helping disadvantaged students attain a college education. And a newly announced $1.4 million five-year grant means the Cal Poly Humboldt program she directs can continue to do that work.

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.