Highlights from the week of November 1, 2021
HSU and the College of the Redwood students are working with Save the Redwoods League, the National Park Service, and California State Parks to restore the ecological diversity of the world’s tallest forests while gaining practical research experience.
In a year marked by incredible challenges, the Humboldt State University community rallied together to generously support students with scholarships and new opportunities.
For three decades, a program at Humboldt State University has helped thousands of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds on the North Coast make college a reality. Today, the mission of HSU’s TRIO Educational Talent Search continues thanks to more than $4 million in funding from two grants recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Humboldt State Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is encouraging students to participate in the 2022 CSU Student Research Competition.
Highlights from the week of October 25.
Peter Lehman, founding director of Humboldt State University’s Schatz Energy Research Center and a professor emeritus of Environmental Resources Engineering, will receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Energy Commission’s Clean Energy Hall of Fame.
An 84-foot white fir harvested from Six Rivers National Forest will light up the U.S. Capitol this holiday season after making the cross-country trek from Northern California to Washington D.C. In preparation, Humboldt State University students have helped create interpretative and educational materials to accompany the tree on its journey east.
North Coast Otters Public Arts Initiative, which featured 108 life-sized sculptures of otters painted by local artists, raised more than $300,000 in grants, sponsorships, and generous donations. Final proceeds will support otter research and student internships at Humboldt State University.
The hard work to improve student success across all 23 California State University campuses continues to pay off as graduation rates have risen to all-time highs for both first-time and transfer students, despite the turbulence associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since 2018, Humboldt State Information Technology Services has worked with Housing & Residence Life and other California State University campuses to identify fake rental listings and help students, faculty, staff, and alumni avoid housing scams.
Highlights from the week of October 18.
The Humboldt State University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra will perform on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
The Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) has played an outsized role at Humboldt State University over the past 18 months of virtual and hybrid instruction. As educators across the country were forced to reimagine instruction and deconstruct pedagogy, many now argue that the virtues of hybrid and flexible learning, or “hyflex,” are here to stay.
The program’s purpose is to promote and facilitate social and environmental change by engaging a diverse range of individuals, communities, and viewpoints to explore the impact of racism, and its intersections with all forms of oppression. This year's theme is Dismantle & Heal: Building Coalition Against Forced Division.
Humboldt State University will be joining thousands of other institutions, businesses, and people participating in the 13th annual Great ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at 10:21 a.m.
Researchers at UC Davis’ Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute, in collaboration with Humboldt State University and UC Santa Cruz, will research how ecological restoration of kelp forests might incorporate future impacts of climate change.
Humboldt State University’s Children Center has received a four-year, $178,365 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support campus-based childcare services for low-income students.
Highlights from the week of October 11.
In a year marked by incredible challenges, the Humboldt State University community rallied together to generously support students with scholarships and new opportunities. Over the course of the year, 3,360 donors gave $9.4 million.
Humboldt State faculty, staff, and student researchers were awarded $30 million in new grant funding secured by HSU’s Sponsored Programs Foundation (SPF) last year. SPF currently manages 630 active projects with a total award value of $113 million.
HSU virtual and in-person events honor Native American culture and art and focus on issues that impact Indigenous communities.
Highlights from the week of October 4.
Strengthening ties between the local Latinx community and Latinx students at Humboldt State, the University is celebrating Latinx Heritage Month through October 15. A Hispanic-Serving Institution since 2013, HSU is also proud to host three bilingual publications as part of the University’s broad effort to elevate diverse and powerful voices.
The Cascadia Coastlines and Peoples Hazards Research Hub, or Cascadia CoPes Hub, will coordinate research in Pacific Northwest coastal communities between numerous academic and government organizations to inform and enable integrated hazard assessment, mitigation, and adaptation.