Dear Colleagues, I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Eric Riggs, Professor of Geoscience Education at Texas A&M University, will serve as Humboldt State University’s next Dean for the College of Natural Resources & Sciences (CNRS). Dr. Riggs’ appointment is effective July 15, 2021.
The fifth annual Sustainability Champion Awards program honors HSU employees whose practices have deepened a culture of sustainability on campus, have furthered the integration of sustainability into academics or student life, or have reduced HSU’s environmental footprint.
More than 1,100 graduates participated in small, in-person commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a transformational investment in support of Humboldt State University’s efforts to become the state’s third polytechnic university.
“Far Less”, written by Kathy Wollenber and published by Humboldt State University Press, has been honored by the Nautilus Book Awards as a “Better Book for a Better World.”
Humboldt State University will confer an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters to Walter James Lara, Sr. at a May 15 Commencement Ceremony.
Since 1964, Humboldt State has honored outstanding faculty and in 1986, the University added the Scholar of the Year Award. Nominations are reviewed by the Faculty Awards Committee. Recommendations for awards recipients are made to the University Senate and forwarded to the President of the University. The President affirms and announces the recipients to the campus community.
Humboldt State University’s Classes of 2020 and 2021 will return to small, in-person celebrations, with four Commencement ceremonies spread out over two days in Redwood Bowl on Friday, May 14 and Saturday, May 15.
Humboldt State University is pursuing a new opportunity for a bookstore location in downtown Arcata. This option, which would involve a property purchase with non-state funds rather than a lease, could be finalized shortly.
A Humboldt State University student took home a second place award at the 35th Annual California State University Student Research Competition, held virtually at Cal Poly Pomona this year.
Humboldt State University’s Emeritus and Retired Faculty and Staff Association (ERFSA) announced faculty and staff winners of the 2021 HSU-ERFSA Awards.
Professors Jayne McGuire and Jasper Oshun have each been named Fulbright Scholars. The pair of Humboldt State faculty will receive grant awards to conduct international research in their fields in 2022.
In a financial boost for students and families during the pandemic, Humboldt State University announced a new scholarship program that will provide $400 per semester to all first-time undergraduates.
As a kid, Aidan Mullin was never into super heroes. His interests lay in the outdoors. He went camping, hiking, and fishing. He also gravitated to science -- dirt and plants in particular.“He was
Humboldt State University President Tom Jackson, Jr. has awarded Loren Blanchard and Cris Koczera with the 2021 President’s Distinguished Service Award for their meritorious contributions to the University and community.
The 2020-21 Outstanding Student Awards recognize the academics and achievements of HSU’s outstanding students during an incredibly challenging year.
Joseph I. Castro, the new Chancellor of California State University, made his first official visit to Humboldt State University on Tuesday. In a whirlwind day of virtual sessions, the Chancellor met members of the campus community and other constituents to learn about important HSU initiatives, programs, and community partnerships.
The Public Safety Speaker Series is a new community program that connects public safety professionals with local K-12 students to inspire career path development.
Toyon is Humboldt State University’s multilingual literature and art journal. With the release of volume 67 this month, Toyon will celebrate its history and diversity with two new mediums: a retrospective book and podcast.
The Theatre, Film, and Dance Department at Humboldt State University presents Dance Visions, a dance concert created by students and faculty that will be streamed online on May 7 and May 8 at 7 p.m.
Humboldt State University is investigating the Women’s Intercollegiate Softball Team for alleged hazing, as well as other possible violations of student and athletic codes of conduct.
Building on 16 years of research, Forestry Professor David Greene has found evidence that mast seeding—the boom-or-bust crop cycle typical of most tree species—is governed by a simple weather cue that operates asynchronously across the continent. The findings have significant implications for forest ecosystems in an era of rapid climate change.
Humboldt State student journalists received three first place regional awards from the Society of Professional Journalists this month for their work published in 2020. They also received two finalist honors.
Like much of the country and people around the world, we watched the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer accused of murdering George Floyd last spring, with concern and trepidation.
The Humboldt State University Department of Athletics will be presenting the Battle of Humboldt County Esports Tournament in conjunction with the College of the Redwoods Athletic Department. This event will take place on April 30-May 1.