For the first time in two years, due to the pandemic, the Cultural Graduation Celebrations will be held in person prior to the Cal Poly Humboldt Commencement ceremonies. These collaborative events will honor the rich cultural heritage, knowledge, and resilience diverse students contribute to campus.
Meg Godlewski (‘87, Journalism) is passionate about two things—aviation and writing—and she’s figured out how to combine the two into a satisfying career.
The Humboldt Symphony and conductor Garrick Woods will perform with two winners of last semester’s Concerto/Aria Competition on Sunday, May 8 at 2 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Recognizing the academics and co-curricular excellence and achievements of our students. Congratulations to this year’s winners and nominees!
Cal Poly Humboldt’s annual research and project showcase, ideaFest, which will feature more than 400 student, staff, and faculty activities from the past year.
With an eye on a warming planet and the North Coast’s future, Cal Poly Humboldt is turning its attention groundward with a new project designed to create a more resilient landscape in the face of climate change.
To honor the Wiyot land where Cal Poly Humboldt sits, the University officially renamed its student union the Gutswurrak Student Activities Center in a ceremony at the building on campus.
Compelling films from around the world will be featured in the 55th annual Humboldt Int’l Film Festival, billed as the longest student-run film fest in the world.
In a unique fusion of music and poetry, Cal Poly Humboldt is hosting “Sana, Sana: Hope and Healing for Latinx Communities in Times of Precarity.” The free performance on Sunday, April 24 is inspired by a poetry contest on the theme of hope and healing in Latinx communities.
The roots and branches of cannabis research extend well beyond its traditional beds of botany and social justice, spreading tendrils to settler colonialism, global capitalism, and environmental stewardship. This was the impetus behind a book edited by the co-directors of Cal Poly Humboldt’s Humboldt institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research.
Eileen Cashman (professor of Environmental Resources Engineering), Nichole Muñoz-Murillo (deputy legislative secretary in the Office of Governor Newsom), Jason Ramos (Tribal council member for Blue Lake Rancheria), and Gary Rynearson (instructor of Forestry) were honored for their meritorious contributions to the University and community.
The awards honor President Alistair McCrone and recognize the accomplishments of Humboldt’s excellent newer faculty members and students.
“I am excited for service, and am ready to work hard," says alumnus Samuel King (‘21, Geography), who will serve as a volunteer in Zambia.
In a first for Cal Poly Humboldt and to advance student success, the University is offering two free summer session classes for undergraduate students currently enrolled in a degree program.
Helping students find kinship with the land and the community through the Black to the Land Farm Project, which trains and supports Black students to be the next generation of farmers.
Cal Poly Humboldt released its new roadmap to become carbon neutral by 2045 and move toward building a campus and community that’s more resilient to climate change.
Cal Poly Humboldt’s Food Summit 2022 is underway, with many opportunities to volunteer and learn about food systems and sustainability.
“I’m not a pure forestry guy.” So says “forestry guy” Cal Mukumoto (‘77, Forestry), who was appointed Oregon State Forester last year. “I’ve had a varied career and for me to be in this position is a surprise.”
Cal Poly Humboldt’s Dennis K. Walker Greenhouse boasts one of the largest teaching collections of living plants in California. Now, thanks to a generous gift from the facility’s namesake, Professor Emeritus Dennis K. Walker (‘60, Botany), the iconic campus facility will get an injection of TLC this semester with funding to hire a permanent assistant manager.
The Cal Poly Humboldt Guitar Ensemble and friends will play Friday, April 15 at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall. The concert includes a variety of musical styles and ensembles, including a guitar octet playing an arrangement of Monteverdi's “Orfeo,” a banjo trio performing old-time clawhammer banjo, performance poetry with guitar and marimba, and the much-anticipated return of the school’s newest ensemble, Mariachi de Humboldt.
The Cal Poly Humboldt Percussion Ensemble and World Percussion Group will perform on Saturday, April 16 at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
The School of Dance, Music, and Theatre at Cal Poly Humboldt presents Dance Visions, a dance concert that opens Wednesday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre on campus.
Hundreds of prospective students, family members, and guests are expected to visit campus for Cal Poly Humboldt’s open house, Spring Preview and Preview Plus, a two-day and more immersive experience.
Gender and racial inequity are weighing on women administrators who work in Student Affairs at colleges and universities, affecting their wellbeing and personal lives, according to research by Eboni Ford Turnbow, Dean of Cal Poly Humboldt Student Affairs.
Lessons of resilience. Engagement between student and faculty in the classroom. Dreams of freedom and of confinement in the era of Japanese incarceration. Three powerful talks by winners of the 2021-21 Distinguished Faculty Awards.