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The group, which included Professor Marchand and alum Journee Eib (‘22, Recreation Administration), following the Owyhee River. Photo by Rhiannon Marquis.

A Weeklong Expedition in the Owyhee Canyonlands

Cal Poly Humboldt’s Outdoor Leadership class braved a 13- hour drive to the vast canyons, rolling hills, and wildlife of Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands for a student-led backpacking expedition.

Nick Pettit

Dr. Nick Pettit Set to Lead Lumberjack Athletics

On Monday, May 15, 2023, Cal Poly Humboldt President, Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., announced that Dr. Nick Pettit will be the next Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports for the Lumberjacks.

Founders Hall wide angle

Professor is Part of First-of-its-Kind Legacy Cannabis Study

Growing under redwood canopies and prohibition, legacy cannabis cultivators cross bred cultivars (plants bred for desirable traits) to create strains such as Blue Dream and Sour Diesel. Popularized in the underground market, these varieties are now some of the best selling strains on the legal market today.

Jose Moreno coordinated the 2SLGBTQ+ gallery with works from local 14-24 year olds.

Giving Native Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ Communities a Voice

Many Native communities throughout the world historically recognize and honor gender diversity. In some communities, LGBTQ+ individuals and those who embrace masculinity and femininity are revered as Two-Spirit.


Promising Faculty and Staff Honored

The Executive Committee of the Cal Poly Humboldt Emeritus and Retired Faculty and Staff Association (Humboldt ERFSA)  is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s awards.

ideaFest 2018 poster presentations at the Library

Here’s to a Decade of Ideas!

What began 10 years ago as an idea turned into ideaFest. Cal Poly Humboldt’s annual extravaganza showcases hundreds of research and creative projects from students, staff, and faculty over the past year.

Students put together a trial run of the ceramics conference show.

Ceramics Students Visit Davis for Renowned Conference

Students of ceramics arts are busy preparing for a whirlwind weekend, April 28-29, at the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts (CCACA), a prestigious gathering of students and renowned artists in Davis, California.