Upcoming Events:

Time Event Title
3:00 pm Feb 28th

SkillShop: Cite It Right! Preventing Plagiarism & an Introduction to Citation Styles

HSU Library
This Skillshop will discuss what plagiarism is and the forms that it can take, how to prevent it, and provide an overview of common citation styles (MLA, APA, CSE and/or Chicago).

Register at http://humboldt.libcal.com/event/3105582
3:00 pm Feb 28th

SkillShop: Summer Internships in the Sciences - It isn't too late!

HSU Library
If you are thinking about applying to a summer internship, but have not had the chance yet, this workshop is for you. Discover the options available to you and how to pursue your perfect opportunity this summer. Internships allow you to build relevant experience, network with others in your field and understand your classes at a deeper level. Let me help you get started on your search!

Register at http://humboldt.libcal.com/event/3127399
1:30 pm Mar 1st

Meet and Greet Patrick O’Rourke, Director of Active Duty and Veteran Affairs from the Chancellor’s O

Great Hall
Dr. O’Rourke is looking forward to meeting with Humboldt State University military-affiliated students to talk with you about your experiences on campus.
In addition, he will be available to discuss topics related to military-affiliated students in the CSU.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. O’Rourke to HSU.
Wednesday, March 1
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Great Hall at College Creek
Hope to see you there!
5:00 pm Mar 1st

SkillShop: A is for Annotated, B is for Bibliography - Tips for Writing an Annotated Bibliography

HSU Library
You are required to submit an annotated bibliography for an upcoming assignment. You aren’t sure what this is or where to begin. This workshop will analyze annotated bibliographies from start to finish. You will learn:What an annotated bibliography is

+The differences between an annotated bibliography and an abstract
+What an annotated bibliography should and should not contain
+Strategies for writing annotated bibliographies

Register at http://humboldt.libcal.com/calendar/workshops
6:00 pm Mar 1st

Science on Tap!

Blondie's Food & Drink
"Crown Ecology in Tall Sitka Spruce Trees"

by Dr. Lucy Kerhoulas
HSU Department of Forestry & Wildland Resources

I will discuss some of the physiological complications associated with being a tall tree and some of the surprising ways that using crown water sources high above the forest floor can minimize these complications. I will also describe some of the epiphytic communities that occupy these old-growth canopies. Furthermore, although epiphytes and their host trees epitomize commensalism, the historical view of this relationship has ranged from semi-parasitic to mutualistic. It is well documented that canopy epiphytes can increase nutrient availability to host trees and the ecosystem as a whole, but there is relatively little known about how these interspecific interactions influence host tree physiology. I will discuss some of our recent findings on the potential influences of epiphytes and crown water sources on host tree water status and physiology in tall (> 85 m) Sitka spruce trees at the Redwood Experimental Forest, Del Norte County.

Free and all ages welcome!
Delicious food and drink available for purchase!
6:30 pm Mar 1st

Sister Spit at HSU

Kate Buchanan Room
Co-hosted by Peer health Educators,Clubs and Activities, Associated Students, Student Engagement and Leadership, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion!

In 2017 Sister Spit celebrates its 20th anniversary. Sister Spit began in San Francisco in the 1990s as a weekly, girls-only open mic that was an alternative to the misogyny-soaked poetry open mics popular around the city (and the nation) at that time. Inspired by two-bit punk bands who managed to go on the road without hardly knowing how to play their instruments, Sister Spit became the first all-girl poetry roadshow at the end of the 90s, and toured regularly with such folks as Eileen Myles, Marci Blackman, Beth Lisick and Nomy Lamm.

The tour was revived as Sister Spit: The Next Generation in 2007, and has toured the United States annually since, with authors and performers such as Chinaka Hodge, Dorothy Allison, Lenelle Moise and Justin Vivian Bond. In this next incarnation, out of respect to the changing gender landscape of our queer and literary communities, Sister Spit welcomes artists of all genders, so long as they mesh with the tour's historic vibe of feminism, queerness, humor and provocation.

Sister Spit 2017 will tour the West Coast, featuring 7 artists who offer a critical, intersectional and often humorous lens to issues of feminism, race, size, class, identity, technology, gender and sexuality.
12:00 pm Mar 2nd

SkillShop: How to Study Math

HSU Library


Find out how to study for precalculus and calculus. The session will teach you some metacognitive skills to gauge whether you understand the material and some tips on studying if you don't.

Students will be presented with information about the growth mindset. According to the growth mindset framework, people can develop their intellectual ability, including their mathematical abilities. The session will empower students to learn and grow mathematically.

Register at http://humboldt.libcal.com/event/3179572
4:00 pm Mar 2nd

SkillShop: Job Search for Graduating Seniors

HSU Library
Come learn how to create your resume, write a cover letter and search for your dream job!!

Register at http://humboldt.libcal.com/event/3112642
5:00 pm Mar 2nd

SkillShop: Finding Focus - Managing ADHD

HSU Library
This workshop will review how inattention, or difficulty focusing, impacts college students and what the causes of ADHD are. Finding Focus will help students learn various skills and tools for lessening inattention and cope with the impact of ADHD on their college life. We will cover pharmacological treatment, mindfulness practice, behavioral techniques, and some occupational considerations.

Register at http://humboldt.libcal.com/event/3137605
5:30 pm Mar 2nd

Changing Energy Landscape in California

Founders Hall
HSU's Sustainable Futures Speaker Series presents a free public lecture by Mallik Angalakudati: “Changing Energy Landscape in California.” Mallik Angalakudati serves as Vice President, Corporate Strategy at PG&E Corporation. In this role, Mallik works closely with PG&E senior leadership to develop utility and holding company strategies. Prior to this role, he oversaw investment planning, resource management, strategy, process and quality excellence and contract management functions as Vice President, Gas Business Performance Management.

Mallik came to PG&E with more than 15 years’ experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining PG&E, Mallik worked at National Grid in both operational as well as process leadership positions. His experience also includes management consulting and energy pricing and risk management.

He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, an MS in Environmental Engineering from the University of North Carolina, and a BS in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. Mallik also earned an executive education certificate in Leading Change and Organizational Renewal from the Harvard Business School and a Master Blackbelt certification from the Villanova University. Mallik serves on the Operating Committee of MIT's Leaders for Global Operations program, Utility Analytics Institute Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of the School of Economics and Business Administration at St. Mary's College.

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