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Forestry Students Begin Campus-Wide Tree Census »

Oct 28, 2016

During the last week of October and first week of November, students in Professor Harold Zald’s Forest Measurements and Biometry class (FOR 210) will conduct a census of trees on the HSU campus.

HSU Among Nation’s Greenest Colleges »

Oct 21, 2016

Humboldt State University is once again rated among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada by the Princeton Review, an education services company, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.

Campus Celebrates ‘Zero Waste’ Efforts at Inaugural Conference »

Oct 7, 2016

Humboldt State’s Waste Reduction and Resource Awareness program is hosting its inaugural Zero Waste Conference, Oct. 14 and 15; a convention for engaged citizens looking to create active change in waste and consumption practices. The event is free and open to the public.

Pedal Easy: The Student-run Bike learning Center Wants to Help You Ride »

Sep 9, 2016

Have your bike gears suddenly stopped shifting, making you extra sweaty on your commute to campus? Or maybe your brakes have been getting looser, making you worried about riding through busy intersections.

HSU Surpasses Trash Reduction Goals »

May 13, 2016

Students, staff, and faculty at Humboldt State University are stingy with their trash.

Donation Dash Makes it Easy to Move Out »

May 6, 2016

With the end of the semester near, students from the Waste Reduction and Resources Awareness Program are partnering with local thrift stores to help students as they move out of residence halls.

Engineering Students Share Design Skills With Zane Middle School »

May 4, 2016

From model watersheds to robotics tables that can lead to intense Lego competitions, students at Zane Middle School in Eureka are set to take advantage of design projects from Humboldt State student engineers.

Electric Vehicle Charging Network Expands on North Coast »

Apr 12, 2016

Please Join the Redwood Coast Energy Authority and Schatz Energy Research Center to celebrate the Grand Opening of nine new public electric vehicle charging locations on the North Coast Electric Vehicle Charging Network. The ribbon cutting will be held on Thursday, April 28 from 12pm to 1 pm at St. Joseph Hospital located at 2700 Dolbeer Street, Eureka.

Environmental Justice and Resource Awareness at HSU’s Earth Week »

Apr 8, 2016

Humboldt State’s Student Sustainability Coalition marks Earth Week with a series of events April 18-20.

HSU Boosts Campus Composting »

Mar 30, 2016

Humboldt State University is taking a big step toward reducing its food waste with the introduction of a broad food waste program that promises big results.

Schatz Lab Team to Study Uganda’s ‘Energy Staircase’ »

Mar 4, 2016

A study in Uganda by Humboldt State University researchers will explore what happens after people make the switch from kerosene lamps to solar-powered products and how flexible financing influences adoption of off-the-grid technology.

Campus to ‘Power Down’ for Big Energy Savings »

Feb 19, 2016

Humboldt State can save energy and reduce emissions by powering down ventilation systems, switching off office equipment and take other steps that will have cause minimal disruption and be generally unobtrusive.

Community Garden Takes Shape »

Feb 12, 2016

Alec Howard knew next to nothing about gardening. As a Humboldt State student now, he’s focused on sustainability, greening up campus with his “HSU”-shaped community garden and growing a community along the way.

Local Food Experts Gather to Talk ‘Farm to Table’ »

Feb 5, 2016

From organic produce to specialty foods, the North Coast region is known for its focus on locally produced products. But how accessible and sustainable is healthy food in Humboldt County? Experts will gather at HSU for a daylong symposium to probe these questions and look at how food systems affect local citizens.

HSU Signs on to UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment »

Dec 4, 2015

Humboldt State University’s Advancement Foundation voted Thursday to become a signatory on the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

HSU Signs on to White House’s Campus-Focused Climate Pledge »

Nov 24, 2015

Humboldt State University has pledged support for the White House American Campuses Act on Climate demonstrating Humboldt State’s commitment to carrying out sustainability goals and supporting strong action on climate change by world leaders.

Green Workplaces Generate Big Energy Savings »

Oct 29, 2015

Students are helping HSU rack up thousands in energy savings while gaining skills for a green career through a statewide student-run program that promotes energy efficiency and education on college campuses.

LED Lights Generate Savings, Reduce Emissions »

Oct 2, 2015

A partnership between HSU and the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is saving the campus money and reducing carbon emissions one light bulb at a time.

Students Promoting ‘Kill the Cup’ Contest »

Oct 2, 2015

It’s game on for a group of Humboldt State students who are competing against 15 other universities nationwide. The game is “Kill The Cup,” and campus culture indicates the HSU squad might be the favorite in this field.

Major California River Now ‘Ultimate Teacher’ for HSU Science Students »

Sep 3, 2015

The Klamath River is a massive, breathtaking, and complex system with its own unique ecology and affected by political, economic, and cultural factors. It’s home to diverse communities including Native American tribes, farmers, and fishermen.

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