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College Matters: Celebrating the 2022 Class of Grads

May 1, 2022 - 12:00am
"Our graduates represent the absolute best our university has to offer. They also represent our success — as both a University and as a broader community — and they are our way of sending hope out into the world," say President Tom Jackson, Jr. and Frank Whitlatch, executive director of the Foundation at Cal Poly Humboldt.

126 Photos to Capture This 3,200 Year-Old Sequoia

May 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The 3,200 year-old giant sequoia tree in California’s Sequoia National Park has around 2 billion leaves and stands 74 meters tall.

After More Than a Century, California Condors Soar Over Yurok Tribal Lands Once Again

May 1, 2022 - 12:00am
"In a very real way, restoring condor habitat and returning condor to Yurok skies is a clear restoration of the Yurok people, homeland, ecological systems, culture, and lifeway," says Tiana Williams-Claussen, a Yurok Tribal member and Cal Poly Humboldt graduate student who helped lead the conservation project.

College Matters: Names Really Do Matter

April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
"We recently celebrated the naming of the Gutswurrak Student Activities Center with a fun and inspiring event on campus. The naming represents a very deliberate effort to bring Native culture to the forefront on our campus, and we’re very proud that Wiyot Tribal Chair Ted Hernandez was the featured guest speaker," says President Tom Jackson, Jr.

Meet Duke ManyWeather, Offensive Line Guru

April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Duke Manyweather, who grew up in South Central Los Angeles and played Division II football at Humboldt State, works with both NFL veterans and prospective draftees. He hosts a convention in the summer, called OL Masterminds, for players and coaches of all ages, ranging from high school to pro.

Pilot Program Tries to Get U.S. Aquariums to Raise Their Own Fish, Not Catch Them

April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Brian Tissot, director of the Telonicher Marine Lab, said increasing training and regulation in small-scale ornamental fisheries may be a promising way to maintain the industry for local people while discouraging harmful practices.

California State University System Preparing Students for Future Work Needs

April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
California is in urgent need of a young workforce that is trained in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. To the rescue comes the California State University (CSU) System!

College Matters: The Science Behind Enrolling Students

April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
At Cal Poly Humboldt, we prefer not to leave things to chance. That’s especially true of important priorities like student enrollment. And similar to many things on a campus, there is more to it than what is seen, and not just anyone can do it.

2022’s Greenest States

April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Professor emeritus on policies that make communities more environmentally friendly.

President Speaks: I Lead a University Becoming a Polytechnic. It's Possible Thanks to Public Investment.

April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Tom Jackson Jr. discusses how Cal Poly Humboldt is using $458 million to expand its academic offerings and meet the state's STEM shortages.

Inside the Hoopa Valley Tribe’s Quest to Understand a Rare Carnivore

April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The tribe maintains some of the most detailed documentation of fishers in North America.

‘OK Doomer’ and the Climate Advocates Who Say It’s Not Too Late

March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
A growing chorus of young people is focusing on climate solutions. “‘It’s too late’ means ‘I don’t have to do anything, and the responsibility is off me.’”

Farms With Natural Habitat Gain More Benefits From Birds

March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
A study finds that weaving wild patches into farmland can attract more beneficial species, reducing crop damage and risks to food safety.

New Wildlife Biologists on Transitioning to Management in Rural Alaska

March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Biologists, including alumna Evelyn Lichwa, are excited to get involved in the community and learn from people in a region of Alaska as they start their work as wildlife managers.

Bengals Officially Sign Alex Cappa

March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Alumnus is entering his fifth season. He spent the first four years of his career in Tampa Bay.

College Matters: Growing and Thriving Together

March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
As we move forward into new and exciting times, it is important that we do so together. Cal Poly Humboldt and the city of Arcata are committed to working together, with our community, to successfully navigate the many opportunities and challenges that are coming.

When it Comes to Future Wildfires, 2 California Congressmen Want Them all Suppressed

March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Amid fears of another grueling fire season ahead, two congressmen representing rural California districts introduced a bill last week that would require the U.S. Forest Service to quickly put out all wildfires everywhere in the country.