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Explo­rations in Afro-Cuban Dance & Drum[conga drum]

An annual sum­mer week-long pro­gram in July that cel­e­brates the folk­loric music, songs, and dances of Afro-Cuba. Internationally-recognized instruc­tors join local fac­ulty to teach stu­dents of all skill lev­els. Havana, Matan­zas and Haitiano styles of Afro-Cuban dance and drum tech­niques will be rep­re­sented. LEARN MORE

Grad­u­ate Record Exam (GRE) Prepa­ra­tion Class

A 4-week GRE test prepa­ra­tion class for those apply­ing to grad­u­ate school. LEARN MORE

Inter­na­tional Cul­tural Festival

An annual cam­pus event the last Sat­ur­day each Feb­ru­ary. Music, dance, food, dis­plays and more! Free admis­sion. LEARN MORE

Inter­na­tional Edu­ca­tion Week

Learn about inter­na­tional issues and events dur­ing a week each Novem­ber. Cam­pus and com­mu­nity mem­bers are admit­ted FREE to all activ­i­ties. IEW fea­tures a keynote speaker and fea­tured lec­tures; panel dis­cus­sions on cur­rent events and glob­al­iza­tion; work­shops on study­ing, work­ing, liv­ing and com­mu­ni­cat­ing abroad; pre­sen­ta­tions on India, North Africa, Cen­tral Asia, and more; Pass­port Day; food, fash­ion and fun from around the world. LEARN MORE

Inte­rior West Fire Ecol­ogy Conference

The Asso­ci­a­tion for Fire Ecol­ogy (AFE), in asso­ci­a­tion with Hum­boldt State Uni­ver­sity, presents the Inte­rior West Fire Ecol­ogy Con­fer­ence. The area of inter­est for this con­fer­ence includes the Great Basin, Colum­bia Basin, North­ern Rock­ies, and Cascade-Sierras. Work­shops and short courses, a poster ses­sion, and the annual AFE awards ban­quet are usu­ally part of the con­fer­ence. Any­one inter­ested in the fire ecol­ogy and the gen­eral ecol­ogy of this area should plan to attend the next con­fer­ence to be announced. LEARN MORE

OLLI Open House

Osher Life­long Learn­ing Insti­tute at HSU holds an open house at the begin­ning of each semes­ter. It’s an oppor­tu­nity to meet other OLLI par­tic­i­pants, meet OLLI instruc­tors, review the newest course offer­ings, and reg­is­ter for OLLI classes. You may also join OLLI or renew your mem­ber­ship at the OLLI open house. See the OLLI web­site for more information.

Social Jus­tice Summit

This 2-day con­fer­ence on cam­pus is offered each spring in early March. Open to stu­dents, uni­ver­sity staff and com­mu­nity mem­bers, it offers keynote speak­ers, work­shops, pre­sen­ta­tions and social events will focus on art and activism, while hon­or­ing the move­ments and strug­gles of the past. One unit of aca­d­e­mic credit is avail­able. LEARN MORE

South­west Fire Ecol­ogy Conference

The Asso­ci­a­tion for Fire Ecol­ogy (AFE), in asso­ci­a­tion with Hum­boldt State Uni­ver­sity and the South­west Fire Sci­ence Con­sor­tium presents the South­west Fire Ecol­ogy Con­fer­ence. This con­fer­ence engages researchers, deci­sion mak­ers, and prac­ti­tion­ers across dis­ci­plines in friendly round­table dis­cus­sions on key issues, informed by sci­en­tific and prac­ti­tioner talks and panel debates. The con­fer­ence addresses fire’s role in restora­tion of water­sheds and wildlife habi­tats, and in sus­tain­ing ecosys­tem ser­vices for future gen­er­a­tions, with a focus on the fire-adapted ecosys­tems of the North Amer­i­can Greater South­west. Any­one inter­ested in the fire ecol­ogy and the gen­eral ecol­ogy of this area should plan to attend the next con­fer­ence to be announced. LEARN MORE

Sta­tis­ti­cal Infer­ence &
Eco­log­i­cal Model Selec­tion in the Life Sciences

This is a 2-day course on the Information-Theoretic approach to sta­tis­ti­cal infer­ence, pre­sented by Dr. David R. Ander­son, Emer­i­tus Pro­fes­sor, Depart­ment of Fish, Wildlife, and Con­ser­va­tion Biol­ogy, Col­orado State Uni­ver­sity, Fort Collins, Col­orado. This course will focus on the prac­ti­cal appli­ca­tion of these new meth­ods and are based on Kullback-Leibler infor­ma­tion and Akaike’s infor­ma­tion cri­te­rion (AIC). The mate­r­ial will fol­low Dr. Anderson’s recent text­book: Model Based Infer­ence in the Life Sci­ences: A Primer on Evi­dence. LEARN MORE

HSU Events

Event cal­en­dar for Hum­boldt State Uni­ver­sity. LEARN MORE