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Alum’s Solar Roadway Plan Gains Traction »

Jun 11, 2014

Julie Brusaw (’91, Psychology) and her husband Scott are paving the way to a more sustainable future.

Donation Dash Reduces Campus Waste »

May 30, 2014

This May the HSU Sustainability Office and the Waste Reduction & Resource Awareness Program (WRRAP) hosted Donation Dash, an annual event designed to reduce waste generated by students moving out of the residence halls.

Arbor Day Tree Planting Beautifies Campus »

May 16, 2014

Humboldt State students recently joined the university’s grounds and landscaping crew to plant 20 trees around the Student Business Services building.

Telemetry Fieldwork Keeps Students On Track »

May 15, 2014

Offering non-stop service from Alaska to New Zealand, the bar-tailed godwit’s journey is one of the more interesting stories to come out of scientists’ use of telemetry. Applications of the simple but effective tracking technique, however, benefit researchers in many less documented day-to-day projects.

Redefining Waste: Upcycled Projects Promote Learning »

May 14, 2014

Professor Lonny Grafman’s Introduction to Design class is a unique combination of engineering, sustainability and community service.

HSU Receives $5.8 Million Federal Grant for Innovative Biomass Research »

May 5, 2014

Humboldt State University, along with 15 regional partners, has received a $5.88 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct innovative biomass research.

Campus Responds to State and CSU Call to Reduce Water Usage »

May 2, 2014

Humboldt State is responding to California’s drought emergency with a series of short and long-term measures aimed at reducing water use on campus.

HSU Students Join National Real Food Challenge »

May 2, 2014

College students have notoriously bad eating habits. But what does it mean to eat healthy? And can universities do a better job of promoting it?

Humboldt State University Targets Fossil Fuels and More »

Apr 30, 2014

Humboldt State University’s charitable foundation has adopted an expansive new policy to strictly limit its holdings in a variety of industries, including companies directly or indirectly involved in fossil fuels. And through its “Humboldt Investment Pledge” is urging other foundations to do more to clean up their investments.

Schatz Center Awarded $2.1 million for Lighting Global project »

Apr 25, 2014

Humboldt State’s Schatz Energy Research Center has been awarded a pair of grants totaling more than $2 million from the World Bank Group to support its continued involvement in the Lighting Global initiative. Lighting Global and its sister programs, Lighting Africa and Lighting Asia, support the development of commercial markets for solar charged off-grid lighting products that are affordable to low income people in developing countries.

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