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Photos: HSU Hosts Statewide Sustainability Conference »

Nov 14, 2013

Hundreds of sustainability leaders from around the state converged in Arcata Nov. 9-10 for the fall 2013 California Student Sustainability Coalition Convergence, hosted by Humboldt State. The theme of this year’s biannual conference was “Building Sustainable Communities.”

Schatz Lab to Host Biomass Energy Workshop »

Oct 23, 2013

Humboldt State University and the University of California will co-host a biomass energy workshop Thursday, November 7 at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

HSU Students Design Sustainable Energy Facility for Humboldt Bay »

Oct 18, 2013

On the bottom floor of Science D, a group of students sat in small groups discussing water turbidity, pH levels, mineral content and energy consumption.

Schatz Takes Electric Vehicle Readiness Work Abroad »

Oct 10, 2013

Engineers at Humboldt State’s Schatz Lab are expanding their work on electric vehicle readiness to New Delhi, India.

Campus Eco-Demonstration House Readies for 35th Anniversary Celebration »

Oct 2, 2013

Humboldt State’s Campus Center for Appropriate Technology celebrates 35 years as a university’s sustainable-living demonstration house with a day of activities Saturday, Oct. 12 on the HSU campus.

Jane Fonda to Narrate Films on California’s Environment »

Oct 2, 2013

Academy-Award winner Jane Fonda has joined a California team of distinguished scientists, educators and media producers, including Humboldt State University specialists, to create inspirational stories about the state’s changing natural environment.

HSU and Plan it Green Host Climate Expert Jorgen Randers »

Sep 9, 2013

Humboldt State University and Plan it Green will co-host a lecture by world-renowned climate strategist and energy specialist Jorgen Randers Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room.

HSU Builds on Commitment to Sustainability with STARS »

Sep 6, 2013

After months of collaboration among various campus groups and departments, Humboldt State has been named a top school for sustainability by STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System), a nationwide program that measures the sustainability performance of colleges and universities across the nation.

HSU Partners with Zimride to Offer Free Ridesharing Service »

Aug 20, 2013

Finding a ride to campus just got a little easier.

HSU Ranks Again as ‘Best in the West’ Campus »

Aug 12, 2013

Humboldt State University is named again a “Best in the West College” in the online guide “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region” produced by the Princeton Review, a privately held education services company headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Schatz Lab Leads Countywide Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Siting Study »

Jul 30, 2013

For electric vehicles to take off on the North Coast, Humboldt County would need about 43 charging stations from Orick to Garberville.

Schatz Lab Gains $95K Biomass Research Grant »

May 22, 2013

The Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University has received a $95,000 state grant to continue experiments aimed at converting biomass—slash from logging and fuel reduction efforts—into energy dense “bio-coal.”

Lighting Inventory Illuminates Energy Efficiency on Campus »

May 14, 2013

Humboldt State is looking at ways to make campus lighting more energy efficient.

HSU Earns Silver STARS Rating for Sustainability »

May 10, 2013

Humboldt State University recently received a Silver Rating in STARS, a nationwide program that evaluates an institution’s programs and practices in sustainability. The rating places HSU among the nation’s leaders in sustainability.

Campus Makes Strides Against Waste »

May 3, 2013

Humboldt State University is making substantial gains in waste abatement, decreasing its solid waste disposal in 2012 by 176 tons.

Plan ‘Bee’: Grad Student Explores Role of Native Bees »

May 2, 2013

What role do native bees play in local crop pollination? And should local farmers establish better habitats to support them?

CSU, EPA Increase Opportunities for Environmental Stewards »

May 2, 2013

The following was provided by the CSU Chancellor’s Office.

Campus Cleanup Disposes Over a Ton of Hazardous Waste »

Apr 26, 2013

Humboldt State has discarded over a ton of hazardous materials and electronic waste this past year thanks the Campus Wide Waste Collection Project.

Campus as a Living Lab Grant Program »

Apr 23, 2013

The following was provided by the California State University Chancellor’s Office:

HSU’s Schatz Lab Leads World Solar Foray »

Apr 18, 2013

An international agency has adopted a new technical standard led by the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University that harmonizes national quality assurance requirements for solar-powered light-emitting diode devices (LEDs).

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