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At 50, World’s Oldest Student-Run Film Fest Shines With Indie Spirit

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In 1967 Lyndon Johnson was president, a movie ticket cost $1.25, and Humboldt State College students were organizing the campus’s first film festival. Half a century later, the festival is the oldest student-run film festival of its kind and even...
6-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Road Map to Help Northern California Fishing Communities Thrive

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Humboldt State University researchers have been awarded a $271,000 federal grant to help two Northern California fishing communities improve the social, economic, and environmental sustainability of their waterfronts.
23-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Collaborating on Climate

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If co-teaching sounds like it could lead to some conflicts, you’re not wrong—especially when it comes to a charged topic like climate change. It’s part of the reason why it’s rarely done in academia. But working through those disagreements,...
15-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Risk-Taking and the Social Science of Wilderness

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A piece of ongoing research about human values and behavior in the wilderness shows that people take greater risks when they possess safety devices.
13-Sep-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Report: Work-Load Requirements Keep Students From Getting Food Assistance

Humboldt State University researchers describe how outdated state and federal requirements are keeping college students from accessing food assistance programs.
1-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Student Who Overcame Traumatic Crash Given CSU Award

Humboldt State Social Work senior Morgan Burris has been given a California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.
29-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Another Reason to Stay Active as We Age

Researchers found that individuals who maintain an active jogging habit into their senior years are spending nearly the same amount of metabolic energy as a 20-year-old.
26-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Humboldt State Student Named Best Columnist by the Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has named Humboldt State University student Tina Sampay the best student columnist in the southwest for colleges and universities with an enrollment of under 10,000 students.
16-May-2016 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Reviving the Language – and Culture – of a Northern California Native People

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A researcher is pairing linguistics and Native American studies to help revive a culture.
26-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

Questioning Post-Soviet in a New Era of Russian-American Relations

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Allegations and investigations into interference in the U.S. Presidential election have brought Russian-American relations into the national spotlight in a way unseen since the fall of the Soviet Union 25 years ago.
23-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST

Lori Dengler, Tsunami, Earthquake, Geophysics, and Natural Hazard Mitigation Expert From Humboldt State University.

9-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST

Redwoods Aren’t Endangered, but They Do Have Needs

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Mention of redwoods may conjure up majestic groves, the hard-fought timber wars, and the threatened existence of a famous, sacred tree species. But one Humboldt State University professor is concerned about an “endangered” listing for Northern...
9-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST

Can Biomass Harvesting Reduce the Risk of Wildfires: HSU Forestry Expert Can Comment

18-Sep-2014 7:05 PM EDT

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