HSU Eyes Ambitious Emission Cuts

HSU Eyes Ambitious Emission Cuts Mar 16, 2017 In an effort to address climate change, Humboldt State University unveiled an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and, eventually, become carbon neutral. HSU’s Climate Action Plan, which offers strategies to guide the campus to reaching CSU system-wide emissions goals, is now available online. The 26-page report includes more... Continue Reading →

HSU Sustainability Efforts Earn Gold Rating

HSU Sustainability Efforts Earn Gold Rating Aug 18, 2017 Humboldt State University has earned a STARS gold rating in recognition of its sustainability efforts and achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS—the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System—includes a wide range of sustainability measures and is used by hundreds of... Continue Reading →

[Feature Story] Positive Energy

STEP INTO THE MAIN office of the Schatz Energy Research Center, and it's easy to get swept up in the buzz of activity. Researchers at computer stations are busy analyzing data or poring over government regulations. Students run experiments at banks of hydrogen fuel cells. The center's director, Peter Lehman, is finishing a proposal to analyze... Continue Reading →

[Press Release] New Flying Squirrel Species Discovered along North America’s Pacific Coast

Scientists always assumed it was a northern flying squirrel gliding through the canopies of Pacific coastal forests. Humboldt’s flying squirrel was recently identified as a distinct species by a team of researchers that includes HSU biology instructor Nick Kerhoulas. But now a recent in-depth investigation of the animal’s DNA is proving otherwise. The furry critter... Continue Reading →

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