Our News on Newswise

Newswise: 65b9363e53fb4_PelicanBayB.A.PellGrant.jpg

Cal Poly Humboldt’s Prison Education Program First in Nation to Receive Pell Grant Eligibility

Students enrolled in Cal Poly Humboldt's Bachelor of Arts in Communication at Pelican Bay State Prison can now receive Pell Grants, starting in Fall 2024. The program is the first in the nation to be approved for eligibility by the U.S. Department...
30-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Newswise: 657ce81dc0ebc_ruraltransmissionSchatzEnergyResearchCenter.jpg

A new report explores offshore wind transmission scenarios for Northern California and Southern Oregon

A new report from the Schatz Energy Research Center at Cal Poly Humboldt evaluates potential scenarios for electric grid transmission development to support floating offshore wind along the northern coast of California and the southern coast of...
18-Dec-2023 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Newswise: 6568ca75c7dc2_Eagle.jpg

RaptorMapper Identifies and Calculates Key Habitats for Golden Eagles in Wyoming

While Bald Eagles are one of the best conservation success stories in the United States, Golden Eagle populations continue to struggle in the West.
30-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Newswise: 653ad9055e955_Klamath-vegation-study.gif

University Researchers Map Out Vegetation in the Klamath Mountains

This data will have many applications, including understanding how vegetation regenerates after fires, and how plant communities are being affected by a drying and warming climate.
26-Oct-2023 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 6501f35dd5ea3_PelicanBayB.A.1.jpg

B.A. Program for Pelican Bay State Prison is First of its Kind in California

It's the first B.A. program to be taught in person on a Level IV yard (a high-security facility) in California. The program is a partnership between Cal Poly Humboldt, College of the Redwoods, and the California Department of Corrections and...
13-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 6421d194edf46_CalPolyHumboldtblueberrystudy.jpg

Study Suggests Wild Blueberries Help Burn Fat

New research from Cal Poly Humboldt proves this superfruit could help burn fat during exercise.
27-Mar-2023 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Looks at Community Recovery After Wildfire

When wildfire strikes a community, it can leave a path of destruction, and a chance for renewal. During the fire and in the immediate aftermath, residents and officials focus on protection and stabilization efforts. However, the availability of...
14-Mar-2023 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 63bdc5daf0cf6_CalPolyHumboldtPhoto1.jpg

Redwoods and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Resilience, and Hopeful Potential in World’s Tallest Trees

Research shows redwoods have varying sensitivity to drought, and that rising temperatures may affect tree performance in unexpected ways—results that are both concerning and hopeful.
10-Jan-2023 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

See All News

Our Experts on Newswise

Newswise: 2017-0126-KaylaBegay-Large.jpg

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

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

Newswise: Kazan_1.jpg

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

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

Newswise: 2016-1021-ErinKelly-Large.jpg

Redwoods Aren’t Endangered, but They Do Have Needs

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

See All Experts

Our YouTube Videos


The northernmost campus in the 23 campus California State University system and the first polytechnic institution in Northern California, Cal Poly Humboldt offers students an extraordinary learning experience that includes hands-on learning and personal attention from faculty.

The institution was founded as a teachers college in 1913, and has grown into a comprehensive university and the largest employer on the North Coast. Surrounded by ancient redwoods and minutes from the Pacific Ocean, Cal Poly Humboldt’s world-famous natural surroundings serve as both a living laboratory and a source of inspiration. Humboldt has a long-standing commitment to sustainability and social justice, and has developed specialized programs related to climate resiliency, wildfire management, natural resources, renewable energy, marine sciences, and more.



Grant Scott-Goforth
Communications Specialist


Aileen Yoo
Director of News & Information





Instagram feed not yet configured. Click "Edit Instagram Feed" to enter your Instagram details.