May 2020

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This summer's L4HSU (LifeLong Learning Lounge) has truly become a community event. Partners from the Master Gardners of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, Sequoia Park Zoo, plus on-campus departments like the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Human Resources, Extended Education, and more, have joined the HSU Library to host free virtual workshops under the theme Building Bridges & Connecting Communities, June 15th-August 7th
Have an idea for a workshop?  Proposals are still being accepted! Past events have included book circles, film screenings, technology trainings, racial equity workshops, games, and rock painting. will provide tech help and set up Zoom sessions, plus help you get the word out!
Check the calendar as new workshops are still being added.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 to Friday, August 7, 2020

Borrowed Library Items Due August 31st
Need more time to return the books you borrowed? We’ve extended due dates until August 31st. Check your library account (linked in your student portal) to see what you’ve borrowed. You can still make contactless returns in the book drops at the Library.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 2020

HSU Library Check Out the Library Spring 2020 Newsletter
Please see the latest Library Newsletter for Spring 2020.  In it, we share:

Some of the many ways we helped students, faculty, and staff finish the semester

How you can help document the experience of quarantine in Humboldt County and contribute to the Library's Archive Project

How you can continue to learn through online SkillShops

A celebration of ideaFest 2020

How to stay connected to the Library through social media

Projects that are giving back to the community

And coming soon - L4HSU, our expanded summer program!

Friday, May 15, 2020 to Friday, August 28, 2020

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We invite you to help us with this Student Tourism &Travel Guide project!
Celebrating tourism and travel during the current crisis is challenging because it’s critical to stay at home, but celebrating tourism from home can be very worthwhile. Our project goal is to make it easy for HSU students and visitors to find information about our area. This goal has become increasingly important to help the future economic recovery for our area. An article written by Shomik Mikherjee entitled “Millions of dollars lost: Humboldt County tourism industry waiting out COVID-19" in the Times-Standard on April 12, 2020, shares that Humboldt County lost over $29 million in business revenue, lost 1,693 jobs, and 11 local businesses due to the pandemic (as of published date). HSU Library Scholar Interns tourism and travel research can help our economic recovery and you can, too.
Interested in helping?  Add your reviews of places you know and love to celebrate Tourism & Travel Week. Here are some tips for sharing information that helps us all discover and grow to love Humboldt County:

Use your social media to share information about your favorite sights with the tag #TourismHumCo this helps us gather information for our guide. Add #spiritoftravel #nttw20 to participate in the national celebration.

Consider adding information or your reviews for some of the favorites shared by students by taking the Tourism & Travel HumCo Challenge. Go to Student Tourism & Travel Guide for more information about the project and how you can help by adding reviews, photos, and tags.

If you want to know more about or support Library Scholar Internships, please visit the Library Scholar Internships page.
Thank you!
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 to Sunday, August 30, 2020

Charging the Final Stretch
The Learning Center pairs up with CAPS to help you get through the last stretch of assignments and finals!
Charging the Final Stretch Online Workshop
Tuesday, May 5, 4-5 pm
Studying and finishing classes virtually isn't easy, but you don't have to do it alone. Join the Learning Center and CAPS for an online, interactive workshop to help you finish strong.

Learn motivational strategies

Set end-of-semester goals

Create a schedule to get to the end

Monday, May 4, 2020 to Tuesday, May 5, 2020

We are all excited for the opportunity to support the dissemination of research & creative works at Humboldt State University through a virtual symposium this year! We have many activities planned this week for students, staff, and faculty to participate in the celebration. Welcome to ideaFest 2020!
Full Schedule of Events for ideaFest Week:

Monday May 4, 2020

Digital Gallery Viewing open all week long! To see this year’s poster presentations Click Here!

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

12:00 - 1:00pm: Brain Booth Meditation Hour with Therése Scott. Join us for a session of Somatic meditation!
Join Zoom Meeting - Meeting ID: 919 8144 9011
Katia G. Karadjova, Brain Booth Librarian

12:00 - 1:00pm: A Celebration of Art, Education, and Partnerships with Local Schools.
Join Zoom Meeting - Meeting ID: 91099240325
James Woglom, Art 498S, Spring 2020

1:00 - 2:00pm: Live Featured Student Presentations
Join Zoom Meeting - Meeting ID: 98749152039

Cameron Miller: A Geospatial Inventory of the Jacoby Creek Forest & Potential for Restoration Thinning

Chant’e Catt: Humboldt Tenant Landlord Collaboration Assessment

Henry Solares, Travis Cunha, Casey McCullough, Leonard Henderson, Mary Virnoche: Major-Based Peer Mentoring: A Process Evaluation of a 14 Department Program Scale Up

Mishell Lopez Kirk: The Effectiveness of A Matter of Balance on Rural Community Dwelling Veterans and Non Veterans

Valetta Molofsky: Cultural Starvation: Out of the Ashes We Rise

Courtney Perry: Effects of a Dual-Task Paradigm on Tandem Gait Performance After Concussion

Sondra Schwetman – HSU Sculpture Walk 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020

Friday Morning: HSU Artifact Project (Jolien Olsen's English 103 Class)
Check back for updates
Presentations by Jolien Olsen and Kimberly Stelter

1:00-1:50pm: HSU Applied Ecological Restoration Research Symposium
Join Zoom Meeting - Meeting ID: 925 6096 5458
Alison O’Dowd, ESM 455, Spring 2020

2:00-3:00pm: Legacy Project Presentations
Join Zoom Meeting - Meeting ID: 301463614
Beth Wilson, ECON 490, Spring 2020

4:00- 5:00pm: Live Featured Student Presentations
Join Zoom Meeting - Meeting ID: 98749152039

Samuel Lipiec, leanna Spoelstra, Dr. Alison Holmes: Building Support for Study Abroad at HSU

Sarah Holden: A Symbol of Hope: An Ethnographic Analysis of Religion and Disaster following the Camp Fire

Carrie Aigner, Nina Egbert, Brianna Roque, Heather Reynolds, Corinne Tighe, Kimberly Vazquez: Examining Stigma as a Predictor of Formal vs Informal Help-Seeking Among College Students

Holli Pruhsmeier: Avian Occurrence Data Extraction Using Python Programming

Adam Grimmitt: The Effect of Turn Angle and Turn Frequency on the Energetic Cost of Running

Cade Freels, Carla P. Quintero, Samantha A. Anger, Joshua Maldonado, Will Gannett, Ruth Saunders: Scaling Resistance with Channel Length for Carbon Nanotube Networks

This year’s virtual ideaFest is sponsored by the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, Marketing & Communications, HSU”s Center for Community Based Learning, and the HSU Library in collaboration with the Colleges.
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Saturday, May 9, 2020

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