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Wildlife Tracking with Phil Johnston

Come and explore the ancient science and art of tracking wildlife with Phil Johnston the first Saturday of the month. Phil will open your eyes to the signs wildlife leaves behind including scat, marks, burrows, herbivory, wallows, and of course tracks! Space is limited so sign up now. Cost $25, $20 members, $15 HSU students and seniors. Meet at the HSU Natural History Museum at 9am. Call 707-826-4479 or go to www.humbold.edu/natmus to register or for more information. . Event Title: Field class. Organization: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM. Contact Person: Melinda Bailey. Contact Phone #: (707) 826-4479. Contact Email: natmus@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 25. Tickets - Student $: 15. Tickets - Senior $: 15. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, University Activity, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Saturday, June 1, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Natural History Museum 101.

Special Collections Escape Room

A Games4HSU Library Adventure, You’ve uncovered clues that may lead to a buried treasure hidden somewhere in Humboldt County. Can you work in a team to solve a series of puzzles before time runs out and the treasure is lost forever? This interactive learning experience will take place in the HSU Library Special Collections, allowing for a rich exploration of primary sources unique to Humboldt County. All experience levels welcome, whether you live for escape rooms or have never done one before. Limit 8 people per session. Make sure to sign up online via the L4HSU calendar. This workshop is offered: Wednesday, June 5th @ 1pm , Thursday, June 6th @ 12pm. Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Kimberly Stelter. Contact Email: krs95@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Publish to Department Calendar. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Library 303 - Special Collections.

Relax...There's a Gmail Hack for That!

Hands-on exploration of 3 Gmail features and extensions that help boost productivity: Canned Responses, Email Filters, and Boomerang. With Canned Responses you can create and save multiple email templates in your inbox, then send with just a click of a button. Declutter your inbox by automatically sending emails from specific people (or common keywords) to a label with Email Filters. With Boomerang you can write an email now and schedule it to be sent automatically at the time of your choosing, get reminders if you don't receive a reply after a certain amount of days, and schedule follow-up emails as you write the original! . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Terri Georgopoulos. Contact Email: tmg315@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, University Activity, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Thursday, June 6, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Library 308 - Library Learning Lab.

Special Collections Escape Room

A Games4HSU Library Adventure, You’ve uncovered clues that may lead to a buried treasure hidden somewhere in Humboldt County. Can you work in a team to solve a series of puzzles before time runs out and the treasure is lost forever? This interactive learning experience will take place in the HSU Library Special Collections, allowing for a rich exploration of primary sources unique to Humboldt County. All experience levels welcome, whether you live for escape rooms or have never done one before. Limit 8 people per session. Make sure to sign up online via the L4HSU calendar. This workshop is offered: Wednesday, June 5th @ 1pm , Thursday, June 6th @ 12pm. Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Kimberly Stelter. Contact Email: krs95@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Thursday, June 6, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Library 303 - Special Collections.

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Introduction

Join the growing world of stand up paddling — it’s adventurous, easy, and fun! Allow us to share the activity with you in a calm, enjoyable, and beautiful flat water setting. Our guides will introduce you to the paddling essentials such as equipment, board handling, proper body mechanics, paddle strokes, maneuvering, and water safety! Register by Thursday before the event. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Contact Phone #: 707-443-4222. Contact Email: hbac@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 45. Tickets - Student $: 35. Categories: Featured Event. Saturday, June 8, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Off-campus Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

Twilight Kayak Paddle on Humboldt Bay

Come join us for this popular evening paddle and watch as the evening skies blossom from our exquisite Humboldt Bay! We provide warm gear, experienced guides, and a wide range of kayaks, which will all help to create the most memorable adventure. This fun and easy paddling excursion is open to folks of all skill levels! Register by Thursday before the event. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Contact Phone #: 707-443-4222. Contact Email: hbac@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 55. Tickets - Student $: 45. Categories: Featured Event. Saturday, June 8, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Off-campus Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

Camping & Backpacking in the Region

Want to learn about the great outdoor opportunities that our bio-diverse Northern California has to offer? This workshop will uncover camping and backpacking adventures based on ecosystem interest and highlight the popular (and some less popular) places to experience nature. Beginners, intermediates, and expert can all benefit to gain the knowledge of planning, preparing, and safety considerations for engaging with our Northern California wilderness. . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Louis Knecht. Contact Email: louis.knecht. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Library 308 - Library Learning Lab.

Becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution

This will be a book circle to discuss Dr. Gina Garcia's book Becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution. We encourage those who would like to attend to have read the book but it should not prevent you from attending. . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Fernando Paz. Contact Email: ffp1@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Library 317 - CTL Classroom.

HSU Flight Simulator, Future of Aviation

The HSU Airplane Flight Simulator is a highly instrumented airplane simulator designed to teach students and community members how to fly an airplane. With this program learn how to identify different parts of the plane, watch a video tutorial, and try it out for yourself so the next time you visit the HSU Library you will feel comfortable operating the simulator program and be able to practice flying solo! . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: David Marshall. Contact Email: david.marshall@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Friday, June 14, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Library 301H - Humboldt Scholars Lab.

Family Fun Day

Get the family together and explore the Humboldt Bay! Our aquatic staff will give you and your family a customized paddle and safety talk and outfit you to the vessel of your choice: kayak, canoe, or stand up paddleboard. Our experienced staff will then help launch you off our dock for your own family adventure on the bay. $20 per adult. Children are free. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Contact Phone #: 707-443-4222. Contact Email: hbac@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 20. Tickets - Child $: 0. Categories: Featured Event. Sunday, June 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Off-campus Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

Games4HSU: Defeat the Tweet!

You’ve noticed that lately your social media account is littered with misleading, inaccurate, and outright false information. One culprit in particular, @Dishonest_Abe, seems to thrive on spreading bad information online. This activity/session will enable you to formulate a response to erroneous tweets before they deceive the masses. Research the truth and cite sources to defeat the tweet! #bringdowndishonestabe, . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Kimberly Stelter. Contact Email: krs95@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Monday, June 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Library 317 - CTL Classroom.

I CAN HELP - Mental Health Literacy

I CAN HELP - Mental Health Literacy, Compassion, Suicide Risk, Basic Needs & Targeted Student Success for Faculty, Staff and Students, Participants can expect to learn about services available on our campus and how to direct students who need a counseling appointment and other vital resources. They’ll become familiar with key data from local and national benchmarking research, be able to identify the top issues faced by students, learn how to discuss suicidal thoughts, and how to offer support and engage existing resources in a way that decreases suffering and increases hope. . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: HEALTH EDUCATION. Contact Person: Mira Friedman. Contact Email: mira.friedman@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Library 209 - Library Fishbowl.

Working with Difficult People Webcast

Watch: CSU's Got Talent Webcast Training - Working with Difficult People, If you missed the first time this training aired, now is your chance! We will watch the training and have a brief guided discussion afterwards. The training focuses on "helpful strategies and phrases for diffusing workplace tensions and effectively resolving conflicts." . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Nicki Viso. Contact Email: nicki.viso@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Publish to Department Calendar. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Library 317 - CTL Classroom.

River Kayaking

This beginner’s class will broaden your horizons to the amazing world of river kayaking! The focus will be on boating safety, introduction to equipment, proper technique, paddling strokes, boat control, and how to read whitewater. Students will start out at the Arcata Community Pool to learn boating basics and practice the wet exit before getting on the river.Register by Tuesday before the event. Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting & Pool Session: Wednesday, June 19 • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM • Arcata Community Pool. Pre-Requisite: Intro to Kayaking class or instructor approval. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Center Activities. Contact Phone #: 707-826-3357. Contact Email: cntract@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 150. Tickets - Student $: 135. Categories: Featured Event. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM. Off Campus.

Games4HSU: Match Game

Excitement and laughter await in this HSU Library edition of the popular game show. Participants will work in teams to match the answers provided by a panel of HSU faculty, staff and students. Attendees are welcome to participate or enjoy the session as a member of the studio audience. . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Kimberly Stelter. Contact Email: krs95@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM. Library 317 - CTL Classroom.

Archival Exploration: Historic Campus

Archival Exploration: A Historic Campus Walking Tour, This tour of HSU will explore the campus through old photographs, yearbooks and documents from the Library's archives. As we walk around campus we'll compare historic images to today and consider how the campus has changed over the years. A librarian will discuss how to research campus history. ***Meet in the Library Lobby***, . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Carly Marino. Contact Email: carly.marino@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Library 102 - Lobby & Checkout Desk.

Games4HSU: Trivia for Cheaters

In a normal trivia game, players aren’t allowed to use the internet to find the answer. In this version, players have to use it. The questions will be more tricky than the average Google question, leading players on fact-finding missions to see who can solve the questions the quickest. Can your team be the trivia champs? . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Kimberly Stelter. Contact Email: krs95@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Publish to Department Calendar. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Library 317 - CTL Classroom.

2019 Library Olympics

Go for the gold in a series of friendly competitions at the HSU Library. Participants will go head-to-head to try and win medals in library-themed events. This session will feature opening and closing ceremonies. All are welcome to participate. . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Louis Knecht. Contact Email: lgk1@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Friday, June 28, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Library 209 - Library Fishbowl, Library 201A - Authors Hall.

Surfing

This course offers students the opportunity to safely learn and enjoy the sport of surfing! Designed for the individual having little to no surfing experience, this course focuses on water safety, surf etiquette, ocean awareness, surfboard handling and technique. We will surf where the best conditions are, for beginning surfers. Register by Wednesday before the class. Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting on Thursday before the event. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Center Activities. Contact Phone #: 707-826-3357. Contact Email: cntract@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 80. Tickets - Student $: 65. Categories: Featured Event. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Off Campus.

Mountain Bike Maintenance+

Do you own a mountain bike and want to learn more about how to maintain your bike, learn about the local resources and local trails? Want to learn how to adjust your bike to fit your body and how to adjust your body position to ride technical trails? Come to this class with your mountain bike (lock it up outside the Library) and a helmet. We will cover these topics and afterwards have a change to try out some of the techniques on a ride through the Arcata Forest trails behind HSU (HSU is not responsible for any damages or injuries and is not connected to the ride in any way). Bring a helmet, learn lots, have fun. . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Bernard Fosnaugh. Contact Email: bernard.fosnaugh@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Monday, July 1, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Library 317 - CTL Classroom.

Wildlife Tracking with Phil Johnston

Come and explore the ancient science and art of tracking wildlife with Phil Johnston the first Saturday of the month. Phil will open your eyes to the signs wildlife leaves behind including scat, marks, burrows, herbivory, wallows, and of course tracks! Space is limited so sign up now. Cost $25, $20 members, $15 HSU students and seniors. Meet at the HSU Natural History Museum at 9am. Call 707-826-4479 or go to www.humbold.edu/natmus to register or for more information. . Event Title: Field class. Organization: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM. Contact Person: Melinda Bailey. Contact Phone #: (707) 826-4479. Contact Email: natmus@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 25. Tickets - Student $: 15. Tickets - Senior $: 15. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, University Activity, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Saturday, July 6, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Natural History Museum 101.

Fern Canyon Hike

Prepare to enter a world beyond time, guarded by the sand and shores of the west, and the royalty of the redwoods to the east. Walk through a living corridor, as the walls breathe with every step, and the stream gently trickles past you along its journey. Eight different species of ferns create the beautiful world here. Listen to the secrets that each of them hold as you take your time in this special place. Program Fee Includes: Transportation, professional guide, interpretation, and snack. Register by Thursday before the event. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Center Activities. Contact Phone #: 707-826-3357. Contact Email: cntract@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 60. Tickets - Student $: 50. Categories: Featured Event. Saturday, July 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Off Campus.

Family Fun Day

Get the family together and explore the Humboldt Bay! Our aquatic staff will give you and your family a customized paddle and safety talk and outfit you to the vessel of your choice: kayak, canoe, or stand up paddleboard. Our experienced staff will then help launch you off our dock for your own family adventure on the bay. $20 per adult. Children are free. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Contact Phone #: 707-443-4222. Contact Email: hbac@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 20. Tickets - Child $: 0. Categories: Featured Event. Sunday, July 14, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Off-campus Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Introduction

Join the growing world of stand up paddling — it’s adventurous, easy, and fun! Allow us to share the activity with you in a calm, enjoyable, and beautiful flat water setting. Our guides will introduce you to the paddling essentials such as equipment, board handling, proper body mechanics, paddle strokes, maneuvering, and water safety! Register by Thursday before the event. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Contact Phone #: 707-443-4222. Contact Email: hbac@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 45. Tickets - Student $: 35. Categories: Featured Event. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Off-campus Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

Surfing

This course offers students the opportunity to safely learn and enjoy the sport of surfing! Designed for the individual having little to no surfing experience, this course focuses on water safety, surf etiquette, ocean awareness, surfboard handling and technique. We will surf where the best conditions are, for beginning surfers. Register by Wednesday before the class. Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting on Thursday before the event. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Center Activities. Contact Phone #: 707-826-3357. Contact Email: cntract@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 80. Tickets - Student $: 65. Categories: Featured Event. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Off Campus.

Road Bike Maintenance+

Have you ever wanted to learn how to maintain your road bike, learn about local resources, and places to ride? Have you ever wanted to adjust your bike to fit your body better and how to increase your riding skills? In this class we will cover these topic, answer questions, and after the class have an opportunity to try the skills we learned on a ride through the Arcata Bottoms (HSU is not responsible for any damage or injury. HSU is not connected with the ride in any way. Lock your bike up outside the Library). Bring a bike, wear a helmet, learn lots, have fun. . Event Title: L4HSU. Organization: LIBRARY. Contact Person: Bernard Fosnaugh. Contact Email: bernard.fosnaugh@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Monday, July 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Library 301H - Humboldt Scholars Lab.

Backpacking the Trinity Alps

Join us as we venture forth into one of the oldest designated wilderness areas with majestic mountains peaks, lavish lakes, flowering meadows, and flowing streams that will create the backdrop for our adventure. This experience has been designed for you regardless of your skill level! The trailhead and specific location shall be announced at the pre-trip meeting. Program Fee Includes: Professional guides who have backcountry medical training, transportation to and from trailhead, backcountry permits, and 5 fully prepared meals starting with Saturday’s breakfast. Register by Tuesday before the trip. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Center Activities. Contact Phone #: 707=826-3357. Contact Email: cntract@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 265. Tickets - Student $: 250. Categories: Featured Event. Friday, July 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – Sunday, July 28, 2019, 6:00 PM. Off Campus.

Wildlife Tracking with Phil Johnston

Come and explore the ancient science and art of tracking wildlife with Phil Johnston the first Saturday of the month. Phil will open your eyes to the signs wildlife leaves behind including scat, marks, burrows, herbivory, wallows, and of course tracks! Space is limited so sign up now. Cost $25, $20 members, $15 HSU students and seniors. Meet at the HSU Natural History Museum at 9am. Call 707-826-4479 or go to www.humbold.edu/natmus to register or for more information. . Event Title: Field class. Organization: NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM. Contact Person: Melinda Bailey. Contact Phone #: (707) 826-4479. Contact Email: natmus@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 25. Tickets - Student $: 15. Tickets - Senior $: 15. Categories: Featured Event, Open To The Public, University Activity, Student, Staff, Faculty, Publish to Department Calendar. Saturday, August 3, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Natural History Museum 101.

Twilight Kayak Paddle on Humboldt Bay

Come join us for this popular evening paddle and watch as the evening skies blossom from our exquisite Humboldt Bay! We provide warm gear, experienced guides, and a wide range of kayaks, which will all help to create the most memorable adventure. This fun and easy paddling excursion is open to folks of all skill levels! Register by Thursday before the event. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Contact Phone #: 707-443-4222. Contact Email: hbac@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 55. Tickets - Student $: 45. Categories: Featured Event. Friday, August 9, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Off-campus Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

Humboldt Bay Paddleboarding Tour

After an introductory talk, explore the magic of Humboldt Bay from your SUP. Come explore the second largest estuary in California, view Eureka’s historic waterfront from the water, see wildlife up close while taking in the beautiful scenery. The adventure is invigorating and the fun is endless. Register by Thursday before the event. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Contact Phone #: 707-443-4222. Contact Email: hbac@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 45. Tickets - Student $: 35. Categories: Featured Event. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Off-campus Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

Family Fun Day

Get the family together and explore the Humboldt Bay! Our aquatic staff will give you and your family a customized paddle and safety talk and outfit you to the vessel of your choice: kayak, canoe, or stand up paddleboard. Our experienced staff will then help launch you off our dock for your own family adventure on the bay. $20 per adult. Children are free. Organization: CENTER ACTIVITIES. Contact Person: Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Contact Phone #: 707-443-4222. Contact Email: hbac@humboldt.edu. Tickets - General $: 20. Tickets - Child $: 0. Categories: Featured Event. Sunday, August 11, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Off-campus Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

Housing Move In

Please join us to support HSU students and their families as they first arrive to campus! Come welcome the newest members of the HSU community and make some connections! Event Title: Housing Move In. Organization: HOUSING & RESIDENCE LIFE. Contact Person: Jaime Tripp-Carter. Contact Phone #: 5513. Contact Email: jet11@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, SERIES: Fall Startup, SERIES: Welcome Home to Humboldt, University Activity, Publish to Department Calendar. Saturday, August 17, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Jolly Giant Commons 113 - Recreation Room.

Housing Move In

Please join us to support HSU students and their families as they first arrive to campus! Come welcome the newest members of the HSU community and make some connections! Event Title: Housing Move In. Organization: HOUSING & RESIDENCE LIFE. Contact Person: Jaime Tripp-Carter. Contact Phone #: 5513. Contact Email: jet11@humboldt.edu. Categories: Featured Event, SERIES: Fall Startup, SERIES: Welcome Home to Humboldt, University Activity, Publish to Department Calendar. Monday, August 19, 2019, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Jolly Giant Commons 113 - Recreation Room.