Humboldt State is the perfect place to study and experience science. We’re surrounded by ancient redwoods and the Pacific Ocean, which provide an amazing living laboratory. And our faculty help students put their classroom learning to work through research, fieldwork, and lab experiences.

  Alumni Updates

Our grads are doing great things.

Ron Miller, Forestry & Wildland Resources , 1983
Submitted: June 22, 2019
Ron Miller, Forestry & Wildland Resources, 1983, recently retired after 35 years of government service as a forester. Last year, in celebration of retirement, he walked the French route of the 500-mile Camino de Santiago across northern Spain starting in St. Jean Pied de Port, France and...
Jason Storlie, Wildlife , 2007
Submitted: June 20, 2019
Jason Storlie, Wildlife, 2007, transitioned from wildlife biologist to manager of Bitter Creek and Blue Ridge National Wildlife Refuges.
Alissa Sobo, Chemistry , 2010
Submitted: June 4, 2019
After graduating from Humboldt State University, Alissa Sobo, Chemistry, 2010, stayed in the community and opened a restaurant called Naan of the Above. Alissa sold this business and moved to the bay area to teach science in after school programs. Alissa then had two children, and while...
Michael Fritschi, Environmental Resources Engineering , 2005
Submitted: May 24, 2019
Michael Fritschi, Environmental Resources Engineering, 2005, is currently enjoying working as the District Manager for the South Suburban Sanitary District in southern Oregon. Life is exceptionally good, and in complete balance with his wife and jack Russell.
Christopher Swarth, Biological Sciences , 1978
Submitted: May 16, 2019
After graduating, Christopher Swarth Biological Sciences, 1978, moved back home to Oakland where in 1983 he received his MS in Zoology from Cal State East Bay. After working for Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Lawrence Hall of Science (UC Berkeley) and Diablo Valley College, he married in 1987...