Achievements

Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students. 

 

Faculty Jianmin Zhong Biological Sciences

Published paper in Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases: Isolation and Characterization of a Rickettsia from the Ovary of a Western Black-legged Tick, Ixodes pacificus

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Claire Nasr Wildlife

HSU MS student Claire Nasr won an Honorable Mention in the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program competition

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Faculty Mark Colwell Wildlife

Co-edited book Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers. Studies in Avian Biology No. 52

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Faculty Barbara Clucas Wildlife

Awarded Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Grant for project “Monitoring Humboldt’s Flying Squirrels with Novel Techniques”.

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Trinity Smith Wildlife

Graduate student Trinity Smith won best student poster at the North American Society for Bat Research (NASBR) conference for her poster entitled “Patterns of western red bat occupancy across a disturbed landscape in California’s Central Valley”

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Molly Parren Wildlife

Presented poster at the annual meeting of the Western Section of The Wildlife Society entitled “The effects of human disturbance on intraguild interactions of mammalian mesopredators in the Mojave Desert of California”

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Alex Gorman (2018, first author), Lucy Kerhoulas, Wade Polda (2016), and Nick Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Published a paper in Evansia: Epiphyte diversity, abundance, and distribution in an old Sitka spruce crown.

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Gabriel Goff Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received scholarship from the California Native Plant Society for his research on conifer encroachment in northern California oak woodlands ($1,500).

Submitted: May 9, 2019

  Louise Martin, Michael Mees, Mary Scanlan, Kegan Richards, and Ivy Sebring-Patton Forestry & Wildland Resources

HSU Rangeland Resource students Louise Martin, Michael Mees, Mary Scanlan, Kegan Richards, and Ivy Sebring-Patton have each been awarded a $5,000 Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship. This scholarship is offered through the California Farm Bureau Federation and is renewable annually. Congratulations!

Submitted: May 8, 2019

Student Brian Murphy Environmental Science & Management

Brian won second place in the Digital Map Competition at the California Geographic Society Annual Conference in Big Bear Lake, CA for his map An Overview of Watersheds of California.

Submitted: May 7, 2019

Faculty Andrew Stubblefield with Co -PI Genevieve Marchand Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received USDA Multicultural Scholars Award to provide outdoor leadership training and scholarships to Forestry Students ($162,000)

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty David Baston, Susan Marshall, & Lucy Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received Agricultural Research Institute Grant to study Phytophthora ($60,518).

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Kevin Soland Forestry & Wildland Resources

Presented poster at HSU’s INRSEP/CNRS Scientific Research Symposium: Physiology, growth, and immediate response to thinning in a second-growth redwood forest.

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Gabriel Goff Forestry & Wildland Resources

Selected to represent HSU at the CSU Research Competition with his investigation of conifer encroachment in northern California oak woodlands

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty Erin Kelly & Lucy Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Principal Investigators for Save the Redwoods League’s Redwoods Rising Apprenticeship Program ($174,430).

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty Lucy Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received an RSCA Award to purchase a cavitation chamber for measuring tree drought resistance

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Susan Edinger Marshall, Joseph Seney (lecturer), Students: Nic Anderson, Tiffany Perez, Miles Ritch, Alexandra Urban, Daniel Guzman, Monica Pina Forestry & Wildland Resources

HSU participated for the first time in the Collegiate Soil Contest hosted by CalPoly SLO. Overall the HSU Team placed 19th out of 26 teams nationwide, but ranked #1 among teams from the 11 western states; higher than Land Grant Institutions such as Colorado State, Utah State, and University of Wyoming.

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty Jeffrey Kane Forestry & Wildland Resources

Became a member of the Northwest Scientific Association’s Board of Directors

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty Tim Bean (co-authors Laura Prugh, Nicolas Deguines, Joshua Grinath, Katherine Suding, Robert Stafford, and Justin Brashares) Wildlife

Published paper in Nature Climate Change “Winners and losers in response to extreme drought”

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Katherine Stonecypher Environmental Science & Management

ESM undergraduate Katherine Stonecypher presented a poster: “Assessing Salmonid Migration Risk Using the Riffle Crest Thalweg” at the 2019 Salmonid Restoration Conference in Santa Rosa, CA on April 25th.

Submitted: April 29, 2019