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Class Notes Melody G. Stone 1/26/2017  
Melody Stone, 2007 Journalism, after three years in public media at Capital Public Radio, just started as the marketing and communication specialist at the University of Nevada, Reno journalism school. Stone is also teaching a design lab.
Class Notes Karlee Jewell 1/24/2018  
Local Americorps Member, Karlee Jewell was recently recognized alongside thirty young people, ages 30 and under, by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). The EE 30 Under 30 highlights the work of young professionals of various backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, and communities around the globe who are using education to help protect the environment.
The program was started by a partnership between NAAEE and the US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

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Class Notes Shad S. Scalvini 1/10/2018  
I previously worked for Green Diamond Timber and several consultants as a wildlife technician. I have currently been working as the lead Wildlife Biologist for Mendocino Redwood company (MRC) since 2012 and am in charge of the Northern Spotted owl program. I have also started a mutual program with the wildlife 311 techniques class where they hold their field trip on MRC property at Rockport Beach. We have conducted small mammal trapping, songbird, bat, & small owl mist-netting, track-plates, telemetry, herpetology surveys, etc. The last one that was held this fall we saw an otter family, peregrine falcons, Barred owls, numerous songbirds, & 6 bat species amongst many other wildlife species.
Class Notes James A. Seward 1/26/2018  
Previous: Environmental Services Intern, California Coastal Conservancy July 2017-January 2018

Current: Technician, Central & Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS) January 2018-Present

Class Notes Raymond E. Chips 12/11/2017  
Ray Chips, History, 1969, was named one of Pepperdine University's "40 over 40" recognition recipients: He is thankful for the support and academic success he received at HSU, which provided the foundation for his academic and professional future.
Class Notes Megan A. Jones-Patterson 12/11/2018  
Megan Jones Patterson, Wildlife, 2006, recently completed her PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology in Emily DuVal's lab at Florida State University. Her research focused on the costs and benefits of male cooperative display behavior in White-ruffed Manakins-a small bird living in mid-elevations in Central America. She continues her work as a staff scientist and science educator with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).
Class Notes Ruben I. Madriz 1/2/2018  
After graduating from Humboldt State in 2007 (B.S. in Biology & Zoology), R. Isaí Madriz, Biological Sciences, 2007, embarked on a two-year-long bicycle trip through the Americas during which he rode from Chicago to the southern tip of South America, volunteering along the way at wildlife rehabilitation centers and parks. He then attended UNAM in Mexico City and received a master's degree in Electronmicroscopy. In 2011 he married HSU alum, Kristina Lindsay (2006, Women's Studies) and they moved from California to Iowa where he earned a Ph.D. in Entomology from Iowa State. He and Kristina are currently living in Patagonia, Chile where he is a Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow focused on rare insects.
Class Notes Benjamin J. Crain 11/8/2017  
Benjamin Crain, Biological Sciences, 2008, recently took a position as an Ecologist with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and the North American Center for Orchid Conservation. With a diverse group of collaborators, he conducts research in the Republic of Palau where they study the diversity and distribution of orchids, monitors their dynamics in the Ngardok Nature Reserve, and studies the fundamental ecology of orchids by looking at their relationship with mycorrhizal fungi. The team's goals are to improve knowledge and increase awareness of orchid diversity in Palau, understand the ecology of these plants, and develop strategic plans for conservation and restoration of orchid species and their habitats.
Class Notes Emily A. Murphy 11/27/2017  
I'm an HSU alumna and was also raised in Arcata, having attended Pacific Union and Arcata High.
My first book, Grow What You Love, releases March 1st, 2018.
Class Notes Todd M. Thompson 10/18/2017  
Todd M. Thompson, Environmental Resources Engineering, 1992, is an experienced Senior Water Resources Engineer with the Department of Water Resources. He's currently, the DWR lead for validated water loss audit reporting.
Class Notes Clark R. Alexander 8/1/2017  
Clark Alexander, 1983 Oceanography, was recently appointed Director of the University of Georgia (UGA) Skidaway Institute of Oceanography located in Savannah, GA. He also holds the rank of full professor in the Department of Marine Sciences at UGA.
Class Notes Craig M. Chase 9/6/2017  
1977Masters in Computer Information Systems - University of Denver
Retired from Lockheed Martin Space Systems 2015
Class Notes Matthew J. Edwards 9/6/2017  
Matt Edwards, 1986 Theatre, returns to Humboldt precisely 30 years later to pursue a single subject teaching credential. After graduation he received an MFA from The Old Globe Theatre / University of San Diego and lived in NYC for 25 years as a classical actor; working on Broadway, Off-Broadway, daytime TV and regional theaters around the nation. "I'm excited to return to HSU. I parked at my old house off sunset and made the same walk up to Founders Hall after a 30 year hiatus! Since I'm a New Yorker now, I cut 3-4 minutes off my commute! All my teachers are great and I really trust them."
Class Notes Thomas J. Fritzsche 8/1/2017  
Thomas Fritzsche, 1990 English, is celebrating fifteen years of dedication in Respiratory Therapy at UCLA Medical Center.
Class Notes Emily M. Harbaugh 9/16/2017  
Emily Maria Harbaugh, 2008 International Studies, is a law student at UC Hastings, College of the Law in San Francisco. She hopes to become a public defender because she is passionate about indigent defendant rights and low-income legal service work. The language skills that she gained while studying at Humboldt State have been instrumental to her work thus far.
Class Notes Elizabeth J. Hilker 9/5/2017  
My daughter started as a Freshman majoring in Geology this past August at HSU!
Class Notes Marilyn R. Liu 9/18/2017  
Marilyn Liu, 2016, International Studies, recently completed her Master's program for International Business and Management from Durham University in the U.K. She spent the last few months of grad school participating in a Dissertation Abroad Scheme with Grenoble Ecole de Management in France. While in France, Marilyn received a grant from the European Union and researched how feminist theories of technology and the theory of intersectionality can improve corporate social responsibility.
Class Notes Kathryn McPike 8/1/2017  
Kate McPike, 1971 Business, has lived all over California, Long Island, New Orleans, Chicago, and Houston. Now, she has finally retired to Ahwatukee (Phoenix), Arizona. She started a pet sitting business in 2016 called K8's Pet Care. She loves what she does and loves being her own boss. Prior to retirement she was a district operations manager for Weight Watchers International and ended her career in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. as a strategic planning and training manager for the CA Credit Union League, a trade association for credit unions in California. Happily divorced and happy to be retired with her own business!
Class Notes Tai-Aqua Morgan - Marbett 9/28/2017  
Tai-Aqua Morgan-Marbet, Environmental Resources Engineering, 2010, started in 2012 working for Lincoln and Long Engineering in Grass Valley, CA. She still works for them here and there as they need help. She then worked for AM Baird Engineering and Surveying in Fortuna, CA from 2013 to 2014. She worked for LACO Associates in Eureka, CA from 2014 to 2016. Finally, she is currently working for Kolstad Land Surveying and has started her own firm, Lost Coast Engineering, with two other engineers (an HSU graduate and a UC Berkeley graduate).
Class Notes Matthew K. Pearson 8/2/2017  
Matthew K Pearson, 1994 Environmental Resources Engineering, is cofounder of DeeditForward, a smartphone app to inspire good deed exchanges between community members and revolutionize fundraising. An app "helping people help others."
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