News for History students - 8/30/2022

1) Humboldt Advancement/Foundation – Paid History Researcher

Working with Special Collections in the Cal Poly Humboldt Library, student researchers with good computer skills are needed to help update the history of Humboldt State University. Among the tasks will be composing a timeline of events since 1993, locating primary sources from the archives, interviewing current and retired faculty and staff, and inputting information on the college website. Most of the work with be conducted at the library and online. If interested, contact Guy Aronoff at:


2) Mark your calendar! Constitution Day, Sept. 17

Active link for the Zoom portion of the day's events here


3) Osprey magazine is looking for talented writers, photographers, artists, illustrators, designers, storytellers, researchers, and content creators to join the production team for the Fall 2022 semester.

Help create and publish the next issue of this award-winning magazine, named as the best student magazine in the state of California by the California College Media Association.

  • Be creative and get your work published

  • Tell the untold stories of your generation 

  • Help shape the cultural narrative

  • Build a professional portfolio 

Osprey Magazine Production Workshop JMC 325 is now open to all students from across the university.* This is a two-unit CR/NC course that meets in Gist 215 on Tuesday/Thursday from 1:00-2:50pm. To enroll in JMC 325, contact the magazine’s faculty advisor, Jessie Cretser-Hartenstein, for a permission number to add the course.

*Prerequisites will be waived for students outside of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

4) Stanford GSB PhD and Research Fellows Applications open Sept. 1

The Stanford GSB Research Fellows Program is a two-year, fully-funded predoctoral program that provides a diverse set of fellows with the opportunity to gain research experience and preparation for doctoral studies in business or related fields, including economics, computer science, mathematics, political science, psychology, and more.

The Stanford GSB PhD Program is an academic research-based program intended for individuals interested in pursuing careers in research and academia. Our students come from a variety of academic backgrounds such as economics, sociology, engineering, math, psychology, and more. Learn more about our seven fields of studyadmissions requirements, and our fully-funded financial aid package. 

Both applications will open on September 1. The PhD application is due by December 1, 2022. For full consideration to the Research Fellows Program, the application is due by October 14, 2022, with rolling admissions until March 1, 2023. If you are interested in learning more about our programs, please complete this form. Questions about the PhD Program? Email Questions about the Research Fellows Program, email

5) PHIL 480 Humboldt Philosophy Forum course


6) M.A. in City and Regional Planning at Cal Poly SLO

Do you want to have a meaningful career creating sustainable, safe, and socially just communities? If so, consider getting a graduate education in city and regional planning at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in San Luis Obispo. City and regional planners work on issues of housing, transportation, land use, urban design, environmental protection, public health, and much more. We accept students from all undergraduate majors to build a diverse incoming class. Sign up here for our monthly e-news that provides updates on the planning program, application deadlines, and opportunities to meet faculty and students (in-person or through Zoom). One of the best ways to learn more about city planning is from our very own faculty member Dr. Dave Amos' City Beautiful YouTube channel.