News for History students - 9/21/2022

1) Sacramento Semester Program; info session TODAY at NOON
Interested in interning in the state capital? Think about applying for the Sacramento Semester program, hosted by Sacramento State University, which takes place in the Spring semester (see main page here). You must be a junior or senior with a GPA of 3.0 or above to apply. Applications for Spring 2023 will open on September 23 and are due on October 21, 2022.  Dr. Stephanie Burkhalter in the Politics department is the campus contact. To learn more, register to attend the information session on Wednesday, September 21st from 12:00-1:00 pm via Zoom.


2) History Club Meeting, Sept. 23

The History Club of Cal Poly Humboldt is looking for interested students to join our club. The club meets bi-weekly (every other week) on Fridays in Founders Hall 108. The club will take suggestions for various areas of history, guest speakers, historical films, field trips, and will discuss the annual AHA (American Historical Association) Conference. Questions? Contact club president Mollie at or club vice president Jake at
Dates: Every other Friday (Sept. 23, Oct. 7, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Dec. 2)
Time: 6-7 PM
Place: Founders Hall 108
3) Graduate & Professional School Fair, plus prep workshops
The Academic and Career Advising Center will be hosting the Graduate and Professional School Fair on the SAC Quad, next Thursday, September 29, from 10am to 2pm. You are invited! Learn about graduate schools and get an early start on the application process. If you are thinking about going to graduate school, attend the event to learn more about what options are available to you. You will meet with school representatives face-to-face, allowing for personal interaction and networking. At this event, you can explore the possibilities of graduate and professional education, learn about the requirements for programs, get detailed information about various programs, gather materials to review later, and network with professionals in your future field. To prepare for the fair, we will be offering a series of workshops.

Participating Schools and Departments: Cal Poly Humboldt - Biological Sciences Department, English Department, Kinesiology Department, School of Business, School of Education, Social Science (Environment & Community Program), Social Work Department, Sociology Department; California School of Professional Psychology; Gonzaga University - School of Education; Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC; Keck Graduate Institute; McGeorge School of Law; Pacific University; Ross University School of Medicine; Samuel Merritt University; UC Davis College of Engineering; University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business; University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); University of San Diego School of Law; University of Southern California - School of Pharmacy PharmD Program; University of the Pacific; USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.


4) Computational Social Science M.S.
UC San Diego's one-year M.S. in Computational Social Science program seeks students with a social science background (i.e. psychology, economics, cognitive science, sociology, political science, linguistics) who are looking to gain technical skills to join our CSS M.S. graduate program. Our program combines coursework approaches and formal models across social science disciplines with modern computational data analysis techniques. With a hands-on curriculum involving a summer bootcamp, core foundational training, in-depth electives across fields, and a portfolio-building capstone project, this program provides substantive and wide-ranging practice applying skill sets to real-world problems preparing graduates for careers in industry, public policy, education, non-profits, or for further academic study in a Ph.D. program. RSVP to attend our virtual information session on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 5:30pm-6:30pm to learn more about our program. The final M.S. application deadline is March 1, 2023.
5) Celebrating AB 1460 & Ethnic Studies in Higher Education
See here for more details. 
6) Toyon Multilingual Literary Magazine submissions due Sept. 30
Toyon Multilingual Literary Magazine is once again seeking submissions for publication. The submission deadline for Toyon 69: The Sex Issue is September 30. See the Toyon website for more information and submission details. We accept a variety of genres, including poetry, short story, creative nonfiction, visual art, spoken word recordings, critical analysis, multilingual literature, and translations. 
7) Humboldt County Historical Society lecture, Oct. 1
Via Zoom. 2:30pm. Local historian Michael Berry presents today's lecture. One rumor has it that he will discuss the varied history of Old Town Eureka's storied 'watering holes', and another is that the lecture might be on the (also fascinating) history of Eureka's South Park Addition - so hang on to your hat, sailor! It's bound to be interesting either way. More accurate details about this lecture will be posted here nearer the time of the event.
8) Seeking Poll Workers
Interested in getting involved in local elections? Ask Politics Club member Amber Rae Dennis any and all questions: