Alumni Updates

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Rebecca (Beckie) Menten, Politics, 2007

Submitted: February 17, 2011

Working with the High Performance Building Standards group at the California Energy Commission on reducing energy in existing buildings.

Jeremy Mills, , 2003

Submitted: February 12, 2011

In October 2010 I started working for the Yurok Tribe transportation program.

Conrad L. Huygen, Geography, 1994

Submitted: February 12, 2011

Maj Conrad L. Huygen (BA, Geography '94) has been selected for promotion to the rank of Lt Col, USAF. He is a judge advocate currently serving as an executive officer to the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force at the Pentagon.

Traben Pleasant, Anthropology, 2009

Submitted: February 4, 2011

I am currently pursuing a MSc. in Social/Cultural Anthropology at University College London, UK.

Carol Taylor, Business Administration, 1993

Submitted: January 31, 2011

Am running for one of three Ethical Advisor to the Executive Board positions for the SEIU United Healthcare Workers Union (165,000 members). Let you know if I win the election!

Carrie Vath, Biological Sciences, 2003

Submitted: January 28, 2011

I am currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Florida in the School of Natural Resources and Environment. My research focuses on primate conservation, forest management planning, and community development in Cross River State Nigeria

Ariel Marie Gruenthal, Anthropology, 2008

Submitted: January 28, 2011

After graduating from the University of Central Lancashire, UK in 2009 with a MSc in Forensic Anthropology, I have taken a job with the Humboldt County Coroner's Office as a Deputy Coroner.

Duncan McClusky, Fisheries Biology, 1978

Submitted: January 26, 2011

It is not really a recent update. I was in the Ecology Outdoor Group at HSU and I have continued volunteering time in the community. I generally volunteer between 300-400 hours each year. I have been chair of Keep Tift Beautiful for six years, Secretary of the Tree Board for five years, maintain four adopt a miles on my own and help on four others with different organizations. I have been Secretary for a Kiwanis Club for many years, I was on the Georgia Circle K District board as an assistant administrator for about nine years, and participated in five Circle K International Large Scale Service Projects. I have volunteered at the local, state and international level with Special Olympics. I have volunteered with paralympic sports for 17 years.

Nicolas Bauer, Fisheries Biology, 2004

Submitted: January 24, 2011

I am now working for the California Sea Grant Program as a fisheries biologist monitoring coho salmon in the Russian River.

Bonnie R. Fouad, Home Economics, 1984/5

Submitted: January 22, 2011

One of the great things I learned at Humboldt is resiliency. I use this skill everyday while living in the country of Kuwait.

I am home- schooling my 9 year old daughter and teaching Nutrition and Sewing classes to local and foriegn children living abroad.

It is amazing to use my degree in a foreign land to help improve the quality of life for children in a developing country, over run by fast food chains and a lack of nutrition education.

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