Campus Connections: How Humboldt Bay, County and State Got its Name

Sep 19, 2016

Dr. Rossbacher reflects on how Humboldt County, Humboldt Bay and Humboldt State University got their name. Alexander von Humboldt biographer, Andrea Wulf, details him in the book, "The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World". Wulf will visit Humboldt State's Van Duzer Theatre October 24, 2016 for a lecture on Alexander von Humboldt's extraordinary life.