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July

07/19/17 Cal Poly to Host Free Teachers Summit on July 28
07/17/17 Cal Poly Makes Money Magazine’s 2017 List of ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’
07/17/17 Cal Poly Floral Design Team Ranks Second in the Nation
07/13/17 Cal Poly to Launch Online Professional Certificate Program in Packaging
07/10/17 Cal Poly Research Finds Mothers Distracted During Breast and Bottle Feeding
07/10/17 Cal Poly Student Researchers Help Locate WWII Wreckage Near Malta
07/05/17 Cal Poly Packaging and Design Students Earn National Awards at 2017 Ameristar Student Packaging Competition

June

06/26/17 Cal Poly Concrete Canoe Team Wins National Title
06/26/17 North Hollywood High School Wins California Cyber Innovation Challenge Competition at Cal Poly
06/20/17 Cal Poly-UNC Online Program Improves Weight Loss After Childbirth
06/15/17 Cal Poly Orfalea College of Business Honors Outstanding Students and Faculty
06/14/17 Cal Poly Goes All-In on AWS
06/13/17 Cal Poly Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies Set for June 17 and 18
06/09/17 Cal Poly Student Affairs Names New Diversity and Inclusion Officer
06/08/17 Cal Poly Sweeps the Western Spring National Collegiate Dairy Judging Contest
06/07/17 Cal Poly Great Grads Showcase the Strengths and Diversity of the Class of 2017
06/06/17 Cal Poly to Host Soil Health Assessment Field Day June 22 in Northern California
06/06/17 Cal Poly College of Engineering Announces 2017 Outstanding Students
06/01/17 Annual Cal Poly Performance Horse Sale to Benefit Cal Poly Equine Center June 3
06/01/17 Cal Poly Announces Director of New Packaging Value Chain Center
06/01/17 Cal Poly to Award Three Honorary Doctorates at June 17-18 Commencement Ceremonies

May

05/31/17 Cal Poly Partners with Woods Humane Society for Hands-On Training in Animal Care
05/30/17 Cal Poly Faculty Member Awarded $250,000 Grant to Preserve Access to Digital History
05/30/17 Cal Poly Wins Four Awards in Sustainability Best Practices Competition
05/26/17 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit the Work of 2017 Graduates
05/26/17 Cal Poly Announces Keynote Speakers for Spring Commencement Ceremonies June 17 and 18
05/25/17 Cal Poly Designated a 2016 Tree Campus USA 
05/23/17 Cal Poly Supermileage Team Places Fourth at Shell Eco-Marathon
05/22/17 Cal Poly Architecture Graduate Wins AIA COTE Award in National Student Design Competition
05/18/17 Cal Poly Names Dean Wendt to Lead College of Science and Mathematics
05/18/17 Cal Poly Adds Seven Startups to SLO HotHouse Summer Accelerator Program
05/17/17 English Grad Student Wins Cal Poly’s Academy of American Poets Prize
05/17/17 Public Invited to View Exhibits by Cal Poly College of Architecture and Environmental Design Fifth-Year Graduating Students
5/17/17 Cal Poly Expects More Than 800 Volunteers to Take Part in Annual Service Day May 20
05/16/17 Cal Poly Names New Student Housing Community in Honor of Northern Chumash Tribe
05/16/17 Limited Edition Cal Poly Learn by Doing Book Available for Purchase May 19
05/16/17 Cal Poly to Host Talk on Benefits of Aboriginal Burning Practices
05/15/17 Cal Poly’s Recent Graduates Report High Levels of Employment, Record Salaries
05/12/17 Cal Poly Rodeo Team Advances to the National Finals
05/12/17 Cal Poly Mechanical Engineering Student Receives Fulbright Award to Study in Slovenia
05/11/17 Cal Poly Students Earn Five Awards at Statewide Research Competition
05/11/17 Cal Poly Political Science Junior Selected for Panetta Institute for Public Policy’s Congressional Internship Program
05/10/17 Cal Poly Choirs and Alumni Bid Farewell to Conductor and Accompanist June 11
05/10/17 Cal Poly to Unveil Diversity-Themed Mural on May 26 at Baker Center
05/10/17 Cal Poly Announces 2017 Learn by Doing Scholar Award Winners
05/09/17 Cal Poly to Host Soil Health Assessment Field Day on May 25 in Turlock
05/08/17 Cal Poly’s Trombone Choir to Perform on Campus June 9
05/08/17 Cal Poly Student to Serve on National Agriculture Student Advisory Team
05/05/17 Cal Poly’s Jazz Night Concert on June 2 to Highlight Innovative Composers
05/05/17 Cal Poly Wind Bands’ Spring Concert Set for June 3
05/05/17 Cal Poly’s Strong Showing at Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a Singular Achievement
05/05/17 Cal Poly Students Win National Marketing Competition
05/04/17 RSVP XXII:‘Wine – A Whimsical Commentary’ to be Staged May 30, June 1 at Cal Poly
05/04/17 Cal Poly Hosts Entrepreneurship Forum Focused on Growing a Business in San Luis Obispo May 15
05/04/17 Cal Poly Logging Team Wins Timbersports Competition
05/04/17 Cal Poly’s Mustang Media Group Wins More Than 20 Awards at College Media Business and Advertising Managers Annual Contest
05/03/17 Cal Poly Receives CSU-Record $110M Gift from Alumnus William L. Frost
05/01/17 Cal Poly Center for Service in Action Receives National Make a Difference Day Award
05/02/17 Cal Poly Students to Make Business Analytics Presentations to Oracle Leaders on May 3
05/02/17 Cal Poly to Host Soil Health Assessment Field Day on May 5

April

04/28/17 Poet Aman K. Batra to be Featured May 3 at ‘Another Type of Groove’ Event at Cal Poly
04/28/17 Cal Poly Freshman Named Treasurer of California FFA State Officer Team 
04/28/17 Cal Poly to Host California FFA State Finals Competition May 6
04/26/17 Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists May 27
04/26/17 Laura M. Kramer and Panic Duo to Present Composition Master Class, Recital May 25 at CalPoly
04/26/17 Cal Poly Greek Life Councils Win ‘Best in the West’ Award at National Leadership Conference
04/26/17 Cal Poly Undocumented Student Working Group to Honor Immigrants on May 1
04/26/17 Cal Poly to Host 31st Annual CSU Research Competition April 28-29
04/25/17 Cal Poly to Present ‘All That Brass’ Concert May 23
04 /25/17 Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Departments Presents ‘Stupid F**king Bird’ May 11-13, 18-20
04 /20/17 Cal Poly Shines in Latest PayScale.com Return-on-Investment Report
04/20/17 Cal Poly Open House Community Flower Show Bestows “Best of Show” to Santa Margarita Resident
04/20/17 Cal Poly to Present an Evening of Woodwind and String Chamber Music May 19
04/20/17 Cal Poly’s A Cappella Ensemble That’s the Key to Perform May 19-20
04/19/17 Cal Poly to Build Solar Farm as Part of Net Zero Plan
04/17/17 Muslim Scholar Dalia Mogahed to Speak April 29 at Cal Poly
04/17/17 Get Ready to Go Crazy for Tomato Mania Plant Sale April 22-23 at Cal Poly
04/17/17 Cal Poly’s Polyrhythmics to Perform on Campus May 16
04/14/17 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit Student Art April 20 to May 19
04/13/17 Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach Open to Tours on May 6
04/13/17 Cal Poly Student Aims to Set International Land Speed Record in Solar-Powered Vehicle
04/13/17 Cal Poly Receives STARS Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements
04/10/17 Cal Poly Mock Trial Team Earns Bid to Compete at National Championship
04/10/17 Pianist W. Terrence Spiller to Perform Beethoven Sonatas May 12 at Cal Poly
04/10/17 Cal Poly Business Students Finish Second in Annual Finance Competition
04/06/17 Cal Poly Technology Park Welcomes Healthcare IQ
04/05/17 Cal Poly Packaging Program to Host Fresh Produce Packaging Seminar May 22 to 24
04/05/17 Cal Poly Alumna to Present on Gershwin’s Concerto in F on May 5
04/05/17 Cal Poly Computing Power for Student Learning Gets a High-Performance Boost
04/03/17 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit Student-Built Furniture April 4-8

March

03/30/17 Cal Poly Team Wins Grand Prize at Annual Graphic Arts Conference
03/29/17 Cal Poly Seeking Entrants for Annual Community Flower Show
03/27/17 Cal Poly’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design Announces Open House Highlights
03/27/17 Cal Poly Students Place High at a National Supply Chain Competition
03/23/17 Cal Poly Welcomes Community to Open House on April 6-8
03/23/17 Cal Poly Soil Judging Team Named Regional Champions
03/23/17 Cal Poly Construction Management Students Dominate National Competition with Wins in Four Categories
03/22/17 Donation Funds HD Upgrade to Student-Run TV Studio at Cal Poly
03/20/17 NASA Team Leader to Discuss Missions to Pluto and Jupiter on April 12 at Cal Poly
03/17/17 Cal Poly Polo Women’s and Men’s Teams Advance to Nationals
03/17/17 Cal Poly Kennedy Library to Display ‘Between the Bars’ Art Exhibit April 6-June 9
03/17/17 Carbon Farm Planning Workshop to Be Offered Aprilt 12 at Cal Poly’s Swanton Pacific Ranch
03/17/17 Cal Poly’s Mustang Media Group Wins More Than 20 Awards at National College Media Convention
03/17/17 Cal Poly Society of Women Engineers Names Five Outstanding Members
03/15/17 California Community Foundation to Offer $2 Million in Scholarships to Benefit Underrepresented Minority Students at Cal Poly
03/14/17 Cal Poly Partners with the Governor’s Office to Host Statewide Cybersecurity Competition
03/14/17 Cal Poly Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics Receives Diversity Award
03/10/17 Cal Poly Students on Winning Teams at the Western Regional Dairy Challenge Competition
03/09/17 Cal Poly Open House Recital Set for April 8
03/09/17 Soil Foodweb Pioneer Elaine Ingham to Lead Workshop on Building Healthy Soils
03/06/17 Cal Poly Named Top Producer of Faculty Fulbright Scholars Among Nation’s Public and Private Master’s Universities and Colleges
03/06/17 Longtime Cal Poly Supporters Pledge $1.5 million to Support J.G. Boswell Agricultural Technology Center
03/02/17 Cal Poly Student Wins First Runner-Up at Young Farmers and Ranchers Meet
03/02/17 Cal Poly Student Opera Theatre to Present Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ April 7-8
03/02/17 Cal Poly Announces Scott Dawson to Return as Orfalea College of Business Dean
03/01/17 District Attorney, Cal Poly and Cal Guard Announce New Statewide Partnership to Combat Cyber Crime in California

February

02/24/17 Cal Poly Announces New Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion
02/24/17 Cal Poly Welcomes Esteemed Bonsai Artist Ryan Neil on Feb. 28
02/23/17 Cal Poly Student Affairs Among Most Promising Places to Work in 2017
02/23/17 Cal Poly Students to Screen Short Films at the 23rd SLO International Film Festival
02/21/17 Cal Poly to Screen ‘Paper Tigers’ Documentary on Trauma-Informed Education Feb. 27
02/17/17 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit Works by Sarajevo Photographer Milomir Kovačević
02/17/17 Cal Poly Dean Phil Bailey to Serve as 2017 Open House Grand Marshal in April
02/16/17 Cal Poly’s Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show to Run Feb. 17-19 in Paso Robles
02/15/17 Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists March 18
02/15/17 Cal Poly Wind Bands’ Winter Concert Set for March 17
02/13/17 Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department to Present ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ Feb. 23-25 and March 2-4
02/13/17 Cal Poly to Host the State of the Organic Industry Panel on March 2
02/13/17 Cal Poly Economics Professor and Research Team Receive Nearly $500,000 USDA Grant to Study Solutions to Food Waste
02/10/17 Cal Poly Students to be Honored by Lawmakers at State Capitol on Feb. 13
02/07/17 Cal Poly Symphony to Feature Student Soloists and Music from Animated Movies at Winter Concert March 5
02/07/17 Cal Poly Interdisciplinary Team Ranks High at Construction Management Competition
02/03/17 Celebrated Author, Educator Frank Romano Returns to Cal Poly in Winter 2017 as Research Professor from Industry
02/02/17 Cal Poly to Host Packaging Industry Symposium Feb. 9
02/02/17 Cal Poly Choirs to Perform ‘Conductor’s Choice’ on March 4
02/02/17 Cal Poly Study Reveals Resilience of Coastal Ecosystems
02/02/17 Cal Poly Named One of Nation’s Best Values by Kiplinger’s Finance Magazine

January

01/30/17 Cal Poly Greek Life Community Raises Nearly $500,000 in 2016
01/26/17 Cal Poly Wins SLO Regional Rideshare’s 2016 Commuter Challenge
01/23/17 Cal Poly to Host Sixth Annual Central Coast Lean Summit Feb. 9-10
01/20/17 Cal Poly Music Department Chamber Recital Set for Feb. 19
01/17/17 Cal Poly to Celebrate Diversity with #InclusionStartsWithMe Week
01/13/17 Cal Poly Honors Faculty, Staff Who Received $32 Million in Grant Funding in 2015-16
01/13/17 Cal Poly to Provide Free Tax Preparation for Underserved Communities
01/12/17 New SLO HotHouse Offers Community Coworking Space in Downtown San Luis Obispo
01/09/17 Cal Poly to Present Free ‘Night at the Mission’ Chamber Concert Feb. 10
01/09/17 Cal Poly to Host Four Events for Local Filmmakers and Film Enthusiasts This Winter
01/09/17 2017 Poly Royal Rodeo Moves to the Alex G. Spanos Stadium
01/04/17 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit Work of Michael Miller Jan. 12-Feb. 10
01/04/17 Cal Poly Brass Ensembles Host Professional Trumpeter for Master Class Feb. 3
01/02/17 Cal Poly Float Wins Founders’ Trophy at 2017 Rose Parade

2016 News Releases

December

12/27/16 Cal Poly Engineering Dean Named Provost at Chico State
12/20/16 New Partnership Offers Hands-On Training for Cal Poly Students in Marine Mammal Veterinary Care
12/19/16 Cal Poly Orchesis Dance Company to Present ‘Synergy’ Jan. 20-21 and 26-28
12/15/16 Cal Poly to Present Bach Week at Various Locations Jan. 17-22
12/13/16 Cal Poly Salutes its Best-in-U.S. Urban Forest with Fall Arbor Day Planting
12/13/16 Cal Poly Employees Donate Nearly 250 Toys to Jack’s Helping Hand
12/08/16 Pianist W. Terrence Spiller to Perform Benefit Recital Jan. 13 at Cal Poly
12/06/16 Cal Poly Fall 2016 Commencement Set for Dec. 17
12/05/16 Cal Poly University Police Honored for Alcohol Enforcement and Prevention

November

11/23/16 Cal Poly Engineering Team Wins International Student Design Competition
11/21/16 Cal Poly A Cappella Group Take It SLO Sets Two Holiday Performances for Dec. 4
11/16/16 Cal Poly Women Engineers Win Top National Award for Sixth Straight Year
11/14/16 Cal Poly Dairy Cattle Judging Team Ranks Second in National Contest
11 /04/16 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Feature time[scape]lab’s ‘Confabulatores Nocturni’ Exhibit Nov. 16 to Dec. 16
11/04/16 Cal Poly Co-Hosts 13th Annual Vellum/CAED Furniture Design Exhibition Nov. 4-5 in San Luis Obispo
11/03/16 Cal Poly to Present Lecture-Recital on Copland’s ‘Twelve Songs of Emily Dickinson’ on Dec. 10
11/03/16 Cal Poly Symphony Opens Season with Music of Rachmaninov and Dvořák on Dec. 4
11/03/16 Cal Poly Choirs to Present ‘A Christmas Celebration’ Dec. 3
11/03/16 Cal Poly Fall Jazz Concert Set for Dec. 2
11/02/16 Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Celebrate New SLO HotHouse Location Nov. 15

October

10/26/16 Cal Poly to Host Elevator Pitch Competition Finals, Panel Discussion Nov. 9
10/25/16 Cal Poly Students Hope to Break Solar-Powered Land Speed Record
10/21/16 Cal Poly Opens New Residential Community for Entrepreneurial Students in Downtown San Luis Obispo
10/20/16 Cal Poly Researchers Awarded $513,000 Department of Defense Grant
10/18/16 Noted Photographer, Filmmaker Henry Horenstein to Speak Oct. 25 at Cal Poly
10/18/16 Cal Poly Bands to Celebrate ‘American Masters’ at Bandfest Concert Nov. 13
10/18/16 Cal Poly Irrigation Training and Research Center Named Industry ‘Partner of the Year’
10/12/16 Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department to Present ‘Cosi’ Nov. 10-17
10/12/16 Cal Poly and KSBY to Host Oct. 20 Forum for 24th Congressional District Candidates
10/10/16 Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists Nov. 5
10/10/16 L.A. Convention Center Executive Will Be In Residence at Cal Poly Nov. 6-8
10/10/16 Cal Poly’s Jim Hayes Symposium to Feature Five Distinguished Journalists Oct. 14
10/07/16 Cal Poly’s Koi Pond Memorial Reveals a Mustang in Landmark Rock Formation
10/07/16 Cal Poly Completing $460,000 Street and Parking Lot Lighting Project
10/07/16 Percussionist John Astaire to Perform Recital Nov. 4 at Cal Poly
10/06/16 Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach Open to Tours on Oct. 29
10/06/16 Whole Foods’ Co-CEO Walter Robb to Speak at Cal Poly Oct. 13
10/06/16 University Preparing Environmental Impact Report for Master Plan
10/04/16 Animals from the wild and musicians from New York at the PAC this month
10/03/16 Cal Poly to Host Brad Gessner as an Executive-in-Residence in November

September

09/30/16 Tour the Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach on October 29th
09/30/16 Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department to Present ‘Cosi’ Nov. 10-17
09/30/16 Cal Poly Choirs Kick Off 2016-17 Season on Oct. 29
09/29/16 Cal Poly Student Press to Mark 100th Anniversary First Mustang Media Hall of Fame inductees include ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic
09/27/16 Cal Poly Bachelor’s Degree Grads' Median Salaries Rank 10th in Nation Among Public Universities on PayScale.com Survey
09/27/16 Cal Poly Music Department Announces 2016-17 Events
09/26/16 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit Work by Hiroki Asai Oct. 6-Nov. 4
09/26/16 Cal Poly Kennedy Library to Exhibit ‘100 Years of Delivering the News’ Oct. 14 – Dec. 9
09/26/16 Cal Poly Announces Interim Dean of the Orfalea College of Business
09/14/16 Cal Poly Welcomes Class of 2020 with Week of Welcome Orientation, Volunteer Service
09/14/16 Cal Poly Landscape Architecture Student Earns International Award of Excellence
09/13/16 Cal Poly Named Best in the West for 24th Consecutive Year
09/12/16 The Department of Experience Industry Management the Latest Addition to Cal Poly
09/12/16 Cal Poly to Sponsor Five Entries in San Luis Obispo’s CowParade Public Art Display
09/06/16 Cal Poly Police Department Welcomes New K-9 Partners
09/01/16 Cal Poly Receives $1.2 Million Grant to Help Disadvantaged Students Get to College
09/01/16 Cal Poly Grads’ Student Debt Among the Nation’s Lowest, According to LendEDU Survey

August

08/05/16 Cal Poly Collegians Alumni Big Band to Play at Madonna Inn Aug. 27
08/03/16 Slow Money Founder Woody Tatsch to Speak at Cal Poly Center for Sustainability Events Oct. 6 and 7

July

07/20/16 Cal Poly ITE is Top Student Regional Chapter for Third Straight Year
07/20/16 Cal Poly Floral Team Places First in National Competition
07/18/16 Cal Poly Graphic Communication Institute Offers Its First Bilingual Workshop to the Printing Industry
07/15/16 Cal Poly Universities Unveil Rendering of 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade Float, ‘A New Leaf’
07/13/16 Cal Poly Sociology Senior Selected for Panetta Institute for Public Policy’s Congressional Internship Program
07/11/16 Cal Poly and Lucia Mar School District Receive $600,000 Grant to Prepare New Generation of Teachers

June

06/22/16 Cal Poly Invites Local Teachers to Participate in Statewide Summit
06/20/16 Cal Poly Has Its Strongest-Ever Showing at Steel Bridge Competition
06/20/16 Cal Poly Students Sweep National Packaging Design Competitions
06/09/16 City of San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly and Cuesta College Honored for Strengthening Town/Gown Partnerships
06/09/16 Cal Poly Announces 2016 Learn by Doing Scholar Award Winners
06/09/16 Former Cal Poly President Robert Kennedy’s Memoir Digitized
06/08/16 The Grand Detour to Take Drivers on Alternate Routes into Cal Poly
06/08/16 Cal Poly Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremonies Set for June 11 and 12
06/07/16 Cal Poly to Award Four Honorary Doctorates at June 11 Commencement Ceremony
06/02/16 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Host Student Show ‘Gallimaufry’ June 2-11
06/01/16 Cal Poly Great Grads Highlight the Strengths of the Class of 2016

May

05/31/16 Cal Poly University Police Department Cites 7, Arrests 1 in May 28 Detail
05/31/16 Cal Poly Students to Sell Unique Products June 2
05/27/16 Cal Poly Students Succeed at Statewide Research Competition
05/27/16 Cal Poly Receives $2.8 Million NIH Grant for Gestational Diabetes Research
05/27/16 Cal Poly to Host International Marketing and Public Policy Conference June 23-25
05/25/16 Cal Poly Announces Companies Selected for SLO HotHouse Program
05/25/16 Cal Poly Team to Exhibit Pop-Up Art on Local Food and Farming June 3-4
05/24/16 Cal Poly Announces Keynote Speakers for Spring Commencement Ceremonies June 11 and 12
05/20/16 Cal Poly Students Tie for First in Low-Income Housing Plan Competition
05/20/16 Cal Poly Creative Writers to Read at Byzantium Celebration May 23
05/20/16 Cal Poly Orfalea College of Business Honors Outstanding Students and Faculty
05/19/16 Cal Poly Teams Take First and Second at Data Hackathon
05/19/16 MEDIA ADVISORY: Cal Poly Engineering Project Expo to be Held May 27
05/18/16 Cal Poly to Showcase Student Films May 24-27
05/18/16 MEDIA ADVISORY: Cal Poly and The Planetary Society Invite Press to LightSail™ 2 Day in the Life Test
05/12/16 Cal Poly Rodeo Program Receives $1 Million Endowment
05/12/16 Cal Poly Rodeo Team Advances to National Finals
05/11/16 Cal Poly Professor Named Emerging Scholar by American Marketing Association
05/10/16 Cal Poly’s Innovation Quest Competition Awards $30,000 to Student Startups
05/10/16 Cal Poly Symphony and Choirs to Present Fauré’s ‘Requiem’ and Tour Preview on June 4
05/10/16 Cal Poly Wind Bands to Perform Anniversary Concert June 5 
05/10/16 Cal Poly Honors Santa Clarita Student As Its Outstanding Student Employee
05/10/16 Cal Poly English Department Names 2016 American Scholar Prize Winner
05/09/16 Cal Poly Receives $20 Million Pledge for Multidisciplinary Research and Technology Center
05/05/16 Cal Poly Names Industry Veteran as Director of New Business Analytics Program
05/05/16 Cal Poly Ranked as Top Best-Value Public University in California
05/04/16 Cal Poly Supermileage Vehicle Top-Scoring American Entry at Eco-Marathon
05/03/16 MEDIA ADVISORY: Cal Poly to Dedicate Advanced Communications Laboratory May 6
05/03/16 Cal Poly Student Ensemble to Stage ‘Evangeline’ Concert May 31, June 1
05/03/16 Cal Poly A Cappella Ensemble Take it SLO to Perform June 5
05/03/16 Cal Poly Early Music Ensemble to Present 'Craig Russell, A Musical Tribute!' May 30
05/02/16 Cal Poly to Host California FFA State Finals Competition May 7
05/02/16 Cal Poly Students Take Fourth Place at National Marketing Competition
05/02/16 Cal Poly Hackathon Awards Top Prize for Reimbursement App

April

04/29/16 Cal Poly to Present ‘All That Brass’ Concert May 26
04/29/16 Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists May 28
04/28/16 Cal Poly to Host Panel Discussion on Sustainability in the Food Retail Sector on May 10
04/28/16 Cal Poly’s Mustang News Wins Multiple National and State Honors
04/28/16 Corporate Fraud Expert Aaron Beam to Speak at Cal Poly May 18
04/27/16 Cal Poly Junior Wins Second Place in Business Pitch Contest at Conference for Minorities
04/27/16 Entrepreneurship Forum to Focus on Crossing the Chasm on May 11 at Cal Poly
04/27/16 Prize-Winning Poet and Cal Poly Professors to Read Work at Cal Poly May 12 and 19
04/27/16 Cal Poly to Host May 18 Panel Discussion on Innovations in Agriculture 
04/25/16 Cal Poly Packaging Program to Host Fresh Produce Packaging Seminar May 16-18
04/22/16 Cal Poly Names Performing Arts Center Managing Director
04/22/16 Cal Poly Team Excels at North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge
04/21/16 Cal Poly Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Investigate Effects of Sounds on Bird Species
04/21/16 Cal Poly’s Jazz Night Concert on May 14 to Highlight London Tour Repertoire
04/21/16 Cal Poly’s Polyrhythmics to Perform on Campus May 17
04/21/16 Cal Poly to Present an Evening of Woodwind and String Chamber Music May 20
04/20/16 Orfalea College of Business Ranked Among Bloomberg Businessweek’s Top Undergraduate Programs
04/20/16 Cal Poly to Present ‘Black Comedy’ May 12-14, 19-21
04/20/16 Pianist W. Terrence Spiller to Perform Beethoven Sonatas May 13 at Cal Poly
04/18/16 Tour the Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach on May 14
04/18/16 Cal Poly Fraternity and Sorority Leaders Win Top Awards at National Conference
04/18/16 Cal Poly Wins ‘In a Clutch’ at National Chainless Challenge
04/18/16 Poly Rep Tour Guides Put a (Smiling) Face on Cal Poly for Prospective Students
04/14/16 Cal Poly Logging Team Wins Timbersports Competition
04/14/16 Cal Poly Students Win Top Honors at Phoenix Challenge Packaging Competition
04/14/16 Cal Poly Summer Camp Teaches Kids Fundamental Building Blocks of Business
04/14/16 Cal Poly Student Art Exhibit to Open in University Art Gallery April 14
04/12/16 Cal Poly to Host April 21 Talk on Preparing Veterans for Careers in Agriculture
04/11/16 Cal Poly Again Ranked High on Return on Investment by PayScale.com
04/11/16 Community Invited for Open House Events April 15 and 16 at Cal Poly
04/07/16 Cal Poly Students Win 48 Hour Repack National Competition
04/07/16 Cal Poly’s A Cappella Ensemble That’s the Key to Perform May 6-7
04/07/16 Cal Poly Seeking Entrants for Annual Community Flower Show
04/01/16 Cal Poly to Celebrate Pride Month With Singer-Poet Blake Williams April 6
04/01/16 Renowned Clarinetist to Give Master Class April 28 at Cal Poly

March

03/30/16 MEDIA ADVISORY — Cal Poly to Host Department of Defense Official for CubeSat Discussions April 1
03/30/16 Cal Poly Kennedy Library to Display ‘The Living Library’ Exhibit April 12-June 3
03/30/16 Cal Poly Women’s Polo Wins Title in 2016 Western Regionals
03/28/16 Cal Poly Announces 35-Year Higher Education Veteran as New Executive Director of University Housing
03/28/16 Cal Poly’s Institute for Advanced Technology & Public Policy Receives $1.5 Million U.S. Dept. of Energy Research Grant for Next Phase of Feasibility Studies for CalWave sm Wave Energy Project
03/28/16 Digital Democracy Platform Launches New Interactive Features for 2016
03/28/16 Cal Poly to Host April 6 Talk on Global Water Crisis
03/25/16 Cal Poly Receives $2.6 Million Grant to Foster Stem Cell Scientists
03/25/16 Cal Poly Engineers Without Borders Team Wins 2016 Premier Project Award
03/24/16 Cal Poly’s Human Motion Biomechanics Program Gets $350,000 Boost from W.M. Keck Foundation
03/22/16 Cal Poly Students Sweep Residential Energy Modeling Competition
03/22/16 College of Architecture and Environmental Design Named to National Resilience Initiative Network
03/21/16 Cal Poly Professor to Attend White House Water Summit on March 22
03/21/16 Cal Poly’s Popular Tomato Mania Plant Sale Returns April 8-9
03/21/16 Cal Poly Hackathon to Celebrate Student Design and Creativity April 8-9
03/18/16 Cal Poly Exceeds State’s Order for 25 Percent Water Reduction
03/18/16 Five Cal Poly Engineering Students Win Scholarships from the American Council of Engineering Companies
03/15/16 Cal Poly Construction Management Students Dominate National Competition with Four First-Place Wins
03/15/16 Cal Poly Music Department to Present Free Open House Recital April 16
03/15/16 Futurist Dave Evans to Discuss the Future of Technology March 17 at Cal Poly
03/14/16 Cal Poly Open House Concert Set for April 15
03/14/16 Cal Poly University Police Issue Citations in Operation Aimed at Alcohol-Related Crimes and Underage Drinking
03/14/16 Another Type of Groove Celebrates Pride Month With poet Blake Williams on April 6 at Cal Poly
03/14/16 Cal Poly All-State Music Festival Concert Set for April 17
03/11/16 Three Startup Companies Complete Incubator Program at Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
03/11/16 Cal Poly Names Bruce McPherson and Col. Joe Righello as 2016 Open House Grand Marshal
03/11/16 Cal Poly Showcased As Exemplary Engineering Ethics Program
03/08/16 Cal Poly Teams Rank Platinum and Gold at Regional Dairy Challenge
03/08/16 Cal Poly to Host April 7 Talk on Diversity and Excellence in Higher Education
03/03/16 Cal Poly Named a Top University for Aerospace and Defense Industries
03/03/16 Cal Poly to Host 14 Universities in Second Western Region Debate Championship, March 4-6
03/02/16 Cal Poly Students Win Local CFA Institute Research Challenge for Third Year

February

02/24/16 Cal Poly Biologist Receives Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation
02/23/16 Cal Poly Ranks 83rd in New Survey of Nation’s Public Universities
02/22/16 Cal Poly to Host Events for National Engineers Week Feb. 22-27
02/18/16 MEDIA ADVISORY: Cal Poly Students to Visit Elementary Classrooms to Promote Engineering Education
02/18/16 Cal Poly Student Wins National Championship at Young Farmers and Ranchers Meet
02/18/16 Cal Poly Among 44 U.S. Universities Collaborating in Project to Re-Imagine the First Year of College
02/12/16 Cal Poly Professor’s Research Project Awarded Almost $750,000 National Science Foundation Award
02/12/16 Cal Poly Wins ASHRAE Applied Engineering Challenge for Second Consecutive Year
02/12/16 Public Invited to View Cal Poly Architecture Student Exhibitions at National Conference
02/12/16 Cal Poly Gallery to Feature Graphic Designer Tad Carpenter Feb. 19-Mar. 18
02/12/16 Cal Poly Dedicates New Digital Typeface ‘Prince Bold’ in Honor of Raymond J. Prince
02/12/16 Registration Open for 14th Cal Poly Social Justice Conference, Feb. 19-20
02/11/16 Cal Poly Helps Test Project Natick Underwater Datacenter
02/10/16 Cal Poly's Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show to Run Feb. 12-14 in Paso Robles
02/10/16 Cal Poly to Host Ninth Annual Ballroom Dance Competition
02/10/16 Cal Poly Symphony to Feature Student Soloists in March 6 Concert
02/04/16 Cal Poly Fire Protection Engineering Among Top Online Engineering Graduate Programs
02/03/16 Cal Poly Economics Professor Receives $400,000 Grant to Study Economy of Local Food
02/03/16 Cal Poly Choirs’ Winter Concert to Highlight American Music on Feb. 27
02/03/16 Cal Poly to Host California Wind Band Festival March 2–5
02/02/16 Cal Poly Engineering Announces Faculty and Staff Awards
02/02/16 Cal Poly Receives National AIAS Chapter Honor Award
02/01/16 Cal Poly Students Rank High at Construction Management Competition

January

01/29/16 Cal Poly Journalism Recognized with National First-Place Awards
01/29/16 Cal Poly's University Jazz Bands to Present ‘Just Jazz’ Feb. 19
01/27/16 Cal Poly Students to be Honored by Lawmakers at State Capitol on Feb. 1
01/25/16 Cal Poly Alumni Pledge $1.2 Million to Support Cal Poly’s Proposed Wine and Viticulture Center
01/25/16 Cal Poly Dairy Cattle Judging Teams Excel in National Contests
01/25/16 Another Type of Groove to Celebrate Black History Month Feb. 3 at Cal Poly  
01/22/16 MEDIA ADVISORY: Cal Poly to Dedicate Advanced Manufacturing Facilities Jan. 25
01/22/16 Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists Feb. 20
01/22/16 Cal Poly to Host 2016 International Graphic Communication Week Jan. 25-29
01/20/16 Cal Poly Considering Workforce Housing Development Near Grand Avenue Campus Entrance
01/20/16 Cal Poly to Provide Free Tax Preparation for Underserved Communities
01/20/16 Cal Poly to Host Feb. 4 Debate for 24th District Congressional Candidates 
01/19/16 Cal Poly Evaporation Study Demonstrates Water Savings
01/19/16 Cal Poly to Host Central Coast Lean Summit Feb. 18–19
01/15/16 Cal Poly Fall Enrollment Applications Set Another Record
01/13/16 Cal Poly to Present Free ‘Night at the Mission’ Chamber Concert Feb. 5
01/13/16 Cal Poly Feb. 1 Entrepreneurship Forum to Focus on Social Change
01/13/16 Cal Poly Center for Sustainability Receives Funding from the Miossi Charitable Trust
01/08/16 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit Work by Erin Curtis Jan. 14-Feb. 5
01/08/16 Cal Poly Mustang Marching Band to Perform in Chinese New Year Parade Feb. 20
01/07/16 Cal Poly Receives Grant to Develop Improved Desalination Technology
01/06/16 Jessica Darin Named President’s Chief of Staff at Cal Poly
01/05/16 Cal Poly to Host Talk on Enhancement Technologies and Disabilities on Jan. 22
01/05/16 Acclaimed Stage Director to Present Vocal Master Class Jan. 28 at Cal Poly
01/04/16 Cal Poly Announces Theme for 2016 Open House: ‘Celebrating the Mustang Legacy’
01/01/16 Pianist W. Terrence Spiller to Perform Benefit Recital Jan. 8
01/01/16 Cal Poly Float Wins Lathrop K. Leishman Trophy Trophy at 2016 Rose Parade

2015 News Releases

December

12/30/15 Cal Poly Students to Ride on California Milk Advisory Board’s Rose Parade Float
12/18/15 Cal Poly Orchesis Dance Company to Present ‘Transcend’ Jan. 22-23 and 28-30
12/18/15 Cal Poly to Present Bach Week at Various Locations Jan. 19-24
12/17/15 Cal Poly Student Startups Receive $5,000 VentureWell Grants
12/10/15 Volunteers Sought to Decorate Cal Poly Universities’ Tournaments of Roses Parade Float in Pasadena, Dec. 26-30
12/10/15 Cal Poly Architecture Students Sweep Top Awards in National Steel Design Competition
12/07/15 Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Announces New Faculty Fellows
12/07/15 Cal Poly Named One of Nation’s Top Four Colleges of Agriculture by Campus Explorer
12/04/15 Cal Poly University Police Arrest Student in Connection with Online Death Threat
12/01/15 Cal Poly Receives Record Athletics Donation: $10M for Golf Program

November

11/23/15 Cal Poly’s Swanton Pacific Ranch Joins US Forest Service Research Program
11/20/15 Cal Poly Honors Faculty, Staff Who Received $26 Million in Grant Funding in 2014-15
11/19/15 Cal Poly Architecture Program Rated No. 2 Nationally by DesignIntelligence 
11/19/15 Cal Poly Graphic Communication Receives $2.3 Million to Preserve Printing Industry History
11/19/15 Cal Poly Dairy Cattle Judging Team Ranks High in National Contest
11/19/15 Annual Cal Poly Poinsettia Sale to Begin Dec. 4
11/13/15 Aztec Ruins National Monument Topics of Nov. 19 Talk
11/13/15 Cal Poly Choirs to Present ‘A Christmas Celebration’ Dec. 5
11/12/15 Cal Poly Announces 25-Year Higher Education Veteran as New Dean of Students
1 1/09/15 Cal Poly to Host ‘Race Citizenship in the Constitution’ Lecture Nov. 19
11/09/15 MEDIA ADVISORY: Cal Poly to Host Middle School Students at Building an Engineer Day Nov. 14
11/09/15 Cal Poly UPD Teams with State ABC, City Police on Alcohol Enforcement Efforts
11/6/15 Cal Poly Fall Jazz Concert Set for Dec. 4
11/06/15 Cal Poly to Present Bandfest on Dec. 6
11/06/15 Cal Poly A Cappella Group Take It SLO Sets Two Holiday Performances for Dec. 6
11/05/15 Cal Poly to Host Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 9-13
11/03/15 Cal Poly to Host Fall Arbor Day Tree Planting and Receive Tree USA Award Nov. 10
11/03/15 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author to Speak on Immigration Nov. 9 at Cal Poly
11/03/15 Spoken Word Artist Tolteka to Appear Nov. 4 at Cal Poly

October

10/30/15 ‘Solving Society's Audacious Challenges’ Topic of Nov. 16 Talk at Cal Poly 
10/30/15 Cal Poly Floral Design Team Continues Winning Tradition
10/29/15 Public Invited to Learn About Service on State Boards and Commissions Nov. 10 at Cal Poly
10/29/15 Cal Poly Press Publishes Sixth Book by Local Authors
10/27/15 Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Opens Incubator to Local Startups
10/27/15 Cal Poly to Exhibit Photographs by Clint Baclawski Oct. 29-Dec. 4
10/23/15 Cal Poly Logging Team to Compete on Campus Oct. 24
10/23/15 Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists Nov. 21
10/23/15 Cal Poly Symphony to Perform Music Inspired by Nature on Nov. 22
10/22/15 MEDIA ALERT — Cal Poly Student Clubs to Connect with Community at Annual Farm City Night Oct. 22
10/22/15 Tour the Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach on Nov. 21
10/22/15 Cal Poly and Munich University of Applied Sciences To Enhance Partnership
10/22/15 Cal Poly Continues Partnership with U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to Provide Technical Assistance to Irrigation Districts
10/21/15 Cal Poly Finishes Third in U.S. Department of Energy 2015 Solar Decathlon
10/19/15 Cal Poly Professor Elected Fellow in Academy of Leisure Sciences
10/19/15 Entrepreneurship Forum to Include Elevator Pitch Finals, Expert Panel on Nov. 3 
10/15/15 Haunted Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch Return to Cal Poly
10/14/15 Cal Poly’s Annual CultureFest Set for Oct. 17
10/13/15 MEDIA ALERT: U.S. Rep. Lois Capps to Host Clean Energy Forum Oct. 16 at Cal Poly
10/13/15 Cal Poly Students’ Packaging Line Design Wins National Competition
10/12/15 Cal Poly to Expand Innovation & Entrepreneurship Programs in Downtown San Luis Obispo
10/09/15 Cal Poly Researchers Working to Supplement Nobel-Winning Anti-Malaria Drug
10/09/15 California's Top Agriculture Official to Hold Open Forum Oct. 29 at Cal Poly
10/08/15 Cal Poly Program Could Help Reduce Math Anxiety, Close Gender Gap with NSF Funding
10/08/15 Cal Poly Kennedy Library Receives Grant to Plan Software Preservation Network
10/08/15 Cal Poly Announces Zero Waste Pilot Program to Launch Oct. 12
10/08/15 Cal Poly Faculty Bass Recital Rescheduled for Nov. 6 
10/08/15 Cal Poly Theatre & Dance Department to Present ‘The Little Prince’ Nov. 12-21
10/06/15 Cal Poly’s Wine & Viticulture Department Welcomes New Leader  
10/06/15 Volunteers Sought for Third Canyon Clean Up Day Oct. 10 at Cal Poly
10/05/15 Cal Poly Students Win Paperboard Packaging Alliance Student Design Challenge
10/05/15 Cal Poly University Police Step Up Enforcement Efforts as School Year Begins
10/02/15 MEDIA ALERT: Cal Poly Seeks Public Comment at Master Plan Open House Events Oct. 8 and 10
10/02/15 Cal Poly Faculty Chamber Recital Set for Oct. 30

September

09/30/15 Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship to Sponsor Six Finalists in TechPitch Competition Oct. 21 at Madonna Expo Center 
09/30/15 Cal Poly Scholarly Works Downloaded More Than 10 Million Times Worldwide
09/30/15 Cal Poly Artists Display Work in Faculty Triennial Exhibition Through Oct. 15
09/29/15 Cal Poly's 2015-16 'Another Type of Groove' Poetry Series to Open Oct. 7
09/29/15 Cal Poly’s Director of Fire Protection Engineering Programs Honored with National Award
09/24/15 Renowned Harpsichordist to Give Free Recital Oct. 15 at Cal Poly
09/24/15 Cal Poly Breakthrough Prevents Browning, Microbial Growth on Fresh-Cut Produce
09/23/15 Cal Poly Music Ensembles to Perform in Concert at Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 23
09/23/15 Cal Poly Researchers Map Shipwrecks with Underwater Robots
09/21/15 Cal Poly Honors 10 Faculty and Three Staff Members for Contributions to Students and the University
09/18/15 Cal Poly Center for Sustainability to Host ‘Restoration Agriculture’ Lecture Nov. 2
09/18/15 Cal Poly Student Leaders of Engineers Without Borders Join Forces with Global Partners at UN Conference
09/10/15 Retired Cal Poly Professor Donates $250,000 to Wine & Viticulture Department
09/10/15 Cal Poly Music Department Announces 2015-16 Events
09/09/15 Cal Poly is the Best In the West for 23rd Consecutive Year
09/08/15 Vets Center to Host military salute at Mustangs vs. Air Force Soccer Match on 9-11
09/04/15 Cal Poly, UCSB Awarded Grant to Study Interstellar Travel
09/04/15 Cal Poly to Host International Conference on Drought Resilience
09/04/15 Cal Poly Engineers Played Big Role in SmallSat ‘Mission of the Year’
09/04/15 Cal Poly Announces Updates to Master Plan Process
09/02/15 Cal Poly Researchers Map Shipwrecks with Underwater Robots

August

08/31/15 Cal Poly Professor Receives Accounting Exemplar Award
08/28/15 Cal Poly Bachelor’s Degree Grads' Median Salaries Rank 14th in Nation Among Public Universities on PayScale.com Survey
08/24/15 Cal Poly Professor Named as One of Five Up-and-Coming Professionals
08/24/15 Cal Poly Professor Meredith Brammeier to Present Free Vocal Recital Sept. 25
08/20/15 Cal Poly Students Excel on Chartered Financial Analyst Exam
08/19/15 Cal Poly Announces Settlement Agreement Regarding Stadium Scoreboard Sign
08/18/15 Cal Poly Seeks Entries for Fifth Annual TechPitch Competition
08/14/15 Cal Poly Receives $1.45 Million Grant to Assist Low-Income, First-Generation Students
08/05/15 Cal Poly Collegians Alumni Big Band to Play at Madonna Inn Aug. 29

July

07/31/15 Cal Poly to Host Climate Action Planning Conference Aug. 13-14
07/30/15 Cal Poly Providing Innovative Solutions for Agriculture During Record Drought
07/28/15 Xerox Donates Printing Press to Graphic Communication Department at Cal Poly
07/28/15 Cal Poly Honored for Efforts to Save Energy and Water This Summer
07/28/15 Cal Poly Food Science & Nutrition Students Win Grand Prize at National Product Development Competition
07/22/15 Cal Poly Marketing Faculty Members Receive Professorship Awards
07/10/15 Renovation Project Revitalizes Cal Poly P Landmark
07/10/15 Cal Poly Ethnic Studies Student Receives CSU Trustees’ Award
07/09/15 Cal Poly Issues Voluntary Recall of Several Cal Poly Dark Chocolate Varieties
07/08/15 Cal Poly Welcomes Alum and NASA Astronaut Victor Glover on July 16
07/07/15 Cal Poly and UC Berkeley Receive $6 Million Grant to Enhance Collaboration in Data Science
07/01/15 Cal Poly Journalism Students Win CNPA Newspaper Contest Awards
07/01/15 Cal Poly’s Sustainable Environments Program Wins Statewide Best Practice Award for Sustainability in Academics

June

06/25/15 Cal Poly Professor Recognized For Accounting Ethics Research
06/25/15 Cal Poly Journalism Students Awarded Sacramento Press Club Scholarships
06/25/15 Cal Poly Student’s Water Crisis Forecast Research Takes First at Competition
06/25/15 Cal Poly Professor to Oversee French Advanced Placement Exams
06/24/15 Cal Poly Graphic Communication to Host International Conference July 5-10
06/22/16 Cal Poly Center for Arts Education, YMCA Launch Middle School Technology Arts Program
06/18/16 Cal Poly Graphic Communication to Host International Conference July 5-10
06/17/16 Former Amazon Employee to Lead Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cal Poly
06/16/16 Cal Poly Graphic Communication Students Honored for Book Designs
06/16/16 Cal Poly Alumna’s Undergraduate Research Awarded Top Honor at Social Sciences Conference
06/16/16 Cal Poly History Professor Selected as Scholar at Institute for Advanced Study
06/15/15 Cal Poly Removes Prime Ag Land from Development Consideration as Campus Master Plan Process Proceeds
06/11/15 Cal Poly Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremonies Set for June 13, 14
06/11/15 Cal Poly Civil Engineering Student Chapter Wins International Award
06/10/15 Cal Poly Great Grads Highlight the Talent, Tenacity of the Class of 2015
06/10/15 Cal Poly Professor Works with U.N. on Index for Green Economies 
06/10/15 Cal Poly Graphic Communication Students Sweep Technical Writing Competition
06/09/15 Cal Poly Engineering Announces 2015 Outstanding Graduates
06/09/15 Cal Poly English Professor Emeritus Awarded Fulbright to Teach in Bulgaria
06/08/15 Cal Poly Receives One of the Largest Land Donations in its 114-Year History
06/04/15 Cal Poly Students Win 2015 TransUnion Hackathon 
06/04/15 Cal Poly English Major Wins Academy of American Poets Award
06/03/15 Cal Poly to Award Honorary Doctorate to Phyllis Madonna at June 13 Commencement Ceremony
06/03/15 Cal Poly Biological Sciences Student Awarded NSF Research Fellowship
06/03/15 Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business Honors Students, Faculty and Clubs
06/02/15 Cal Poly Announces Keynote Speakers for Spring Commencement Ceremonies
06/01/15 Cal Poly College of Architecture & Environmental Design Awards $70,000 to Support Teacher-Scholar Activity
06/01/15 Cal Poly Professor Served on Sunset Magazine Travel Awards Advisory Board

May

05/29/15 Cal Poly Celebrates Learn by Doing
05/28/15 Cal Poly Students Plan Low-Income Housing Project for Veterans
05/28/15 EVENT ADVISORY: Cal Poly’s Annual PolyHouse Makes Extensive Renovations and Adds Solar for Family in Need
05/28/15 Cal Poly Steel Bridge Team Finishes Second at National Competition
05/21/15 Cal Poly Faculty Honored with Learn by Doing Scholar Award
05/21/15 Cal Poly Students Take Top Honors at CSU Research Competition
05/21/15 Cal Poly Announces Startups Accepted Into Accelerator Program
05/21/15 Cal Poly Performance Horse Sale Set for May 31
05/20/15 Cal Poly Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Teams Win First at Regional Competition
05/20/15 Cal Poly History Professor Named Cambridge Visiting Research Fellow
05/19/15 Cal Poly Graphic Communication Students Win Awards in Packaging Challenge
05/19/15 Cal Poly’s Annual Student Exhibition Opens at University Art Gallery May 28
05/15/15 Cal Poly Psychology Professor Receives $100,000 STEM Research Grant 
05/15/15 Cal Poly to Celebrate Feminist and Queer Studies Journal Launch May 29
05/12/15 Cal Poly Student Named American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows Scholarship Recipient for 2015
05/12/15 Starting a Company to be Focus of May 18 Forum at Cal Poly
05/12/15 Cal Poly Students to Present ‘Onward & Upward’ Spring Dance Concert May 20-22
05/12/15 Cal Poly Creative Writers to Read at 25th Anniversary Byzantium Event May 28
05/08/15 Inclusive Excellence Week at Cal Poly brings action to diversity May 8-16
05/08/15 Cal Poly to Host ‘Yoga in America’ May Lecture Series
05/06/15 Lt. Gov. and Former State Sen. Blakeslee Trail-blaze Digital Platform to Transform Government Transparency
05/05/15 Cal Poly English Department Names 2015 American Scholar Prize Winner
05/05/15 Cal Poly Student Ensemble to Stage ‘Kinship/Being Frank’ Concert June 2 & 4
05/05/15 Cal Poly Wind Bands to Perform in Concert with Guest Artists June 5
05/05/15 Cal Poly June 6 Symphony to Perform Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5; Flutist Suzanne Duffy to be Featured
05/04/15 Five Student Startups Split $45,000 in Innovation Quest Competition at Cal Poly
05/01/15 Cal Poly History Professor Honored by Historical Society of Southern California
05/01/15 Cal Poly Workshop to Highlight Methods to Assess Soil Organic Matter, Nutrient Levels
05/01/15 Latin Jazz Trombonist Wayne Wallace to Play with University Jazz Bands at Cal Poly May 30
05/01/15 Cal Poly's ‘Take It SLO’ a Capella Ensemble To Perform Twice May 31

April

04/30/15 State Voters Show Strong Bipartisan Support for Government Transparency Reforms 
04/29/15 Cal Poly Team Finishes First at Parker Chainless Challenge
04/29/15 Cal Poly Leads Preparation for Next Generation Science Standards
04/28/15 SUNY English Professor to Talk on Biopolitics of Immortality May 7 at Cal Poly
04/28/15 Cal Poly Student Public Relations Society Takes Second in National Challenge
04/27/15 Cal Poly Student Named to SAS Student Ambassador Program at Software Maker’s Global Convention in Dallas
04/27/15 Cal Poly to Host CEO of Kampgrounds of America May 4-8
04/24/15 Cal Poly Unveils Future Enrollment Proposals as Part of Master Plan Update
04/23/15 Cal Poly Students Win National Marketing Competition
04/23/15 Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform May 23
04/23/15 Cal Poly Professor Working with U.N. Habitat Committee on Cities and Climate Change
04/22/15 Cal Poly to Host the International Conference for Graphic Arts Educators July 5-10
04/22/15 Noir Saxophone Quartet to Give an Afternoon Performance May 16 at Cal Poly
04/22/15 Cal Poly Early Music Ensemble to Present ‘The Glory of Venice’ May 22
04/22/15 Cal Poly Brass Groups to Perform ‘All That Brass!’ May 21
04/21/15 Cal Poly Director of Women’s Engineering Program Receives National Award
04/17/15 Cal Poly to Host Discussion, Documentary on Human Sex Trafficking
04/17/15 Cal Poly Percussion Ensemble Polyrhythmics to Perform on Campus May 19
04/17/15 Cal Poly to Present an Evening of Woodwind and String Chamber Music May 15
04/17/15 Cal Poly Music Faculty Recital to Feature John Astaire, Guest Vocalist Inga Swearingen
04/17/15 Cal Poly Students Win First Place in North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge
04/15/15 Cal Poly to Host “Preparing for the Workforce” Panel Discussion
04/13/15 Cal Poly's College of Architecture & Environmental Design Open House Event Highlights
04/10/15 Cal Poly Faculty and Students Celebrate the Restart of the Large Hadron Collider
04/10/15 Cal Poly Promotes Electric Vehicle Use with 12 New Charging Stations
04/10/15 Cal Poly Journalism Recognized with National Top Honors
04/10/15 Kennedy Library’s Spring Exhibit to Feature Intersecting Identities April 17-June 5
04/08/15 Cal Poly to Host Bullying and Harassment Expert on April 30
04/07/15 Volunteers Sought for Second Cal Poly Canyon Clean Up Day April 11
04/06/15 Cal Poly Announces New Location, Expansion Plans for SLO HotHouse Programs
04/03/15 Cal Poly Student wins public speaking contest at a national conference for minorities
04/03/15 Central Coast Lean to Host Liberating Structures Workshop April 17
04/03/15 Cal Poly Mustang Band Takes First Place in Chinese New Year Parade
04/03/15 Get Ready To Go Crazy for ‘Tomato Mania’ Plant Sale April 11-12 at Cal Poly
04/03/15 Cal Poly’s A Cappella Ensemble That’s the Key to Perform May 8-9

March

03/30/15 Cal Poly Study Finds Marine Protected Areas’ Recovery to Take Time
03/30/15 Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library to Present ‘Historic San Luis Obispo Shared Through GIS’ April 30
03/30/15 Tour the Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach on May 16
03/25/15 Cal Poly to Dedicate a Campus Veterans Success Center With Rep. Lois Capps, a Color Guard and Ribbon Cutting on April 2
03/25/15 Natural History Museum Archaeologist to Discuss America’s Missions April 13 at Cal Poly
03/25/15 Leading Expert to Discuss Radio Frequency Identification April 20 at Cal Poly
03/25/15 California Secretary of Agriculture to Keynote Cal Poly Resilient Food Systems Conference Set for May 8-9
03/23/15 Cal Poly Again Ranked High on Return on Investment by PayScale.com
03/23/15 Cal Poly to Host April 16 Talk on ‘Cyber CSI: Working to Solve the Data Security Crisis’
03/23/15 INTEGRAL GmbH is Founding Donor of Art Diamond/Cal Poly GrCI Endowment
03/19/15 Cal Poly Open House 2015 to Feature New and Traditional Special Events
03/19/15 Entrepreneurship in Food, Wine Industry the Focus of April 22 Forum at Cal Poly 
03/19/15 2015 Cal Poly Landwehr Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced
03/19/15 Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library to Present Interactive Workshop on Appropriate Technologies April 10
03/19/15 Cal Poly Music Department to Present Open House Recital April 18
03/19/15 Cal Poly Kinesiology Professor to be Honored March 20 at SHAPE America National Convention
03/17/15 Cal Poly to Present All-State Music Festival Concert April 19
03/17/15 Cal Poly Open House Concert Set for April 17
03/17/15 Guayaki’s Michael Newton and Jose Sanchez Named Grand Marshals for Cal Poly’s 2015 Open House Parade
03/17/15 Cal Poly Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Program to Graduate First Class
03/13/15 Cal Poly Mustang News Breaks Record with State Media Convention Awards
03/13/15 Cal Poly Band Fraternity Receives National Award
03/13/15 Cal Poly English Professor Named CSU Bakersfield Writer in Residence
03/13/15 Cal Poly Professor Awarded $152,000 NSF Grant for Research of Connections Between Slavery and Science
03/13/15 Cal Poly Graphic Communication Wins Award for Technology Leadership in Education
03/12/15 Cal Poly Names New Vice President for Administration & Finance
03/10/15 Cal Poly Professor Recognized for Lifetime Achievements in Waste Management
03/10/15 Cal Poly Chemistry Department Hosts Pi Day Lecture on Science Policy
03/10/15 Cal Poly Named a Peace Corps’ 2015 Top Volunteer-Producing University
03/09/15 Soil Carbon Coalition Founder to Host Rangeland Workshop at Cal Poly’s Cheda Ranch March 21
03/09/15 Cal Poly Students to Partner with Opera San Luis Obispo in ‘The Merry Widow'
03/09/15 Cal Poly Students Win Platinum and Gold in Western Regional Dairy Challenge
03/09/15 Cal Poly’s First Strawberry Crop Now on Sale Locally
03/06/15 Cal Poly Students Shine at Young Farmers and Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet
03/06/15 Cal Poly Named 2014 Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation
03/04/15 Cal Poly Students to be Honored at State Capitol on March 9
03/03/15 Cal Poly to Host Talk by Landscape Architect Andrea Cochran March 6 
03/03/15 Cal Poly Construction Management Students Win Top Honors at Regional Competition 

February

02/27/15 World Premiere of ‘Fear No Fruit’ Documentary to Screen March 11 at Cal Poly
02/27/15 Cal Poly Students Win Second Consecutive Local CFA Institute Research Challenge
02/27/15 Cal Poly’s International Printing Week 2015 Draws Record Numbers
02/25/15 Cal Poly’s Agricultural Communications Program Ranks in the Top 10 Nationwide
02/24/15 Cal Poly Receives National Award for Efforts to Increase Number of Physics Teachers in U.S. High Schools
02/19/15 Cal Poly's University Jazz Bands to Perform ‘Just Jazz’ March 13
02/19/15 Cal Poly to Screen Emmy-Nominated ‘California State of Mind’ Feb. 25
02/18/15 Cal Poly Rated Most Efficient University in the West by US News
02/17/15 Cal Poly’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Saves Taxpayers Nearly $1.2 Million
02/17/15 Cal Poly Symphony to Feature Student Soloists in March 8 Concert
02/12/15 Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Feature Interactive Exhibit Feb. 20-March 13
02/12/15 Cal Poly Launches Professional Certificate in Business Analytics
02/11/15 Santa Clara Ethics Professor to Discuss Software App Design March 5
02/11/15 Cal Poly to Present Theatrical Production ‘The Other Shore’ Feb. 26-March 7
02/11/15 Cal Poly Hackathon Awards Top Prize to Mental Health Application
02/10/15 Cal Poly’s Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show to Run Feb. 13-15 in Paso Robles
02/10/15 Cal Poly Choirs’ Winter Concert to Highlight ‘Romance and the Romantics’ on March 7
02/10/15 Cal Poly to Host Events Feb. 17-20 for National Engineers Week
02/10/15 Cal Poly Grads Win 4th Annual Startup Weekend SLO
02/10/15 Cal Poly Organic Farm Named One of 20 Best University Farms in America
02/09/15 Cal Poly’s Open House 2015 Set for April 16-18
02/06/15 ‘Perspectives on Religion and Society’ Series Set for Feb. and March at Cal Poly
02/06/15 Cal Poly and Santa Maria-Bonita School District Receive $1.8 Million Math Education Grant
02/06/15 Cal Poly Students to Visit Elementary Classrooms Feb. 24-27 to Promote Engineering Education
02/06/15 Cal Poly Society of Women Engineers Honors Five Outstanding Members
02/05/15 Parsons Gifts Boost Cal Poly’s Innovation Quest Competition
02/03/15 Cal Poly Offers Screening of 'Underwater Dreams' Feb. 9
02/03/15 Cal Poly Event to Honor Aspiring Female Computer Scientists
02/02/15 Cal Poly to Host Eighth Annual Ballroom Dance Competition

January

01/30/15 Cal Poly Program Attracts Tech Startup to San Luis Obispo
01/30/15 Cal Poly Professor Reports Tech Trends in Urban Planning
01/30/15 Archaeologist to Discuss Dominican Submerged Caverns on Feb. 24 at Cal Poly
01/29/15 Cal Poly Hearst Lecture on Jan. 30 to Focus on Design and Energy
01/28/15 Cal Poly to Host Sustainable Grassland Ranching Presentation Feb. 3
01/28/15 Cal Poly to Present Social Justice Conference Feb. 20-21 
01/28/15 Kennedy Library to Host Talk on Geospatial Data Feb. 12
01/27/15 Cal Poly Students Rank High at Construction Management Competition
01/27/15 Cal Poly Liberal Studies Alumna Begins Fulbright Program in Malaysia
01/27/15 Cal Poly Wind Bands’ Pops Concert Set for Feb. 28
01/27/15 Director of U.S.D.A. National Institute of Food and Agriculture to Talk Feb. 3
01/27/15 ARTS Obispo to Honor Two Cal Poly Music Faculty Members Jan. 31
01/23/15 Cal Poly Rededicates California Newspaper Hall of Fame
01/23/15 Cal Poly's Warren J. Baker Center Receives LEED Gold Certification
01/23/15 City & Regional Planning Students Honored for City of Milpitas Land Use Project
01/23/15 Cal Poly Study Sheds Light on Mothers' Bottle-Feeding Behavior
01/23/15 Mustang Marching Band to Perform in Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco
01/23/15 Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform Feb. 21
01/22/15 Cal Poly Hackathon to Celebrate Student Design and Creativity Jan. 30-31
01/20/15 Cal Poly Entrepreneurship Forum to Discuss Startup Funding on Feb. 3
01/20/15 Cal Poly to Kick Off Winter Quarter Hearst Lecture Series Jan. 23
01/20/15 Cal Poly’s Another Type of Groove Celebrates Black History Month Feb. 4
01/16/15 Cal Poly to Provide Free Tax Preparation for Underserved Communities
01/16/15 Influential Philosopher to Talk Jan. 29 at Cal Poly
01/16/15 Cal Poly Students to 'Run for Music' Feb. 7
01/15/15 Graphic Communication to Host 2015 International Printing Week Jan. 26-30
01/14/15 Cal Poly to Host NASCAR Star Danica Patrick,GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving Jan.20
01/13/15 Graphics Scholar Frank Romano Returns to Cal Poly’s Faculty
01/12/15 Poly Music Ensembles to Perform Chamber Music at Old Mission Church Feb. 6
01/12/15 Cal Poly to Host Central Coast Lean Summit Feb. 19-20
01/12/15 Cal Poly English Professor to Celebrate Memoir Release With Jan. 31 Reading
01/09/15 Cal Poly Hires Industry Veteran to Lead Accounting Center
01/09/15 Cal Poly Society of Women Engineers Wins Outstanding Chapter Award — Again
01/09/15 Cal Poly Engineering Announces Faculty and Staff Awards
01/09/15 Architecture & Environmental Design Gets $250,000 from Hearst Foundation
01/09/15 College of Architecture Names Asst. Dean of Financial and Data Assessment
01/08/15 Two Artists to Talk on Art, Science and the Natural World Feb. 6 at Cal Poly
01/08/15 Cal Poly Orchesis Dance Company to Present ‘Release’ Jan. 23-24 and 29-31
01/06/15 Transgender Artist, Educator to Perform at Cal Poly Jan. 21
01/06/15 Cal Poly to Sponsor First ‘Bach Week’ on Campus, at Mission Jan. 20-24
01/05/15 Cal Poly Appoints Parsons VP as Visiting Cybersecurity Center Director
1/01/15 Cal Poly Float Wins Lathrop K. Leishman Trophy at 2015 Rose Parade

Press releases from previous years are archived on the
Kennedy Library Digital Commons Public Affairs Section.