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Cal Poly to Host Guest Artist Presentation on Kenyan Folk Music March 12

Feb 14, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Abbey K. Chokera, senior assistant director for Kenya’s Permanent Presidential Music Commission in the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts, will give a presentation on Kenyan folk music at 6 p.m. Monday, March 12, in Room 218 in the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.

Cal Poly Professors Awarded a $200,000 Healthy Soils State Grant

Feb 14, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — An interdisciplinary team of Cal Poly professors and Central Coast vineyards have been awarded a three-year $200,000 grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture Healthy Soils Program to demonstrate the potential for vineyard soils to capture and store carbon through the use of appropriate land management practices.

Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit ‘The Young Series’ by Amy Touchette

Feb 12, 2018


Artist lecture and gallery opening reception set for 4 p.m. Feb. 22

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery will present “The Young Series,” portraits of teenagers in Oahu, Hawaii; Tokyo, and New York City, by artist Amy Touchette from Feb. 22 through March 16.

Cal Poly to Host Entrepreneurship Forum Focused on New Media on Feb. 27

Feb 12, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A panel of industry experts including a former Fox Television president and a social media marketer-entrepreneur will discuss why new media is vital to success in business at Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s forum Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo on campus.

Holocaust Survivor and Social Activist to Speak at Cal Poly

Feb 12, 2018


Ben Stern to Keynote 16th Annual Change the Status Quo: Social Justice Conference

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly’s Center for Service in Action will host Holocaust survivor and social activist Ben Stern as the keynote speaker for the 16th Annual Change the Status Quo: A Social Justice Conference, set for Feb. 16-17.

Nineteen Cal Poly Students to be Honored by Lawmakers at State Capitol on Feb. 12

Feb 8, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Nineteen Cal Poly students will be recognized for their awards and other accomplishments by state lawmakers on the floors of the state Assembly and Senate in Sacramento on Monday, Feb. 12.

“I’m proud to accompany these fine young men and women, a group that includes some of our best and brightest students,” said university President Jeffrey D. Armstrong. “These campus leaders in their respective colleges will share with state representatives the value of the Learn by Doing education. In just a matter of months, several will make the transition from campus to careers, where the skills they developed as students will make them future industry leaders.”

Cal Poly’s Camp PolyHacks Event Works Toward Solutions Through a Social-Entrepreneurship Hackathon

Feb 8, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Camp PolyHacks, an event where designers, developers, entrepreneurs and others build a fully functional product in 21 hours, took place Jan. 12-13. The social-entrepreneurship hackathon focused on creating solutions to four problems that face the San Luis Obispo community.

John Salmon Piano Recital of Classical and Jazz Compositions to be Held at Cal Poly March 8

Feb 8, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — John Salmon, music professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will give a piano recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Room 218 in the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.

Cal Poly Students’ Cooling System Wins National ASHRAE Design Competition

Feb 6, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A senior project by four Cal Poly mechanical engineering students won a national engineering competition and its $2,000 top prize for an air-conditioning system that uses reclaimed rainfall while trimming household energy costs.

Cal Poly Students’ Cooling System Wins National ASHRAE Design Competition

Feb 6, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A senior project by four Cal Poly mechanical engineering students won a national engineering competition and its $2,000 top prize for an air-conditioning system that uses reclaimed rainfall while trimming household energy costs.

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