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Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Host Iranian and Tajik Guest Artists in March 14 Concert

Feb 20, 2020


The Arab Music Ensemble performs at past concerts.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble and guest artists will perform a program of Arab, Iranian and Tajik music that includes popular dance from the Eastern Mediterranean at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in Spanos Theatre on campus.

Cal Poly Alumnus to Discuss Journey From the Fields to Apple Inc. on March 12

Feb 20, 2020


Enrique Diaz speaks to younger students about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) careers and the importance of going to college.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — A Cal Poly alumnus and former undocumented immigrant will discuss his journey from 6-year-old field worker to 46-year-old retired Apple engineer in a presentation at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12 in the Advanced Technologies Laboratory (No. 7) on campus.

San Luis Obispo High School Wins Central Coast VEX ‘Tower Takeover’ Tournament at Cal Poly

Feb 18, 2020


Team will advance to state finals held March 7 in Bakersfield

 Bryce North-Wilson, Alex Reading and Sahil Gavandi, who served as driver and programmer on the team.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — A robotics team from San Luis Obispo High School won the 2020 California Central Coast VEX “Tower Takeover” Tournament — a regional qualifier held at Cal Poly for the state championship — edging out 40 other teams from nearly 20 high schools across the Golden State.

Poly Royal Rodeo Celebrates 80 Years on April 17 and 18 at Cal Poly

Feb 14, 2020


Tickets available Saturday, Feb. 15

Rodeo
SAN LUIS OBISPO — The 80th annual Poly Royal Rodeo will once again be staged in Cal Poly’s premiere arena, Alex G. Spanos Stadium, bringing a lively performance to commemorate eight decades of history.

Flutist Marley Eder to Present a Free Workshop March 6 at Cal Poly

Feb 12, 2020


Marley Eder
SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Music Department will host flutist Marley Eder for a performance workshop at 3 p.m. Friday, March 6, in Room 218 in the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.

Cal Poly History Professor Earns International Book Prize

Feb 12, 2020


Molly Loberg
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly History Professor Molly Loberg was recently awarded the Hans Rosenberg Book Prize for her book titled “The Struggle for the Streets of Berlin: Politics, Consumption, and Urban Space, 1914-1945.” 

Cal Poly’s Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show to Celebrate 36 Years Feb. 14-16

Feb 12, 2020


More than 100 Cal Poly Students Will Host the Show at the Paso Robles Event Center 

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show — the largest student-run exhibition of its kind on the West Coast — will be held Feb. 14-16 at the Paso Robles Event Center.

Cal Poly Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy’s Reporters Project Receives New Support to Build Statehouse Coverage System

Feb 12, 2020


Multidisciplinary collaboration between Cal Poly and University of Miami will use $200,000 Knight Foundation grant to create AI-driven wire service to expand coverage of state governments

Professors Lindsay Grace, left, of the University of Miami and Foaad Khosmood of Cal Poly are co-primary investigators for a grant that will allow artificial intelligence to aid statehouse reporting
SAN LUIS OBISPO — A $200,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is helping the Cal Poly Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy develop an artificial intelligence system that will strengthen news coverage of state and local governments.

Cal Poly’s Change the Status Quo Conference to Feature Angela Davis Feb. 29

Feb 12, 2020


SAN LUIS OBISPO –– Political and social activist, scholar, author, educator and National Women’s Hall of Fame honoree Angela Davis will deliver the keynote address at Cal Poly’s 18th annual Change the Status Quo: Social Justice Leadership Conference on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Duo Montagnard to Give a Free Recital March 3 at Cal Poly

Feb 11, 2020


Performance to Include Composition by Music Department Faculty Member

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Music Department will present a recital by Duo Montagnard at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in Room 218 in the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.

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