Nov 18, 2020
University is lauded for total numbers of students and is best U.S. master’s-level school among students studying abroad on mid-length programs
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly students are increasingly opting to study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education’s annual statistical survey of U.S. campuses for the 2018-19 academic year.
Nov 12, 2020
Students were singled out among some 900 counterparts from more than 50 universities in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Two teams of Cal Poly architectural engineering and architecture students earned honorable mentions in a national steel design competition sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
Nov 12, 2020
Landmark study seen as first step toward a larger goal of developing a sensitivity index for human-generated light and noise among North American bird species as human impacts — including climate change — affects species’ success amid decades of population declines
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Looking for a bird’s-eye view of human impact? A new Cal Poly study published in the journal Nature provides the most comprehensive picture yet of how human noise and light pollution affect birds throughout North America, including how these factors may interact with or mask the impacts of climate change.
Nov 10, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — A team of Cal Poly faculty members have begun work to pilot the Smart Campus Initiative with the use of a digital twin for Cal Poly’s campus. A digital twin is a virtual representation of an area, which uses real-time data to enable better understanding of the area and its constituents and provide that information for informed decision-making on issues including campus space management, student activities, and classroom scheduling.
Nov 3, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Mustang Media Group, the Cal Poly Journalism Department’s student-run integrated media organization, recently won 19 national awards at the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) and the College Media Association (CMA) virtual awards ceremony.
Oct 29, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) Training Partner Program, which enables authorized instructors at the university to deliver training developed by AWS.
Cal Poly School of Education Awarded $2.1 Million Grant to Prepare, Support Local Educators in Special Education, Bilingual Education
Oct 29, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — A Cal Poly team of faculty and staff members in the School of Education has been awarded a $2.1 million Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) grant from the U.S. Department of Education for Cal Poly’s Teaching for Inclusivity and Equity Residency (TIER) project.
Oct 29, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly has joined Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty, a three-year institutional effort to develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring and retention practices.
Oct 28, 2020
Innovative design leads to LEED Gold certification for new facility
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly has opened its newest dining venue, a $39 million complex that will feed the campus community for decades and help reduce the university’s carbon footprint.
Cal Poly’s California Cybersecurity Institute Hosts 400 Middle School and High School Students at Virtual California Cyber Innovation Challenge
Oct 16, 2020
Two Southern California high schools were top finishers among nearly 80 teams from throughout the state
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Two teams from Southern California high schools earned top honors at the fourth annual California Cyber Innovation Challenge — the cybersecurity championship for the Golden State — that was hosted earlier in October by Cal Poly’s California Cybersecurity Institute (CCI).