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Cal Poly Mathematics Professor Named Teaching Innovator by Chronicle of Higher Education

Oct 23, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A Cal Poly professor who has championed a method of learning mathematics that reduces student anxiety and closes the gender gap in the discipline has been named to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s first-ever list of Teaching Innovators.

Beekeeping Experts to Speak on Honey Bee Sustainability Nov. 1 and 8 at Cal Poly

Oct 20, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Two experts in bee sustainability will speak at Cal Poly in a two-part mini-series titled “Successful Beekeeping in Today’s Environment.” The program is sponsored by Cal Poly’s Center for Sustainability and Farmer Experiential Education and Development (FEED) program. It will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. two consecutive Wednesdays, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8, at Cal Poly.

Cal Poly Architecture Students to Exhibit Furniture Designs in 14th Annual Show Nov. 3-4

Oct 20, 2017


 SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly is co-hosting the 14th annual Vellum Furniture Design Exhibition, a juried competition of hundreds of original furniture designs, in downtown San Luis Obispo on Nov. 3-4.

Vellum Design Build, a San Luis Obispo design-and-build firm, and Cal Poly’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) team up to sponsor the annual competition that asks students to conceive and construct projects that range from tables and chairs to light fixtures, toys and other furniture design solutions.

Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach Will Open for Public Tours on Oct. 28

Oct 20, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Community members are invited to bring the whole family and tour the Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 28.

The fall open house will feature hands-on touch tanks full of live marine creatures, microscopes for viewing ultra-small sea creatures and many more interactive displays. Kids can put their face in the water and breathe through a scuba respirator, learn why whales migrate and find out what a “red tide” is.

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Cal Poly CIE’s SLO HotHouse Incubator Program Graduates Six Startup Companies

Oct 17, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Six companies with more than two dozen employees and $1.8 million in venture capital have completed the SLO HotHouse Incubator program, a Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) program devoted to taking businesses from startup to sustainable.

Cal Poly Bands Begin Season of ‘Earth and Sky’ at Bandfest Concert Nov. 12

Oct 12, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Nearly 300 students will perform at Cal Poly’s annual Bandfest at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center.

Cal Poly Teams Place in National Student Packaging Design Competition

Oct 12, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Four interdisciplinary Cal Poly student teams were among the top award winners at the Paperboard Packaging Alliance 2017 Student Design Challenge, announced at PackExpo, an annual packaging industry conference held Sept. 25-27 in Las Vegas.

Cal Poly Accounting Club Raises $5,400 for Jack’s Helping Hand

Oct 4, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Accounting Club donated $5,400 to Jack’s Helping Hand, a Central Coast nonprofit organization that provides assistance and programs to children with cancer and special needs.

Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Feature Iranian Music with Guest Artists Nov. 4

Oct 3, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble and special guest artists will perform a diverse program of Arab and Iranian music and dance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center.

Cal Poly Ethnic Studies and Sociology Student Receives CSU Trustees’ Award

Oct 3, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A Cal Poly ethnic studies and sociology student from Santa Maria has received the 2017 California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.

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