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Cal Poly Celebrates 2018 International Graphic Communication Week

Feb 5, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO – Hosted Jan. 23-26 by the university’s Graphic Communication Department, International Graphic Communication Week celebrated the life and work of Benjamin Franklin and his important contributions to science, technology, communication, and particularly to furthering the importance of the printed word and how it has shaped the great institutions of our society.

Cal Poly Wind Band Concert to Feature Two World Premieres on March 3

Feb 5, 2018


John Astaire Featured on Mutsuhito Ogino’s Concerto for Percussion

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Winter Band Concert featuring the 60-member Wind Ensemble and 65-member Wind Orchestra is set for 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in Harman Hall of the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center.

Cal Poly Opens Research Center to Address Student Deaths on College Campuses

Feb 2, 2018


Cal Poly has launched a new research and resource center dedicated to preventing harm and lives lost to hazing, alcohol and drug abuse, sexual assault, hate and bias, and other forms of violence on college campuses.

With Us: the National Network for Peer Accountability was established by Cal Poly to inspire peer-led acts of accountability that promote health and safety, prevent violence and empower proactive intervention to help others.

Country Artist Aaron Watson to Perform April 14 at the 2018 Poly Royal Rodeo at Cal Poly

Feb 1, 2018


Texas country superstar Aaron Watson will take the stage as the headline musical performer on April 14 as part of the 78th annual Poly Royal Rodeo at Cal Poly’s Alex G. Spanos Stadium. 

Cal Poly’s University Jazz Bands to Present ‘Just Jazz’ March 2

Jan 31, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The rhythmic complexity, harmonic adventurousness and surprises inherent in jazz will be apparent at the annual “Just Jazz” concert presented by Cal Poly’s University Jazz Bands at 8 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center.

Cal Poly Student Team Takes Second Place at National Home Builders Competition

Jan 31, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO – An interdisciplinary team of Cal Poly students earned second place at the 2018 National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Residential Construction Management Competition held Jan. 8-10 in Orlando, Florida.

Cal Poly Dairy Judging Team Earns Top Honors at Southwestern Livestock Exposition

Jan 31, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s dairy judging team earned the highest team ranking Jan. 14 at the Fort Worth Stock Show Dairy Judging contest in Texas.

Fourteen teams representing many of the top college dairy programs in the nation competed, with Cal Poly placing as the High Team Overall. Cal Poly also placed first in reasons, first in the Jersey breed, second in Brown Swiss, and third in Holsteins.

Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department to Present Political Theater Piece ‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui’ March 1-3, 8-10

Jan 30, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Theatre and Dance Department will present Bertolt Brecht’s gangster fable “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 1-3 and 8-10, in the Spanos Theatre on campus. 

Cal Poly Kinesiology and Public Health Professor Wins CSU Award for Outstanding Scholarship

Jan 30, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly kinesiology and public health Professor Suzanne Phelan has received the $20,000 Wang Family Excellence Award for outstanding commitment to student achievement and scientific contributions.

Phelan was one of five California State University faculty and staff members to receive the award.

Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists Feb. 24

Jan 25, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble and guest artists will perform a program of music and dance from the Eastern Mediterranean and larger region at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in Harman Hall of the Performing Arts Center.

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