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Food Science Professor Awarded Grant to Study the Safe Storage of Fresh-Cut Greens

Mar 27, 2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly Food Science Associate Professor Amanda Lathrop has been awarded a $360,000 grant by the Center for Produce Safety to study the effects of storage conditions on fresh-cut salad ingredients.

Cal Poly to Host Collegiate Timber Sports Competition on Campus March 28-30

Mar 23, 2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly will host the Association of Western Forestry Clubs Logging Conclave (AWFC) next week on campus. Contestants will compete from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 through Friday, March 30.

Cal Poly Engineering Students Assist NASA MarCO CubeSat Flight to Mars

Mar 15, 2018

Twin communications satellites will relay data from InSight to Earth in historic mission

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Two briefcase-size satellites that underwent testing and preparation at Cal Poly will travel to Vandenberg Air Force Base on Saturday in conjunction with an historic NASA mission to Mars that is scheduled to launch in May.

Cal Poly and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development Welcome California High School Students to Compete in Statewide Cybersecurity Challenge

Mar 14, 2018

Event set for June 22-25 at California Cyber Training Complex in San Luis Obispo

SAN LUIS OBISPO — As part of California’s continued leadership in strengthening career pathways for cybersecurity, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and Cal Poly today announced the 2018 California Cyber Innovation Challenge, set for June 22-25. Twenty teams of high school students will compete at the California Cyber Training Complex (CCTC) in San Luis Obispo, California, on June 23-25, following a cybersecurity workforce development summit Friday, June 22.  

Cal Poly’s Design Village Competition Moves to Earth Day Weekend, April 20-22

Mar 14, 2018

College of Architecture and Environmental Design Will Also Offer Numerous Events During Open House Weekend April 13-14

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A temporary city of unique, student-built shelters will spring up in Poly Canyon over Earth Day weekend, hosted by Cal Poly’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design.

One of the college’s largest and most-anticipated events, the annual Design Village competition draws hundreds of students to participate in Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing philosophy as they design, build and inhabit structures in Poly Canyon. 

Cal Poly Professor Recognized as Journalism Educator of the Year

Mar 13, 2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The California Journalism and Media Affiliates recently named Brady Teufel, Cal Poly Journalism Department assistant chair and associate professor, as the 2018 Journalism Educator of the Year 4-Year Division.

Cal Poly Open House Recital Set for April 14

Mar 12, 2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Music Department will present an Open House Recital at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in Room 218 of the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.

The recital, featuring both instrumentalists and vocalists, is one of many scheduled events for Cal Poly’s 25th annual Open House.

Cal Poly Meats Team Wins Norm Eggen Championship Cup at Cured Meats Competition

Mar 12, 2018

The Cal Poly Meats Team brought home the Norm Eggen Championship Cup at the California Association of Meat Processors’ annual Cured Meats Competition, held Feb. 23-25 at UC Davis.

The students competed in the collegiate class of 25 entries including UC Davis, Chico State and Fresno State. With its win, Cal Poly broke UC Davis’ five-year winning streak for the championship cup, named for former Cal Poly meats lecturer Norm Eggen, who taught in the 1970s and ’80s.

Cal Poly to Host Inaugural African-American Male Spring Summit

Mar 9, 2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO — More than 50 middle and high school students from the Lompoc Unified School District will participate in the inaugural African-American Male Spring Summit on March 12 at Cal Poly.

Cal Poly ROTC’s Class of 2017-18 Is Among the Top Programs in the Nation

Mar 9, 2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps’ class of 2017-18 — one of the largest in the university’s recent history — is among the top student groups in the nation.


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