Startup Companies Complete Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s Incubator Program at Cal Poly
Oct 15, 2020
Trio of companies plan to remain in SLO County as they continue to grow and develop
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Three startup companies with more than a dozen employees and nearly $1.7 million in venture capital funding have completed the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s (CIE) HotHouse Incubator Program. All three companies plan to continue to grow their ventures in San Luis Obispo County.
Oct 12, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Music Department will present a virtual panel discussion titled “Addressing Racism and Diversity in Music Institutions” at 11:10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5.
The guest panelists will be Stephanie Shonekan, associate dean of the College of Arts and Science and professor of music at the University of Missouri (MU), and Keith Jackson, dean of the College of Creative Arts at West Virginia University (WVU). Cal Poly Director of Jazz Studies Arthur White will moderate the discussion.
Cal Poly Alumnus Selected for CSU Program to Support Doctoral Studies and Prepare for Faculty Opportunities
Oct 9, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Gabriel Medina-Kim, who graduated from Cal Poly in June 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and minors in gender, race, culture, science and technology and women’s and gender studies, was selected to the Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) through the California State University (CSU) earlier this year.
Cal Poly Coalition Aims to Make the University a National Leader in Research, Training in Ethical Technology
Oct 7, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly researchers have formed an interdisciplinary coalition that aims to work together in order to create the standards and become a key provider of training in the growing field of ethical technology, with the hope of becoming a leading university and example in what they are defining as a new profession and academic field.
Oct 7, 2020
The university, which has aims to become a net-zero carbon campus by 2050,
also received two state honors for planning innovations
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s commitment to environmental sustainability, as it marches toward a carbon-neutral future, was recognized with a trio of national and state awards.
Cal Poly is among only six organizations nationwide to receive a Leadership Award for direct project engagement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The awards were presented in late September.
Oct 6, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Megan Guise, professor in Cal Poly’s School of Education, has been honored with the Faculty Innovation and Leadership Award by the California State University. She was recognized for her continuous record of innovative and successful projects that promote the success of all stakeholders in the School of Education and in the larger K-12 communities in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties.
Cal Poly Senior Project and HotHouse Startup Leads to Device That Could Save Thousands of Mothers’ Lives
Oct 6, 2020
System that treats postpartum bleeding receives FDA clearance
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Nine years after he started a senior project to treat post-partum hemorrhaging, Davis Carlin recently learned that his device had been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration, a crucial step that could save the lives of tens of thousands of women worldwide.
Oct 5, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — A team of Cal Poly researchers is launching an effort to coordinate and develop practical local solutions to the unique environmental challenges facing the Central Coast due to the climate crisis.
Oct 5, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cal Poly philosophy Professor Ryan Jenkins and University of Florida professor Duncan Purves have released a 30-page report, “Artificial Intelligence Ethics and Predictive Policing: A Roadmap for Research,” funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation.
Oct 2, 2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly is working to develop research and training programs at the intersection of cybersecurity technology and ethics — and increase collaborations with leading firms and agencies in the fields — to address the challenge of access to technology and build the university’s reputation as a leader in cybersecurity research and training.