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Cal Poly to Host Timber Sports Competition Nov. 4

Oct 27, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Logging Team, an intercollegiate team of male and female students involved in traditional forestry field skills, is hosting the annual collegiate logging competition on campus from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

Cal Poly to Host Talk with William P. Seeley on Nov. 2

Oct 25, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — William P. Seeley, an East Coast artist and philosophy and humanities teacher, will speak Nov. 2 at Cal Poly about his work on cognitive science and how it affects an individual’s perception of art.

Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit Video Projections by Casey Reas Nov. 2 to Dec. 1

Oct 24, 2017

Artist lecture and gallery opening reception set for 5 p.m. Nov. 2

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery will present “Stochastic Confabulation” featuring several recent video projections created by artist Casey Reas, to run Thursday, Nov. 2, through Friday, Dec. 1.

Cal Poly City and Regional Planning Students Receive 2017 California State Academic Award of Excellence

Oct 24, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A concept plan for a special wellness district in Ventura has earned Cal Poly city and regional planning graduate students accolades from the American Planning Association’s (APA) California Chapter.

Cal Poly Dean Appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture

Oct 24, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Dean Andrew Thulin has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture.

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.

Cal Poly Launches World’s First University-Based Cloud Innovation Center Powered by Amazon Web Services

Oct 19, 2017

The Cal Poly Digital Transformation Hub powered by AWS will address public sector technology challenges with proven innovation methods

 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Through a strategic relationship, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), one of the nation’s top masters-level universities, and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an company (NASDAQ: AMZN), will today launch the Cal Poly Digital Transformation Hub powered by AWS (DT-Hub). The DT-Hub has been created to accelerate digital transformation in the government, education and nonprofit sectors through the application of cloud technologies.


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