Out Loud

Written by Derrick Usher today

Mustang Daily Digitization Project

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Special Collections and Archives is digitizing Cal Poly’s student newspaper collection. The collection includes of all of Cal Poly’s student newspapers, beginning with the first weekly student publication, The Polygram, in 1916. We’ve named the endeavor “The Mustang Daily Digitization Project,” in recognition of the

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer yesterday

Stretching your imagination into the future

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I am not a creature designed for institutional meetings. My body rebels against long periods of sitting, even when food is involved. So the thought of being in meetings about the future for an entire day made me consider sticking

Written by Andrew Bui yesterday

How to be a reluctant futurist

Bryan Alexander leading Cal Poly Science Cafe workshop on how to be a futurist

Do you remember when you were in high school, and seemingly every single adult figure in your life kept chiding you for not knowing what you want to do with your future?  I mean, realistically you had a solid four

Written by Jan Kline about a week ago

Admission, by Jean Hanff Korelitz

L to R, screenwriter Karen Croner, actress Tina Fey, novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz

After careening through her latest novel, You Should Have Known, I was excited to learn that Jean Hanff Korelitz had quite a few earlier books. Admission appealed to me immediately because of its setting — academia — and the fact

Written by Rachel Scott about a week ago

Learning to imagine the future with Bryan Alexander

Student with DeLorean Time Machine

Thinking about the future can be difficult. How do we know what is going to happen? How do we know what the future holds for education and technology? How do we know what our lives will be like 20 years

Written by Rachel Scott about a week ago

Why should you enter a video in the Pitch Perfect Competition?

The Pitch Perfect winners from 2013.

Kennedy Library has teamed up with the Orfelea College of Business to put on its 7th annual Pitch Perfect Competition open to students from every college. In this competition, you have to opportunity to create a 60-second video pitch about how the

Written by Karen Lauritsen about a week ago

Two Artists to Talk on Art, Science and the Natural World Feb. 6

Halosaccion Nereo: Image by Josie Iselin

A conversation between Josie Iselin, a photographer, writer and book designer, and Ruta Saliklis, director of exhibitions and development at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 6, in Cal

Written by Karen Lauritsen a few weeks ago

Changes Begin February 2015 for Access to Wiley Journals

In late December the Chancellor’s Office announced that negotiations for the 2015 renewal of the system-wide journal package with John Wiley and Sons were unsuccessful. This means Cal Poly will no longer subscribe through the CSU to approximately 1,300 Wiley

Written by Karen Lauritsen a few weeks ago

Kennedy Library Announces New Faculty Award

A new faculty award, the Learn by Doing Scholar Award, has been established to acknowledge and inspire formal scholarship and research into Cal Poly’s signature pedagogy, Learn by Doing. The inaugural awards will be given in two categories to create

Written by Rachel Scott a few weeks ago

Jesse Becker, Cal Poly Science Cafe partner, featured in Forbes Magazine

Jessie Becker at a Cal Poly Science Cafe.

Congratulations to Jessie Becker! Jessie (Business Administration ’11) was recently featured in Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30: The Entrepreneurs Making Healthcare Digital. Jessie partnered with the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Cal Poly Science Cafe for an interactive event, Start

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