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Written by Rachel Scott a few days ago

Brainstorming appropriate technologies for Cal Poly at Open Science Cafe

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When asked the question, “What can be improved for Cal Poly students?” student suggestions range from campus dining to parking to the classroom. Often solutions to these problems seem nearly impossible. However, Lonny Grafman, founder of Appropedia, uses a resourceful approach. At Open Science Cafe on

Written by Rachel Scott about a week ago

What does it mean to live a life well lived?

Photo of Blanche Brown

What does it mean to live a life well lived? Does it mean finding happiness? Or success? Or your passion? Or appreciating the people in your life? To answer this question, Cal Poly Art & Design professor Sky Bergman started her photography

Written by Karen Lauritsen a few weeks ago

Cal Poly now member of Center for Research Libraries

As of April 2015, Kennedy Library will be a member of The Center for Research Libraries. Founded in 1949, CRL is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries that supports research and teaching in the humanities, sciences, and

Written by Jan Kline a few weeks ago

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, by Joshua Ferris

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Offhand, the practice of preventative dentistry doesn’t seem like a portal into discussions of religion and death. And discussions of religion and death don’t seem like apt gateways to comedy, either. Leave it to Joshua Ferris (author of Then We

Written by Rachel Scott a few weeks ago

More about our Pitch Perfect Round 1 winners

Winners of Pitch Perfect Competition

The first round of the Pitch Perfect Competition has wrapped up. The judges selected the winning videos, Dean Scott Dawson from Orfalea College of Business handed out giant checks, and real awards checks were processed for students. To wrap this round

Written by Rachel Scott one month ago

Library student assistants win Hackathon with team

Winning team at the Cal Poly Hackathon 2015

While you may know Cory Mayer and Johnson Zhou as two student assistants working in Library Information Technology (LIT) all the way up on the fifth floor, you may not know that they were a part of the winning team

Written by Karen Lauritsen one month ago

Announcing: Pitch Perfect video winners

Pitch Perfect Round 1 Photo

Kennedy Library and Orfalea College of Business are hosting the 7th annual Pitch Perfect Competition in partnership with the Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Through the generosity of Orfalea College of Business, this year’s Pitch Perfect Competition offers

Written by Katie Sheetz one month ago

Sister’s Inn: Re-discovering a San Luis Obispo business

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In the fall of 2014, Special Collections and Archives acquired a box full of photos, newspaper clippings, and magazines. As a Special Collections Student Assistant, it is my job to reach back through the years and find the story that

Written by Rachel Scott one month ago

Meet Nasim Delavari: Host of Open Science Cafe

Nasim Delavari

Nasim Delavari (MCRO ’15) is one of this year’s winners of the Open Science Cafe competition. On Friday April 10, she will host Appropriate Technologies, Near and Far, which she is very passionate about. Read on to find out more!

Written by Rachel Scott two months ago

Meet Robert Garlinghouse: Host of Open Science Cafe

Robert Garlinghouse

Robert Garlinghouse, one of this year’s Open Science Cafe winners, is an industrial  engineering senior with a passion for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). In order to get to know him better, and for a preview of what the event, Living

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