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Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Open access and the student experience

Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. – Jimmy Whales, founder of Wikipedia Open access means to have free online access to scholarly research and then have the right to use that research

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

Exploring Open Data: Campus and city perspectives

Russ talking on open data

Open data has begun to rapidly transform business, government, the sciences, and citizen engagement in the 21st century. Built on the principles of open access, open data promotes free access to datasets to use, re-use and distribute for an ever-growing

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

Open Science Cafe: First year launch

Open Science Cafe

I’ve been reflecting on the inaugural Open Science Cafe. In case you missed it, Ali Albiani, a soon-to-be-graduate in art and design, developed an interactive event that featured Steve Duenes, graphics director at The New York Times: “How to use

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Objects of Affection: Looking at the Diverse History of the Central Coast

Through stories, pictures, songs, performances, love letters and a rich family history, Objects of Affection shows us what life was like for diverse families on the Central Coast. The “Objects of Affection” exhibit draws upon the personal papers of families

Written by Ali Albiani three years ago

Open Science Cafe: “How to use data and design to tell stories” with Steve Duenes, graphics director at The New York Times

Steve Duenes

“When something is new to us, we treat it as an experience. We feel that our senses are awake and clear. We are alive.” —Jasper Johns This quote reflects the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity I had leading Open Science Café on Friday,

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Goats at the library: A firsthand account

Goats at the library

The lawn outside of Kennedy Library was a strange sight yesterday, May 13: some goats and a huge mob of people were taking over the area. Yup. You read that right: goats were at Kennedy Library yesterday! While it may sound

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Binary Dance at the San Luis Obispo Mini Maker Faire

Cal Poly Science Cafe took a field trip this past Saturday, May 10, to the second annual San Luis Obispo Mini Maker Faire. Cal Poly Science Cafe brought Pete Hawkes, an interaction designer and artist based in LA, to the

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

Objects of Affection exhibit opens May 12 with reception May 23

Objects of Affection

“Objects of Affection,” an exhibit that draws on the personal papers of families featured in an ethnic studies project, will be on display at the Kennedy Library at Cal Poly from May 12 to June 6. An opening reception featuring

Written by Ali Albiani three years ago

Open Science Café: My Experience

Steve Duenes Open Science Cafe Event

“Learning is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” —Warren Barris Open Science Café has empowered me to make my event an incredible reality!

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Dancing together from 0 to 31: Art + Computer Science = Learning

What is the benefit of educational games? How do art and computer science interact? And most importantly, what is “the binary dance?” Pete Hawkes, our Cal Poly Science Cafe guest at the second annual San Luis Obispo Mini Maker Faire on

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