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Written by Megan Schellong a few days ago

Sharing ideas with the Open Locker

Kennedy Library is a place for students to obtain new knowledge and share it through a variety of platforms. The Free Culture Club’s “Open Locker” is a great resource for students to gather new material and learn from others. The

Written by Megan Schellong a few weeks ago

Cal Poly Authors: Elvira Pulitano

Kennedy Library offers space for discussions with Cal Poly authors. This week, Dr. Elvira Pulitano sat down with Spanish professor, Karen Muñoz-Christian to discuss her newest book, Transnational Narratives from the Caribbean: Diasporic Literature and the Human Experience (2016). Dr. Elvira Pulitano teaches Ethnic Studies at

Written by Megan Schellong a few weeks ago

Supporting student learning through creative spaces

Supporting student success is at the core of the Kennedy Library’s mission. As a resource for studying, research and collaboration, the library is a popular place for students to come together independently or in a group, to push academic boundaries.

Written by Megan Schellong one month ago

Data and text visualization workshops encourage students to Learn by Doing

  Kennedy library is a place for students, faculty and staff to come together and learn new skills. Data and GIS Specialist, Russ White’s “Data and Text Visualization” workshop at the library provided an opportunity for active learning and data

Written by Megan Schellong one month ago

“Fighting Scientific Racism” with social awareness

As a part of Cal Poly’s #InclusionStartsWithMe week, professors across several disciplines, including psychology, anthropology and biology, held a teach in regarding race and diversity on Jan. 26, 2017. In Kennedy Library, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Sandi Clement engaged

Written by Brett Bodemer one month ago

Kennedy Library hosts UCLA librarians, sharing strategies for emerging literacies

On Feb. 1, 2017, Kennedy Library hosted three librarians from UCLA’s Powell Library, who spent the day learning more about how and why we’re changing the ways we teach information literacy. Colleagues from both libraries shared their experiences, goals and

Written by Conny Liegl one month ago

Looking for a date on V-Day?

The time leading up to Valentine's Day is often filled with stress and anxiety – whether you have a partner or not. Kennedy Library to the rescue!

Written by Kaila Bussert two months ago

Collaborate and study at Kennedy Library!

Students and faculty use our collaboration rooms (aka “fishbowls”) for group meetings and study sessions. Former LibRAT and Cal Poly alumnus Paul Truong finds out why the fishbowls are advantageous for academic success.   Interested? Reserve a room online today!

Written by Kaila Bussert three months ago

Watercolor Wednesday

Kennedy Library’s Take 5 program is excited to host Watercolor Wednesday next week on December 14 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Drop in anytime for free watercoloring at the library. Supplies are provided, no experience necessary — paint your stress away during

Written by Cara King three months ago

Buddhism and Political Theory

In this fall quarter’s “Conversations with Cal Poly Authors,” Matt Moore, associate professor of Political Science, discussed his new book, Buddhism & Political Theory, with Philosophy professor Joe Lynch. Matt Moore began examining the intersections of Buddhism and politics after discovering

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