Out Loud  / Cal Poly Science Café

Written by Leona Rajaee two years ago

Bending the Rules of Art and Science with Tim Jenison

An artist’s studio and a scientist’s laboratory may seem worlds apart. That’s because many people view art and science as different as night and day, but some, like inventor Tim Jenison, believe the artist and the scientist are intricately connected.

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

RFID technology and our future

At the latest Open Science Cafe, Robert Garlinghouse (IE ’15) hosted and welcomed Mark Roberti, founder of RFID Journal, to speak about RFID technology and how it will change information technology and the way companies do business in the future. We got a chance

Written by Robert Garlinghouse two years ago

My Open Science Café experience

Photo of RFID club students

Launched in 2014, Kennedy Library’s Open Science Cafe is a new program that supports a student in planning an educational event on campus that features a speaker and topic of their choice. I feel blessed to have had the opportunity

Written by Nasim Delavari two years ago

Reflecting on Appropriate Technologies Open Science Café

Photo of Lonny and Nasim

Hosting Appropriate Technologies, Near and Far, an Open Science Café (OSC) with Lonny Grafman, was a memorable experience for me. One reason was our collaborative planning process. Karen Lauritsen, Lonny, and I set up several video conferences prior to the

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

Brainstorming appropriate technologies for Cal Poly at Open Science Cafe

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 two years ago

Meet Nasim Delavari: Host of Open Science Cafe

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 years ago

Meet Robert Garlinghouse: Host of Open Science Cafe

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

Written by Rachel Scott two years 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 two years ago

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

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

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Kennedy Library Presents ‘How to Be a Futurist’ with Bryan Alexander

Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library will present “How to Be a Futurist” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the library’s second-floor cafe lounge, as part of its Cal Poly Science Café series. The event features Bryan Alexander, a

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