“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 spoken word, musical entertainment and authentic Filipino cuisine is planned from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 23, in Kennedy Library’s second floor.
“Learning is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” —Warren Barris
Open Science Café has empowered me to make my event an incredible reality!
By now, I would have thought that the chance of coming up with a non-cliché male geek misfit character would be very slim. But Gabriel Roth has beaten the odds. Read more
This post is written in collaboration with Lauren Young, LibRAT and Kennedy Library Out Loud contributor.
Making more than 600 master theses searchable through the library’s online cataloging database, PolyCat, may sound difficult and complicated. But, for Alex Georges, student assistant for library-monographs, this all a part of what makes his position unique. In addition to cataloging recently submitted and past alumni’s master theses, Alex sorts through incoming mail and processes new books and gift orders.
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 May 10, explains all that and more in this interview.
No longer will you break the bank buying an expensive textbook that you kinda-sorta used in that one GE class. No longer will you have to sell back that $150 biology textbook only to receive a fraction of what you paid for it. And no longer will you have to ogle at your friend’s iPad, wishing it were yours. This is all thanks to Kennedy Library’s dedication to affordable learning. Read more