Out Loud

Written by Rachel Scott nine months ago

Why should you enter a video in the Pitch Perfect Competition?

The Pitch Perfect winners from 2013.

Kennedy Library has teamed up with the Orfelea College of Business to put on its 7th annual Pitch Perfect Competition open to students from every college. In this competition, you have to opportunity to create a 60-second video pitch about how the

Written by Karen Lauritsen nine months ago

Two Artists to Talk on Art, Science and the Natural World Feb. 6

Halosaccion Nereo: Image by Josie Iselin

A conversation between Josie Iselin, a photographer, writer and book designer, and Ruta Saliklis, director of exhibitions and development at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 6, in Cal

Written by Karen Lauritsen nine months ago

Changes Begin February 2015 for Access to Wiley Journals

In late December the Chancellor’s Office announced that negotiations for the 2015 renewal of the system-wide journal package with John Wiley and Sons were unsuccessful. This means Cal Poly will no longer subscribe through the CSU to approximately 1,300 Wiley

Written by Karen Lauritsen nine months ago

Kennedy Library Announces New Faculty Award

A new faculty award, the Learn by Doing Scholar Award, has been established to acknowledge and inspire formal scholarship and research into Cal Poly’s signature pedagogy, Learn by Doing. The inaugural awards will be given in two categories to create

Written by Rachel Scott nine months ago

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

Jessie Becker at a Cal Poly Science Cafe.

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 nine months 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

Written by Karen Lauritsen nine months ago

Orfalea College of Business and Kennedy Library Launch $25,000 Competition

Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library and Orfalea College of Business announce the launch of the 7th annual Pitch Perfect Competition, open to all Cal Poly students. This year’s competition asks students to suggest ways Kennedy Library can foster cross-campus collaboration at

Written by Jan Kline ten months ago

Us, by David Nicholls


Sad and funny is one of my favorite combinations in a novel, and this one has the perfect balance.

Written by Rachel Scott ten months ago

Cal Poly Authors: Tehachapi, the first women’s prison in California


On Friday, December 5, Kennedy Library welcomed Kathleen Cairns to speak about her book, Hard Time at Tehachapi: California’s First Women’s Prison. She spoke about the first women’s prison in California, from the personal stories of the inmates to the historical significance

Written by Rachel Scott eleven months ago

GIS Week: Map gallery reception

GIS Map Gallery part of GIS Week 2014.

To wrap up GIS Week 2014, Cal Poly students, faculty and staff gathered on Thursday, Nov. 20 in the Community Gallery on the first floor to view some amazing maps and projects. These maps featured different GIS applications in engineering, biology,