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Written by Karen Lauritsen four years ago

The Seaweed Specimen with Josie Iselin

Today in the Data Studio, Josie Iselin, a photographer, writer and book designer based in San Francisco, talked about her work in the context of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) movement. Ms. Iselin currently has an exhibition of seaweed

Written by Andrew Bui four years ago

How to be a reluctant futurist

Bryan Alexander leading Cal Poly Science Cafe workshop on how to be a futurist

Do you remember when you were in high school, and seemingly every single adult figure in your life kept chiding you for not knowing what you want to do with your future?  I mean, realistically you had a solid four

Written by Karen Lauritsen four years ago

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

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 four years 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 four years 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 Karen Lauritsen four 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

Written by Karen Lauritsen four years 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 Karen Lauritsen five years ago

GIS on campus: Faculty and student examples

Today, as part of Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day, the Data Studio presented its first of three events taking place this week. Dr. Billy Riggs (pictured) from City and Regional Planning, works with lots of transportation variables and opened

Written by Karen Lauritsen five years ago

Saying yes to community with Jessica Holada

Jessica Holada (pictured*, at right) joined Special Collections and Archives as director in March, 2014. We first got to know her in a welcome post on this blog. More recently, I asked her a few questions over email about her

Written by Karen Lauritsen five years ago

Moving into a new phase of the master planning process

Yesterday the Kennedy Library’s Building Program Committee* met for the last time, a concluding meeting that marked the end of one process and the beginning of another. It was an opportunity to review where we’ve been, what we’ve accomplished with