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Written by Leona Rajaee four 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 four 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 four 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 four 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 four years ago

What does it mean to live a life well lived?

Photo of Blanche Brown

What does it mean to live a life well lived? Does it mean finding happiness? Or success? Or your passion? Or appreciating the people in your life? To answer this question, Cal Poly Art & Design professor Sky Bergman started her photography

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 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

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 Rachel Scott five years 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 five years ago

GIS Week: Map gallery reception

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,