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Written by Rachel Scott two months ago

Geospatial data: Where does it go?

Jon & Jeanine - Where does all the geo spatial data go

Thursday, February 12, Kennedy Library welcomed Jon Jablonski, head of UC Santa Barbara’s Map and Imagery Laboratory. Jon gave a talk called “Where does all the geospatial data go?”. Specifically, he talked about the status of building geospatial libraries for storage, discovery and

Written by Karen Lauritsen two months ago

Broadside: Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting by Kevin Powers

Kevin Powers Poem by Ninja Press

Cuesta College’s 2015 Book of the Year is The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. In partnership with the San Luis Obispo County Library and San Luis Obispo Reads Program, the author will visit for a conversation and book signing on

Written by Karen Lauritsen two months ago

The Seaweed Specimen with Josie Iselin

Halosaccion Nereo: Image by 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 Derrick Usher three months ago

Mustang Daily Digitization Project

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Special Collections and Archives is digitizing Cal Poly’s student newspaper collection. The collection includes of all of Cal Poly’s student newspapers, beginning with the first weekly student publication, The Polygram, in 1916. We’ve named the endeavor “The Mustang Daily Digitization Project,” in recognition of the

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer three months ago

Stretching your imagination into the future

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I am not a creature designed for institutional meetings. My body rebels against long periods of sitting, even when food is involved. So the thought of being in meetings about the future for an entire day made me consider sticking

Written by Andrew Bui three months 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 Jan Kline three months ago

Admission, by Jean Hanff Korelitz

L to R, screenwriter Karen Croner, actress Tina Fey, novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz

After careening through her latest novel, You Should Have Known, I was excited to learn that Jean Hanff Korelitz had quite a few earlier books. Admission appealed to me immediately because of its setting — academia — and the fact

Written by Rachel Scott three months 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 three 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 three 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

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