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Posts from the ‘Events & Exhibits’ Category

Unlocking the energy secrets of the planet

Unlocking energy secrets from the planet sounds like a lofty, difficult goal to reach. However, Kathleen Krueger is taking this goal one step at a time with her research on biofuels as a potential energy source for our future. Read more

Discovering history through GIS

Kennedy Library’s Data Studio welcomed Ann Kelly Knowles on Monday, January 13, when she spoke about the connections historical GIS can reveal in terms of unknown patterns and relationships between different historical events. Examples explored included the American Industrial Revolution, the Battle of Gettysburg and the Holocaust.

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“On the Cutting Edge”: An exhibit of landscape architecture laser cut projects

This post is written by Vanessa Pham. Vanessa is a gallery student assistant and a third year Communication Studies student.

As the gallery student assistant at Kennedy Library, I have an awesome opportunity to help students and faculty install their community exhibits on the 1st and 2nd floors. Most recently, I helped install a safari of cardboard heads and a paperboard terrain of letters. Read more

So. Many. Events.

Welcome back Mustangs! Kennedy Library is hitting the ground running this quarter with a lot of fun, unique events coming up. In January and February, the library will be holding a variety of events about topics from biofuels to love stories. With so many events and topics being discussed, there is an event for everyone.

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Stressbusters bring cats to the atrium to relieve student stress

The atrium at Kennedy Library was alive with the sounds of cats purring and students “awing” on Thursday morning, December 5. Students took a break from studying to cuddle up with some cute Cal Poly cats. Read more

Geography Awareness Week 2013

To celebrate Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day, Kennedy Library hosted a reception in the Community Gallery on Thursday, November 21 that featured maps created by students and faculty. Geography Awareness Week and the series of events we hosted for the week, are designed to show how maps are used in all kinds of different fields.

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From pilots to products: How urban prototyping can help your city

Urban Prototyping: From Pilots to Products. Sounds impressive, but what on earth does it mean? Josette Melchor, the Founder and Executive Director of GAFFTA and George Zisiadis, an artist who recently installed the interactive “Pulse of the City” in Boston, explained all that and more at Kennedy Library’s most recent Cal Poly Science Cafe on Thursday, October 24.

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