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Apply now! Open Science Cafe

I’m very excited to announce a new initiative, Open Science Cafe, which awards a student event proposal with a $3,000 budget and $500 stipend. Open Science Cafe is designed to inspire and empower students to make their own Cal Poly Science Café event with the researcher, thought leader or creative mover and shaker of their choice. This is Learn by Doing. Read more

Announcing two of Cal Poly’s Outstanding Student Employees of the Year!

This year, two talented student assistants from Kennedy Library were recognized with honors at Cal Poly’s Outstanding Student Employee of the Year awards reception. Glen Beebe, a programmer in Library Information Technology, was named Cal Poly’s top student employee out of 49 nominees from across campus, and Jennifer Ray, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science (CAFES) librarian student assistant was named second runner up. Three cheers for Glen and Jennifer!

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Journey into Libraryland: Top 10 things I learned from my Kennedy Library internship

Victoria Billings is the communications and public programs intern at Kennedy Library. ‘Journey into library land’ is a series about what she’s learned creating media for Cal Poly’s university library.

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Kinesiology and Kennedy

A newly renovated first floor gallery means that I get to be privy to new and exciting ideas almost constantly. In January, it was the 2nd year architecture students’ Julia Morgan-inspired projects. For the last several weeks, it has been fun drawings by Cal Poly students. Today, it was a journey into the world of health and body, when students in Kinesiology 319, Introductory Research Methods, presented their research proposals in the gallery. Read more

Journey into library land: Before we get started

If you’ve spent much time in Kennedy Library recently, you’ve probably seen me. I’m running around, often with a camera or notepad, ducking back and forth between offices on the second floor and sometimes in the elevator going up and down and back up again on errands. Occasionally, I also use the library’s space for studying, too.

I’m a journalism senior at Cal Poly, but I’m also communications and public programs student assistant at Kennedy Library. It’s a mouthful, but as you’ve probably guessed, that title is the easiest way to describe the multitude of duties I perform.

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