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Impact Magazine

Collectively, our CLA community is doing amazing things on campus, in the community, and in the world. Alongside the quarterly CLA e-newsletter, The Link, Impact magazine gives a sense of the depth and breadth of the CLA story of excellence.

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Cal Poly Students Take Top Honors at CSU Research Competition

Five Cal Poly students took top honors at the recent 2015 California State University (CSU) Research Competition held May 1-2 at CSU San Bernardino.

Biomedical engineering graduate student Kevin Campbell from South Lake Tahoe, Calif., and senior Kristina Bishard of Arvada, Colo., won...
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Cal Poly History Professor Named Cambridge Visiting Research Fellow

Cal Poly History Professor Matthew Hopper has been awarded the 2015-16 Smuts Visiting Research Fellowship in Commonwealth Studies at the University of Cambridge in England. 

Hopper will travel to Cambridge in January 2016 and spend nine months writing and researching materi...
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Cal Poly’s Annual Student Exhibition Opens at University Art Gallery May 28

Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery will kick off an exhibit of diverse works by graduating art students with an opening reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 28. The exhibit, appropriately titled “Exit,” runs through June 13.

Graduating seniors from s...
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Cal Poly Graphic Communication Students Win Awards in Packaging Challenge

Cal Poly graphic communication students won two awards for a pop-up mailer at the annual Phoenix Challenge Flexo Packaging Competition on May 2.

For the yearlong Phoenix Challenge, student teams select a local company to rebrand and market its business with collateral materials using...
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Cal Poly History Student to Attend Prestigious Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute

Cal Poly history junior Madeleine Aitchison will attend the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for summer 2015.

Admission to the institute is competitive, as the program is one of ...
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Cal Poly to Celebrate Feminist and Queer Studies Journal Launch May 29

Cal Poly will host a celebration for the release of the 2015 issue of Sprinkle: An Undergraduate Journal of Feminist and Queer Studies from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 29, at...
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Cal Poly Psychology Professor Receives $100,000 STEM Research Grant

Cal Poly psychology Professor Julie Garcia received a $100,000 grant for the project “Identity Threats in Higher Education: Implications for College Outcomes of Under-Represented Students of Color.” 

The Russ...
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