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University of Michigan Professor to Present ‘What is Sex For?’ Oct. 14 at Cal Poly

Sep 24, 2013


University of Michigan Professor David Halperin will present “What is Sex For?” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in Chumash Auditorium in the University Union at Cal Poly.

Cal Poly Graphic Communication Student Receives CSU Trustee Award

Sep 24, 2013


Cal Poly graphic communication senior Juana Villa was awarded the 2013 California State University (CSU) Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, one of the highest student distinctions within the university.

In Memoriam - David Englund

Sep 18, 2013


Professor Emeritus David Lowell Englund died Aug. 10, 2013, in Atascadero from complications related to Parkinson’s disease. He was 79. He joined the Cal Poly faculty in 1973 and served as chair of the Child Development Department from 1974–1980.

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New Minor Launch Event: Indigenous Studies in Natural Resources and the Environment (INRE) Minor

Sep 13, 2013


An innovative and interdisciplinary new minor made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Departments of Ethnic Studies (CLA) and Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences (CAFES).

Cal Poly Named Top College for Return on Investment for English, Humanities Majors

Sep 12, 2013


Affordable Colleges Online has ranked Cal Poly the fifth best college in the nation for return on investment (ROI) for their English and humanities programs.

Interdisciplinary Research on Recruiting Women to Engineering Wins National Award

Aug 27, 2013


Cal Poly faculty members Jane Lehr and Helene Finger and ethnic studies alumna Beverley Kwang were recognized by the American Society of Engineering Education for their research into increasing the number of college women who enroll in engineering disciplines.

Cal Poly to Help Launch New Model of Online Learning

Aug 26, 2013


Cal Poly is one of 15 higher education institutions participating in the launch of a new model of online learning through FemTechNet this fall. 

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Modern Languages Student Attends National Mortar Board Conference

Aug 15, 2013


Modern languages major Nicole Beaudoin attended the National Mortar Board Conference August 2-4, in Atlanta, Ga.

Cal Poly Partners with Exopack to Explore Packaging Innovation

Aug 14, 2013


The Cal Poly Graphic Communication Institute (GrCI) hosted an executive forum on July 24, 2013, that brought together some of the world’s leadingcorporations to discuss issues and explore innovations in competitive packaging.

Cal Poly Names Susan Currier Visiting Professor for Teaching Excellence

Aug 5, 2013


Cal Poly has selected Jody Lisberger from the University of Rhode Island (URI) as the 2013 Susan Currier Visiting Professorship for Teaching Excellence.

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