CENTER FOR EXPRESSIVE TECHNOLOGIES: PAVING THE WAY FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION
Earlier this year, President Jeffrey D. Armstrong approved a proposal to establish the Cal Poly Center for Expressive Technologies (CET) — a site where faculty, staff and students research and develop new ways of incorporating technology into artistic expression across the arts.
JOURNALISM LEADS TRANSITION TO DIGITAL-FIRST MEDIA
Change is in the air for Cal Poly’s Journalism Department. It takes the form of the new Mustang News, an integrated, digital-first student news organization. The department is one of the first in the California State University system to combine print, broadcast and digital operations, and this move is quickly altering the manner in which student journalists deliver news to the Cal Poly community.
MLL SENIOR HELPS RAISE HEART HEALTH AWARENESS IN ARGENTINA
Cal Poly Modern Languages and Literatures (MLL) senior Daniel Brosnahan has already been to Argentina and back, helping to raise awareness for heart health in connection with Corazonada, an international branch of the British-based organization Arrhythmia Alliance.
CAL POLY BAND SHARES ITS MUSIC ABROAD IN TOUR ACROSS THE BRITISH ISLES
The Cal Poly Band Program was out to prove the inclusivity of music this summer on a tour across Ireland, England and Scotland. Taking place June 17-30, the tour included approximately 65 students from the Wind Ensemble, Wind Orchestra, and the Mustang Marching Band. Together, the group performed at various European venues such as Gleeson Hall in Dublin, the Royal Northern College of Music’s theater in Manchester, and St. John’s Smith Square in London.
INVESTIGATING THE ETHICS OF CYBERWARFARE
At Cal Poly, cyberwarfare scholarship concerns itself not only with how to combat increasingly exceptional technology, but the ethics involved with this new method of war. Earlier this year, Cal Poly Philosophy Professor Patrick Lin received a grant of nearly $500,000 from the National Science Foundation for “Safeguarding Cyberspace with Ethical Rules for Cyberwarfare,” a collaborative project with the Naval Postgraduate School and Western Michigan University.
TOM GALLO NAMED 2013 CLA HONORED ALUMNUS
A 1988 graduate of the Graphic Communication Department, Gallo was recently selected as the 2013 Honored Alumnus for the College of Liberal Arts (CLA). He is vice president of strategic business development for the Modesto-based company, G3 Enterprises. The business is a part of the Gallo Winery enterprise and is one of the nation’s largest packaging companies within the wine and spirits industry.