INTERNATIONAL STUDENT-ATHLETE LOOKS BACK AT CAL POLY YEARS
During his two years at Cal Poly, Alberto Ganis embodied the words of NBA small forward Kevin Durant: “I’m a basketball player. That’s what I do and what I love, but that’s just not all who I am. I’m talented in a lot of different areas.”
SENIOR PROJECT HELPS CAL POLY CONTRIBUTE TO PEACE IN CONGO
For nearly 25 years, war — funded by “conflict minerals” — has ravaged the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where more than 5.4 million people have died. With the help of advisor Professor Shelley Hurt, Katie Hoselton used her senior project to create a campaign of change on Cal Poly's campus.
LIBERAL ARTS AND ENGINEERING MAJOR INTERNS AT CLINTON FOUNDATION
Last fall, liberal arts and engineering studies major Gabrielle Amar joined the Clinton Foundation as an intern, ready to take on the foundation’s mission to solve some of the world’s most daunting challenges through the Clinton Climate Initiative sector.
REMEMBERING A GIANT: MICHAEL BARTON MILLER
Michael Barton Miller — Art & Design Department professor, artist and friend — passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at the age of 65, after a two-year battle with brain cancer. His wisdom, humor, kindness and love for different people and cultures touched the lives of all he encountered.
ENGLISH PROFESSOR BRINGS DRAMATIC LITERATURE BACK TO CAMPUS
“My mother tongue is performance,” said Ryan Hatch, one of the newest additions to Cal Poly’s English Department faculty. A self-described lover and critic of the theater, Hatch has known for a long time that the art of performance would be at the center of his intellectual and scholarly work.
Cal Poly's College of Liberal Arts welcomed one of the most prestigious 18th-century conferences early this year. The Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS) Conference gathered scholars from across the world to share their research.
The breezy sounds of local San Luis Obispo band Fialta are drifting across the nation. The self-professed “Central Coast indie pop” group are multi-faceted artists — balancing day jobs with writing, composing and performing music inspired by literature and the world around them.