Mustang Minute: Kennedy Library receives 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

Ashley DeVriend [follow id= “ashleydevriend”] Mustang News reporter Ashley DeVriend looks into why the Robert E. Kennedy Library received the 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries award. The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) recognized the Kennedy Library for its…

Speaker to explore radioactive levels on central coast

Through a partnership with UCLA’s Institute for Digital Research and Education, the Radioisotope Center’s team has built a vehicle-mounted radiation-monitoring system with a public web-based interface to inform people about radiation levels in their communities.

Library wins 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries award

The Kennedy Library is the first university in California to receive the Excellence in Academic Libraries award from the Association of College Research Libraries.

Mustang Minute: Cats in Kennedy

Cats and Cal Poly students got a little extra love in the library on Thursday. Christina Favuzzi sees how the cats help students relax before finals.

Kennedy Library to house Banned Books Week display

Robert E. Kennedy Library is tipping its hat this week to Banned Books Week by hosting a display of anti-censorship art.

Guayaki Yerba Mate shares a taste of fair trade and culture

In South America, long days take pause as people stop to enjoy the cultural tradition of sharing a yerba mate gourd (a cup made of dehydrated vegetable shells) with friends.

Cal Poly author and professor to share mission music history book

Kassi Luja Cal Poly author and music professor Craig Russell will share his new book “From Serra to Sancho: Music Pageantry in the California Missions” at Robert E. Kennedy Library on Jan. 25 as part of the library’s “Conversations with Cal Poly Authors” event series.…

The perks of Banned Books Week

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” author Stephen Chbosky is coming to campus next Friday for a Q&A session and book signing in honor of Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week is an American Library Association sponsored event. Library Academic…

Kennedy Library kicks off exhibit celebrating Book Club of California's centennial

This coming April, Robert E. Kennedy Library will host its spring exhibit, “Pressing Forward: The Book Club of California at 100.” In honor of the Book Club’s centennial, the traveling exhibition will host various activities including talks from a professional…

Annual ‘Banned Book Week’ reaches final chapter

Banned Books Week came to its close Oct. 1. The event opened the floor for library patrons to discuss why certain books would be censored and to talk about the ideas that made those books controversial in the first place.

Professor raises questions on science fiction becoming reality

Patrick Lin, a philosophy professor at Cal Poly presented on “Accelerating Evolution: The Ethics of Human Enhancement” at Kennedy Library from 4:30 to 5:30 last night. Brought to the second floor by the Science Cafe, Lin spoke to a packed cafe with an audience of 135 individuals.