Many Cal Poly students study abroad at some point during their college career and may begin to envision this process as early as freshman year. These plans, however, shifted during the pandemic. Now with a better understanding of the circumstances created by the pandemic, students are relearning how to navigate studying abroad. Before the World […]
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Listen: Cal Poly professor hosts event to help kids with cancer
On Nov. 19, the fourth annual Bash Cancer Fest was held at the Red Barn in Los Osos to raise money for kids battling cancer. This event was a family-friendly function featuring a silent auction, wine, food, bouncy houses and live band performances from 12 to 5 p.m. All of the proceeds funded a local […]
Sonya Renee Taylor gives message of “radical self-love” at Change the Status Quo conference
At the 19th annual Change the Status Quo Social Justice Leadership Conference, keynote speaker Sonya Renee Taylor relayed a message of “radical self-love.”
Students learn to wrestle bulls, tie cows in rodeo class
Cal Poly’s Theory and Practice of Rodeo class (AG 243) does not meet in the classroom — not even once. The students gather at the rodeo grounds and spend each class working with Ben Londo, the coach of Cal Poly’s rodeo team.
Student-run Cal Poly Organic Farm sells produce locally
The Cal Poly Organic Farm embodies Learn by Doing to a T — meaning students plan work days, till the soil, plant the seeds, harvest the crops, price the food and sell produce to San Luis Obispo residents. The sales are made through the Farmer’s Market, Vons, Big Sky Cafe and boxes on Dexter Lawn. […]
How “Earn While You Learn” became “Learn by Doing”
If you were a mechanics student at Cal Poly in 1903, odds are you were laying foundations and hammering together buildings. If you were studying agriculture, you were building roads and planting trees. In a couple of years, you or your peers were delivering the mail, cleaning the floors and emptying the trash. The history […]
Student-built bench completed outside Kennedy Library
The finishing touches have been put on a new bench outside of Kennedy Library, designed and built entirely by three architecture seniors to promote tolerance.
Drops of Jupiter — Liberal studies senior project aims to inspire the next generation of scientists
Four students spent the summer listening to storms on Jupiter. Now, they’re seeing how they can implement their project at a local elementary school.
Learn by Doing gets things done
Learn by Doing goes far beyond the classroom.
Cal Poly students create a new accessory for your barbecue
Thirteen industrial technology and packaging students created the Cookout Caddy, a grill-side table to help when barbecuing.
Cal Poly’s UGS evolves with changes in graphic communication
Cal Poly’s University Graphic Systems team is changing to keep up with the quickly changing graphic communication industry.