During quarantine, while people have been turning to arts and crafts to entertain themselves indoors, ecology professor Yamina Pressler has been recognized by Smithsonian Magazine for her work developing “responsibly harvested” soil-based water colors with her friend and colleague, Dr. Karen Vaughn at the University of Wyoming.
Cal Poly remains undefeated soil science champions, taking first place at a regional competition in early November.
The SLO community had the opportunity to learn about the future of farming at a public discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Rising stars — that’s what the California Geotechnical Engineers Association (CalGeo) decided Cal Poly’s student chapter was.
Students from Cal Poly will travel to Bend, Ore. to participate in a national soil judging contest.