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Cal Poly Alumna’s Undergraduate Research Awarded Top Honor at Social Sciences Conference

Jun 17, 2015


Cal Poly 2014 social sciences graduate Mikaela Vournas recently received the Charles McCall Best Undergraduate Paper Award at the 40th annual California State University (CSU) Social Science Student Symposium.

Cal Poly Students Take Top Honors at CSU Research Competition

May 26, 2015


Five Cal Poly students took top honors at the recent 2015 California State University (CSU) Research Competition held May 1-2 at CSU San Bernardino.

Natural History Museum Archaeologist to Discuss America’s Missions April 13 at Cal Poly

Mar 25, 2015


David Hurst Thomas, curator of anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History, will present “Reharvesting Ramona’s Garden: Romance and Reality in America’s Mythical Mission Past” at 6:30 p.m.Monday, April 13, in the Performing Arts Center Pavilion at Cal Poly.

Archaeologist to Discuss Dominican Submerged Caverns on Feb. 24

Feb 3, 2015


Archaeologist John Foster will present “Touching the Taino Underworld: Archaeological Explorations of Submerged Caverns in the Dominican Republic” at 7 p.m. Feb. 24, in Room 112 of the Business Building (No. 3), on campus.

Cal Poly to Host Screening of California’s Environmental History Documentary Oct. 23

Oct 3, 2014


Cal Poly will host a screening of the newly released documentary “Becoming California” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in Spanos Theatre on campus. The screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Producer/Director Kit Tyler and Executive Producer Jeffrey White.

Anthropologist to Discuss Native American Southwest Ruins on May 13 at Cal Poly

May 13, 2014


Stephen H. Lekson, curator of anthropology at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, will talk on “Chaco: Capital of the Ancient Southwest” at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, in the Spanos Theatre on campus.

Lekson will discuss Chaco Canyon’s complicated history to show how its communities represented a major political, economic and ceremonial capital. Although common ideas of Pueblo tribes suggest egalitarian and peaceful societies, Chaco’s history tells a different story, said Lekson. 

Troy Lawson Places First at California Geographical Society Conference

May 3, 2014


Cal Poly anthropology and geography student Troy Lawson placed first in the Professional Digitally Displayed Cartographic Award competition for his project “Historical Mapping for the City of San Luis Obispo.”

ACE Overcomers Director to Speak on Childhood Trauma April 30 at Cal Poly

Apr 30, 2014


David Lockridge, ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) Overcomers founder and executive director, will present “Surviving a Traumatic Childhood” from 4:10 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in Room E27 in the Science Building (No. 52) at Cal Poly.

Cal Poly Alumna Wins Fulbright Award

Jul 17, 2013


Paige Wopschall, 2011 Cal Poly graduate, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach in Bulgaria, becoming the first student applicant from Cal Poly in 20 years to win a Fulbright award.

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