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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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