News for February 2011

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Cal Poly Hosts “5k/10k Fund Run/Walk” Fundraiser for the 2011 Spring PolyHouse Project
February 24, 2011
PolyHouse is a student-run extreme home makeover done for a financially disadvantaged and physically disabled deserving member in our community. Faculty, staff and students raise all of the funds needed to make that transformation. The PolyHouse project traditionally has been scheduled in mid-May

Cal Poly team finishes second in international seismic design competition
February 22, 2011
When their five-foot-high balsa wood model building partially collapsed during the final seconds of the critical third test at the 2011 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Seismic Design Competition in mid February, the Cal Poly team was more than a little shaken.

Cal Poly’s Society of Women Engineers to Bring Hands-On Engineering Activities to Local Elementary
February 15, 2011
Cal Poly students from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will visit local fourth grade classrooms throughout the week of Feb. 22 - 25.

Cal Poly Engineering Students help Nipomo homes go solar
February 08, 2011
Twenty members of Cal Poly's Power and Energy Society (PES) club put "learn by doing" into practice in late January when they helped place seven solar panels on the home of a low-income Nipomo family.

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