News for July 2011

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Aerospace legend and Cal Poly Engineering alum Burt Rutan retires--debuting new prototype
July 29, 2011
Just like his aircraft designs, Burt Rutan’s retirement announcement last week was unlike any other.


A Rainbow of Engineering Possibilities for High Schoolers
July 27, 2011

A rainbow of possibilities was celebrated by an array of more than 140 high school students during closing ceremonies at Engineering Possibilities in College (EPIC) summer camp, held on campus July 11-15.


Hometown Newspaper Gives Lowdown on Cal Poly Engineering Student’s Zero-Gravity Experiment for NASA
July 18, 2011
Joshua Rutheiser, a fourth-year electrical engineering major, led a team of six Cal Poly Engineering students in a zero-gravity experiment for NASA in June.


Punchd is a Knockout – Google buys Cal Poly students’ startup company
July 12, 2011

SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Punchd, a smart phone application developed by two Cal Poly students, has been deemed a knockout idea by Google. The digital loyalty card startup business, spawned in a Cal Poly Android class, announced Monday that it has been acquired by the powerful search giant.


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