News for April 2013

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Cal Poly Concrete Canoe Tips Over the Competition Again
April 29, 2013

For the 14th time in 17 years, Cal Poly civil engineering students will be representing the ASCE Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) at the national level. The school’s concrete canoe and steel bridge teams led Cal Poly to a fourth consecutive regional title at the conference, which was held April 4-6 at USC and Loyola Marymount University.


Computer Science Major Named ‘Best of the West’ for Enlivening Library
April 26, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO At Cal Poly’s Robert E. Kennedy Library, information is everywhere – and so, it seems, is Glen Beebe. The third-year computer science major was recently named Student Employee of the Year by the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators  (WASEA) for his contributions to enhancing users’ digital experience of Robert E. Kennedy Library.


Cal Poly’s ‘Leaning Trike’ Design Places Second at Human Powered Vehicle Challenge
April 24, 2013

Cal Poly leaned in at the recent Human Powered Vehicle Challenge West, taking second place for an innovative leaning-trike design. The team finished fourth overall at the regional competition held April 12-14 at San Jose State University.


Cal Poly ROTC Cadet Named ‘Finish Line Hero’ at Boston Marathon
April 17, 2013

Noah Falck, a first-year Cal Poly ROTC cadet and aerospace engineering major who ran the Boston Marathon on Monday, completed the race in just over three hours, 10 minutes. But his legacy will be in what he did in the moments after two explosions rocked the race.


Cal Poly Alumni Earn Their Wings at Naval Test Pilot School
April 10, 2013

After undergoing the rigors of intensive training at the United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) at Patuxent River, Md., two Cal Poly alumni attribute their success largely to the education they received at Cal Poly.


Opdyke Receives National Engineers Without Borders Award
April 10, 2013

Aaron Opdyke, president of the Cal Poly student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), has been named the 2013 recipient of the Student Founders’ Award by EWB-USA.


Cal Poly Electrical, Computer and Software Showcase Set For April 20 in Mott Gym
April 02, 2013

Cal Poly’s Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Electrical Engineering programs will host the Computer and Electrical Open House Showcase from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in Mott Gym.


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