News for August 2013

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Cal Poly WEP Director Helene Finger Receives National Awards for Closing Gender Gap in Engineering
August 28, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The shortage of women engineers is alarming, but Helene Finger’s hands-on efforts to close the gender gap are gaining national attention. The director of Women’s Engineering Program at Cal Poly is actively expanding female engineers’ academic and real-world opportunities.


Cal Poly Global Waste Research Institute Receives Keck Foundation Grant
August 28, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A recent $250,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation will allow the Cal Poly Global Waste Research Institute (GWRI) to integrate new waste-related issues and environmental impacts related to nanotechnology into the school’s broader undergraduate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum.


New Academic Year Brings Growth, Diversity to Student Body at Cal Poly
August 12, 2013

Incoming freshman class grows by 28 percent from prior year and is the most diverse and academically successful in university history


Cal Poly, Howard University Profs Bring Latest Real World Challenges to Classroom
August 05, 2013

U-T San Diego Share to FacebookShare to Twitter (8/2, Kucher) reported that Ali Shaban and Taufik, who teach electrical engineering at Cal Poly and  Charles Kim who teaches electrical and computer engineering at Howard University, spent this summer working full time at SDG&E (San Diego Gas & Electric) on some of the most challenging issues in the industry — to better prepare their students for the future.


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