News for June 2015

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Innovative Concrete Canoe Team Places Second at Nationals
June 23, 2015

Cal Poly’s Concrete Canoe team won the Innovation Award and earned second place overall at the National Concrete Canoe Competition, held June 20-22 at the Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. This marks the 10th consecutive year that Cal Poly has placed in the top five at the event referred to as the “America’s Cup of Civil Engineering.”


Cal Poly Is a ‘Top Value’ among Public Universities
June 19, 2015

A Cal Poly education is one of the best values around, according to recent rankings by Consumers Digest.


iFixit Pans for Gold at Cal Poly
June 18, 2015

Apple’s newly minted alloy – some call it Apple Gold – defines the company’s luxe-edition watch.


In the HotHouse
June 18, 2015

Cal Poly’s HotHouse Accelerator program does for young companies what rapid prototyping can do for products. The intense 13-week summer program is dedicated to helping participants quickly put together what their products — and companies — can look like.


Alum's Work is Illuminating
June 18, 2015

Not everyone in the world is fortunate enough to grow up with AC power and a Winnie the Pooh lamp.


Students' Aluminum Alloy Project is Unalloyed Success
June 18, 2015

Aluminum is shaping a lighter future for automobiles — and a Cal Poly senior project is helping pave the way.


Students Test Their Mettle in Blade-making Competition
June 18, 2015

Armed with blueprints for the iconic 1943 Kukri knife and leaf springs from a 1983 Jeep Cherokee, Cal Poly students entered into a unique contest this spring that melded the Old World art of blacksmithing with modern metallurgy concepts.


Outstanding Cal Poly Engineering Graduate Profiled in The Tribune
June 15, 2015

Industrial engineering graduate Jeffrey Silva from La Habra, Calif., was featured as one of Cal Poly's "Great Grads" in The Tribune's front-page coverage of the Class of 2015 commencement ceremonies. Silva, president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), was named the College of Engineering's Outstanding Graduating Senior for Service to the Community.


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