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EEL Armor, a startup focused on creating a new and affordable lightweight armor meant to stop the penetration of bullets from assault rifles, won the 2021 New Venture Competition hosted by UC Santa Barbara’s Technology Management Program on May 20. EEL Armor also won the people’s choice award at the event, helping the company net Read More →
By Regina D. Biddings-Muro Leadership takes courage. Acts of courage will likely make you stand out — and sometimes in ways that will make some uncomfortable. By way of introduction, allow me to share that I am the first person of color to serve on the executive cabinet in the history of California Lutheran University. Read More →
U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh said May 10 that he wants to promote expanded partnerships with community colleges to support manufacturing jobs that have gone begging in Ventura County and on the Central Coast. Walsh spoke at the annual conference of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, which was held virtually. In Read More →
By David Lea, Kyle Meng, Olivier Deschenes, Ranjit Deshmukh and Paige Weber The world is jointly confronting two pressing issues: climate change and rising inequality. These problems are also intricately linked. The imperative to address climate change is overlaid on a world that is deeply unequal, which is likely to worsen under climate change. Yet, Read More →
By Judy Mahan This Friday, the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Small Business Development Center COVID Task Force congregates via Zoom for our now-monthly meeting — what a difference a year makes. Last year, at this time, the COVID Task Force met weekly, with multiple triage meetings throughout the week. The goal was Read More →
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo will get $5 million in federal funds to form a partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory to study drone technology. U.S. Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, was one of three reps who helped direct $10 million to Cal Poly SLO and Cal Poly Pomona in the Consolidated Appropriations Act Read More →