UCSB engineering recruits Bell Labs veteran
UC Santa Barbara has named a new dean of its College of Engineering.
Armstrong to beef up business ties
When the new president of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo took the podium at theannual Central Coast Economic Symposium, April 7, some 350 business leaders did not know what to expect. But by the time Dr. Jeffrey Armstrong finished speaking some 15 minutes later,the audience knew two things. First, afterjust three months on the job, Armstrong has mastered the local geography andlearned quickly about what makes the economy work.
Cal Poly’s new boss thinks big
Incoming Cal Poly San Luis Obispo President Jeffrey Armstrong wants to turn the university into a catalyst for corporate social responsibility.
Cal Poly hires new president
The CSU board of trustees appointed Jeffrey Armstrong as Cal Poly SLO’s new president on Dec. 15, ending a year-long search process
Cal Poly breezes into wind research
Construction will start within the next few weeks on a 70-foot-tall wind turbine near San Luis Obispo as part of a wind energy research center at Cal Poly.
Cal Poly launches entrepreneurship center
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has unveiled a new center that university officials hope will foster more student startups and bring the school’s research out of the lab and into the marketplace. About 130 people gathered at Cal Poly’s new Technology Park on Oct. 21 for the launch of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Read More →
SLO volunteers die in Baja plane crash
Four San Luis Obispo County residents on a humanitarian medical trip to Mexico were killed in a plane crash on Oct. 15. The group consisted of Graciela Sarmiento and James Thornton, both doctors from Arroyo Grande Community Hospital; attorney Roger Lyon of Cayucos, who owned the plane and was flying it; and Cal Poly San Read More →