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Conversations with Cal Poly Authors

Feb 5, 2016


Event: Conversations with Cal Poly Authors
Date: Feb 19
Time: 10-11:30
Location: Kennedy 111H

24th District Congressional Debate at Cal Poly

Jan 19, 2016


Evaluate your choices for representative

Candidates for the 24th Congressional District will discuss the major issues facing Central Coast constituents. The debate will be moderated by Randol White of KCBX FM. Audience members will have an opportunity to submit questions.

"Scientists at War" Library Conversation

Nov 10, 2015


Dr. Shelley Hurt (POLS) and Dr. Sarah Bridger (HIST) talked with a standing room only audience about Dr. Bridger’s new book, Scientists at War, as part of the Kennedy Library’s Conversations with Cal Poly Authors series.

Sarah Bridger and Shelley Hurt: Book discussion

Nov 3, 2015


Sarah Bridger, assistant professor in history, and Shelley Hurt, associate professor of political science, will discuss Bridger’s book Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research.

Date: Nov. 6
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Kennedy Library, Room 111H.

There will be time for audience questions. Light refreshments will be served. The talk is part of the Conversations with Cal Poly Authors series at Kennedy Library. Listen to podcasts of past conversations on SoundCloud. For more information, visit the Kennedy Library website.

 

Ms. Kelli Seybolt Talks About Employment

Oct 20, 2015


Ms. Kelli Seybolt joined a university-wide group of students and faculty to discuss careers for Cal Poly students in Washington, DC. Ms. Seybolt, who serves as director of International Affairs and Foreign Policy Advisor to the Commandant of the Coast Guard, was the CLA Honored Alumna in 2014.

Ms. Seybolt talked with students about how to leverage internships and first employment positions to create a professional network to help locate and secure future jobs. She also emphasized the importance of tailoring resumes for the screening process and how to locate jobs and internships through USAJobs. Students participated in a lively Q&A session, followed by a lunch, hosted by POLS Alumna Shari Mullins.

Guest Speaker: Jeff Smith

Oct 15, 2015


Author of Mr. Smith Goes to Prison, Jeff Smith will be coming to Cal Poly for a conversation about criminal justice and prison reform in the United States.

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New Student Welcome!

Aug 5, 2015



Welcome to Cal Poly

This fall, we welcomed 104 first year, 12 transfer and 11 graduate students to the department of Political Science. Of the over 1,100 applicants to the department, these students represent the best of the best with an average incoming high school GPA of 3.78 and with a wealth of diverse experiences and interests. Classes have started for the fall quarter; the faculty and staff of the department are excited to see these students start their Cal Poly Political Science experience.

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Campus to Host Cal Poly Alumnus Congressman Jeff Denham on April 2

Mar 23, 2015


Cal Poly Alumnus and Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Jeff Denham (B.A., Political Science, 1992), will speak on his role as a member of Congress from 11 am to noon Thursday, April 2, in the Advanced Technology Laboratories (Building 7), Keck Lab (Room 2). 

Faculty Travel Winter Update

Feb 17, 2015


Laura Hosman was in Honolulu and Stockholm this winter. 

January 16-20 - Laura Hosman attended Pacific Telecommunications 37th Annual Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

February 3-7 - Laura Hosman attended SPIDER (Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions) Organization at Stockholm University in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Mock Trial Winter Update

Feb 17, 2015


Our mock trial teams have had a busy winter quarter! 

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