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First Cal Poly Scholar Selected for Congressional Internship in D.C.

Aug 17, 2022

Ethan Gutterman, a third-year history major and ethics, public policy, science and technology minor from the San Fernando Valley, will serve as Cal Poly’s 2022 representative to the Panetta Institute Congressional Internship Program.

Cal Poly SLO Mock Trial Team at 2022 AMTA Nationals 

May 9, 2022

Cal Poly’s Mock Trial Club A Team (AMTA Team 1321) built upon their perfect 8-0 performance at regionals, their 6-1-1 performance at ORCS, and traveled to the 37th AMTA National Championship Tournament on April 8-10, hosted by Elizabethtown College at the Lancaster, Pennsylvania County Courthouse.   

Dr. Michael Latner Gives Expert Witness Testimony in Ohio Supreme Court Gerrymandering Case

Jan 15, 2022

While multiple stories from local news organizations discuss the new San Luis Obispo County redistricting map, political science Associate Professor Michael Latner is playing a key role in the redistricting of Ohio.

Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with the California Cybersecurity Institute’s Danielle Borrelli 

Jan 14, 2022

Danielle Borrelli (Political Science ’11, Master of Public Policy ’17) is helping lead the charge to address our nation’s national cybersecurity crisis as the Operations Coordinator for the California Cybersecurity Institute (CCI). Partnering with the tech community, private corporations, public agencies, and academia, Borrelli and the CCI work to craft a novel workforce prepared to combat the ever-growing online threat landscape.  

Dr. Cravens Selected as PRRI Public Fellow in New Religion and Renewing Democracy Initiative

Oct 12, 2021

Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization announced the selection of 16 interdisciplinary scholars as PRRI Public Fellows.

Public Policy Graduate Student Receives CSU Trustees’ Award

Sep 13, 2021

Christine Lam, 22, was selected as Cal Poly’s awardee, the Trustee Wenda Fong and Daniel Fetterly Scholar, for her academic performance, personal accomplishments, community service and financial need. She will receive a $6,000 Trustees’ Award scholarship as part of her recognition. 

Denae Hollar Uses Trip Abroad as Senior Project Research

Aug 17, 2021

As spring quarter of 2021 wrapped up, political science senior Denae Hollar began preparing for her upcoming trip to a remote farm in Costa Rica. Originally planned as a volunteer trip, Hollar started thinking about how she could use this experience as research for her impending senior project on democracy and global food security.  

Christopher Acebo (Political Science, '92) Chosen as Cal Poly Honored Alum

May 11, 2021

Christopher Acebo (Political Science, '92) has devoted his career to film and live events as a director, designer and producer. His mission as the CEO of Broken English Productions is to develop films that center stories of the Latinx experience.

Senior Isabella Abelgas won first place at the CSU Systemwide Student Research Competition

May 10, 2021

Political science senior Isabella Abelgas won first place for the Business, Economics and Hospitality Management category of this year’s California State University (CSU) Systemwide Student Research Competition.

Jennifer Denbow - Visiting Scholar at UC Davis

Dec 4, 2020

Dr. Denbow is working as a visiting scholar at UC Davis.

She has joined a group of scholars at UC Davis to cover topics with the theme "Beyond Health". For more information please click here.


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