Fall 2018 Newsletter
Researchers Dive into Mystery of Disappearing Eelgrass in Morro Bay
In recent years Morro Bay’s iconic eelgrass beds experienced a massive die-off, declining more than 90 percent since 2007, and restoration efforts have mostly failed. A team of faculty and students launched an effort to find out why.
Dean Wendt Discusses Research, Inclusion, Excellence
Around 400 students did research with faculty mentors this summer, and a new program aims to increase the number of underrepresented students engaged in undergraduate research.
World's Largest Particle Collider Gets Cal Poly Boost
Want five to 10 times more particle collisions per second? Call physics professor Themis Mastoridis and his student researchers, who are helping to upgrade CERN's Large Hadron Collider.
New Study Aims to Give Babies Healthiest Possible Start
Students working with Alison Ventura, a professor in the Kinesiology and Public Health Department, will help study how mothers and infants interact during feeding.
Faculty and Staff Honored with Multiple Awards
Cal Poly honored a number of College of Science and Mathematics faculty and staff members, including Francis Villablanca, pictured above, who received the Distinguished Teaching Award.