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Cal Poly Pomona's Academic Master Plan is trying to define what it mean to an inclusive polytechnic university in the 21st century
November 27, 2018

What does it mean to be an inclusive "polytechnic" university in the 21st century?

Cal Poly Pomona updated its Academic Master Plan, a Strategic Plan for 2017-2021 that serves as a collective vision for our academic identity, values and future directions. Since its rollout, Provost...

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Learn how a co-op works at this APSA-sponsored event on Nov. 20, 2018
November 20, 2018

The Cal Poly Pomona chapter of the American Planning Student Association (APSA) hosts COOP-LA, an hour-long panel discussion with half a dozen Los Angeles-based groups who will discuss what it takes to start and operate a co-op.


Kleon Tran traveled to New Zealand to study how isolation influenced the architectural expression of its culture (Collage by Kleon Tran)
November 16, 2018

The second of two 2018-19 L.T. Shanks Travel Scholarship Lectures will feature CPP/ARC student Kleon Tran, who will present his travel and research findings about how New Zealand's geographic isolation has produced "a distinct cultural condition." 

The two Shanks...

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Assistant Professor Alvaro Huerta (URP) will moderate 'Demystifying Mental Health in Working-Class Latina/o Communities & Beyond'
November 14, 2018

Assistant Professor Alvaro Huerta from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning organized and will moderate Demystifying Mental Health in Working-Class Latina/o Communities & Beyond, a symposium open to the university community.

Demystifying Mental Health in...

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Franco Mellone traveled to Kenya to study the country's architecture sustainability practices. (Image courtesy of Franco Mellone)
November 9, 2018

The first of two 2018-19 L.T. Shanks Travel Scholarship Lectures will feature CPP/ARC student Franco Mellone, who will present his travel and research findings about sustainanle techniques in Kenyan architecture. His Shanks-sponsored talk will take place on Friday, Nov. 9 at...

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"Fragile Nature," by Ann Phong (2017)
November 8, 2018

Lecturer Ann Phong from the Department of Art will kick off her latest art exhibition on Thursday, Nov. 8 at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center with a celebratory gallery opening. Admission is free.

Phong's art explores her trans-Pacific journey from Vietnam to California. Her works...

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Daigo Daikoku, art director and graphic design of his eponymous design institute, will give a lecture on Nov. 8
November 8, 2018

Daigo Daikoku, art director and graphic design of his eponymous design institute, will give a lecture about his holistic approach to design. His lecture, sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona chapter of AIGA, is scheduled 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Building 7 Atrium. The lecture is open to...

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ENV Strategic Planning Town Hall - Thursday, Nov. 6 at Building 7
November 6, 2018

What are your ideas about the way the College of Environmental Design can #designthefuture of its academic programs?

Here's your chance to help plan the future. Let your voice be heard.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to...

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Guests gather inside The Commons at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies

Elected officials and university leaders, alumni and prospective students, and faculty and students gathered on Nov. 1 to observe the ways that the vision of a landscape architecture professor has been sustained and how it has evolved since the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies opened its...

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Fall Mixer Flyer
November 2, 2018

Cal Poly Pomona Department of Landscape Architecture and our Landscape Architecture Professional Advisory Board invite you to join us to celebrate our landscape architecture community!  Join us for a happy hour to catch-up on the start of our very first fall semester and our plans for the year...

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Lyle Center Open House - Nov. 1, 2018, 5-7pm
November 1, 2018

The role of sustainability continues to evolve in the 21st century. Learn about the changing role of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies as it approaches its 25th anniversary.

Take a tour of the Lyle Center grounds, mingle with faculty and alumni, and hear from current students and...

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Raphael Soriano and a Basque shepherd. © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)

Raphael Soriano, designer of architectural landmark homes, receives final honor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2018) -- The resting place of Raphael Soriano, one of the leading figures of mid-century modern architecture, will finally get a permanent marker to...

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"May We Suggest" by Associate Professor Alison Pearlman (Department of Art), available on Oct. 16, 2018
October 27, 2018

Alison Pearlman, professor of Art History, will give a gallery talk and sign copies of her latest book, "May We Suggest: Restaurant Menus and the Art of Persuasion" at the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum on Saturday, Oct. 27.

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Intellectual Property Workshop - Oct. 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

What is intellectual property? This workshop will explain how intangible products of human creativity and intellect are considered property that can be owned exclusively and protected by laws.

Sadiq Shah, Ph.D., AVP of Research, Innovation and Economic Development at...

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ENV and The Friends of Raphael Soriano will honor the pioneering architect's legacy on Sunday, October 21
October 21, 2018

One of the leading visionaries of mid-century modern architecture, Raphael Soriano was renowned for his innovative use of glass and steel in his residential designs. Like architects of his generation he recognized the appeal of Southern California's sun-drenched Mediterranean climate and sought...

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Associate Professor Alison Pearlman will be talking about her latest book with Los Angeles Magazine Food Editor Garrett Snyder
October 20, 2018

Come hungry to Now Serving Cookbook and Culinary Shop when Associate Professor Alison Pearlman sits down for a conversation with Garrett Snyder of Los Angeles Magazine.

What's on the menu is the menu: Pearlman's latest...

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Harvard Graduate School of Design is visiting Cal Poly Pomona to recruit ENV students
October 10, 2018

Harvard Graduate School of Design will be in the Building 7 Atrium to meet students interested in pursuing graduate studies in any of ...

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Bernard Zimmerman / Leland & Marian Zeidler Residence, Los Angeles, 1962 (Photo: Marvin Rand)

Cal Poly Pomona Architecture is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Bernard Zimmerman Lecture Series. The lecture series has been made possible by the generous support of CPP/ARC Distinguished Alumna Juliana Terian, who dedicates it to her mentor and favorite professor Prof....

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URP Alumni Chapter Mixer at the Sheraton San Diego - October 9, 7-9pm
October 9, 2018

Take a breather from the 2018 APA California Conference! Stop by the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina to enjoy an evening of coffee and desserts with fellow urban and regional planning alumni from Cal Poly Pomona.

URP Alumni Chapter Mixer
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and...

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October 2, 2018

Lucent Shifts is a site-specific installation made up of discarded material—hundreds of sheets of silver reflective plastic. The work ascends across the space, creating an illusion of floating midair. The surface appears active as the material mirrors any objects or figures that pass...

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