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A local professor and his team are waiting for companies to license their recently-patented product. It's an anti-browning formula that extends the shelf-life of sliced fruits and vegetables. 

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

The finishing touches are being put on a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient home that's being built on the Cal Poly campus.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly is one step closer to finalizing its 20-year master plan. The university released an updated campus concept map Thursday morning.

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

A new survey shows recent Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara graduates make higher salaries than many of their counterparts nationwide.

flickr member Mark Krynsky - Depeche Mode concert, 2013

Bruce Bartlett, a well-known Central Coast architect whose projects included Cal Poly's El Corral Bookstore and the Santa Barbara Bowl, passed away Friday from pancreatic cancer. 

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

UPDATE: Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 6:11 p.m.

Engineers at Cal Poly are celebrating a win in Utah this week as their LightSail project was named "Mission of the Year" Thursday  afternoon at the Small Satellite Conference at Utah State University.

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Cal Poly’s satellite programs are now the talk of the space industry with some of the most cutting-edge technology destined for launch pads, and already circling the planet. 

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The number of police officers patrolling neighborhoods surrounding Cal Poly will increase in the coming months under a new agreement between the City of San Luis Obispo and the University.

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

The president of Cal Poly will get a two percent raise following a vote Tuesday by the CSU Board of Trustees. The salary increase for University executives comes as faculty members negotiate for their own pay hike. 


 Victor Glover is a Cal Poly Alumnus and a NASA astronaut. 

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College students looking to land a job in Silicon Valley are off to a good start if they attend either Cal Poly or UC Santa Barbara.

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

Cal Poly is now renovating its historic, hillside letter 'P' in an effort to make the area safe for students and hikers. 

Alan Smith, Research Director for Natural Plasterers Council

A study being done at Cal Poly this summer will look at how pool owners can reduce the amount of water that evaporates each day. 

Pool covers are the main focus of this study, including bubble tarps and even chemicals that reduce evaporation. 

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This past weekend, Cal Poly awarded an honorary doctorate degree to San Luis Obispo hotel owner and Central Coast philanthropist Phyllis Madonna.

Madonna has been a resident and business owner in the local community for more than 60 years and is the mother of four Cal Poly alumni.

Best known as the owner of the iconic Madonna Inn, Madonna is also well known for her contributions to the local arts scene, including the San Luis Obispo Symphony, Festival Mosaic, the PAC. She's also a supporter of the local women's shelter.

Jay Thompson, Cal Poly

Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong spent more than any other CSU president on travel expenses, according to a report by the Los Angeles News Group.

San Luis Obispo Fire Department

Cal Poly released a report Tuesday detailing the incidents that lead to a roof-collapse earlier this year.

The annual event referred to as St. Fratty's Day garnered international attention when a video went viral showing a roof collapsing under several people.