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Discarded Produce Helps Save Money, Puts Livestock in Hog Heaven

Dec 08, 2014

Discarded Produce Helps Save Money, Puts Livestock in Hog Heaven The hogs could hear and see the white pickup truck driving slowly down the dirt lane toward their pen. They clustered at the corner, stamping their feet and pushing against the fencing, oinking furiously in anticipation. They watched eagerly as agricultural science senior Kelsey Swayze got out of the truck and took a cardboard box from the truck bed. She opened the package and upended it, spilling green cucumbers on the ground among the pigs. “This is a treat on top of their regular hog...


Internship at Kellogg Co. Gives Student Much Food for Thought

Dec 03, 2014

Internship at Kellogg Co. Gives Student Much Food for Thought Cal Poly Pomona student Haley Smolinski went on an adventure last January: she explored a distant land, discovered something that she loved to do – and got paid for doing it. Sound like a fantasy? Well, there was some magic involved, if only the Keebler Elves variety. Smolinski was the first Cal Poly Pomona student to participate in an internship program with the W.K. Kellogg Institute for Food and Nutrition Research in Battle Creek, Mich. She donned a lab coat, hair net, safety glasses and...


Sheep

Nov 24, 2014

Sheep show up to dine on  donated produce at Cal Poly Pomona.


Study Ranks Cal Poly Pomona High in Diversity Among Graduates

Nov 21, 2014

Study Ranks Cal Poly Pomona High in Diversity Among Graduates In further affirmation of Cal Poly Pomona’s mission of diversity, the university ranked first in awarding architecture undergraduate degrees to minorities and also finished high in four other categories, according to research compiled by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. Aside from the architecture distinction, the university ranked No. 4 in hospitality management, No. 5 in both agriculture and engineering, and No. 9 in business administration among minorities receiving bachelor’s...


Temple Grandin

Nov 20, 2014

Dr. Temple Grandin, an expert on humane livestock handling processes, speaks to students from the Animal Science Department at Cal Poly Pomona.


$2.5-Million Grant to Target Minority Graduate Studies in Water Conservation

Nov 06, 2014

$2.5-Million Grant to Target Minority Graduate Studies in Water Conservation The College of Engineering has been awarded a $2.5-million grant to promote graduate education for underrepresented minority students interested in water conservation and sustainability. With California still in the grip of a historic drought, the grant couldn’t have come at a better time. The grant from the U.S. Department of Education will be used to fund what has been dubbed MENTORES (Mentoring, Educating, Networking, and Thematic Opportunities for Research in Engineering and Science). The...


Faculty, Staff and Students Showcase Agricultural Research Projects

Nov 03, 2014

The Cal Poly Pomona Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) program will present its 14th Annual Research Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 3 to 6 p.m. at AGRIscapes.  The showcase will feature ARI-sponsored scientists and research projects from four CSU campuses:  Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Fresno, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and Cal State Chico. The event will provide an opportunity to learn about the research being conducted by faculty, staff and students to improve agriculture in California....


Innovation Brew Works Serving Craft Beers

Oct 21, 2014

Innovation Brew Works Serving Craft Beers The wait is over for Cal Poly Pomona students, faculty and staff looking for a place to grab a cold one on campus. The café inside Innovation Brew Works, located in Innovation Village, began serving craft beers from local breweries Monday. Guest craft brews come from Dale Bros. Brewery of Upland, Claremont Craft Ales and Ritual Brewing Co. of Redlands Plans for the campus to brew its own beer are still in the works. The brewing operations of Innovation Brew Works at the Center for Training,...


Horsehill Vineyards Uncorks Its Latest Wine

Oct 14, 2014

Horsehill Vineyards Uncorks Its Latest Wine Horsehill Vineyards has released its latest wine, and it is available at the Farm Store at Kellogg Ranch and the Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch. The 2013 Horsehill Pink, South Coast, marks a return to the off-dry rosé style that characterized the vineyard’s inaugural wine. It blends red cultivars and captures the aromas of red fruit: cherry, strawberry and raspberry. It is an ideal accompaniment to spicy Southwestern cuisine. Horsehill Pink is available for $7.50 per bottle at the Farm Store....


President’s Video Update for Oct. 13

Oct 13, 2014

President’s Video Update for Oct. 13 The Great California ShakeOut, the quarterly Safety Alert System test and a visit by the U.S. secretary of agriculture top President Ortiz’s weekly video update. The Great California ShakeOut will take place at 10:16 a.m. this Thursday. It is a drill that provides the public a chance to practice what to do when an earthquake strikes: to drop cover and hold on to something. Simultaneously, the university will conduct its quarterly test of the Safety Alert System. The system will send a test...


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