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College of Science In the News

Computer Science Students Acknowledged- Time Magazine 

time password safety

CSU Hackathons Fostering Innovation in Students

CSU Hackathon Winners

Joe Needleman Continues to Gain Attention for Hack- TPO Magazine 


Professor Ángel Valdés of the Department of Biological Sciences, Natures Weirdest Events

Professor Valdes

Andrea Bonisoli Alquati, Professor of Biology, Leads Sparrows Study 

Professor Alquati

Professor Peter Arensburger of Biology and CEMaST Featured in CSU Tested and Proven Magazine

Professor Arensburger

Cal Poly Pomona Gave Mich Hamlin the Support and Stability He Needed to Thrive- CSU

Mich Hamlin

Computer Science Major, Joe Needleman, Held the First Passcode Cup Capture the Flag Challenge- The Atlantic 

joe needleman

The Milky Way Project is Gaining Traction, Making Its Way Onto the Front Page of The LA Times Foothills Reader

milkyway project

Matthew Povich and The Milky Way Project Were Featured on KPCC- Southern California Public Radio 89.3

kpcc Milky Way Project

The Milky Way over Joshua Tree National Park

Photography by NPS/ Brad Sutton (VIA Joshua Tree National Park on Flickr)

Become a Citizen Scientist and Help The Milky Way Project Uncover our Home Galaxy 

Professor Matthew Povich and Physics major Tharindu Jayasinghe showing off their newly designed Milky Way Project website

Milky Way Project 

Dr. Stieber makes strides to fight cancer, discovering a key component in anti cancer drugs 

Dr. Chantal Stieber - Assiantant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry 

Dr. Chantal

College of Science's 2016 Cyber Security Camp featured in the LA Times Foothill Reader

Cal Poly Pomona hosts Cyber Security Camp


Professor Goes Out of His Way to Push the Learning Boundaries for Students

Dr. Mohammad Husain - computer science professor

Mohammad Husain

Foster Care Kid Graduates College Through Cal Poly Program - NBC LA

Growing up homeless with two drug-addicted parents, 23-year-old Mich Hamlin joined the 3 percent of foster care kids to graduate college, doing so with honors.

Julio Vaquerio presenta un reportaje que explica como los estudiantes indocumentados podrían recibir millones de dólares en becas.

Monday, June 27, 2016

MAA FOCUS Magazine - August/September 2016 - When Prison and Graph Theory Meet - Jenny Switkes and Devonna Alatorre

MAA Focus Magazine cover

An article in the MAA Focus magazine by Jenny Switkes and Devonna Alatorre (an undergrad) about their project teaching graph theory to prison inmates.  


A Montclair student who grew up homeless overcame many challenges to graduate from college with honors. (KABC) - By 

Mich Hamlin

Education Outdoors at Cal Poly Pomona- Educator Magazine 

Mike Brown of Cal Poly Pomona leads students through the BioTrek on campus

BioTrek Educator Magazine cover

Jennifer Switkes, teaching Math to the Most Underserved - Prisoners



College of Science's 2016 Discovery Camps featured on front page of the Foothill Reader

Cal Poly Pomona’s purpose is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers

Summer Camps


Dr. Steve Alas and Financial Aid Director Saul Ramirez were featured on Telemundo's Enfoque in February.

Eliminating barriers and creating pathways for minorities to obtain a higher education.

Dr. Steve Alas and Saul Ramirez


Professor Alex Small talks to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin about the science of Star Wars in his office at Cal Poly Pomona.

(Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin) 

I’ve got a bad feeling about the Science of Star Wars

I’ve got a bad feeling about the Science of Star Wars

PolyCentric News

Marine Biologist Discovers Three New Species of Sea Slugs

Dec 11, 2017

Ángel A. Valdés, professor of biological sciences, is part of a team that discovered three new species of sea slugs. They named one...

The Future of Work

Sep 13, 2017

What will it take for today’s students to succeed in tomorrow’s careers? Six deans weigh in on the dynamic and evolving world of...

Students Serve as Tour Guides to the Sky during the Great American Eclipse

Sep 08, 2017

As the Great American Eclipse of 2017 approached in August, a group of 16 Cal Poly Pomona students and recent alumni drove to Lowman,...

Education in Action

Sep 06, 2017

Students at Cal Poly Pomona learn by doing, one of the many advantages of a polytechnic education. In both indoor and outdoor...

Flexing Their Muscles

Aug 23, 2017

Two Alumni Play Big Roles in Games as Head Trainers for Clippers and Lakers By Esther Chou Tanaka Through sweat and determination,...

Eclipse Provides Unique Opportunities for Faculty & Students

Aug 16, 2017

On Monday, Aug. 21, the daytime sky will darken with the first total solar eclipse visible in North America since 1979. Four Cal Poly...

Study Abroad in Costa Rica Provides Lessons in Sustainable Agriculture

Jul 26, 2017

Fourteen Cal Poly Pomona students attended a three-week study abroad course this summer in Costa Rica to learn about tropical...

Cal Poly Pomona to Salute 6,600 Members of Class of 2017

Jun 05, 2017

By Melanie Johnson More than 6,600 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree candidates will take their turns on stage at Cal Poly...

2 Cal Poly Pomona Students Make Strong Showing at CSU Research Competition

May 11, 2017

Two Cal Poly Pomona students earned high accolades for their work at the 31st Annual California State University Student Research...

University and Army Corps Form Unique Partnership

May 10, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona faculty and students from a multitude of disciplines will have opportunities to collaborate with the U.S. Army Corps...