The Institute for Ethics and Public Policy will sponsor a free Ethics in War and Wartime conference May 5 & 6. The event will be held in the CLA Building 98 Heritage Conference Center, with the exception of Oliver Boyd-Barrett's presentation, "On the (Near) Impossibility of an Ethical War," at the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center on May 5 at 2:30 p.m. For a complete schedule and more information, click here.…
Cal Poly Pomona President Michael Ortiz and Associated Students Inc. President Jason Dyogi addressed students' questions regarding fee increases, course offerings and wireless technology, among other issues at Lunch With the Presidents on April 28.
The California State University will hold a panel presentation on Friday, April 29, with entertainment industry leaders from Disney, Fox, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and others. The event will serve as the kickoff event of "Reel Rasquache 2005 - Festival of the U.S. Latino Experience in Film & Art," a weekend film festival at Cal State L.A. that will showcase new independent Latino films and videos.
As part of the IT Governance Committees Learning-Centered Technology (LCT) Initiative, the first laptop has been delivered to beta tester David T. Horner, assistant professor of Psychology & Sociology. LCT is a three-year project that will result in providing leading-edge equipment in all campus classrooms and laptops for faculty. Horner, who received a Dell Latitude 610, is one of about a dozen faculty beta testers who will help Instructional & Information Technology (I&IT) refine the installation and delivery process.
In his book "Reflections on Quality," author Phillip Crosby notes that "if anything is certain, it is that change is certain. The world we are planning for today will not exist in this form tomorrow." Nowhere is that more true than in higher education, where the learning styles of students are remarkably different than that of previous generations. What that means for the future of Cal Poly Pomona was the focus of a unique symposium involving more than 100 faculty, staff and students on April 22.