|Dr. Timothy Corcoran|
|Host Tracy Young with Dr. Greg Hunter|
|Rose Float student Ileana Tejada|
Stories about the Cal Poly Universities' 61st Rose Float, cell cataloguing and the state of the economy were all recently featured on Time Warner Cable's news show, “Local Edition.” Hosted by Tracy Young, the five-minute segments are aired in conjunction with the cable company's local broadcast of CNN Headline News.
Dr. Timothy Corcoran, associate professor of chemistry, discussed a new National Science Foundation grant. The award of $178,000 will be provided over two years to improve the way cells and their components can be separated and identified. Watch Corcoran's interview in low bandwidth or mid bandwidth. Read more about the grant here.
Young discussed the economy with Cal Poly Pomona associate professor Dr. Greg Hunter, director of the universitys Center for the Study of the Inland Empire. Hunter explored the consumer sentiment index and the idea of the “wealth effect,” where people increase or decrease their spending based on what they perceive of their financial situation. Watch Hunter's interview in low bandwidth or mid bandwidth.
Cal Poly Pomona student Ileana Tejada talked about the Cal Poly Universities' 61st consecutive entry into the Tournament of Roses Parade, “Seaside Amusement.” Students at both campuses in San Luis Obispo and Pomona work on the float year round, from conception and design to construction and decoration. Watch Tejada's interview in low bandwidth or mid bandwidth.
The interviews are recorded each month in the company's studios and are featured throughout Southern California. Time Warner Cable Inc. is the second-largest cable operator in the United States.
Instructional & Information Technology has made the video interviews available to the entire campus community.