Robert D. Brown, a professor at the University of Guelph in Canada, was recently describing Lee-Anne Milburn’s research abilities to a colleague.
The colleague’s response: “Where can I get a Milburn?”
The vast resume belonging to the chair of Cal Poly Pomona’s Department of Landscape Architecture goes beyond research, though as it can be seen in an array of improved communities, educated students and informed professionals.
Earlier this month, the American Society of Landscape Architects elevated Milburn to its Council of Fellows for 2014. She was nominated by the executive committee of the Southern California Chapter of the ASLA.
Fellowship is one of the highest honors that the national association …
Janet “Jean” Kellogg, a longtime benefactor of Cal Poly Pomona, died in her home in Rancho Santa Fe on June 17. She was 96.
Born Oct. 5, 1917, in Bear Creek, Wisconsin, she graduated from high school at age 16, and though accepted, wasn’t able to attend college due to the Depression.
She led a life full of variety that included managing a grocery store, traveling and growing award-winning roses. Kellogg was actively engaged in her community as a member of the Rancho Santa Fe County Friends and the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild.
She married W. Keith Kellogg II in 1968, and together they were advocates for education. W. …
Two groups of Cal Poly Pomona industrial and manufacturing engineering students have won awards in separate competitions for technical and research papers they wrote.
One group took both the first and second place awards in the 2014 Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Western Regional Conference and Technical Paper Competition. Held at Cal Poly Pomona and hosted by the local student chapter, the event was attended by 148 students and professionals from eight universities.
The first-place winner was a paper titled “Process Improvement at Davis Wire Corporation”, authored by Paul Nava, Alyssa Mendivil, and Alfredo Munoz, who were advised by Professor Kamran Abedini. Nava also presented the paper at the International …
Cal Poly Pomona’s student racing and engineering team is bound for Europe after continuing its winning streak in June by coming in fourth in a competition in Nebraska.
The Formula SAE team’s performance in Lincoln placed it alongside teams from Kansas University, Texas A&M, University of Wisconsin, and San Jose State. The team performed particularly well in the 22-mile endurance portion of the competition, placing third.
“We’re up against guys with much bigger budgets and much bigger teams,” says Ryan Bowers, president of the club. “The other teams are well-funded and we get by with what we can. All the money we have we raised from sponsors.”
The competition requires …
Watch the highlights of Cal Poly Pomona’s 75th year through the eyes of university photographer Tom Zasadzinski. The slideshow captures many of the events, activities and celebrations that took place from September 2013 through June 2014.
The university’s 75th Anniversary was an opportunity for the entire campus community to celebrate the countless achievements as well as envision and build the future.
Women’s basketball players Jada Blackwell and Ariel Marsh and Coaches Danelle Bishop and Kevin Adams get doused with ice water as part of Chillin4Charity Cold Water Challenge. The fundraiser has college basketball coaches challenging other coaches and players to take part in the trial by cold water to raise money to fight cancer.…