Author Archives: Melanie Johnson

Melanie is a communications specialist in the Office of Public Affairs and a Cal Poly Pomona alumna. The areas she writes about include ASI, University Library, CLASS, The Collins College of Hospitality Management, the College of Agriculture, student affairs, foundation, CEU, and events. Her other duties include CyberNews.

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When Prison and Graph Theory Meet

Jenny Switkes, a Cal Poly Pomona mathematics teacher, and Devonna Alatorre, a just-graduated Cal Poly Pomona mathematics student, team up to teach a volunteer graph theory class to a group of prison inmate students for seven weeks at the California Rehabilitation Center.

This story ran in MAA Focus Magazine in the August/September 2016 issue.

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Cal Poly Pomona launches citrus research greenhouse

Cal Poly Pomona, the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual plan to unveil a 5,040-square-foot research greenhouse July 25 at the university. The facility will support research on and rearing of the tamarixia radiata wasp, a parasite of the Asian citrus psyllid, a vector of citrus greening, also known as hounglongbing and HLB.

This story appeared on The Packer website on July 19.