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Launching on W 6/30! Summer 2021 You as a Student Researcher! Workshop Series & Resources

Jun 23, 2021

This workshop series begins on W 6/30 and runs through Th 8/5/21.

It is for current and future student researchers and their mentors. (Students can participate with or without a mentor and vice versa.)

Please join for any / all the sessions! 


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You as a Student Researcher! Summer 2021 Workshop Series & Resources


Seven Cal Poly Student Projects Recognized at CSU Student Research Competition

May 17, 2021

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Seven Cal Poly students and recent alumni were awarded first- or second-place prizes at the 2021 California State University (CSU) Student Research Competition. Cal Poly was the most recognized university in the competition, with its students taking home 15% of the total prizes awarded.


Starting M 4/19! National Undergraduate Research Week

Mar 29, 2021

Please save the date for Cal Poly's Participation in National Undergraduate Research Week (Starting M 4/19). 

Access the schedule.

3/4 & 3/5: Cal Poly Student Research Competition

Feb 15, 2021

On F 3/4 & Sat 3/5, Cal Poly is hosting an internal competition to select the 10 projects that will represent Cal Poly at the virtual CSU Research Competition on F 4/29 & Sat 4/30. Over 40 projects will be presented by Cal Poly undergraduate students, graduate students and recent alums from across the colleges. Presentations will showcase so much awesome student research, scholarship, and creative activity!  

Advisors and supporters are welcome for all or part of the competition! Learn more!

Due T 2/16: 2021 LSAMP Summer Research Scholars Program

Jan 31, 2021

Are you an LSAMP or LSAMP-eligible student? Apply now for the 2021 LSAMP Summer Research Scholars Program!

  • Do you want to get paid to conduct research at Cal Poly in Summer 2021?  
  • LSAMP is offering five $3,500 stipends for LSAMP students conducting research with a Cal Poly faculty mentor during Summer 2021.
  • All Cal Poly LSAMP students are eligible to apply!
  • You can apply to LSAMP at the same time as you apply to this program

Applications are due by noon on T 2/16/21. Learn more

Apply now for the 2021 CSU Research Competition

Dec 1, 2020

The virtual 2021 CSU Research Competition will be hosted by Cal Poly Pomona on April 30 & May 1, 2021.

To participate in the 2021 CSU Research Competition, research projects must be submitted online by 11:59pm CA time on T 1/19/21.

Learn more.

Breaking Ground on the Future of Undergraduate Research

Apr 18, 2020

On May 3, 2019 Cal Poly broke ground on what will be one of the centerpiece facilities on campus: the William and Linda Frost Center for Research and Innovation (name pending CSU Board of Trustees approval). A groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of work on the building, which was previously referred to as the Science and Agriculture Teaching and Research Complex. 

Learn more about the William and Linda Frost Center for Research and Innovation.

CENG SURP is Soaring

Apr 16, 2020

The College of Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Program is Soaring

Read about it the Summer 2019 Engineering Advantage Magazine story.

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Virtual Open House

Apr 16, 2020

Congratulations on being accepted to, or waitlisted for, Cal Poly for the Fall 2021 quarter!

While we are disappointed we can't invite you to campus to experience Cal Poly in person, we are excited to bring Cal Poly to you virtually. Our virtual Open House will help you to get to know campus, answer your questions and, hopefully, make your college decision a little easier. 

The 2021 "Learn by Doing Undergraduate Research with Cal Poly Faculty" will be held on Th 4/15/21 at 5pm at this this link: 

Sign-up for upcoming sessions & watch other videos at:

The 2020 "Learn by Doing Undergraduate Research with Cal Poly Faculty" session was held on Sat 4/18/20 at 3pm. See the video below.


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