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Artist Mark Tribe Workshop on how to make it as a sucessful artist.

Making It as a Professional Artist in the 21st Century

Nov 28, 2018

Success Is Not a Four Letter Word:  Making it as Professional Artist in the 21st Century Workshop by artist Mark Tribe.  On Friday, November 30th, Cal Poly College of Liberal Arts, the Art & Design Department and the Science, Technology and Society program will host Mark Tribe who will hold a 3 hour interactive workshop focusing on how to make it as a successful artist in today's competitive and complex art world.  RSVP required to Dr. Werner: 

Cal Poly ISLA Student Nikki Petkopoulos is finalist in the 28th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival

ISLA Student Nikki Petkopoulos is finalist in the 28th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival

Oct 23, 2018

At the 28 TH Annual CSU Media Arts Festival held Tuesday, October 16 th, 2018 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Interdisciplinary Studies in Liberal Arts received a certificate in honor of her finalist project "Young American" Sixth Place Short Screenplay. 

Congratulations to Nikki!

STS Minor Program Graduates-Spring 2018

STS Minor Programs' Graduation Celebration

May 21, 2018

Congratulations to all of our 48 STS minor program's graduates!  On Friday, May 18th we celebrated the hard work and dedication of the graduating seniors in our 4 STS minor programs.  Each graduate received a cord for graduation and a certificate for completion of their minor.  


25 Under 25 Film Festival May 19th-20th 2018

May 10, 2018

Join Cal Poly student Michael Frank for his creation of a film festival for artists under the age of 25 years old.  May 19 th and 20 th at the Historic Palm Theater in downtown SLO.  For more information and for tickets please visit:


Thursday April 26th Concert in the Canyon

Apr 24, 2018

Concert in the Canyon Thursday April 26th from 7-9pm in Poly Canyon Village.  Featuring MOONSHINER COLLECTIVE.  FREE Tri-tip sandwich and drink with your Poly card.  

ISLA 340's Filmmakers'Showing at SLOIFF

ISLA 340 Filmmakers Showing at SLOIFF

Apr 5, 2018

Cal Poly's ISLA 340's Student Films were showed at the SLO International Film Festival on Wednesday, March 14 th.  Students worked diligently to create their shorts during the quick 8 weeks of the Winter quarter.  Congratulations to all who participated and on your first film shown at a Film Fest!

Firas Fayyad's Last Men in Aleppo Screening with Q&A

Academy Award Nominated Film "Last Men in Aleppo" Screening and Q&A with director Firas Fayyad

Mar 8, 2018

Join the STS program, Cal Poly Journalism and Cal Poly Liberal Arts in a screening of Academy Award nominated documentary "Last Men In Aleppo" followed by Q&A with the director, Firas Fayyad on Saturday, March 17th at 3pm.  $5 for students.  This is a benefit for the White Helmets.  For more information, please visit the SLOIFF website here.

NSF Grant

Dr. Coleen Carrigan wins NSF Career Award!

Feb 19, 2018

Dr. Coleen Carrigan has been awarded NSF Career grant for her program: Valuing the Social in Computer Science and Engineering. The grant will help research to reasons why CSE remains stubbornly segregated when it comes to gender parity.  The goal os this CAREER project is to use ethnography to compare subfields of CSE in which women have different levels of participation.  It investigates the relationship between cultural values, norms and practices. 

Congratulations Dr Carrigan on this great achievement!


STS minor program Alum is accepted into prestigious University of Oxford

Dec 22, 2017

Emma Welden, COMS major and STS minor (SRC), was accepted into the Nature, Society, and Environmental Governance program at Oxford.  Congratulations, Emma!


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