Featured FeaturedA Place to InnovateStep inside the Frost Center for Research and Innovation, where students and faculty from across the university come together in the process of discovery. FeaturedRestoring the DunesA partnership between Cal Poly and California State Parks is working to preserve the ecology of the Oceano Dunes — and protect the health of the local community. FeaturedPredicting CrimeCould law enforcement be the next frontier for artificial intelligence? Professor Ryan Jenkins and a team of researchers have spent years studying the question — and how to use the technology safely. Polytechnic Pressed for Clean Energy Lucky Number Seven Grab a Scoop Blazing a Trail The Very Best On to the NExT Branching Out Capitol Candidate The Quarterly How I Learn by DoingThe Sounds of the SeaIn their own words, two marine science students describe how they’re using audio data analysis to learn more about our undersea neighbors. Doing GoodBright Lights in Navajo NationA student team who worked to bring solar power to families in one Navajo Nation community. Questions & AnswersFlower PowerRose Float president Quinn Akemon gives a sneak preview of Cal Poly’s electrifying 75th entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Course DescriptionThe Kids are All RightGo behind the scenes of the goat enterprise, ASCI 290, where students learn how to care for goats at different stages in their lives. About CampusHow Well Do You Know Cal Poly’s Clubs?Think you know all about Cal Poly’s student organizations? Take the quiz and find out! Editor's DeskTelling the Story of a BuildingEditor Larry Peña discusses one of the biggest — and most rewarding — challenges of this issue: the Frost Center for Research and Innovation. The Last WordChanging to Remain the SameIn order to remain what it's always been, Cal Poly needs to make some key strategic changes, writes President Armstrong. Alumni Welcome, New Mustangs A week before the start of fall quarter, thousands of new Mustangs gathered on campus to kick off a time-honored orientation tradition: the Week of Welcome. Alumni AlumniLife in PlasticA senior project at Cal Poly inspired Krista Berger to chase her dreams — and led her to the top of both the Barbie and American Girl doll brands. AlumniThe Golden Age of Cal Poly ConcertsFrom Elton John to Bonnie Raitt and so much more — hear stories of legendary campus concerts from alumni who saw them. Ask the ArchivistCal Poly's Library, Past and FutureTake a look back at the history of the campus library — from its incarnation as the Dexter Memorial Library to today. AlumniAlumni UpdatesHear what fellow former classmates are up to these days. Latest News Yes, We Can Labor Icon Dolores Huerta Speaks at Cal Poly's First HSI Symposium Pound for Pound New Research Examines Behavioral, Psychological Factors Behind Weight Loss A Global Fight Students, Faculty Work To Find Ebola, Anthrax Treatment Spooky Thrills Three Professors Explain Why We Love Scary Stories Rewind How We Learn by DoingSix Mustangs share how they take their education in their own hands — from making sausage to designing prosthetic devices.Remembering John MaddenA look back at the life of the alumnus and sports legend, who passed away in December.The AstronautOn the eve of his first mission to space, alumnus and NASA astronaut Victor Glover reflects on the lessons he learned at Cal Poly and why it’s still important for humankind to reach for the stars.