Newsletter 2018-19

Featured Articles

Jenn Yost holding a plant and talking to her students

The Class, the Legend — Botany 433

Take a field trip through California’s diverse ecosystems with passionate botany professor Jenn Yost and her students in the legendary Botany 433 class.


Ken Hillers

Letter from the Chair

Ken Hillers investigates the department’s vision of excellence in teaching and research.

Read the letter from the chair

Francis Villablanca

Faculty and Staff Honored by Cal Poly

Four faculty and staff members received university awards in 2018, including Francis Villablanca, pictured above.

Read more about the faculty and staff awards ›


Brandon Strong analyzes experimental results in the lab holding pipette and looking at computer

Undergraduate Research Reaps Rewards

Undergraduate research helped Brandon Strong (‘18) earn the NSF’s most prestigious award for graduate students.

Read more about Strong’s NSF fellowship ›

Francis Villablanca

CSU Selects Bio Student as Outstanding

Junior David Denisov received a $6,000 scholarship as part of the CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.

Read more about Denisov’s accomplishments ›



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