Man running

Going the Distance

Biking endless miles along Highway 1 paid off for mechanical engineering student Mark Schefter, who finished first recently in the Ironman Canada competition’s 18-24 age group. “I definitely think there are many things that could

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Learn by Doing

During a temporary job at Australia’s Taronga Zoo, Graham Doig was curiously drawn to a leopard seal, fascinated by how it used both its front and back fins to launch itself out of

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Male professor

Computing Cows for More Milk

By analyzing massive data collected from cattle, computer scientists hope to increase the amount of milk dairy cows can produce, said Chris Lupo, chair of the computer science and software engineering department. “If

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Another EPIC Summer Concludes

After a month of camps, this summer’s Engineering Possibilities in College (EPIC) program concluded last week with a variety of fun activities, including cardboard boat contests. During the month of July, middle school

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Bob Crockett

Getting a Feel for Virtual Reality

When you pull a virtual reality headset over your eyes, you can find yourself immersed in a place that isn’t really there, Bob Crockett told a sold-out crowd at Good Morning SLO recently. “The first

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