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Cal Poly Science Cafe

Hear stories, see demos, play hands-on and explore new ideas with an expert.
This experiential learning series is not just about science:
events are interdisciplinary (and fun) too!

How to use data and design to tell stories

Steve Duenes, the graphics director for The New York Times, came to Cal Poly on May 9, 2014. Art and design senior Ali Albiani, winner of the first Open Science Cafe, a student competition sponsored by Kennedy Library, organized the event.

The New York Times graphics department is comprised of 30 journalists and designers who research, design and develop the interactive maps, data visualizations and motion graphics for The New York Times’ digital platforms and printed newspaper.

Open Science Cafe awards a student proposal with a public programs mentor and budget. Read more about it at Kennedy Library Competitions.

Partners: Department of Art and Design, Journalism Department and AIGA Santa Barbara.