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Roy Conli
In 2015, producer Roy Conli won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film Big Hero 6.   With a notable career spanning more than 30 years, Conli has earned his place in entertainment history, and, as this year's honoree as the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences Distinguished Alum.
Nadia Shpachenko
The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences is proud to announce that Music Professor, Nadia Shpachenko, has received multiple nominations for the 58th Grammy Awards for her album "Woman at the New Piano," which is set to air on Feb. 15, 2016. The album also includes a recording of compositions by Cal Poly Pomona Music Professor, Peter Yates.
A female student looking at a computer screen
Assistant Professor Eleonora Rossi from the Department of Psychology and Sociology is currently working on a grant proposal for the National Science Foundation's Major Research Instrumentation Program that assists in increasing access to scientific and engineering instruments. In addition, this is the first time a grant proposal has been written for obtaining a scientific instrument for the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences.
Alexander Madva
If you knew a way to get rid of your biases, would you? Alexander Madva, who is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, recently discussed the success of recent studies that help overcome our biases.
Megan Benavente
The Troubadour in Los Angeles is an iconic music venue, which has hosted artists such as: Elton John, Neil Diamond, Miles Davis, Metallica, Guns N' Roses, Pearl Jam, Radiohead, Coldplay, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Johnny Cash.

Panetta interns
Working in the Capitol had always been a dream for political science majors, Nafisa Ahmed and Mary Ashley Cherney, and recently that dream became a reality. The two were hand selected by Cal Poly Pomona President Soraya M. Coley as the 2015 Panetta Institute Congressional Interns, which led them on a journey from CPP to Washington D.C.

Jason Turcotte teaching in front of a class
The presence of social media is hard to ignore in a digital age, but how much is it affecting our perceptions of news and media trust? Assistant Professor Jason Turcotte from the Department of Communication recently tackled this question and believes that "more people are turning to social media for their news."

U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors
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