Florida Tech an Elite Sunshine State School, U.S. News Best College Rankings Find

Florida Tech is ranked among the nation's best universities for the 12th consecutive year in the respected annual ranking.

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460 Likes and Life Purpose

Burrow, Anthony L., & Rainone, Nicolette (2017). How many likes did I get?: Purpose moderates links between positive social media feedback and self-esteem. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 69, 232–236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2016.09.005 Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. How do you feel when you get a “like” on social media? Human development researchers studied the impact of Facebook “likes” on self-esteem.…

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New Research Examines 3D Coral Printing Possibilities

As reefs face threats from climate change, Florida Tech is exploring 3D printing to potentially help sustain this critical ocean resource.

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Study Shows Impacts of Deforestation, Forest Burning on Biodiversity in the Amazon

Researchers found that the Amazon's unique biodiversity is highly vulnerable to changes in forest management and policy enforcement.

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459 Feeling Blue-Suicide Prevention

Research by Matsubayashi, Tetsuya; Sawada, Yasuyuki; & Ueda,Michiko (2014). Does the installation of blue lights on train platforms SHIFT suicide to ANOTHER station?: Evidence from Japan. Journal of Affective Disorders,169, 57–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2014.07.036 Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. What can societies do to help? Researchers reviewed data from 71 train stations in Japan between…

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ABA Technologies Continues Martinez-Diaz’s Legacy of Support for School of Behavior Analysis

ABA Technologies was founded by Florida Tech's Jose Martinez-Diaz, who launched the university’s first applied behavior analysis program.

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458 Truthful Tots

Research by Bender, Jasmine; O’Connor, Alison M.; & Evans, Angela D. (2018). Mirror, mirror on the wall: Increasing young children’s honesty through inducing self-awareness. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology,167, 414–422 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2017.12.001 Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. To instill honesty, parents tell children, “Don’t lie.” “Be Honest.” “Promise to tell the truth. ”Since promising doesn’t seem to work for very…

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Jack Brophy Awarded STEM Scholarship from NFL’s Jaguars, Florida Tech

The first-year student plans to study chemical engineering and looks forward to Florida Tech's hands-on learning.

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Florida Tech Student Receives CIC/UPS Scholarship

Scholarship recipient Francis Hidalgo Flores, a sophomore majoring in forensic psychology, is a first-generation student.

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First-in-the-Nation Electric Plane Energizes Career Aspirations of Aerospace Engineering Student

Senior Elise Medhus says the Velis Electro will provide unique research opportunities not available at other universities.

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