419 Cross-cultures Giving & Happiness

Research by Aknin, Lara B. Barrington-Leigh, C. P., Dunn, E. W., Helliwell, J. F., Burns, J., et al., & Norton, Michael I. (2013) Written by Shannon Cantalupo, M.S. How do you feel when you give money to charity? Prosocial spending is that behavior when people use their financial resources to help others. Research suggests that when people engage in prosocial…

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Panthers Show Their Pride as Day of Giving Draws More Than 2,500 Donors

With Day of Giving pledges and previous Fall gifts, the university generated more than $345,000 for essential needs and programs.

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Roach Research Provides Alternative Cognitive Behavior Experience

This unique animal cognition research is serving as a vital learning tool for students at Florida Tech and beyond.

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Arts & Communication Alumna Enters Global Music Industry

A lifelong singer-songwriter, Sara Torabi ’14, ’17 M.S., now works in sync licensing at Downtown Music Publishing in New York City.

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418 Toddlers Giving & Happiness

Research by Aknins, L. B., Hamlin, J. K., Dunn, E. W. (2012). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, M.S Have you ever told a child to share their toys? How does sharing affect a child’s emotions? Often, we adults feel better after engaging in a behavior beneficial to others. Do children feel similarly? Psychologists examined whether children emotionally benefit from sharing with…

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Army Vet Alumnus Trades in Fatigues for Wetsuit

Jonathan Bergeron ’97 was named chief operating officer and dive safety officer at the Coral Restoration Foundation in Key Largo, Florida

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Tuesday’s Day of Giving Allows Alumni Around the World to Give Back

The annual, 24-hour event raises funds to support Florida Tech’s greatest needs, including financial aid, research and student activities.

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Clemente Center Court Receives Fresh New Look

The Panthers' home court is sporting a sleek new design that is also a symbol of Florida Tech's extensive history with space travel.

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University Faculty, Students Investigate Lagoon Inflow Potential

With the backing of a state grant, the university is exploring a new option for lagoon water quality improvements.

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417 Optimistic Bias and COVID-19

Research by Park, Taehwan, Ju, Ilwoo, Ohs, Jennifer, & Hinsley, Amber (2020) Written by Robin N. Fatovic B.S. When you see someone else experiencing a tragedy, have you ever thought “that would never happen to me”? Optimistic bias occurs when people think that their level of risk is lower than others.’ Researchers, through an online survey, studied the impact of…

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