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Florida Tech Faculty Member Featured on NBC Sports Program

David Harris will discuss the physics of lean angles, crashes and more on the NBC Sports Network motorcycle racing program "Inside MotoAmerica."

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Florida Tech to Offer STEM Courses This Summer for High School Students

In response to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Florida Tech is offering this six-week program to prepare students for the basic math and science courses that are essential for STEM degrees.

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Virtual Event June 1 Explores Aging, Heart Disease and COVID-19

Dr. Majd AlGhatrif will discuss why older adults with underlying cardiovascular disease are experiencing increased disease severity and higher mortality rates from COVID-19.

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15 Ways Florida Tech Came Together Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

On March 12, Florida Tech became one of the many universities across the nation that shifted to online learning because of the coronavirus pandemic. By this time, all campus events were either canceled or required to take place virtually for the foreseeable future. The Florida Tech community, like the rest of the world, was suddenly faced with an unprecedented crisis.…

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‘FM Odyssey’ Radio Episode Wins Top National Award

The 2019 episode celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission received a Best Music Special award at the New York Festivals Radio Awards in April.

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The Secret History of Roberts Hall

Dateline: 1970/2020 The building was a problem from the beginning.  In 1964, Jerry Keuper had decided to remold “Countdown College” into a residential university.  By the late 1960s, more than five hundred students were living on campus.  Renting rooms at the airport motel had been a stopgap for the burgeoning student population. The purchase of the Tradewinds Hotel in Indialantic…

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Aerospace Engineering Senior Named NASA HUNCH and Blazing Trails Program Host

In addition to being involved with Greek life, Larsen Motorsports (LMS) and the university’s NASA Robotic Mining Competition team, aerospace engineering senior Lauren-Ann Graham has been selected as the new educational host for Rockets to Race Cars, formed through a partnership between NASA HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) and LMS nonprofit organization Blazing Trails. “Rockets…

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From the Frontline: Peter Zappala, Assistant Director of Student Projects, L3Harris Student Design Center

From the Frontline is an ongoing series highlighting members of the Florida Tech community who are working tirelessly to combat the coronavirus pandemic. In this installment, Peter Zappala discusses his role as the Assistant Director of Student Projects at the L3Harris Student Design Center. Q: Please describe your duties related to the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Peter Zappala: Prior…

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From the Frontline: Jim Baucom, iDesk, Evans Library

From the Frontline is an ongoing series highlighting members of the Florida Tech community who are working tirelessly to combat the coronavirus pandemic. In this installment, Jim Baucom discusses the role he plays at Evans Library. Q: Please describe your duties related to the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Jim Baucom: I open and close the library Monday through Friday,…

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COVID-19 Forces Florida Tech Staff and Program Reductions

“As I have continued to share with you, these are difficult times for our university,” Florida Tech President Dwayne McCay told the university community.

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