Academics

#122 – Bragging Rights

#122 – Bragging Rights

Please click here to listen to WFIT minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/122-140-Bragging-Rights.mp3 Based on research by Tamir, D., & Mitchell, J., 2012, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who only wanted [...]

Researchers evaluate tropical cyclone risks

Researchers evaluate tropical cyclone risks

Imagine you’re planning an outdoor picnic with your family. You check the weather and it says there’s a 30 percent chance of rain. Do you follow through with your plans? What if it is an 80 [...]

#121 – Moral Story Time

#121 – Moral Story Time

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/121-139-Moral-Story-Time.mp3 Based on research by Lee, K., et al 2014, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Many childhood stories are written to include an overall lesson, in hopes of [...]

Ferguson and Others – What’s to Learn?

Ferguson and Others – What’s to Learn?

I’m not a cop anymore, haven’t been for ten years.  I teach Criminal Justice now.  Just the same, I have opinions about things law enforcement, opinions I consider informed, the result of experience, education, and critical [...]

#120 – Sleep Deficits and Harm

#120 – Sleep Deficits and Harm

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/120-138-Sleep-Deficits-Harm.mp3 Based on research by Dinges, et al., 1988; Dinges, et al., 1997, , adapted by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D. Are you surprised that a single treatment improves [...]

#119 – Stranger or Acquaintance Rape?

#119 – Stranger or Acquaintance Rape?

Please Click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/119-136-Resist-Acquaintance-Rape.mp3 Based on research by Hickman & Muehlenhard, 1997, Tark & Kleck 2014, written by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D. What precautions can you take to prevent from being [...]

Marine and Environmental Science Camp

Marine and Environmental Science Camp

Florida Tech’s Department of Marine and Environmental Systems presents a camp for students aged 10 and up. Marine and Environmental Science Camp is a five-day experience where students can explore Brevard county’s unique marine life. Students [...]

Florida Tech Engineering Camp

Florida Tech Engineering Camp

Every summer, local and international high school students have the opportunity to dive into a collegiate engineering environment at Florida Institute of Technology. If you’re a 10th through 12th grade student interested in finding a specific major [...]

#118 – Older Brains Grow!

#118 – Older Brains Grow!

Please click here to listen to the WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/118-133-Older-Brains-Grow.mp3 Based on research by Ball, et al.. Written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Is our mental ability fixed after childhood? Not according to recent research. Neuroscientists have demonstrated that [...]

2nd Annual Recycle Regatta

2nd Annual Recycle Regatta

This year the 2014 Marine & Environmental Science Camp held its Annual Recycle Regatta! All campers received a lesson in Ocean Engineering/Naval Architecture, which highlighted the consequences of a poor ship design (and user error). They [...]