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STEM Education and Changing the Paradigm

STEM Education and Changing the Paradigm

By Drew Lacy, Communication ’14 On Thursday, Aug. 2, Gleason Auditorium traveled through space and time as part of the International Space University’s Space Studies Program. Over 130 students gathered to “perform” their research, insights and [...]

Behind the Scenes at ISU’s Robotics Competition

Behind the Scenes at ISU’s Robotics Competition

By Drew Lacy, Communication ‘14 I had admittedly arrived a little late, having gone to the wrong location for the event and having to jog. But, I could tell I was in the right place when [...]

Behind the Scenes at ISU with Jacques Arnould

Behind the Scenes at ISU with Jacques Arnould

By Drew Lacy, Communication ‘14 In some of the earliest days of human innovation, science and philosophy were topics often intertwined. To be a scientist or mathematician was to be a philosopher, and ancient societies saw [...]

Behind the Scenes at ISU with Chiaki Mukai

Behind the Scenes at ISU with Chiaki Mukai

By Drew Lacy, Communication ‘14 Sometimes, it’s the experiences that you least expect that are most memorable. The friend you met by accidentally wandering into the wrong dorm. The awesome restaurant you discovered after getting lost [...]

TEDxISU: Behind the Scenes with Chris Stott

TEDxISU: Behind the Scenes with Chris Stott

By Drew Lacy, Communication ‘14 However smooth the finished product looks, setting up a TEDx event is a somewhat hectic behind-the-scenes project. This July, volunteers from the International Space University, many of Florida Tech’s own light [...]

TEDxISU: Behind the Scenes with Brian Rishikof

TEDxISU: Behind the Scenes with Brian Rishikof

By Drew Lacy, Communication ‘14 I was able to catch up with Brian Rishikof after his speech at TEDxISU. Brian is the CEO of Odyssey Space Research, who conveyed that “there’s a lot of discovery and [...]

TEDxISU: Behind the Scenes with Brian Weeden

TEDxISU: Behind the Scenes with Brian Weeden

By Drew Lacy, Communication ’14 As members of mankind have ventured outside our atmosphere into the cosmic beyond, we’ve left behind a little more than a few footprints and a flag on the moon. In fact, [...]

TEDxISU: Behind the Scenes with Sarah Jane Pell

TEDxISU: Behind the Scenes with Sarah Jane Pell

By Drew Lacy, Communication ‘14 I was lucky enough to attend TEDxISU, which was held on campus this past July (read more about it from my previous blog post). In the breaks between speeches, I had [...]

TEDxISU comes to Florida Tech for a day of ideas worth sharing

TEDxISU comes to Florida Tech for a day of ideas worth sharing

By Drew Lacy, Communication ‘14 When I first heard Florida Tech would be hosting a TEDx event right here on campus, I was more than a little excited. I’d always thought TED Talks were something held exclusively [...]

Space, gerbils, and Bill Nye the Science Guy

Space, gerbils, and Bill Nye the Science Guy

by Drew Lacy, Communication ’14 The first time many Florida Tech students probably heard of ISU  was when it was mentioned alongside a slightly more immediately recognizable name in science. A slightly more immediately recognizable name [...]