Student Stories

10 Tips to Help Prevent Contamination in a Tissue Culture Lab

In previous posts, I have talked about cell culture technique and things NOT to do in a research lab. Today, I would like to pull elements from both and offer several important suggestions to help prevent [...]

How to Befriend an Engineer

How to Befriend an Engineer

If you’re a student at Florida Tech, you may or may not have noticed that you see engineers rather frequently (What?! NO!). Since this is a tech school, it comes with the territory. Because of the [...]

Oh, the Possibilities

Oh, the Possibilities

One of the benefits of the music industry is that there are so many different types of jobs to choose from. Whether you want to travel the world or stay in a cubicle, there is a [...]

Where Does the Time Go? One Student’s Time Management Tips

Where Does the Time Go? One Student’s Time Management Tips

Source: EarningDiary Time management – the bane of everyone’s existence. I know, at least for me, that at the end of every day I have never accomplished everything I intended to do. There are those productive days [...]

Getting My Foot in the Door

Getting My Foot in the Door

Making it in the music business is hard. It is obviously competitive from a musician’s standpoint, but it is just as hard, if not harder, to get in on the behind the scenes action. The industry [...]

Frequently Asked Questions about Climate Change

Frequently Asked Questions about Climate Change

Over the last few decades, there has been controversy questioning the reality of climate change. Much of the doubt in the climate change debate has been generated by the mass media, but no peer reviewed scientific [...]

Life as a Florida Tech Fraternity Man

Life as a Florida Tech Fraternity Man

Florida Tech Greek Life is different from any other Greek Life community in the world. Our Greek Life consists of eight fraternities and three sororities. I decided to join Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity (TKE) my freshman year [...]

A Day in the Life of an FIT Grad Student

A Day in the Life of an FIT Grad Student

In a previous blog post, I discussed the differences between grad and undergrad. To give you a more in-depth look, I want to give you a firsthand look into my life as graduate student at Florida Tech. What better [...]

Get to Know the Florida Tech Environmental Club

Get to Know the Florida Tech Environmental Club

When I came in as a freshman, Florida Tech did not have an Environmental Club. During the fall semester of my freshman year, a friend of mine, Zach Eichholz, came to me with an idea to start [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Florida Tech’s Computer Science Program

Frequently Asked Questions About Florida Tech’s Computer Science Program

As a student earning a computer science degree, I get asked a lot of questions about the program from family, friends and prospective students. So here are my answers to these frequently asked questions: 1. Why [...]