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Florida Tech Faculty Profile

Dr. Robert Weaver, Assistant Professor of Ocean Engineering, Department of Marine and Environmental Systems, stopped by the WFIT studios to participate in a Florida Tech Faculty and Staff Profile.  Dr. Weaver discusses the array of courses offered in Ocean Engineering.  He also elaborates on a natural reef project, undertaken by one of his graduate students, to provide a habitat for fish and coral.

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The National Kidney Foundation's 30th Annual Rich Salick Pro Am Surf Festival will hit the beach Labor Day weekend for four days of non-stop surfing competition and FUN! The Rick Salick Pro/Am is hailed as the largest charity surfing event in the country. There are activities abound for surfing enthusiasts as well as the occasional beach go-er, from a Big Island Dinner and surfing clinics to live concerts. Admission is free for the general public!
 

Are you interested in teaching guests and students about the East Central Florida environment and Enchanted Forest Sanctuary? The Environmentally Endangered Lands staff will be hosting two Guide Training classes—the first for Sanctuary Guides, and the second for Study Trip Guides.
On Saturday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. – noon, training focuses on giving a general hike to guests of the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary. This will include basic animal and plant ID, safety, interpretive tips, and more.
On Friday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m.

The first major U.S. exhibition of American-born artist Evan Roth’s, multi-faceted and interactive installations, custom software, prints, sculptures and websites will come to Florida Institute of Technology’s Foosaner Art Museum from Sept. 12 through Nov. 8.

Florida Institute of Technology today held a signing ceremony formalizing the establishment of the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute at the university. Opening this fall and led by legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the Institute will promote the settlement of Mars through research.

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