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MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology’s Renee Foosaner Education Center will present Pressed Together: A Printmaking Experience for Families, Friday, June 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. This event features a dual printmaking mini-workshop at the Foosaner Education Center, in conjunction with the current exhibition, Pressing Print.
MELBOURNE, FLA.—Two graduate students at Florida Institute of Technology are among eight to earn $5,000 2013 Guy Harvey Scholarship Awards for their outstanding achievement in marine science research. They are Tyler Sloan of Hanson, Mass., and Kristin Kopperud of Murray, Ky.
MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology will present the free lecture, “Contemporary Art Quilts: A Visual History,” by Director of University Museums Carla Funk on Tuesday, July 23.
MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology College of Aeronautics (COA) announces its association with a new flight school in Panama, the Latin American Academy for Superior Aviation (ALAS), a non-profit institution sponsored by the international airline of Panama, Copa Airlines.
MELBOURNE, FLA.—Paul Cosentino, Florida Institute of Technology professor of civil engineering and other Florida Tech faculty members have been awarded about $750,000 in research contracts from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for three projects.
MELBOURNE , FLA.—The Foosaner Art Museum, Florida Institute of Technology, presents the Matt Heister Group Friday, July 5, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The concert will be during the Eau Gallie Art District's (EGAD) First Friday Art Walk. The Matt Heister Group plays modern interpretations of jazz classics.
MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Foosaner Art Museum, Florida Institute of Technology, will screen the 1988 self-destructing performance film of the most elaborate construction of noted kinetic artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss in Gallery VI, July 2-Sept.
MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology’s 2013 NASA Lunabotics team took fifth place among 50 international teams from eight countries in the Fourth Annual NASA Lunabotics Mining competition at Kennedy Space Center in May. The team also earned the full complement of 15 points to come in first for the Team Spirit Award.
MELBOURNE, FLA.—Ten Brevard County high school graduates were recently awarded first-year scholarships to attend the Florida Institute of Technology. The students were honored in May at a weekly luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of Indialantic at the Eau Gallie Yacht Club.