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Jungle Love

Current Issue, Education, Local, Special Section

Florida Institute of Technology has a secret. A secret garden, that is.
The Joy and Gordon Patterson Botanical Garden has been there to wrap visitors in an oasis of calm, for decades. While it is not far geographically, it feels worlds away from traffic troubles, cell phone intrusion and all the other irritating trappings of life.

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Tech upgrade

Education, Local, Special Sections

He has wrestled a steer to the ground and is a certified professional hydrologist. He worked as a bartender and holds a doctorate in civil engineering from Arizona State University.

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Fast Track

Cover Story, Education

Elaine Larsen, co-founder of Larsen Motorsports, spent almost two decades blasting down quarter-mile tracks in jet dragsters that reached speeds around 300 miles per hour.

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College launch

Education

In January 1958, Explorer I, America’s first satellite, proved to the world that the country was ready for the Space Age. Four years later, when Kennedy Space Center opened, Keuper would find a large supply of engineers eager to advance their careers by enrolling at the new institution of higher learning. Back on Earth just miles away from where Explorer I launched, missileman and nuclear physicist Jerry Keuper was busy launching another out-of-this-world endeavor, Brevard Engineering College, now known as Florida Institute of Technology.

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Planting the seeds

Education
Planting the seeds Thacker's relaxed atmosphere and open-air classroom attracts families every Monday afternoon at Banana River Yard in Satellite Beach. MICHAEL R. BROWN PHOTOS Nursery’s innovative program cultivates future nature lovers By Cynthia Van Gaasbeck Catherine Chickowski bites through...
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