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<br /> FALL 2019<br /> What’ll<br /> It Be?<br /> alumni pub owners serve it all<br /> with a side of Panther pride.<br /> Brews, food, camaraderie—<br /> In This Issue<br /> Fall 2019 • Volume 28, Issue 2<br /> DEPARTMENTS<br /> President’s Perspective . . . 4 18<br /> On Campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5<br /> One Big Question . . . . . . . . 6<br /> Panther Athletics . . . . . . . 10 24<br /> Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12<br /> Etc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15<br /> Abecedary . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16<br /> 28<br /> ANY TIME, ANYWHERE 30<br /> floridatech.edu/<br /> magazine<br /> 2<br /> FEATURES<br /> What’ll It Be?<br /> Brews, food, camaraderie—alumni pub owners serve it all with a side<br /> of Panther pride.<br /> Space 3.0<br /> From moon landings and shuttle launches to space stations and<br /> Mars rovers, w<a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=1"> FALL 2019 What’ll It Be? alumni pub owners serve</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=2"> In This Issue Fall 2019 • Volume 28, Issue 2 DEP</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=3"> ALUMNI NEWS 32 From the FTAA President 32 G</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=4"> PRESIDENT’S PERSPECTIVE Dear Alumni and Friend</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=5"> ON CAMPUS Frosty Friday Everything but the we</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=6"> ONE BIG QUESTION WITH DZMITRY YURAN Do I Fake M</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=7"> ON CAMPUS Florida Tech Elected to USRA Do</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=8"> ON CAMPUS Real World 101 Eager for r</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=9"> University Earns National Recognition for Long-He</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=10"> PANTHER ATHLETICS Catching Up with Coach </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=11"> PANTHER ATHLETICS Women’s Golf Wins First N</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=12"> RESEARCH Researchers Explore Steel Mesh Oyst</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=13"> This is the Endgame: Superhero Regeneration and W</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=14"> ON CAMPUS OP-ED Lagoon Learning: Aiming to Under</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=15"> ET CETERA </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=16"> ABECEDARY OF MIND-BLOWING SCIENCE Science may a</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=17"> MN AN SCIENCE </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=18"> Long Doggers co-owners Tony Gebhardt, John "L.J."</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=19"> In the Green Dragon Tavern, fed up colonists </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=20"> continued from page 19 </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=21"> Sol-Tree Cocktail Co. Not all bars need four wal</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=22"> Kevin and Rebecca Menard toast friends, regulars </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=23"> At the local pub, with its lively music and frien</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=24"> “We can make a better planet here by using the sp</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=25"> 58 years of spaceflight—what’s next? </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=26"> continued from page 25 the next era of human spa</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=27"> self-sufficiency, small-scale governmental units,</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=28"> 28</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=29"> JEROME P. KEUPER DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD RECIP</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=30"> BRINGIN' IT HOME DESTINATION FLORIDA TE</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=31"> MATISYAHU Grammy-nominated record Performance at </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=32"> ALUMNI NEWS News from the desk of Kim Boz</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=33"> Philadelphia GATHERINGS </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=34"> ALUMNOTES 1 1970s JOE CARUSO ’73, ’76 MBA, co-fo</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=35"> branch. Insler is a B-767 captain and a member of</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=36"> ALUMNOTES SUBMIT YOUR NEWS TO alumni@fit.edu </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=37"> 20 speaker at the Transportation Researc</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=38"> INMEMORIAM REAGAN LAYNE DUBOSE JR. ’61, ’63, th</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=39"> Bringing the Moon to the Masses MIKE MOSES ’91 M.</a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Fall 2019 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e531fdab?page=40"> Office of Marketing and Communications Florida In</a>