This year's Student Innovation Celebration will run from March 23rd to April 13th and offers twelve events showcasing the wide range of research and innovation initiatives being undertaken by undergraduate and graduate students here at Florida State.
March 23rd, 2018
2:00-6:00 pm, Turnbull Conference Center
TEDxFSU explores the ideas of FSU people: students, faculty, and alumni. In one afternoon, TEDxFSU will spread FSU ideas from art, science, culture — and all the areas in between. TEDxFSU is student run and advance tickets are available for free.
March 28, 2018
Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship Spring Expo
9:00 am - 2:30 pm, Landis Green
The Spring Entrepreneurship Expo is an opportunity for any FSU student to showcase, sell and promote their business and products on campus.
March 29, 2018
2018 Art in STEM Exhibition
4:30-6:00pm, Dirac Library
We invite all FSU faculty and students to come and celebrate the beauty of science presented by our own student researchers. The art pieces will be on display in Dirac Library and you can meet the creators of these pieces in person at the opening night event. Refreshments and soft drinks will be served.
April 3rd, 2018
18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
9:30 am - 4:15 pm, Oglesby Union Ballrooms
The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual showcase for undergraduate student researchers to present their work to the university community. The symposium is an interdisciplinary event that showcases research and creative activities from across campus. Hundreds of student researchers, including those from the FSU’s Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), present their work as poster presentations.
April 5-6, 2018
ACC Inventure Prize Finals
They’ve gone head to head on the field, and now the Atlantic Coast Conference’s best entrepreneurs battle it out Shark Tank-style. Each university has set out to find their very best students to compete against other ACC schools in the second annual ACC InVenture Prize innovation competition.
April 6-8, 2018
ACC Meeting of the Minds
Undergraduate students across all 15 ACC universities are involved in a variety of projects that provide unique contributions to research and creativity across a broad spectrum of fields. The annual ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference has become an opportunity for universities in the ACC to highlight the diversity of scholarly engagements undertaken by undergraduates and for students to share their work with peers across the ACC.
April 10, 2018
Planting Your Business Roots: Entrepreneurship in Tallahassee and at FSU
6:00-7:30pm, The Innovation Hub (Louis Shores Building)
Join us for a panel discussion about what it means to start a business here at FSU and in the City of Tallahassee. The panel of local thought leaders and young entrepreneurs will discuss what has been done to build a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem in Tallahassee/FSU and what still needs to be done.
- Dustin Daniels, Chief of Staff to the Office of the Mayor and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs
- Lucas Lindsey, Former Executive Director of Domi Station
- Val Rodriguez, FSU Alumni, Driftour
- Hannah King, Woven Futures (Current Student)
- Courtney Simoncelli, SmartSnax (Current Student)
April 10, 2018
Student Services Building 218, 3:30-5:30pm
Dr. Susan Blessing and the students of the Women in Math, Science, & Engineering Program invite you to join a celebration of undergraduate student research. At the 2018 WIMSE Research Symposium, our students will be presenting their research and discussing it with guests. Whether they have been working on it for a semester or a year, every presenter has put in an incredible amount of work to be where they are and they are eager to share their findings.
April 11, 2018
12:00-5:00pm, FSU Innovation Hub
Students innovating with technology! DIGITECH features dozens of interactive, innovative student and department exhibits: robots, apps, artistic creations, engineering wonders, tech start-ups, all types of innovations. Participating students compete for the coveted crystal DIGITECH trophies. Creative digital music performances, $1000 Shark Tank business pitch competition, T-shirt and prize give-aways for all! A special Innovation Hub Grand Opening reception will take place at 4:00pm.
April 12, 2018
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Design Day and 3rd Annual Shark Tank Competition
8:15am to 5:30pm, Engineering Room B-221
Come join us for this year's Engineering Design Day. Be amazed by this showcase of innovative, creative, and multi-disciplinary projects developed by our graduating senior students. Each team, made up of students from among five different departments, will present their academic capstone design projects simulating real world experiences. The 3rd Annual Shark Tank is a business pitch competition for technology innovations with prizes of up to $1200.
Oral presentations: 8:15 am - 12:30 pm
Shark Tank competition: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Poster presentations: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Awards ceremony: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
April 13, 2018
Psychology Annual Undergraduate Research Day- Hosted by Psi Chi
This event provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to present and discuss outstanding research including Honors Thesis projects, highly involved DIS work, and outstanding course lab projects. It will include a poster session and the Howard D. Baker Undergraduate Research Talks and Awards Ceremony. The event will feature food and drink.
April 13, 2018
The 2018 Excellence in the Visual Arts Awards Exhibition
3:30-5:30pm, Honors, Scholars, and Fellows house
Join us to celebrate the undergraduate and graduate Excellence in the Visual Arts Awards. Exhibition works will find their home during the 2018-2019 academic school year at the Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House. During the reception you will have the opportunity to vote on your favorite piece of artwork for the $250 People's Choice Award.