Student
Innovation Celebration
2018

Three Weeks - Twelve Amazing Events!

March 23

2:00-6:00pm

TEDxFSU

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. Learn more...

March 28

9am-2:30pm

Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship Spring Expo

Landis Green

The Spring Entrepreneurship Expo is an opportunity for any FSU student to showcase, sell and promote their business and products on campus. Learn more...

March 29

4:30-6:00pm

2018 Art in STEM Exhibition

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. . Learn more...

April 3

9:30am-4:15pm

18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

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. Learn more...

April 5-6

ACC Inventure Prize Finals

Georgia Tech (Televised on PBS)

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. Learn more...

April 6-8

ACC Meeting of the Minds

Boston College

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.. Learn more...

April 10

6-7:30pm

Planting Your Business Roots: Entrepreneurship in Tallahassee and at FSU

FSU Innovation Hub

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. Learn more...

April 10

3:30-5:30pm

WIMSE Symposium

Student Services Building 218

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. Learn more...

April 11

Noon-5pm

DIGITECH

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. Learn more...

April 12

8:15am-5:30pm

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Design Day and 3rd Annual Shark Tank Competition

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.

Tentative Agenda

  • 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

Learn more...

April 13

10am-1pm

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. Learn more...

April 13

3:30-5:30pm

The 2018 Excellence in the Visual Arts Awards Exhibition

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.