Big dreams, big hurdles for new Florida Polytechnic University

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The new Florida Polytechnic University has grand plans, starting with the main classroom building scheduled to open next year.

It will have a domed glass atrium shaded by awnings that adjust with the sun. Students on the way to state-of-the-art laboratories will enter through arched entries with skylights.

But today, the building is still a mix of wire, pipe and concrete, surrounded by mud and dirt.

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