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Nobel laureate to give annual lecture series

Nobel laureate and Florida State University Professor Sir Harold Kroto will host his annual “Opening Minds” lecture series this October to help spur creativity and scientific experimentation within the university and surrounding community. ... Read Story

Professor named 'Woman Physicist of the Month' by national society

Professor Susan Blessing has been named the Woman Physicist of the Month for September by the American Physical Society’s Committee on the Status of Women in Physics.... Read Story

Writer-in-residence wins prestigious literary prize

Florida State University Creative Writing Program writer-in-residence Bob Shacochis has received one of the world’s most prestigious literary awards.... Read Story

Alumnus-directed film No. 1 at box office

“The Maze Runner,” a feature film directed by Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts alumnus Wes Ball (B.F.A. ’02), with writing by T.S. Nowlin (B.F.A. ’03), led the North American box office its opening weekend with one of the biggest September debuts ever.... Read Story

Team nets $4.5 million to further nuclear physics research

A team of Florida State University researchers has won a $4.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to probe deeper into the world of nuclear physics and to train the scientists of tomorrow. ... Read Story

Nursing professor recognized for heart failure research

Florida State's Lucinda J. Graven was named a finalist for the Heart Failure Society of America’s Nursing Investigator Award for her study identifying predictors of depressive symptoms and poor self-care behaviors in heart failure patients.... Read Story

Three graduate students receive prestigious P.E.O. awards

The P.E.O. Scholar Award, established in 1991, is a $15,000 merit-based award for women who are seeking doctorate-level degrees.... Read Story

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