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College of Nursing faculty member strengthens FSU-veteran connection

A Florida State University nursing professor recently served as a guardian for a 93-year-old veteran during an Honor Flight last month. Jim Whyte, director of the Veteran’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and a veteran himself, made the trip to Washington, D.C., alongside retired USAF Colonel Robert Jones, a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, on April 9.

Religion student named 2016 Humanity in Action fellow

Florida State University student Micah Friedman has been named a 2016 fellow by Humanity in Action, an educational organization that brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore past and present examples of resistance to intolerance.

Luncheon honors Jacksonville military caregivers

The College of Social Work hosted a luncheon to offer support to caregivers and to inform them about the services available through the Operation Family Caregiver program. 

Professor to teach choral conducting in Kenya as Fulbright Specialist

Florida State University professor Kevin Fenton will introduce American-style choral conducting to music students in Kenya through the Fulbright Specialist Program. 

FSU Libraries celebrate 75 years as a Federal Depository Library

Florida State University Libraries are celebrating the 75th anniversary of FSU’s Federal Depository Library this year. Robert Manning Strozier Library, located in the heart of FSU’s main campus in Tallahassee, was designated as a Federal Depository Library by the U.S. Congress in 1941.

FSU-Cornell team defines meaningful part of maize genome

Using a genetic mapping technique developed at Florida State University, FSU and Cornell University researchers have shown that a small percentage of the entire maize genome is responsible for almost half of a plant’s trait diversity.

Researchers to explore food choices after gastric bypass surgery

A Florida State University researcher has won part of a $2.8 million grant to explore the diets of people who undergo gastric bypass surgery in order to find less invasive ways to achieve similar weight-loss benefits.

FSU professor awarded Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair

Amy Ai, a professor in the College of Social Work, has been granted a Fulbright Distinguished Research Chair for the 2016-2017 academic year. 

FSU researcher targets on-off switch of cardiac contraction

Jose Pinto, a researcher in the Florida State University College of Medicine, will spend the next five years studying how the heart’s calcium is regulated and how to correct a calcium imbalance using an inside approach in the cardiac cell. 

Doctoral student recognized by Hispanic honor society

Elena Vogel is one of 11 students nationally to receive the prestigious Gabriela Mistral Award, which is presented annually to outstanding graduate or undergraduate students of Spanish who are active members of Sigma Delta Pi.