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FSU researchers to take part in World Science Festival

An evolutionary anthropologist and a philosopher will lend expertise to various discussions, panels and presentations.

Researchers use unmanned aircraft systems to prepare for hurricane season

Florida State University’s Center for Disaster Risk Policy made history in May by flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) — commonly known as drones — in an emergency response exercise to prepare for the Atlantic hurricane season.

FSU online graduate programs among best in nation for veterans

Four Florida State University online graduate programs are ranked in the Top 25 nationally for educating veterans, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Online Programs for Veterans rankings.

Aerospace industry leaders gather to hear FSU research opportunities

Aerospace and aviation industry leaders descended on the Florida State University campus this week as engineering researchers pitched the successes that could occur by combining the resources and ingenuity of both the academic and the business worlds.

FSU students seeing the world through service

An increasing number of college students are taking trips with a purpose — and embarking on journeys to do volunteer work around the globe. Brendan Rempert, a junior at Florida State University, will be traveling abroad this summer as an international service-learning volunteer.

Fine Arts professors contribute to design of Tallahassee homeless shelter

Three professors from Florida State University’s College of Fine Arts provided interior design assistance and custom artwork for Tallahassee’s Kearney Service Center — a new 36,000 square-foot emergency homeless shelter that opened April 5.

Garnet and Gold Scholar Society gains 143 new members

Established in 2010, the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society facilitates involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. 

Distinguished administrator named dean of FSU Panama City

Florida State University has named Carol D. Edwards, a distinguished educator and administrator, as the dean of FSU Panama City — its Panama City, Fla., campus — and the College of Applied Studies located there.

Researcher exploring why obesity strikes so hard among Mexican-American boys

Fifteen percent of non-Hispanic white children in the United States are obese, but among Mexican-American boys the figure is a much more troubling 23 percent. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, Angelina Sutin, a researcher in the Florida State University College of Medicine, will spend the next three years untangling the roots of that disparity.

FSU researchers first to study effects of Ultraman competitions

Extreme endurance athletes train long and hard to compete in some of the world’s most grueling competitions. But what is all of that work really doing to your body? A team of Florida State researchers is trying to find out.