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Expert Pitch: Black Friday, holiday shopping trends

As stores across the nation gear up for the holiday shopping season, consumers are developing their shopping lists, searching for Black Friday deals and identifying the stores that offer those low prices with a positive shopping experience.  Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on Black Friday and holiday shopping trends:  Meredith McQuerry, […]

Expert Pitch: 2016 Presidential Election

Voters will cast their ballots in the 2016 Presidential race, and in several local and state races, on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. A group of Florida State University faculty experts are available to discuss various aspects of the campaigns and the election. VOTER BEHAVIOR AND TRENDS • Matthew Pietryka Assistant Professor of political science […]

FSU researcher: Plan ahead for successful aging

For many people, the prospect of aging is scary and uncomfortable, but Florida State University Assistant Professor Dawn Carr says that research reveals a few tips that can improve our chances of a long, healthy life.  Carr, who joined FSU’s Department of Sociology and the Pepper Institute on Aging and Social Policy this fall, is […]

Expert Pitch: Nobel Prize in physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 Tuesday morning — one half to David J. Thouless, the other half jointly to F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.  Florida State University Professor Laura H. Greene is available […]

Expert Pitch: Wells Fargo sales scandal

On Sept. 8, Wells Fargo Bank issued a statement regarding its sales practices. The bank reached agreements totaling $185 million with consumer regulators regarding allegations that some of its customers received products and services they did not request. Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf will testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The […]

Expert Pitch: Back-to-School 2016

As schools across the nation gear up for the new academic year, there are a variety of education issues students and teachers will face in the coming weeks, including Common Core/Florida Standards, language and reading development, and behavioral issues in the K-12 classroom.  Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on these topics:  […]