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Top Stories 2017: FSU Wins Paul Simon Internationalization Award

Florida State University has received national attention for excellence in integrating international education throughout all facets of the university. Florida State is one of only four institutions to be selected for the 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, which is awarded annually by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society Welcomes 53 New Members

Florida State University welcomed 53 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student 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.

FSU Researchers: Dancers Need More Calories & Protein

Dancers are known for their svelte figures, but they often aren’t making the right dietary choices to fuel their bodies for long, intense performances, Florida State University researchers found in a new study. “It is fairly well recognized that dancers often have peculiar eating habits, and they do this in an effort to have the […]

New Motion Sensors a Major Step Toward Low-cost, High-Performance Wearable Technology

Researchers from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology. In a paper published in the journal Materials and Design, engineers from FSU’s High-Performance Materials Institute, in collaboration with scientists from Institut National des Sciences Appliquées […]

FSU Hosts Homecoming Preview of New Black Student Union

Students, alumni and friends got a sneak peek of Florida State University’s new Black Student Union, described as a home away from home and a place for multicultural fellowship and education, during a Homecoming preview event at the facility. Coinciding with this year’s Homecoming theme, “Spirit of Unity,” many expressed their desire for the new […]

FSU Celebrates Grand Opening of New Labyrinth

In an overly connected and busy world, Florida State University has designed a place for students to come and take a break. A labyrinth — often confused with but very different from a maze — is a flat, winding path to be followed that promotes reflection, thinking and well-being. The campus community, along with university […]

Successful FSU Alumni Entrepreneurs Speak at the ‘7 Under 30’ Program

The Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship will present the sixth annual 7 Under 30 program, featuring seven Florida State alumni entrepreneurs who launched successful businesses before the age of 30.  Four of the seven speakers majored in entrepreneurship at Florida State. Wendy Plant, director of the Center for Student Engagement at the Jim Moran School of […]

Rival Sperm and Choosy Eggs: FSU Researcher Finds that when Sperm compete, Eggs have a choice

The delicately mannered dance between discerning eggs and vying sperm is more complicated than scientists once believed, and it may hold secrets about the evolution of new species. In a paper published in the journal American Naturalist, Florida State University Chair and Professor of Biological Science Don Levitan investigates a root mystery in our scientific understanding […]

FSU research documents link between nightmares and self-harm

New research from Florida State University finds a link between nightmares and self-injurious behavior, such as cutting or burning oneself. The findings are similar to previous research showing other sleep problems, such as nightmares, insomnia and trouble falling asleep, are linked to suicide and attempted suicide.