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FSU Psychologist Receives $2M NIH Grant to Test Non-medication Treatment for ADHD

Florida State University researchers are seeing promising results from “video games” they created as a potential new option to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder without medication. It’s a unique idea. There’s nothing else like it worldwide — a patent is pending — and encouraging preliminary results have captured the attention of the federal government.

FSU Libraries to serve as state hub for Digital Public Library of America

Florida State University Libraries is playing a key role in cultural heritage access and preservation around the globe as the state of Florida’s service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). “DPLA has acknowledged FSU’s leadership in creating a robust digital library program that will work with Florida’s many libraries, museums and other […]

FSU College of Music Prepares for Rare Unveiling

Florida State University’s most distinguished faculty pianists will serve up a rare treat this month as the College of Music unveils one of two new Steinway Model D grand pianos, considered among the best in the world. The inaugural performance will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, as […]

FSU researcher: Ocean Acidification Means Major Changes for California Mussels

Accelerating ocean acidification could be transforming the fundamental structure of California mussel shells, according to a new report from a Florida State University-led team of scientists. For thousands of years, California mussel shells have shared a relatively uniform mineralogical makeup — long, cylindrical calcite crystals ordered in neat vertical rows with crisp, geometric regularity. But […]

FSU jumps again in Kiplinger’s ‘Best College Values’

Florida State University offers a top-notch education at an affordable price, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, one of the nation’s leading publications in personal finance and business forecasting. Florida State jumped several places in each category of Kiplinger’s annual list of Best College Values, including eight spots to No. 4 among public colleges for out-of-state […]

Florida State Again One of the Nation’s Most Efficient Universities

For the sixth consecutive year, Florida State University is among the most efficient of the nation’s highest ranked universities, according to a new list by U.S. News & World Report. The list is based on the operating efficiency of the schools in the top half of U.S. News’ 2018 Best Colleges rankings. Florida State is […]

Top Stories 2017: Florida State wins Record NIH Funding

Florida State University researchers have brought in record funding of $35.8 million from the National Institutes of Health, more than double the amount the university received five years ago. It is also one of the highest amounts won by any Florida research institution or university during the 2017 federal fiscal year.

Commencement Speakers Urge Graduates To Be Good Stewards of the Earth, to Embrace Change

Jeff Chanton, professor of oceanography, hired hundreds of Florida State University graduates for a job he said would provide lifetime benefits, even if it is unpaid. The job? To be good stewards of the earth. “Today, we are crowding other species off the planet,” he said. Chanton spoke to graduates during the first of two […]

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.