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Information security conference offers scholarship, job opportunities

As society’s dependence on computers grows, so does the need for specialists trained to secure them. That’s why Florida State University’s computer science department and the National Science Foundation are once again teaming up to host the Information Security Summer School on May 3-5. The three-day conference is designed to attract undergraduate and graduate students […]

Issues in Education looks at FSU film school

Dean Frank Patterson and MFA film student Susan Bell from FSU’s acclaimed film school are President T.K. Wetherell’s guests for this month’s Issues in Education program, which will air at 7:30 PM Monday, March 7, on WFSU-TV. Bell has been selected to write and direct one of the school’s master thesis films. The program offers […]

It’s pure poetry: FSU outreach targets kids at-risk, raises scores and more

In 1991, at a Panama City shelter for runaways and other abused and abandoned teens, Florida State University associate professor of English Joann Gardner and graduate program alumnus Janet Heller held their first “Runaway with Words” writing workshop. These kids had a lot to say, and poetry helped them say it. The poetic outreach to […]