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Post-Enron, Business ethics emphasized at FSU College of Business

"A deal is not a deal unless it’s a good deal for both parties." With that business philosophy, businessman Cecil B. Day built his Days Inn hotel chain into an empire in the 1970s. Starting with a single hotel in 1970, Day put his Christian faith to work providing travelers with quality rooms and courteous […]

Extreme personality poses risk of ADHD, conduct disorder, FSU researchers say

Children with personalities marked by aggressiveness, mood swings, a sense of alienation and a need for excitement may be at greater risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or conduct disorder, according to a new Florida State University study. FSU psychology professors Jeanette Taylor and Chris Schatschneider, FSU doctoral student Kelly Cukrowicz and University of Minnesota […]

FSU College of Medicine announces match results

Thirty-five of the 36 students in the graduating Class of 2006 of the Florida State University College of Medicine have received notification of where they will enter residency training this summer after graduation. Twenty of the 36 graduating students, or 56 percent, are entering residency in primary-care specialties, including family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine and […]

Film School student producers win top ‘Television Academy Awards’

In the winning tradition of Florida State University’s College of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts—best known as The Film School—three of its recent graduates and a pair of short films they produced as FSU students have earned top awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS). The trio will claim their prizes […]

FSU professor wins Florida Academy of Sciences 2006 Medalist Award

State of Florida climatologist and Florida State University Professor James J. O’Brien has won the 2006 Medalist Award from the Florida Academy of Sciences. Each year, the award is presented to a Florida resident who has contributed in an outstanding manner to the promotion of the scientific research, to the stimulation of interest in the […]

FSU and Magnet Lab researcher earns prestigious fellowship

Irinel Chiorescu, an assistant professor of physics at Florida State University and a researcher at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, has been awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The fellowship is designed to identify and reward young scientists who show the greatest promise for making outstanding contributions to […]

World-renowned scientist joins FSU to increase recognition of academic excellence

Simon Ostrach, world-class scientist, member of the National Academy of Engineering and pioneer in the fields of buoyancy-driven flows and microgravity science, has joined the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering. Newly hired as Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Senior Adviser for Academic Excellence, Ostrach plans to utilize his stellar reputation and extensive […]

FSU med students study cross-cultural medicine in Immokalee, Panama, U.S.-Mexico border

Florida State University medical students will work with the medical school’s faculty to provide care for underserved populations and learn about cross-cultural medicine March 4-11 in Immokalee, Fla., the Republic of Panama and along the U.S.-Mexico border. In addition to providing health services to communities with limited access to health care, these spring break medical […]

Children don’t motivate substance abusing moms to seek treatment

There may be a variety of reasons why a mother who abuses drugs or alcohol chooses to get treatment, but she may not do it for the sake of her children, according to surprising new results of a Florida State University study. FSU professors Dina Wilke and Akihito Kamata and Ohio State University’s Scottye Cash […]

FSU introduces new tool to help community reduce impaired driving

FSU’s Division of Student Affairs recently introduced Tallahassee to SIDNE (Simulated Impaired Driving Experience), the newest tool to help reduce impaired driving by students as well as drivers throughout the greater community. FSU recently became the first university in Florida to purchase the battery-powered remote-controlled vehicle that resembles a go-cart and simulates the experience of […]

New research from Magnet Lab, Scripps Florida gives scientists powerful tool for drug discovery

Researchers at Florida State University’s National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Scripps Florida have developed and evaluated a robust new system for analyzing how drugs bind to proteins. This groundbreaking work could speed the delivery of potential new drugs and improve existing ones. The work, which appears this week in the journal Analytical Chemistry, is […]

Magnet Lab’s record of excellence helps sway National Science Board

The National Science Board has decided it will accept a renewal proposal from the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory rather than open a national competition for the honor of operating the nation’s magnet lab. This decision means the magnet lab will remain in Tallahassee for at least the next five years. "The decision to renew […]