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Worm-eating mice on small island hold clues to evolution

When animals are isolated on an island, all bets are off as to how they will evolve and whether an animal will branch out into a new species. Australia has several types of kangaroos and Madagascar has many different lemurs. But just how much space a given species needs in order to evolve is a […]

FSU students win National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Four Florida State University students and three recent graduates have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The fellowship program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s or doctoral degrees. “This is a simply wonderful achievement further illuminating the […]

Early depression diagnosis is deadly serious for patients with coronary artery disease

For clinicians providing comprehensive care to patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), proactive depression screening may not always rank high on the list of first-priority concerns. However, Florida State University researchers who surveyed years of data on epidemiological and clinical factors suggest that depression screening should be at the forefront of any CAD treatment program. […]

Florida Institute for Child Welfare hosts Child Abuse Prevention Research Symposium

Experts from across the state gathered last month at Florida State University in an effort to improve the standards of child abuse prevention services in Florida. The FSU-headquartered Florida Institute for Child Welfare hosted the Child Abuse Prevention Research Symposium April 26-27 at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center. “With this event, […]

FSU psychology student receives prestigious Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Keanan Joyner, a graduate student in the Florida State University Department of Psychology, is one of 70 students nationwide selected to receive a 2019 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. The highly competitive fellowships are awarded by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation and include a $24,000 stipend per […]

Florida State University Schools teacher receives national award for innovation

A Florida State University Schools teacher has received a national award for her innovative work in teaching science, technology, engineering and math. Nancy Rosenbaum, a fifth-grade teacher at FSUS, received the 2018 June Scobee Rodgers Innovative Educator Award from the Challenger Center Thursday, May 10, in a presentation in front of her students, family and […]

FSU grad honored with Miracle Network Dance Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award

Before leaving Florida State University, graduate Kat Aldereguia was bestowed with one last honor from an organization near and dear to her heart — the Miracle Network Dance Marathon Distinguished Leadership Award. The international Distinguished Leadership Award annually recognizes 20 students from universities and colleges across the United States who have made an exceptional impact […]

FSU music professor earns prestigious research fellowship

Florida State University Music Professor Iain Quinn has received a prestigious fellowship to study and bring new life to the musical archive of Rudolph Ganz, an influential and celebrated 20th-century composer, conductor, pianist and music educator. The fellowship comes from the Newberry, a historic research library in Chicago and the repository for Ganz’s extensive collection […]

FSU’s MANCC awarded national grant to support next generation of artists

Florida State University’s Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography has been awarded a second round of funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support creative laboratories for emerging dance artists and their collaborators. The MANCC Forward Dialogues (MFD) program is a laboratory designed to support and catalyze the ideas of emergent movement-based artists by […]

FSU research: New model could help rebuild eroding lands in coastal Louisiana

As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline. Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland. The model is outlined in the journal […]

College of Medicine students host teddy bear clinic

Going to the doctor for the first time can be scary. To address that fear, first-year med students at the FSU College of Medicine last month hosted a teddy bear clinic at Killearn Lakes Elementary School to help kids get more comfortable around doctors and medical equipment. More than 400 kids in pre-K through second grade […]