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NASA taps FSU researcher to study space radiation, astronaut health

For astronauts soaring through the limitless expanse of deep space, cosmic rays pose a major problem. The powerful radiation that pulses just above Earth’s atmosphere can have devastating effects on human beings, imperiling any crewed mission beyond the safety of the planet’s magnetic field. Now, Florida State University researcher Michael Delp is part of a […]

FSUshadow helps students explore career options

More than 200 Florida State University students made the most of their spring break by gaining career experience through FSUshadow, the Career Center’s job shadowing program. The program helps students cultivate career-related, decision-making skills by connecting them with employers, community partners, alumni and friends of the university for a one-day job shadowing experience. During the […]

Seventh annual FSU’s Great Give sets records in support of university programs, scholarships

FSU’s Great Give, Florida State University’s 36-hour online giving campaign, recorded its most successful campaign to date, raising $413,147 for academic programs, student activities and scholarships. The seventh annual event, which took place March 22-23, drew support from 3,376 donors, including 1,791 Florida State alumni. “We are overwhelmed by the amount of support that was […]

National MagLab to receive $184M NSF renewal grant

Lab To Remain Headquartered at Florida State University The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory will receive $184 million over the next five years from the National Science Foundation, keeping the world’s most powerful magnet lab headquartered at Florida State University. The National Science Board authorized NSF to make the five-year award for the continuing operation […]

FSU partners with KIPP Jacksonville to strengthen admissions pipeline to underserved communities

Officials from Florida State University, the KIPP Foundation and KIPP Jacksonville announced a partnership between the university and the network of public charter schools to help provide more pathways to FSU for KIPP students in the Jacksonville area. FSU President John Thrasher and KIPP Executive Director Jennifer Brown signed a memorandum of understanding that would […]

FSU College of Law Moot Court Team wins national competition

The Florida State University College of Law Moot Court Team won first place in the Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition held March 23-24 in Washington, D.C. The competition of 24 law school teams included some of the nation’s top law schools. In the final round, Florida State won against South Texas College […]

FSU to feature Jacksonville Jaguars chief legal officer in Sport Talk Series

Florida State University’s Foundation for Diversity & Inclusion in Sport will feature Megha Parekh, senior vice president and chief legal officer for the Jacksonville Jaguars, in its upcoming Sports Talk Series. Parekh will discuss her role as a woman in a male-dominated sports industry and her responsibilities as a young professional in a high-level executive […]

10th Annual PeaceJam to feature Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Peace Prize recipient and children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi will speak about his efforts leading a global movement to end child slavery and exploitive labor practices during PeaceJam Southeast’s 10th Anniversary Conference at Florida State University. The talk will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, April 6, in the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida […]

FSU students give back to local community during The Big Event Tallahassee

More than 1,600 volunteers from Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College came together to say “thank you” and give back to the city of Tallahassee during The Big Event Tallahassee on March 24. It is one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation, with more than 70 service […]

Graduating FSU students participate in annual Ring Ceremony

Florida State University graduating students marked an important milestone toward becoming FSU alumni during the annual Ring Ceremony Monday, March 26, at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Speakers included President John Thrasher; Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht; Damon Edmond, senior class president; alumnus Dustin Daniels; and Nicole Blonsick, president of the Student Alumni Association. […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: March 2018

HONORS AND AWARDS Lynn Jones, Ph.D. (Art History) has been awarded a Short-Term Senior Fellowship at Koç Üniversity’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilisations (RCAC) in Istanbul, Turkey, where she will be working on her book “The Imperial Cult in Middle Byzantine Art” and researching the cult of Constantine I. BYLINES Sarah Lester, Ph.D. (Geography) recently […]