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FSU Coastal and Marine Lab Open House

This year’s FSU Coastal and Marine Lab Open House event highlights the importance of improving human awareness of the tight linkages between healthy ecosystems and healthy societies. We celebrate that ability and our scientific knowledge of the sea in our 2017 Open House, “Coastal Literacy – connecting Marine Science and Society”. Please join us on […]

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Senior Design Day

This daylong event features innovative, creative and multidisciplinary projects developed by graduating senior engineering students. Each team, composed of students from among five different departments, will present their academic capstone design projects simulating real-world experiences. This year’s event showcases 71 capstone projects with more than 300 senior engineering students participating.

Keeping the code: How cultural beliefs affect police, court decisions

LL Cool J’s 1991 rap lyrics in his song “Mama Said Knock You Out” are about defending yourself and making sure you are not messed with. Florida State University researchers have found that when individuals adopt this outlook — referred to as a “code of the street” — it can increase their probability of arrest […]

FSU faculty and students team up to help save a river

Students at Florida State University get real world experience during the multidisciplinary class Apalachicola River Keeper Project, where they work with community members on digital, social, and environmental projects regarding the endangered ecosystem of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin. Read more about the project at fla.st/2oDiAlU

Safer, Smarter, Stronger initiative launch

Joined by police chiefs, mental health counselors, medical school deans, and student leaders, the Board of Governors and presidents from all 12 of Florida’s public universities came together on Wednesday to rally support for additional mental health counselors and law enforcement officers, raising the State University System’s research profile, and rewarding university performance.