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FSU Researchers: Savanna fires pump Central African forests full of Nitrogen

The remote forests of Africa’s Congo Basin have long been a blind spot for scientists working to understand how Earth’s natural cycles respond to the environmentally unique characteristics of different regions. Now, two Florida State University researchers are part of a global team of scientists revealing the unexpected role that large-scale fires and high nitrogen […]

Power of We Hosts Bipartisan Discussion with Former Congressmen

Florida State University’s Power of WE and The Village Square partnered to host the third installment of the Power of WE’s Shared Spaces Series on Feb. 13, focusing on “Why Gridlock Rules Washington and How We Can Solve the Crisis?” Members of the FSU and greater Tallahassee community watched as two political rivals — former […]

Policy Pub looks at water crisis: Can it happen here?

One of the biggest stories of the past few years has been the water crisis in Flint, Mich., where due to insufficient water treatment, more than 100,000 residents were potentially exposed to high levels of lead in the drinking water. The crisis would seem to be almost out of character in a country as developed […]

FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts Hosts Exhibition Featuring Renowned Haitian-American Artist

A new exhibition at Florida State University’s Museum of Fine Arts will explore historical themes such as regional plantation agriculture and slavery, while highlighting the work of renowned Haitian-born artist Edouard Duval-Carrié. The exhibition, “Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié,” curated in collaboration with the FSU Department of Art History, will […]

World-class Researcher Leads New Campuswide Center on Behavioral Health

Florida State University’s research reputation is set to receive a boost with the arrival of a highly regarded behavioral researcher whose focus includes improving the health of minority adolescents. Sylvie Naar, described as a “force of nature” by her department head in the College of Medicine, has been hired to direct FSU’s new Center for […]

Climate change linked to more flowery tropical forests

New research from a Florida State University scientist has revealed a surprising relationship between surging atmospheric carbon dioxide and flower blooms in a remote tropical forest. FSU researchers studying the rich tropical forests of Panama’s Barro Colorado Island found that climbing rates of carbon dioxide have set the stage for a multidecade increase in overall […]

SEMINOLE FUTURES: Connecting FSU Students with Employers

More than 2,400 Florida State University students packed into the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to meet with employers for the Career Center’s largest event of the semester — Seminole Futures. The all-majors career fair was held Wednesday, January 25th, with more than 170 employers on campus with one goal in mind: to hire FSU […]