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‘Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta’ is back at the Marine Lab

It’s time once again for you to challenge your friends, your family, and your colleagues to build boats out of stuff that any normal person would take to the dump and enter them in the Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta at the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory. For more or to enter visit fla.st/2G79ffL

Do your share: Perception of Fair Division of Housework Linked to Better Sex Among Married Individuals in Midlife

Husbands, are you helping your spouse with chores around the house? If your wife doesn’t think so that may result in a less satisfying sex life, according to new research by Florida State University. FSU Sociology Professor Anne Barrett and her former student Alexandra Raphael found that when wives reported an unfair arrangement in the […]

College of Social Work celebrates ‘100 Years of Social Work’ at Florida State University

The FSU College of Social Work will commemorate “100 Years of Social Work at FSU” with a celebratory dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at the University Center Club’s Champions Club. The event will include opportunities to explore and celebrate the past, present and future of the college. The celebration will feature live music […]

Policy Pub Examines How Economic Inequality Affects Retirees

The Florida State University Policy Pub series concludes its spring schedule with a presentation on economic inequality, particularly as it applies to retired people. David Rasmussen, dean emeritus of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy and the James H. Gapinski Professor of Economics, will present “The Long-Term Consequences of Economic Inequality.” After the […]

FSU Researcher Aims to Better Protect Nation’s First Responders

Technology breakthroughs in clothing materials and design have benefited all of us, but perhaps none more so than first responders. Burn injuries among firefighters have plummeted in the past decade. There’s just one problem: cases of heat stroke, exhaustion and cardiac arrest deaths have spiked upward because protective gear is much more insulated. New research […]

FAMU, FSU, TCC to Co-host Annual Discovery on Parade

Every day, researchers and creative professionals from FAMU, FSU and TCC strive to unlock new and exciting discoveries that enrich our imaginations, improve our lives and change our world. Now, for the third time, Tallahassee’s institutions of higher education are teaming up to share their extraordinary work at Discovery on Parade, a one-of-a-kind research and […]

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 […]