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Rival Sperm and Choosy Eggs: FSU Researcher Finds that when Sperm compete, Eggs have a choice

The delicately mannered dance between discerning eggs and vying sperm is more complicated than scientists once believed, and it may hold secrets about the evolution of new species. In a paper published in the journal American Naturalist, Florida State University Chair and Professor of Biological Science Don Levitan investigates a root mystery in our scientific understanding […]

FSU research documents link between nightmares and self-harm

New research from Florida State University finds a link between nightmares and self-injurious behavior, such as cutting or burning oneself. The findings are similar to previous research showing other sleep problems, such as nightmares, insomnia and trouble falling asleep, are linked to suicide and attempted suicide.

FSU Researcher Nets $8M Grant to Focus on Students with Learning Disabilities

A Florida State University researcher studying the best ways to help students with learning disabilities conquer these issues has received an $8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further this work and fund the Florida Learning Disabilities Research Center.

Second Lady Karen Pence Announces Art Therapy Initiative at FSU

Florida State University welcomed Second Lady Karen Pence to campus Wednesday for the announcement of her new art therapy initiative, Art Therapy: Healing with the HeART. Pence chose Florida State as the venue for the announcement because of its nationally acclaimed art therapy graduate education program.

FSU’s Opening Nights and Leon County Schools Announce Local Lessons School Tour

Florida State University’s Opening Nights and Leon County Schools host the Local Lessons School Tour for students this October.  The Local Lessons School Tour featuring the Tallahassee acoustic folk trio The New 76ers is made possible through a sponsorship by Centennial Bank.  The New 76ers will share the rich history of folk music and songwriting […]

Undergraduates Show Off Creativity in Annual Undergrad Research Showcase

Florida State University research was on full display. But the researchers weren’t faculty members – they were undergraduate students. The annual President’s Showcase for Undergraduate Research was held this month at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center. During the symposium, students had the opportunity to present their summer research findings funded by […]