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Florida State leads research to strengthen advanced manufacturing education in rural areas

Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information is teaming up with Chipola College to better prepare students for careers in advanced manufacturing. A three-year study, funded with $800,000 from the National Science Foundation, will measure the effectiveness of the classroom-to-career path offered by advanced manufacturing programs at Chipola College and collaborating colleges in Northwest […]

Communication professor receives FSU’s 2017 Distinguished Teacher Award

Arthur A. Raney received Florida State University’s 2017 Distinguished Teacher Award during the annual Faculty Awards Dinner on April 25.  The Distinguished Teacher Award, the university’s most prestigious honor for teaching, includes a $7,500 stipend funded by FSU.  Raney, the James E. Kirk Professor of Communication in the School of Communication, aims to instill in […]

FSU online programs among nation’s best

Three Graduate Programs Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 10  Florida State University’s online programs are among the best in the nation — including five graduate programs ranked in the Top 20 and three in the Top 10 — according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs. “Our upward movement in […]

FSU students break new ground in film about cold case

Florida State University senior Kyle Jones lives by the mantra: If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing. Jones found himself living that mantra earlier this year while working on a film project for his Digital Media Production class that he hoped would shed new light on a vexing 50-year-old unsolved murder case in Tallahassee. Jones, […]

Florida State helps lead effort to digitize 1 billion biological specimens

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Florida State University and University of Florida has received a $15.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to digitize an estimated 1 billion biodiversity specimens scattered across the nation. The specimens include fossils, plants, insects, birds and more. They are preserved in collections at museums and universities nationwide. […]

FSU celebrates new pathway into health professions 

Florida State University officially launched an innovative new pathway into health care careers by honoring the program’s first students at an Oct. 14 celebration at the College of Medicine. The Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences B.S. Degree Program — the first of its kind in the nation — provides students interested in health care with numerous advantages toward achieving […]

FSU researchers win grant to better serve library patrons on the autism spectrum

Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information is spearheading Project A+ — research that aims to create strategies for academic librarians to serve patrons on the autism spectrum (ASD). The Institute of Museum and Library Services — the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums — has awarded $400,000 to researchers from FSU’s […]