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David Rasmussen

New Policy Pub sessions focus on climate, health and economic equality

Policy Pub, the popular public forum series at Backwoods Bistro, returns for three new sessions this semester with topics that address key issues affecting everyone’s lives. The monthly sessions include brief, plain-language talks by faculty of the Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy followed by questions and discussion from the public. […]

Profiles in Leadership: Chapin moves forward with a solid vision for the future

When Tim Chapin arrived at Florida State University in 1999, he didn’t know what the future would hold. But Chapin — now dean of FSU’s College of Social Sciences and Public Policy — was certain of his interest in people, policies and cities. Soon after receiving his doctoral degree in urban design and planning from the University […]