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FSU’s Office of Inspector General Services seeks accreditation

On Wednesday, April 26, the Office of Inspector General Services will undergo a rigorous onsite inspection by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) to assess the Office’s compliance with specific requirements and prescribed standards as set forth by the CFA, Florida statutes and the Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General. The […]

Military service is a bridge to better pay for some women

Minority women who traditionally earn less than their white and Asian counterparts can earn just as much money, if not more, after serving in the military, according to a new Florida State University study.      Irene Padavic, FSU’s Claude & Mildred Pepper Distinguished Professor of Sociology, and former FSU graduate student Anastasia Prokos found […]

How artificial intelligence will save lives in the 21st century

FSU Researcher Uses Machine Learning to Improve Suicide Prediction A groundbreaking project led by a Florida State University researcher makes an exponential advance in suicide prediction, potentially giving clinicians the ability to predict who will attempt suicide up to two years in advance with 80 percent accuracy. FSU Psychology researcher Jessica Ribeiro feels an urgency […]

28 songs in 28 days: An FSU music student’s composition quest

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University College of Music student Jose Hernandez is one very motivated guy. Hernandez has made it his mission to compose one piece of music every day in February. That’s a daunting goal in itself, but he’s also tackling this challenging list every day: Line up ensembles to perform his music […]

FSU’s Rainbow Concert welcomes choro master Roee Ben Sira to Ruby Diamond Concert Hall

Israeli composer, pianist and music arranger Roee Ben Sira headlines the 21st annual Rainbow Concert of world music at Florida State University on Feb. 28. Ben Sira, who’s completing a residency in FSU’s College of Music this semester, is an internationally renowned master of contemporary Brazilian choro music. Choro, pronounced SHOH-roh, is a popular instrumental […]

Seven business teams advance to finals of InNOLEvation® Challenge

Seven teams of students in the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship are headed to the final round of competition in the 2016-2017 InNOLEvation® Challenge at Florida State University. The students are competing for more than $35,000 and learning valuable lessons about starting a business as they face off in the business model competition. The finals will take place March […]

FSU welcomes key Middle East diplomat for lecture

NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Thursday’s lecture is cancelled. The Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy will host a lecture by Ambassador Dennis Ross, special assistant to President Barack Obama and special adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ross’ lecture will draw on his years of experience to illuminate U.S. […]

Young scientists soar with help of FSU meteorology professor

A happenchance experience on Florida State University’s campus led to a rewarding collaboration between the university and some very dedicated high school students on a tiny Caribbean island. Over the past year, Henry Fuelberg — a professor in FSU’s nationally renowned meteorology program and doctoral candidate Tristan Hall — brought essential expertise and encouragement to […]

Fall Commencement speakers tell grads ‘With an unconquered spirit, anything is possible’

Bob Sasser, chief executive officer of Dollar Tree, Inc., advised Florida State University graduates that with hard work and a college degree, the odds will forever be stacked in their favor. Sasser delivered a lively address full of inspiration Saturday morning at the second of Florida State’s two fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 16 and […]

FSU professor named fellow of American Psychological Association

Florida State University researcher Amy L. Ai, has been selected as a fellow of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 56, Trauma Psychology. Ai, a professor in the College of Social Work, has been elevated to fellow status based on her unusual and outstanding contributions with national or international impact in the area of trauma […]

Florida State named a ‘Best College Value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Florida State University has been named one of the best values in the nation on the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “Best College Value” list for 2017. Florida State was ranked the 12th best value among public colleges for out-of-state students, a seven-place jump over last year. FSU was rated 28th best value among public colleges for in-state students. […]