Skip to main content Skip to main content

Florida State University News

The Official News Source of Florida State University


women

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 […]

Hundreds inspired at fourth annual Women in Leadership Conference

On the eve of Women’s History Month, more than 500 people came together for Florida State University’s fourth annual Women in Leadership Conference on Feb. 28 to glean advice from numerous seasoned female professionals from a variety of fields. The conference, which attracted students, faculty and administrators, local leaders, community members and alumni, addressed the […]

FSU chemistry professor wins prestigious women in science award

A Florida State University chemistry professor has won a prestigious award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science that recognizes promising female scientists in the early stages of their career. Assistant Professor of Chemistry Yan-Yan Hu will receive the 2017 Marion Milligan Mason Award along with $50,000 to help fund her research endeavors. […]

FSU researcher: Women do get better with age

A Florida State University researcher has found that younger women’s concerns about wrinkles and deteriorating health cause them to have lower emotional well-being than those women who’ve passed the so called ‘midlife crisis’ phase. Anne Barrett, sociology professor and director of FSU’s Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, found that young women’s greater anxieties […]