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Local businessman receives 2017 FSU Research Community Partner Award

The Florida State University Office of Research honored Tallahassee businessman Kim Williams Thursday night with the FSU Office of Research Community Partner of the Year Award for his work in promoting university research to the broader community. Williams received the award for his substantial work in helping advise FSU researchers looking to commercialize their technologies […]

FSU boasts its largest cohort of P.E.O. Scholars

A shark-studying doctoral candidate is finishing up her final year at Florida State University with assistance from a unique organization dedicated to helping women succeed in their post-secondary endeavors. Bianca Prohaska is part of FSU’s largest cohort of women graduate students receiving support from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) to date. The organization, which was […]

FSU students to show community appreciation through ‘The Big Event’ volunteerism

Florida State University will gather together with the local community at The Big Event this weekend to give back through volunteer work and say ‘thank you’ to the city of Tallahassee. Students, faculty and staff from FSU as well as Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College will be assigned to a variety of service […]

PeaceJam Southeast to host Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi will speak at Florida State University about her efforts to improve peace and human rights in the Middle East and around the world. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, March 24, in the Augustus B. Turnbull Conference Center, followed by a reception and book signing, before spending […]

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 […]

Fossil or inorganic structure? Scientists dig into early life forms

An international team of researchers discovered that inorganic chemicals can self-organize into complex structures that mimic primitive life on Earth. Florida State University Professor of Chemistry Oliver Steinbock and Professor Juan Manuel Garcia-Ruiz of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spanish National Research Council) in Granada, Spain, published an article in Wednesday’s edition of Science […]

Information and Law rank among nation’s best graduate programs

Florida State University’s academic degree programs in library & information studies and law are among the best graduate and professional programs in the nation, according to new rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of “Best Graduate Schools” published March 14. Florida State’s school library media program ranked No. 1 in the nation […]

FSU technology tracks the ocean current

A Florida State University researcher has developed a new technology that can track the oceans’ currents and surface circulation. Ocean currents play an important role in many everyday processes such as shipping, navigation, commercial fishing, recreational boating and safety. They also impact our climate, sediment transport, ocean ecosystems and animal migrations. But the movements of […]

FSU presents symposium on hip hop and education

The Florida State University Department of Sociology will host its second Symposium on Hip Hop and Education, bringing together educators who use innovative and culturally relevant instructional methods to enhance student engagement. The symposium will feature a panel discussion focused on an approach to education that seeks to empower students by relating course content to […]

FSU hires new federal relations director

Florida State University Vice President for Research Gary K. Ostrander has named D.C.-veteran Jonathan Nurse as the new director of federal relations for the university. “We are thrilled to have Jonathan on our team here at Florida State University,” Ostrander said. “His experience in both the university world and private sector will make him a […]

FSU welcomes National Science Foundation director to campus

Florida State University welcomed National Science Foundation Director France Córdova to campus this week for a tour of research facilities and meetings with students, faculty and state political leaders. “We’re honored that Director Córdova made time to visit us here at Florida State and to see the great work being done on campus that her […]