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FSU Theatre Department | Issues in Education (July 2010)

FSU may seem like a long way from the bright lights of Broadway, but this year the 2010 Tony Awards were up close and personal for many of Florida State’s alumni. The cast or crew of at least five nominated productions included graduates from the FSU School of Theatre. In this episode, FSU President Eric […]

Oil Spill Academic Task Force | Issues in Education (June 2010)

In this episode of Issues in Education, Florida State University President Eric Barron explores FSU’s role with the new Oil Spill Academic Task Force. Florida State was selected to coordinate the work of the task force, which includes 14 other public and private universities in the state. Dr. Barron talks with task force members Felicia […]

ACC Research Grants | Issues in Education (April 2010)

Research at the undergraduate level is the topic for this month’s program. Florida State University President Eric Barron talks with two students who recently received the first Atlantic Coast Conference Fellowships for Undergraduate Research at FSU: Al Heartley, a theatre major; and Andrew Attar, a chemistry major. The students discuss their projects, the role research […]

Fulbright Scholars | Issues in Education (August 2010)

In this episode, Florida State University President Eric Barron talks with three of the 10 Florida State University students selected as 2010 Fulbright scholars: Kerry Gilmore (doctoral student in organic chemistry), Allison Leger (master’s student in the College of Motion Picture Arts), and Richard Benson (recent graduate with degrees in applied economics and history). The […]

Chancellor Frank Brogan | Issues in Education (May 2010)

The recent legislative session is the focus of a discussion between Florida State University President Eric Barron and Chancellor of the State University System of Florida Frank Brogan. The pair talk about how higher education fared in the 2010 legislative session, the impact of budget decisions on universities across the state and the Board of […]