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Super Bowl equals super stress for some players

The Super Bowl is one of the most watched events on the planet. When the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons face off in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5, in Houston, Texas, millions will be watching and rooting for their favorite teams or players. For fans, their pregame ritual may center around […]

Expert Pitch: U.S. Supreme Court nomination

With his nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, President Donald Trump will look to make an immediate mark on the judicial branch of government. Trump announced his pick Tuesday night and said Gorsuch, 49, represents the best judge in the country for the position. The Supreme Court has been operating with […]

Make 2017 your year of success: FSU professor’s research reveals the path to peak performance

So, how are your 2017 resolutions going? If one of your goals is to further develop a skill — maybe something that will help you do your job with more expertise, or perhaps you finally want to run that marathon — then a Florida State University professor has tips that could help you succeed in […]

Expert Pitch: Super Bowl Tourism, Human Trafficking

When the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots battle on the gridiron in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, football won’t be the sole focus on the day. Florida State University faculty experts are available to discuss various aspects of the event. TOURISM MARKETING Mark Bonn, Professor, Dedman […]

Expert Pitch: The future is now for robot cars

The prospect of self-driving vehicles has tantalized tech aficionados and car lovers for years, especially when there are industry rumblings that automation is on the cusp of a breakthrough. Now, with recent important innovations from companies like Google, Tesla and Ford, driverless car expert Tim Chapin, interim dean of the College of Social Science and […]

Expert Pitch: Presidential Executive Orders

As President Donald Trump begins his first full week in office, he has already made a number of moves signaling an end to Obama-era policies. Trump signed an executive action ordering his agency heads to ease financial burdens associated with the Affordable Care Act. He also signed an executive order that withdraws the United States […]

Expert Pitch: Presidential Inauguration Traditions

As America prepares to inaugurate its 45th commander in chief, many are beginning to wonder whether President-Elect Donald Trump, who has spent his professional career exercising the power of his personal brand, is set to put his own distinctive stamp on one of the nation’s most hallowed political traditions. Inauguration expert Elizabeth Goldsmith, professor emerita […]

FSU English professor wins prized fellowship

Florida State University English Professor Meegan Kennedy has been selected as a recipient of a highly coveted grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The $50,400 grant will allow Kennedy, an associate professor who teaches 19th-century British literature and the history of science and medicine, to focus on her research about how evolving technology […]

Office Holiday Party: Will it help or haunt your career?

FSU Professor Teaches How to Make It Memorable (For All the Right Reasons) It’s been a long year. You’ve worked hard, racked up a lot of hours on the job, sweat the details. Did anyone notice? Maybe there’s still one last chance this year, you wonder, to remind the higher-ups of that effort at the […]

FSU medical researcher: Much work remains on World AIDS Day 2016

Florida State University’s Dr. Jonathan Appelbaum remembers that day in 1981 when a young patient was admitted to the hospital with a rare case of pneumocystis pneumonia. Appelbaum, an internal medicine resident at the time, and his colleagues did not recognize the man’s illness as an AIDS case. No one would have. Not much was […]

75 years later, Pearl Harbor still teaching lessons of war

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy leveled a crushing attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. As the nation prepares to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack that precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II, Pearl Harbor still endures as a monument to the […]

Expert Pitch: Black Friday, holiday shopping trends

As stores across the nation gear up for the holiday shopping season, consumers are developing their shopping lists, searching for Black Friday deals and identifying the stores that offer those low prices with a positive shopping experience.  Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on Black Friday and holiday shopping trends:  Meredith McQuerry, […]