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FSU Alumna wins Pickering Fellowship

Caitlin Strawder, a 2013 graduate of Florida State University, has won a prestigious Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship supported by the U.S. Department of State. The program provides funding, mentoring and professional development for a job in the U.S. Foreign Service — an accomplishment that Strawder had once considered a “far-fetched” dream.

Center for Indigenous Nursing Research and Health Equity dedication

The FSU College of Nursing dedicates its new Center for Indigenous Nursing Research and Health Equity (INRHE) during the first International Indigenous Nursing Research Summit. More than 100 indigenous nursing researchers and community leaders from Australia, Canada, Panama and Peru, as well as Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians gathered at the summit to […]

Researchers find T-rex could crush 8,000 pounds

The giant Tyrannosaurus rex pulverized bones by biting down with forces equaling the weight of three small cars while simultaneously generating world record tooth pressures, according to a new study by a Florida State University-Oklahoma State University research team. In a study published today in Scientific Reports, Florida State University Professor of Biological Science Gregory […]

FSU Headlines: May 2017

Watch the May 2017 edition of FSU Headlines to see the the celebration of academic excellence we know as commencement! And stay tuned for more stories from Florida State University including: Florida State announces the 2017-2018 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor. Garnet and Gold Scholars receive medallions. University President John Thrasher toasts the class of […]

Engineering student wins prestigious Udall Scholarship

A Florida State University environmental engineering major has been selected as a recipient of a prestigious 2017 Udall Scholarship. David Perez, a junior from Homestead, Fla., who has established himself as a thoughtful and prodigious researcher at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, will receive a cash stipend of up to $7,000.

Florida State researcher’s plutonium discovery helps work to clean up nuclear waste

Plutonium has long been part of many countries’ nuclear energy strategies, but scientists are still unlocking the mysteries behind this complicated element and seeing how they can use heavier, nuclear elements to clean up nuclear waste. Now, new research by Florida State University Professor Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt shows that plutonium doesn’t exactly work the way scientists […]