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FSU to host conference exploring the challenges and solutions to poverty in America

Florida State University will examine the challenges of poverty and the ways that it can be addressed in a daylong conference. The event, “Poverty in America: A range of critical perspectives on its causes, effects and possible solutions,” is a collaboration between the FSU College of Social Work and the Institute for Humane Studies at […]

Leading the way to student success

More Florida State University students than ever are graduating in four years, but the university’s upward trajectory in student success hasn’t happened overnight. As a result of careful and strategic investments over the past two decades, Florida State’s four-year graduation rate is No. 1 in the state of Florida and one of the best in […]

Heart health education can positively influence underserved, rural populations

Improving dietary habits and learning skills such as reading food labels and recognizing the signs of a heart attack have the potential to improve cardiovascular health among underserved rural populations, according to newly published research from Florida State University.

FSU to host Amazon Week

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and the FSU Winthrop-King Institute present “Amazon Week,” designed to introduce students and scholars to a variety of ways of thinking about the Amazon, presented by experts and activists who work in language, literature and the sciences. The week kicks off with a screening of “Beyond Fordlandia,” an […]

Heart health education can positively influence underserved, rural populations

Improving dietary habits and learning skills such as reading food labels and recognizing the signs of a heart attack have the potential to improve cardiovascular health among underserved rural populations, according to newly published research from Florida State University. For more information visit news.fsu.edu

FSU research sheds light on spinal cord injuries

Yi Ren, a professor of biomedical sciences at the Florida State University College of Medicine, is making progress in understanding why such significant harm is inflicted in the weeks and months after a spinal injury. In a study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, Ren explained how a natural immune system response may contribute to […]

FSU GAP awards help faculty commercialize inventions

Three teams led by Florida State University faculty members have received funding from the university to propel their pioneering research from the lab to the marketplace. The researchers have been awarded a combined pot of $110,000 following their successful pitches at the university’s biannual GAP competition, an event organized by the Office of the Vice […]