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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 […]

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 […]

International Programs Study Abroad Spring Fair

FSU students get the chance to learn about study abroad opportunities and discuss particulars with program leaders and representatives from International Programs, Financial Aid, and past program participants. At the fair, students have the opportunity to win door prizes including travel scholarships to be used toward a Florida State University International Program of their choice.

FSU research finds religious involvement impacts women’s body mass

According to Florida State University researchers, black women in the United States who attend church regularly tend to have greater body mass compared to white women with the same amount of religious involvement. The findings, by Associate Professor of Sociology Amy Burdette and recent FSU graduates Dawn Godbolt and Preeti Vaghela, were published in a […]

Experience Tallahassee

Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College are partnering with the Knight Creative Communities Institute to keep Tallahassee’s best and brightest university and college students in the community. The institutions and the 2018 KCCI Catalyst class, a group of community members selected to develop project ideas to attract and retain young professionals, […]