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‘Cryptic coral species’ respond differently to coral bleaching

Certain brightly colored coral species dotting the seafloor may appear indistinguishable to many divers and snorkelers, but Florida State University researchers have found that these genetically diverse marine invertebrates vary in their response to ocean warming, a finding that has implications for the long-term health of coral reefs. The researchers used molecular genetics to differentiate […]

FSU honors William T. Hold with honorary doctoral degree

Florida State University awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree Thursday, March 11, to alumnus and insurance industry trailblazer William T. Hold. FSU President John Thrasher presided over the small, socially distanced ceremony held at the FSU President’s house. Thrasher said that, while the COVID-19 pandemic forced a smaller ceremony, he was thrilled to […]

D’Alemberte honored with prestigious Westcott Medal

The James D. Westcott Distinguished Service Medal recognizes a “person whose distinguished service merits exceptional recognition and whose life and work exemplifies the Vires, Artes and Mores, which the university seeks to nurture in its students.” Westcott Medal Recipients Governor T. LeRoy Collins – 1989 Representative Herbert F. Morgan – 1991 Dr. Augustus B. Turnbull, […]

A summer message from FSU President John Thrasher

“We’ve spent the summer preparing for the fall semester, and I’m looking forward to welcoming students, faculty and staff. We’re all in this together, and we’re counting on everyone to take care of themselves and others.” — FSU President John Thrasher #StayHealthyFSU For up to date information on FSU’s Fall 2020 plan visit, stayhealthy.fsu.edu