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How case analysis helps FSU business students solve real-world problems, hone career skills

The ability to extract data and analyze information critically, solve a current business problem or grow an existing business is crucial for business students. That’s why Florida State University works to ensure students develop the creative reasoning skills integral to their business success and career growth. Tim Kinney, an associate lecturer in the College of […]

FSU recognizes top graduate students for their achievements

More than 100 graduate students were recognized for their achievements in teaching, scholarship and service during Florida State University’s annual Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence Thursday, April 18. Mark Riley, dean of the Graduate School, presided over the program. “Your contributions are incredibly vital to all of the things we do at this university,” Riley […]

New Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program initiative celebrates excellence in research

The achievements of Florida State University undergraduate researchers who participated in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Excellence in Research initiative were celebrated during a ceremony April 16 in the Bradley Reading Room at Strozier Library. The UROP Excellence in Research initiative is a partnership between Florida State University Libraries and the Center for Undergraduate […]

Airbnb’s explosive growth jolts hotel industry’s bottom line

Hospitality service Airbnb is fast becoming the 800-pound gorilla that’s shaking up the hotel industry and forever changing it. New research from Florida State University finds Airbnb’s exponential growth worldwide is devouring an increasing share of hotel revenues and also driving down room prices and occupancy rates. “This is the first study confirming the negative […]

On the rise: Six years of scientific success

Three Energy and Materials Researchers Reflect on Their Remarkable Early-Career Accomplishments at FSU Florida State University researchers Biwu Ma, Kenneth Hanson and Hanwei Gao have a few things in common. Several things, actually. All three are international leaders in the fields of energy and materials research. They were all recruited by Florida State as part […]

A social equation: Engineering researcher uses network science to understand how materials work

Network science is how mathematicians and software designers construct complicated social networks like Facebook. But a group of Florida State University researchers has found that these equations can tell engineers a lot about the composition of different materials. Using network science — part of a larger mathematical field called graph theory — FAMU-FSU Professor of […]

FSU employees complete fourth annual Advance Leadership Development Program

Congratulations to the graduates of the 2018-2019 FSU Advance Leadership Development Program (ALDP). On April 3, 2019, 25 faculty and staff members completed a seven-month professional development certificate program in which they spent time learning from university leaders, engaging in interactive activities, and networking and discussing leadership topics unique to public higher education. The ALDP, […]

FSU student-entrepreneurs compete at 2019 ACC InVenture Prize

**APRIL 18 UPDATE: FSU’s entrepreneurial team InnoHealth Diagnostics finished in the top 5 at the 2019 ACC InVenture Prize competition Wednesday night. The top award went to student-entrepreneurs from the University of Virginia, who also earned the People’s Choice Award. Ken Baldauf, director of FSU’s Innovation Hub, said InnoHealth’s student-entrepreneurs had a great experience, and […]

WFSU News takes home awards at 2019 Florida AP Broadcasters Gala

The WFSU Public Media news team was honored with five Florida AP Broadcasters awards, sweeping one category, claiming three first place wins and taking home honors in two other categories. WFSU’s own Gina Jordan was named president of the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters for the 2019-2020 year. It is Jordan’s second stint on the board, […]

Collaborative Collision: Faculty come together to share ideas, forge partnerships

Florida State University faculty members of varying departments, disciplines and research interests spent the evening of April 16 commingling with colleagues during the Spring 2019 Collaborative Collision, a networking event designed to convene researchers from across campus to discuss potential collaborations surrounding one defined topic. Tuesday’s topic of discussion, disaster resiliency, took on particular significance […]

FSU recognizes outstanding student employees

The Florida State University Career Center recognized the positive impact student employees have on the Florida State community during its fifth annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) awards ceremony Monday, April 8. “This ceremony is a reminder of the importance to recognize the vital student employee contributions to our university,” said Li Pon, SEOTY […]

FSU research finds pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs

Many working women feel like they are being pushed out of their jobs when they become pregnant while new fathers often get a boost in their careers, according to research from Florida State University. Samantha Paustian-Underdahl, assistant professor of management at FSU’s College of Business, studied two long-standing theories on why mothers are more likely […]