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Florida State Conference Center to reveal reimagined auditorium at open house Sept. 28

The Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center will host an open house celebration Sept. 28 to showcase its latest presentation technologies, including a new high-definition, seamless video wall. The event will offer inspirational ideas from event partners, including John Gandy Events, Missy Gunnels Flowers, PSG, Visit Tallahassee-A Division of Leon County, Forever Spring Plant Rentals and Frame. […]

FSU Veterans Film Festival to hold world premiere of ‘Apache Warrior’

Florida State University will present the world premiere of the Iraq War documentary “Apache Warrior” as the marquee film for its seventh annual Veterans Film Festival on Oct. 5.  “Apache Warrior” takes the audience into the cockpits of a squadron of Apache attack helicopters during the opening of one of the largest invasions in U.S. […]

FSU Emergency Management on the front lines of hurricane recovery efforts

The Florida State University Emergency Management and Homeland Security program has been busy in recent weeks helping to serve storm-damaged areas after major hurricanes left vast devastation in Texas and Florida. Most recently, the FSU Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) program was activated by the Florida Division of Emergency Management to support statewide preparations […]

FSU to launch new, fast-track Certified Financial Planner™ Program

Florida State University’s Center for Academic and Professional Development is launching a new online Certified Financial Planner™ Executive Fast Track Program this October. An early pioneer of online delivery, FSU’s Certificate in Financial Planning Program continues its tradition of academic excellence in noncredit, professional development with an Executive Fast Track Program designed to fit the needs […]

FSU leads interdisciplinary network created to help families respond to autism diagnosis

Florida State University researchers have been awarded a five-year, $10.2 million Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) network grant to test a two-part home intervention designed to bridge the gap between diagnosis and treatment. Their plan is to coach families and empower them with earlier and widespread access to cost-efficient information, education and support. “We are […]

Tallahassee and FSU Police Departments offer tips for a safe, enjoyable game day experience

The Tallahassee and Florida State Police Departments are working diligently to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all of the 80,000-plus visitors who come to enjoy the home football games. In preparation for upcoming FSU and FAMU football games, they are reminding fans of the changes in the traffic pattern around the downtown area, […]

Physics team nets $4.5M NSF grant to further nuclear physics research

A team of Florida State University physicists has won a $4.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to probe deeper into the world of nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics. Physics Professors Ingo Wiedenhoever, Paul Cottle, Mark Riley, Samuel Tabor, Assistant Professor Sergio Almaraz-Calderon and research faculty Anthony Frawley operate the John D. Fox Superconducting […]

Personality changes don’t precede clinical onset of Alzheimer’s, FSU study shows

For years, scientists and physicians have been debating whether personality and behavior changes might appear prior to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Now, the findings of a new and comprehensive study from FSU College of Medicine Associate Professor Antonio Terracciano and colleagues, published today in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, has found no […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: September 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Woody G. Kim (Hospitality Management) received the John Wiley & Sons Lifetime Research Achievement award at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education’s annual summer conference held in Baltimore, Md., in July. Lydia Hanks, Ph.D. (Hospitality) will return to Penn State, her alma mater, on Oct. 11 to receive the […]

Scientists investigate how oil affects smallest organisms in Antarctic waters

New research by a Florida State University scientist has examined how oil and other hydrocarbons in Antarctica affect miniature organisms called meiofauna that slip through the sediment widely unnoticed to the casual observer.   Over five years, a team at the Australian Antarctic Division led by Jonny Stark, in collaboration with FSU Marine and Coastal […]

For The Kids: Dance Marathon presents $915K to the FSU College of Medicine

Cheers filled the sunlit atrium of Florida State University’s John Thrasher Building Tuesday afternoon as Dance Marathon at FSU and the Children’s Miracle Network at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital presented a check for more than $915,000 to the FSU College of Medicine. The funds, which will be instrumental in providing needed aid to children […]

FSU opens new childcare facility to serve smallest Seminoles

Florida State University is making the lives of its faculty, staff and students who have children a little easier by expanding its childcare facilities and moving them closer to campus.   The new Infant and Toddler Child Development Center, located on the corner of Copeland and St. Augustine streets, opened Monday, Aug. 28. The upgraded […]