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New FSU master’s program to focus on sustainability

Forida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship is launching a new online major in the Master of Science program this fall to prepare students to help companies meet the demands of today but not at the expense of tomorrow.  The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, Social and Sustainable Enterprises will offer graduates an opportunity to learn sustainable practices and good corporate […]

Florida State signs deal to bolster industry partnerships

The Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and the Tallahassee-based MagCorp have inked a five-year agreement to share resources and intellectual property rights in an effort to strengthen relationships between the university and private industry. “This agreement is a wonderful opportunity for the experts at our National High Magnetic Field Laboratory to apply their skills to industry problems, while also helping promote economic development in […]

FSU College of Education professor receives award from national student affairs organization

An associate professor of higher education at Florida State University has been recognized by the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) for her outstanding work in the student affairs profession. Kathy Guthrie, a faculty member in FSU’s College of Education, was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic […]

Profile in Leadership: Master Craftsman program director embraces change during the pandemic

Being able to pivot on a dime has always been part of Master Craftsman Studio program director John Raulerson’s modus operandi. When the COVID-19 pandemic developed, the university’s in-house art studio transitioned from creating custom sculptures and other public artwork to the production of medical-grade face shields and plexiglass partitions. That ability to change has […]

FSU administers first round of vaccines to 65-plus population

Florida State University began administering the first round of COVID-19 vaccines to faculty, staff and students age 65 and older Wednesday in its continued efforts to mitigate the virus. Through a partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Leon County, FSU is now offering the vaccination to the university’s 65 and older population. The […]

FSU computational mathematician recognized among the world’s most influential researchers

An applied and computational mathematician in the Department of Scientific Computing at Florida State University has been named one of the world’s most influential researchers by a prominent global citation database.  Web of Science, a platform that includes nearly 1.9 billion cited references from more than 171 million records, noted Max Gunzburger, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished […]

FSU expert available to discuss new COVID-19 variants

New variants of the COVID-19 virus have appeared around the world, including a more contagious variant of the COVID-19 virus that was first identified in the United Kingdom. Other variants have been identified in South Africa, Nigeria and Japan. Viruses constantly change through mutation. Some variants come and go. Others stick around. Florida State University […]

Expert ready to provide insights on presidential inauguration

In the midst of a pandemic and in the wake of an unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol, the 2021 presidential inauguration ceremony will differ sharply from those of years past.   President-elect Joseph R. Biden is set to take office on Jan. 20 amid a scaled-down event for which plans remain fluid, said inauguration expert Elizabeth Goldsmith, professor emerita […]

FSU graduate tapped to be new president of the American Psychological Association

A two-degree graduate of Florida State University is now the president of the American Psychological Association. Jennifer Kelly, who earned her master’s degree in psychology from FSU in 1984 and then her doctorate in clinical psychology in 1987, assumed the president’s post at the APA on Jan. 1, after spending a year as the organization’s president–elect.  Kelly said that becoming president during a pandemic presents obvious challenges, but she added it also provides many opportunities to advance the APA’s […]

FSU to host 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week 

Florida State University will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during its 33rd Annual MLK Week from Monday, Jan. 18, through Friday, Jan. 22. The weeklong celebration will feature a range of events, including virtual offerings, inspired by the theme “The Black Women in Our Lives.” The goal of the week is to […]

FSU announces two newly created positions to focus on student equity, engagement

Florida State University’s Division of Student Affairs announced the hiring of two new staff members for newly created positions focusing on student equity and inclusion and student engagement. Sierra Turner started as director of Student Equity and Inclusion Jan. 6, while Felicia Williams will begin her duties as director of Student Engagement Jan. 19. Turner comes to FSU from the University of Montevallo where she […]

POSTPONED: Romney and Manchin forum to kick off Institute of Politics Speaker Series at Florida State University

UPDATE 3:45 P.M. JAN. 12: The Institute of Politics at Florida State University’s virtual forum featuring U.S. Sens. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) planned for 6:30 tonight has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts. Details about a possible makeup date will be announced as soon as they become available. U.S. Sens. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and […]