FSU Film School graduates nominated for 2021 Emmy Awards

Six Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts alumni have been nominated for the 2021 Emmy Awards for their work on television shows in the past year. “We are so proud of our alums,” said Reb Braddock, dean of the College of Motion Picture Arts. “This group of nominations shows again the depth of our […]

FSU expands program to spark interdisciplinary research

A Florida State University program to support interdisciplinary research teams is getting an upgrade. The FSU Office of Research Development’s Collaborative Collision program started in 2016 to offer faculty a way to meet others at FSU who might share their research interests. Now, it’s expanding to become “Collaborative Collision 2.0” and offer more support to […]

FSU joins NSF-funded research hub to enhance resilience in underrepresented coastal communities

Along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico, communities from Texas to Florida are particularly at risk for coastal hazards, including hurricanes, tsunamis, coastal storm surges, flooding, sea-level rise and erosion. Now, a Florida State University anthropologist is part of a team of researchers from five institutions across the country that will conduct fundamental […]

FSU launches Journal of Postsecondary Student Success

At Florida State University, student success means success for all — including achieving equity for students of different backgrounds. Now, as part of the university’s ongoing commitment to student success, Florida State has launched the Journal of Postsecondary Student Success (JPSS), a quarterly, open-access, interdisciplinary journal that publishes peer-reviewed research, editorials and practitioner reports related […]

FSU researcher investigates how sleeping in a low oxygen environment affects body weight and health

A Florida State University researcher has received a National Institutes of Health grant to investigate how daily low oxygen exposure affects weight, body composition and metabolic health. Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Claire Berryman will receive $2.25 million over five years to examine whether a healthy, calorie restricted diet combined with sleeping in […]

Opening Nights director to retire after more than 50 years in performing arts programs

Michael Blachly, director of Opening Nights at Florida State University, will retire on March 17, 2022, after more than 50 years of spearheading performing arts programs throughout the country. During his four years leading the university’s professional performing arts program, Blachly expanded the number of performances offered each season and enhanced the educational programming provided to students at all levels. […]

FSU to launch national search for new research leader

Florida State University will launch a national search for a new vice president for research in the coming weeks. Interim Vice President for Research Laurel Fulkerson plans to retire this spring after a distinguished career as a professor of classics and administrator. “We are so thankful for Dr. Fulkerson for all the time, effort and […]

FSU drone team assists in Hurricane Ida rescue and recovery effort

The Florida State University Center for Disaster Risk Policy’s drone team was taken by a Blackhawk helicopter into Grande Isle, Louisiana, last month to lend its expertise in the wake of Hurricane Ida.  That’s the first time a drone team has been airlifted into a disaster impact area as part of an urban search and […]

Equipping the workforce: Triumph Gulf Coast Board approves $11.5M grant for FSU PC’s ASCENT project

Today, the Board of Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., approved an $11.5 million grant to provide partial funding to Florida State University Panama City’s Advancing Science and Career Education in New Technologies (ASCENT) project during a meeting in Crestview. “We are excited to partner with Triumph Gulf Coast to develop our regional workforce,” said Randy Hanna, […]

Lifelong learners look forward to new OLLI at FSU semester 

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida State University is offering a full slate of classes, clubs and activities this fall tailored to lifelong learners. Registration opens September 15. Class offerings are available at With the success of Zoom classes through the past few semesters and the continuing threat of COVID-19, OLLI will continue […]

FSU College of Business academic programs score No. 1, No. 5 national rankings

The Florida State University College of Business kept its place among the top business schools in the country with a No. 1 ranking among all schools for its Dr. William T. Hold/The National Alliance Program in Risk Management and Insurance and a No. 5 ranking among public schools for its Real Estate program. That’s according […]