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Education doctoral student earns top honors at FSU’s Three Minute Thesis competition

 Selecting the right face mask. Examining the potential of human brands in sport.  Sonically exploring La Paz, Bolivia. These were just some of the topics presented at Florida State University’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) competition. The event, a presentation of The Graduate School, took place Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Durell Peaden Auditorium at […]

From Tallahassee to the world: Learning Systems Institute working in seven countries around the globe

A Florida State University research center is making an impact on education across the planet. Faculty at the Learning Systems Institute, or LSI, have worked with 44 countries during the center’s 53-year history, helping to train educators in all manner of academic subjects and at levels ranging from early childhood education to adult learners. “By […]

FSU expert: Business professor available to discuss impact of workforce changes at Twitter

For several weeks, Twitter has been in the news amid billionaire Elon Musk’s takeover. Mass layoffs and resignations have been reported following Musk’s acquisition of the company. The reports prompted many Twitter users to suggest that the social media platform could cease to exist in the future. “It will be interesting to see how this […]

The ‘jewels in the crown’ of FSU’s international programs: European study centers 

Florida State University treasures its European study centers for what they give its students — opportunities to live and study in vibrant, diverse and culturally rich cities across the Atlantic Ocean. FSU’s centers in the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy feature classrooms, libraries, study spaces, computer labs, administrative offices and modern living accommodations, and they […]

FSU College of Nursing awarded over $1M to address growing nursing shortage in Florida via new practice partnership

The Florida State University College of Nursing has been awarded more than $1 million from a Florida Department of Education program that aims to combat the state’s growing nursing shortage through innovative academic industry collaboration. The funding came via two allotments from the DOE’s Linking Industry to Nursing Education, or LINE, Fund, the second of […]

FSU researchers find decrease in crucial trace element preceded ancient mass extinction

A decline in the element molybdenum across the planet’s oceans preceded a significant extinction event approximately 183 million years ago, new research from Florida State University shows. The decrease may have contributed to the mass extinction, in which up to 90% of species in the oceans perished, and it suggests that much more organic carbon […]

Five questions: FSU exercise physiologist works to help individuals achieve optimal performance

Professor of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Michael Ormsbee first became interested in how the body performs as a high school athlete, an interest that blossomed into a full-time career. As a professor and director of Florida State University’s Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine, or ISSM, he has worked with both individuals who are competing […]

FSU’s Jim Moran College keeps No. 19 ranking as it observes National Entrepreneurship Month

Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship says it’s giving creative and innovative students opportunities to have a “positive impact on the world” — and the college’s peers continue to take note. The college has kept its No. 19 spot in The Princeton Review’s latest rankings of the nation’s top undergraduate entrepreneurship programs. The […]

Florida State University ranked No. 13 in ‘Niche’ best public colleges list

Florida State University ranked No. 13 among all public universities in the United States by Niche, a research company that produces an annual ranking of colleges and universities. “That’s a very big deal,” said FSU President Richard McCullough. “People are taking notice of the things that we’re doing at Florida State.” Niche produces in-depth profiles […]

FSU researchers: Rapid fluctuations in oxygen levels coincided with Earth’s first mass extinction

Rapid changes in marine oxygen levels may have played a significant role in driving Earth’s first mass extinction, according to a new study led by Florida State University researchers. About 443 million years ago, life on Earth was undergoing the Late Ordovician mass extinction, or LOME, which eliminated about 85% of marine species. Scientists have […]