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The Institute of Politics at Florida State University to host U.S. Senator Angus King in virtual series Thursday

The Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU) will host U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) as the next guest of its “Speaker Series” of webinar-style conversations at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6. Sen. King is one of only two independent U.S. Senators and has represented Maine since 2013. Prior to his service in the […]

Opening Nights to pre-sell VIP tickets for ‘Disney Princess – The Concert’

Opening Nights at Florida State University will present Disney Princess – The Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall as part of its 2021-2022 Season. The magical evening stars Tony®-nominee Susan Egan (“Belle” from Broadway’s Beauty and the Beast, “Meg” from the animated feature film Hercules), two-time Tony-nominee Laura Osnes […]

MagLab director named to National Academy of Sciences

The director of the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has been named a member of the National Academy of Sciences, an esteemed designation that recognizes his distinguished career in physics. Greg Boebinger joins eight current and retired Florida State University faculty as members of a national academy, including current MagLab Chief Scientist […]

Managing employee turnover and workload at auditing firms key to maintaining quality, FSU researcher finds

Heavy workloads and high employee turnover are simply part of business for most auditing firms — but successfully managing these dynamics is key to maintaining quality audits, a Florida State University researcher has found.  Nate Newton, assistant professor of accounting in the College of Business, studied one of the top global accounting firms, investigating two key elements […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: April 2021

HONORS AND AWARDS  Shonda Bernadin, Ph.D. (FAMU-FSU College of Engineering) received the 2020-2021 Research Excellence Award from Florida A&M University on April 23, 2021.  Stephanie Kennedy, Ph.D. (College of Social Work) was honored as the College of Social Work Instructor of the Year. Student nominators noted her engaged and compassionate teaching style and her ability […]

The Institute of Politics unveils latest ‘Why We Serve’ videos

The Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU) Thursday released two new interviews in its “Why We Serve” video series.  Why We Serve is a student-driven series featuring interviews conducted by undergraduate IOP@FSU fellows with members of the Florida Legislature. The goal of the series is to better understand common elements that motivate citizens to become public servants.  “I am grateful to these […]

FSU ranked No. 11 Best Value College by The Princeton Review

Florida State University is one of the nation’s top colleges for students seeking an excellent education with great career preparation and at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review®. The education services company named FSU the No. 11 Best Value College for 2021 among public colleges and universities. The list profiles 200 schools that […]

Down the stretch they come: FSU history professor talks about milestone ride for Kentucky Derby jockey

All eyes are on Louisville, Kentucky, this weekend for the annual Run for the Roses. The 147th Kentucky Derby will take place Saturday, May 1, at the famed Churchill Downs with 20 horses competing for the first leg of the Triple Crown. Kendrick Carmouche will be riding the horse Bourbonic. He will be the first Black jockey to ride in the event since 2013. Associate Professor of History Katherine […]

Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences program graduates its largest class to date

Ninety-seven future health professionals from Florida State’s Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences (IMS) program crossed the stage at an FSU commencement ceremony on Sunday, April 18. The largest graduating class of IMS students to date pushes the total to 254 graduates since the program opened its doors to undergraduates in the fall of 2016. “We believe all […]

The Institute of Politics at FSU releases new episode of ‘Politics in the Sunshine’ podcast

The Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU) has released the latest episode in their Politics in the Sunshine podcast series.  Former Republican Party of Florida Chair, Florida State University adjunct faculty member and host Al Cardenas is joined by Mike Murphy, the co-director of the University of Southern California (USC) Dornsife Center for the Political Future and Republican political consultant. In this episode, Cardenas and […]

FSU researchers develop tool to track marine litter polluting the ocean

In an effort to fight the millions of tons of marine litter floating in the ocean, Florida State University researchers have developed a new virtual tool to track this debris. Their work, which was published in Frontiers in Marine Science, will help provide answers to help monitor and deal with the problem of marine litter. […]

Florida Senate recognizes President Thrasher, VP Clark

The Florida Senate recognized Florida State University President John Thrasher during its session Tuesday in honor of his outstanding achievements and service during his tenure as the university’s 15th president.  Sen. Joe Gruters, an FSU alumnus, read the resolution to Thrasher, who served in the Florida Senate from 2009 until he became FSU president in 2014.  “It is […]