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FSU expert investigating impact of prescribed burns

Prescribed burns are an important tool for limiting the harmful effects of wildfires, but they require planning and proper conditions. The U.S. Forest Service recently announced a pause in the use of prescribed fire on National Forest System lands while the agency conducts a review of protocols and practices. The announcement comes as firefighters continue […]

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering names esteemed scholar, innovator as new dean

Florida A&M University and Florida State University announced today the appointment of Suvranu De as the next dean of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. His first day is July 15. De is the J. Erik Jonsson ’22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he serves as head of the Department of Mechanical, […]

FSU’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching partners with Broyles Foundation

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with the Broyles Foundation, which recognizes assistant coaches at the high school and collegiate levels with its annual Broyles awards. Through the partnership, FSU COACH will serve as a coach-education provider for the Broyles Foundation and will present […]

FSU statistician named fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics

A Florida State University statistician has been named a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), one of the most esteemed designations in the field. Anuj Srivastava, a distinguished research professor in the Department of Statistics, has been elected as a 2022 IMS Fellow, joining a class of 39 other researchers from around the […]

FSU Med School Class of 2022, forged in the fires of COVID, graduates with joy 

The Florida State University M.D. Class of 2022 took another step toward recapturing normalcy on Saturday when it held its commencement ceremony in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall – the first in its intimate, traditional setting since 2019. The atmosphere was festive: lots of flower bouquets, celebratory balloons and shouts of encouragement and pride from proud […]

FSU Career Center launches tool to aid student success and career planning

A critical initiative of the Florida State University strategic plan is to ensure student success and prepare students for 21st-century careers. To help fulfill this ambition, The Career Center has launched “Match Major: Your Career Blueprint,” an interactive web-based tool designed to give students access to relevant career information, find experiences, and construct their co-curricular […]

FSU to offer new bachelor’s degree in human rights

Florida State University will welcome a unique, timely and urgent new major to its curriculum this fall when students can begin pursuing an undergraduate degree in Human Rights and Social Justice.  The new interdisciplinary major will be based in the Department of Religion and draw from more than 50 courses taught across the university, each […]

FSU Opera presents final production of the season

Florida State University student director José Israel García sees Daniel Catán’s “La hija de Rappaccini” as a “relationship between life and death and the limits those can represent; the fragility of life and the unexpected comfort that can be found in death.” Those components drew him to the work, which the College of Music will […]

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Associate dean expands research initiatives in the FSU College of Nursing

It’s been a busy nine months for Hyochol “Brian” Ahn, professor and associate dean for research in the Florida State University College of Nursing. Most recently, Ahn launched the Brain Science and Symptom Management Center, an institute for interdisciplinary research that will use brain simulation and computer technology to optimize pain and symptoms management. As […]

FSU faculty expert discusses Florida’s fragile homeowners-insurance market

A recent news report said about 70,000 Florida policyholders will lose their homeowners insurance just as the Atlantic hurricane season begins. And one financial-news organization asked whether the state’s homeowners insurance market teetered on the brink of collapse. Such headlines come as Florida lawmakers prepare for a special session next week to consider legislation related […]

FSU Division of Student Affairs names new assistant vice president

Zduy Peter Chu has been named Florida State University’s new assistant vice president for the Division of Student Affairs. Chu joins Florida State from Valdosta State University, where he has served as the director of Housing and Residence Life and deputy chief officer of Student Affairs Strategic Initiatives since 2017. He will begin work at […]