Education & Society

Deep dive into bioarchaeological data reveals Mediterranean migration trends over 8,000 years

A team of international researchers led by a Florida State University assistant professor has analyzed reams of data from the Neolithic to Late Roman period looking at migration patterns across the Mediterranean and found that despite evidence of cultural connections, there’s little evidence of massive migration across the region. “Because of the prevailing scholarly attitude of the […]

FSU researcher investigates whether city investments in green space help human health

A new NASA grant is facilitating a four-year Florida State University project to investigate whether city investments in green space helps lower temperatures and thus reduce heat-related health problems. Associate Professor of Geography Chris Uejio received $400,000 from NASA to look at New York City’s investments in green space infrastructure and the effects of that investment. “Due to how we construct our cities, these areas […]

FSU research study addresses effects of client violence on child protection workers

Florida State University College of Social Work researchers have found a link between work-related violence and poor health outcomes for child protection workers. The new study, recently published online by the Journal for the Society of Social Work and Research, focused on the events that occur after a child protection worker has experienced violence perpetrated […]

FSU and Northern Arizona University partner on student resilience

The Student Resilience Project (SRP), originally created at Florida State University, has launched a custom version of the project at Northern Arizona University (NAU), located in Flagstaff, Arizona. The SRP is an online toolkit that offers students an engaging, interactive way to access valuable mental health information. The original SRP was developed in 2018 at […]

FSU College of Education to honor 2020 distinguished alumni

The Florida State University College of Education has named its Distinguished Alumni for 2020. The college will be recognizing eight individuals for their achievements in the field of education during a virtual ceremony. “I am honored to welcome the newest class of Distinguished Alumni back to the College of Education,” said Damon Andrew, dean of […]

FSU’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching to partner with National Collegiate Equestrian Association

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA). As part of the partnership, FSU COACH will be the official coach education provider for the NCEA. “As NCAA Equestrian continues to expand and grow each year, the need for quality […]

FSU launches new professional certification in human trafficking prevention and intervention

Florida State University has launched a new online certification in human trafficking prevention and intervention to help professionals develop skills to better understand the dynamics of the various types of human trafficking. “The Professional Certification in Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention certification offers an economical way to provide access to much-needed knowledge and skills to […]

FSU presents symposium on crisis facing Amazonia

Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and College of Arts and Sciences will welcome experts from around the world for an interdisciplinary symposium on critical issues affecting the future of the Amazon Monday, Nov. 16, through Thursday, Nov. 19, via Zoom. The symposium, “Amazonia Now: Perspectives on a Region in Crisis,” will […]

COVID-19 is an ideal classroom tool for FSU’s public health students

Nearly a year after first learning of a new coronavirus emerging in China, Florida State University teaching professor Alan Rowan said COVID-19 has proven to be a brutal virus but an efficient teaching tool.  Rowan teaches courses on infectious and chronic disease and epidemiology in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy. As the virus began its spread through China […]

FSU College of Education to host COE Preview Week

Florida State University’s College of Education is hosting COE Preview Week, a virtual graduate programs open house. At this event, prospective students will be able to learn more about the college’s graduate programs and certificate programs from faculty, admissions staff and students. They’ll also be able take a virtual tour of FSU’s campus, as well as the Stone […]

USAID-Florida State University partnership set to boost teacher training systems in Zambia

The Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University will lead a five-year, $15 million project sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve pre-service teacher training in Zambia. LSI faculty, in collaboration with partners School-to-School International and the University of Zambia, will work with 12 universities and colleges of education in […]

FSU FIREFLIES aims to keep the future of education sciences bright

As the need for highly trained educators continues to grow, so too grows the need for a new generation of education scientists seeking to inform those practitioners. Aiming to address this need, Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) Professors Nicole Patton Terry and Sara Hart of Florida State University have launched a new interdisciplinary research training program in […]