Education & Society

FSU criminology expert available to discuss U.S. mass shootings

Florida State University criminology expert Emma Fridel is available to talk with media organizations in the wake of Monday’s mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois – which continued a string of high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. Fridel, an assistant professor in FSU’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, primarily studies violence and aggression with […]

FSU faculty member named Kenneth P. Kidd Mathematics Educator of the Year

A Florida State University faculty member is being recognized for his research to improve mathematics education for elementary and secondary school students. The Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics (FCTM) named Robert Schoen, an associate professor at the Learning Systems Institute (LSI), the Kenneth P. Kidd Mathematics Educator of the Year. The award was established […]

FSU economist sees economic slowdown as ‘best-case scenario’

A recession likely looms from the Federal Reserve’s attempts to control inflation through interest-rate increases, according to Florida State University economics professor Randall G. Holcombe. “The best-case scenario would be an economic slowdown,” said Holcombe, the DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics. “Economic growth would slow, with minimal effects on unemployment. Even so, expect the unemployment […]

FSU Panama City taps pioneering talent developer to accelerate pathways to tech careers

Partnership with SkillStorm will enable FSU PC students to pursue industry-recognized credentials designed to boost career mobility Florida State University Panama City is partnering with SkillStorm, a tech talent accelerator, to launch technology-based training courses for students, alumni and professionals looking to advance their careers in the tech industry. This first-of-its-kind initiative aims to enable […]

FSU’s CARE gets $3.5M to strengthen Upward Bound Gadsden County, expand to Jackson County

A Florida State University program that helps and inspires Gadsden County students to finish high school and college is about to get bigger and stronger. FSU’s Upward Bound will receive about $3.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education to continue to build its decades-long Gadsden County operations and to expand to Jackson County, said […]

USAID and FSU residency program makes a lasting impact on teacher training in Zambia

Two Zambian educators are working hand-in-hand with FSU researchers as they look to improve teacher training in their country. Handili Jimaima and Joshua Zulu, who teach at Chalimbana University in Chongwe, Zambia, participated in a residency program at FSU during the 2022 Spring semester as part of a Learning Systems Institute (LSI) project. In partnership […]

FSU professor earns NIH emerging scientist award

A Florida State University researcher is being recognized by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at the National Institutes of Health for her work as an emerging scientist. Patricia Homan, an assistant professor of sociology and the associate director of FSU’s Public Health program, emerged as one of five people honored from a […]

Triumph Gulf Coast board approves $7.6M grant for FSU PC’s Collegiate Laboratory High School

Florida State University Panama City has received approval of a $7.6 million grant to provide partial funding for its highly anticipated Collegiate Laboratory High School.  The award comes from Triumph Gulf Coast Inc., a nonprofit corporation that oversees the expenditure of 75% of all funds recovered by the Florida attorney general for economic damages to […]

Florida Center for Reading Research partners with Maya’s Book Nook to strengthen reading development in Leon County

Florida State University’s Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) and Maya’s Book Nook are working together to provide the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System and community partners with Book Nook Bundles that aim to promote literacy development across the Big Bend. Designed to create learn­ing opportunities to meet children where they are, each […]

Learning Systems Institute awarded $1.5M grant to develop math anxiety intervention for children

Math can make students anxious, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Using strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy, faculty members with the Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University will develop a school-based intervention for second- and third-graders with math anxiety. A three-year $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will […]

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 College of Education professor selected to participate in Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel

Kathleen Clark, professor of mathematics education and director of Florida State University’s School of Teacher Education, is among 33 faculty members across the U.S. selected to participate in the Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel next month. The trip will take place June 4-17. With major funding from the Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA), the New York-based […]