On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy leveled a crushing attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. As the nation prepares to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack that precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II, Pearl Harbor still endures as a monument to the […]
As stores across the nation gear up for the holiday shopping season, consumers are developing their shopping lists, searching for Black Friday deals and identifying the stores that offer those low prices with a positive shopping experience. Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on Black Friday and holiday shopping trends: Meredith McQuerry, […]
Voters will cast their ballots in the 2016 Presidential race, and in several local and state races, on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. A group of Florida State University faculty experts are available to discuss various aspects of the campaigns and the election. VOTER BEHAVIOR AND TRENDS • Matthew Pietryka Assistant Professor of political science […]
For many people, the prospect of aging is scary and uncomfortable, but Florida State University Assistant Professor Dawn Carr says that research reveals a few tips that can improve our chances of a long, healthy life. Carr, who joined FSU’s Department of Sociology and the Pepper Institute on Aging and Social Policy this fall, is […]
The flu season typically occurs between October and May, with flu activity peaking between December and February. Health practitioners encourage everyone over the age of 6 months to get a flu shot. Cindy Studenic-Lewis, assistant dean of the College of Nursing, is available to discuss the importance and role of the flu vaccine in […]
October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women. For 2016, it is estimated that 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 40,450 will die from the disease according to the American Cancer Society.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 Tuesday morning — one half to David J. Thouless, the other half jointly to F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter. Florida State University Professor Laura H. Greene is available […]
On Sept. 8, Wells Fargo Bank issued a statement regarding its sales practices. The bank reached agreements totaling $185 million with consumer regulators regarding allegations that some of its customers received products and services they did not request. Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf will testify before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The […]
Florida State University’s experts are among the best in the nation when it comes to the study of hurricanes and their impact on people and property. These experts are available to answer media questions and provide perspective to news stories throughout the 2016 hurricane season.
As schools across the nation gear up for the new academic year, there are a variety of education issues students and teachers will face in the coming weeks, including Common Core/Florida Standards, language and reading development, and behavioral issues in the K-12 classroom. Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on these topics: […]
As the nation prepares for the Republican National Convention July 18-21 in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention July 25-28 in Philadelphia, a group of Florida State University faculty experts are available to discuss various aspects of the campaigns and the election.
As the world prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, next month, a group of Florida State University faculty experts are available to discuss various aspects of the event.