FSU research team awarded $3.1M NIH grant to address racial inequities in health care

A team of Florida State University researchers has received a National Institutes of Health Director’s Transformative Research Award worth $3.1 million to investigate racial inequities in the nation’s health-care system. The award is the first of its kind to be administered by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, part of the NIH. […]

FSU Nursing dean named one of 10 emerging leaders in health and medicine by National Academy of Medicine

The dean of Florida State University’s College of Nursing has been named a 2021 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholar by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Jing Wang, dean of the FSU College of Nursing, was one of 10 individuals selected by the NAM for the Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine (ELHM) […]

NSF grant funds new 40T superconducting magnet design at FSU-headquartered MagLab

A new $15.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will produce a detailed design for the world’s most powerful superconducting magnet at the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. While the National MagLab is already home to more than a dozen world-record magnets used by researchers from around the world, the […]

Your mission: Make FSU cybersafe by competing in our escape room

Gear up, agent, because we need your help keeping FSU safe from cyber threats.    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year Florida State University is going undercover to make sure everyone on campus is “cybersafe” with a month of “Mission Impossible”-themed events and activities.  FSU Information Technology Services (ITS) is hosting Operation CyberSAFE, a cross-campus, interactive […]

Institute of Politics speaker series kicks off new season Oct. 7

The Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU) will kick off its flagship speaker series Thursday, Oct. 7, with a talk by Christina Reynolds, the vice president of communications for EMILY’s List, a political action committee devoted to increasing the number of pro-choice women in elected office.  Reynolds’ talk will be the first in the Strengthening American Democracy speaker series. The series, which debuted last year as the “Celebrating […]

FSU College of Music presents guest artist residency series

Florida State University’s College of Music is presenting a guest artist residency series featuring masterclasses and performances by artists and scholars from genres across the musical map. The Housewright Virtuoso Series kicks off the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, with “Sing for Hope,” a nonprofit organization and soprano group described as an “arts peace corps,” featuring founders Monica […]

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson visits Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

Florida State University and Florida A&M University welcomed NASA Administrator Bill Nelson to the Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee on Friday. The center is the K-12 outreach facility of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, the joint engineering institution for the two universities. Nelson joined FSU President Richard McCullough and FAMU President Larry Robinson for a […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: September 2021 

Florida State University’s faculty and staff are central to its mission and the key to its countless accomplishments. Throughout the year, honors and recognitions are awarded to individuals around campus. Our Faculty and Staff Briefs is produced monthly to recognize the accomplishments and provide a space where honors & awards, bylines, presentations, grants, service and any other notable items can be showcased.  ARCHIVE HONORS […]

FSU internal medicine residency program earns accreditation

The Florida State University College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program at Cape Coral Hospital/Lee Health has received initial accreditation and approval to begin recruiting its first class of residents, who are expected to begin training on July 1, 2022. “Our mission is to graduate capable and efficient internists who are life-long learners, committed to […]

FSU researchers find endangered species remain vulnerable in some marine-protected areas

Florida State University researchers have found that some marine-protected areas may not work as predicted in safeguarding and conserving endangered species. A team of international researchers found that hawksbill turtles in Brazil are most often searching for food and breeding outside the boundaries of marine-protected areas, which are designated regions of seas, oceans, the Great […]

FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice launches new institute

The Florida State University College of Criminology & Criminal Justice has established a new institute seeking to bridge the gap between criminological scholarship, policing, and the use of technology. The Policing, Security Technology, and Private Security Research & Policy Institute is part of the College’s Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research. The institute will partner with police, […]

Pure ‘genius’: FSU Dance’s Jawole Willa Jo Zollar named 2021 MacArthur Fellow

Florida State University’s Jawole Willa Jo Zollar has received the 2021 MacArthur Fellowship — also known as the “genius grant” — for using the power of dance and artistic expression to celebrate the voices of Black women and promote civic engagement and community organizing. Zollar, a professor at FSU’s School of Dance and founder of […]