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FSU researcher receives NSF grant to investigate shooter bias

A Florida State University researcher has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the role of threat in what is termed shooter bias. Assistant Professor David March from the Department of Psychology — part of the College of Arts and Sciences — is focused on how processes often operating outside of our […]

FSU public health expert available to comment on extreme heat

Extreme heat is the leading weather-related cause of death in the United States. It can kill through heat exhaustion or heat stroke, as well as by contributing to deaths from heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure and other diseases. Vulnerable populations, such as older adults, infants, outdoor workers and others, are at increased risk. Florida State […]

FSU chemist wins prestigious American Chemical Society award

A decorated Florida State University chemist has received another prestigious award from the American Chemical Society. Igor Alabugin, a Distinguished Research Professor with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was selected by the Florida chapter of the ACS to receive the 2022 Florida Award in recognition of his contributions to the chemistry field. “I am […]

Iansiti takes helm of FSU Foundation Board of Trustees after historic fundraising year

Christopher E. Iansiti has assumed the role of chair of the Florida State University Foundation Board of Trustees. He succeeds Nancy McKay, who chaired the board the previous two years, including a fiscal-year 2022 that saw more than $93 million in gifts and pledges from alumni and supporters – the second-highest giving year in a […]

FSU researchers expand trauma-responsive services for individuals returning home from jail

Researchers at the Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) at the Florida State University College of Social Work are expanding their work with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office and the John E. Polk Correctional Facility to treat trauma among individuals getting released from jail in Seminole County.   “Lifetime traumatic experiences are nearly universal among […]

FSU expert: ‘Japan has not been immune to political violence’

The assassination Friday of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe happened in a country that boasts exceptionally low levels of violent crime.   But Abe’s murder by a gunman in Nara, a city near Osaka and Kyoto, prompted recollection of a time when political violence ran rampant in Japan.   “From a historical standpoint, Japan has not […]

Latest act: Malaev-Babel begins role as director of FSU/Asolo Conservatory

Andrei Malaev-Babel has been selected as director of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, the Florida State University College of Fine Arts and School of Theatre announced. Malaev-Babel, an expert on Russian theater and acting techniques and an award-winning director and scholar who served as head of acting at the Conservatory for more than a […]

‘Top Gun’ research: FSU’s FCAAP innovates at high speed for Florida’s aerospace industry

Walking out of the latest “Top Gun” movie, you might remember the iconic catchphrase, “I feel the need for speed.” Tom Cruise made the phrase famous in the original 1986 movie, but in real life, it’s scientists and engineers who are pushing the limits of aerodynamics. Take it from Rajan Kumar, director of the Florida […]

FSU researchers expand understanding of vortex spread in superfluids

An international team of scientists featuring Florida State University researchers has developed a model that predicts the spread of vortices in so-called superfluids, work that provides new insight into the physics that govern turbulence in quantum fluid systems such as superfluid neutron stars. In a paper published in Physical Review Letters, the researchers created a […]

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 College of Nursing increases undergraduate enrollment capacity

The Florida State University College of Nursing is dedicated to increasing the nursing workforce by educating students who have a desire and commitment to become a Registered Nurse. Now, the college has taken measures to increase enrollment by expanding admissions from once per year to three times per year. Students will now be accepted to […]