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Two FSU researchers tapped for membership in Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

Two trailblazing Florida State University researchers have been selected for membership in the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida.   Sylvie Naar, a distinguished endowed professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine, and Thomas Joiner, the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology, will be formally inducted into […]

FSU researcher finds forest canopies are warmer than previously thought

A study by a Florida State University researcher finds that temperatures in forest canopies are higher than previous estimates, threatening forests’ vital role in mitigating global warming.  Stephanie Pau, an associate professor in the Department of Geography, was part of a team whose study was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  Pau […]

FSU researcher earns NSF grant to advance open science

A Florida State University researcher is partnering with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and the University of Colorado Boulder to advance efforts in open science through creation of the FAIR Facilities and Instruments research coordination network. Renaine Julian, director of STEM Libraries at FSU Libraries, is a member of the project team that has […]

Academic excellence fuels FSU’s recognition as Top 20 public university

Fueled by a steadfast commitment to student success and academic excellence, Florida State University continued its reign as a Top 20 national public university, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2022-2023” guidebook released Monday. Florida State reaffirmed its No. 19 spot in the rankings, appearing in the Top 20 for the fourth […]

FSU joins online tool that matches volunteers with research to advance health care

Florida State University invites the community to engage in the research process as its scientists look to better understand complicated diseases and other medical conditions. The institution has just joined ResearchMatch (https://www.researchmatch.org/ ), a nonprofit program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where people – healthy or not – can sign up to […]

FSU expert: Economic freedom in the U.S. drops to its lowest point in four decades

The U.S. slid one spot to No. 7 in the Economic Freedom of the World 2022 Annual Report, but Florida State University economics professor James Gwartney said the dip is more drastic than it looks.    The U.S. rating, based on 2020 data, fell from 8.25 to 7.97 on the index’s 10-point scale.  “While the […]

‘An honor’: FSU Master Craftsman Studio unveils 2 historical exhibits at Cascades Historical Plaza

Florida State University’s Master Craftsman Studio recently unveiled two historical structures at Tallahassee’s Cascades Historical Plaza, showcasing the studio’s project-design capabilities and highlighting the area’s social and civil rights history. Located near East Gaines and South Gadsden streets, the Tallahassee Civil Rights Memorial and Four Corners of History exhibit result from a years-long commemoration process […]

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announces its slate of fall classes and activities

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida State University is back for its fall semester and offering an extensive curriculum of courses and activities designed for people over 50 who love to learn.     After several semesters of meeting mostly online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OLLI offers both in-person and Zoom classes for the […]

FSU Dance students prepare for ‘amazing opportunity’ in Opening Nights event 

Three Florida State University School of Dance students have been selected to perform with staibdance, a nationally recognized contemporary dance company known for combining intense physical-movement vocabulary with traditional Iranian dance. April Chinea, Elise St. Cyr and Marielle Richardson will join staibdance members to perform “fence” on Sept. 21–22 at the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance […]

National MagLab magnet recognized with R&D 100 award

Engineers and technicians from the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory were recognized with a 2022 R&D 100 Award for the design and construction of the 32 tesla (T) Superconducting Magnet. The R&D 100 recognizes revolutionary ideas in science and technology, and the 32T magnet is the world’s most powerful all-superconducting magnet. “This […]

Florida State University launches Festival of the Creative Arts

The Florida State University Office of Research presents the Festival of the Creative Arts, a campus-wide collaborative event highlighting the diverse voices, talents and creativity of FSU faculty and students. Departments from across campus will come together Oct. 6-9, to celebrate the innovation and diversity that results from combining various modes of expression and subjects […]