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Jim Moran College partners with Tallahassee Women Wednesdays for Women in Entrepreneurship Week

Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship (JMC) has partnered with Tallahassee Women Wednesdays to host an afternoon of networking and a robust panel discussion to celebrate National Women in Entrepreneurship Week. Students, faculty and members of the community are invited to gather at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Jim Moran Building, at 111 […]

Seminole Organic Garden grows thanks to budding partnerships

Thanks to the work of about 40 volunteers, Florida State University’s Seminole Organic Garden grew a little bit larger last week. The garden, which sits between Doak Campbell Stadium and the FSU Circus, is run by FSU Sustainable Campus. Volunteers gathered Oct. 15 to add fruit trees, build pollinator gardens and plant produce and herbs. […]

Power of WE hosts sixth annual ‘The Longest Table at FSU’ 

Florida State University’s student organization, the Power of WE, joined the Division of Student Affairs to host its sixth “The Longest Table @ FSU” event Oct. 14 on Langford Green. The event focused on bringing together individuals of diverse backgrounds to have conversations that inspire change and unity on campus. “We hope that by informing the program through research, we can be successful in leaving students with […]

FSU expert available to provide cultural and historical expertise on Halloween and Day of the Dead

With the CDC giving the go ahead for trick-or-treating and small outdoor crowds, this year’s Halloween and Day of the Dead Celebrations figure to be busier than last year’s.  As revelers reacquaint themselves with these annual traditions, Florida State University Professor of Art Carrie Anne Baade is ready to provide historical and cultural context of […]

FSU chemist awarded $1M Department of Energy grant to explore clean energy materials

A Florida State University professor has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate possible alternatives to rare and expensive materials used in an array of clean energy applications. Rob Schurko, a professor in FSU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and director of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Magnetic […]

‘Your Shot to Win’ vaccine incentive program winners chosen, COVID-19 cases continue downward trend

Thirty-four Florida State University students and employees won prizes in the Your Shot to Win drawing, with more than 12,000 fully vaccinated students and employees participating in the incentive program. Students and employees who voluntarily submitted documentation of receiving both doses of a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (Pfizer or Moderna) or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson […]

FSU chemistry researcher receives NIH grant to understand structural underpinnings of fibrosis

A Florida State University researcher has received a prestigious National Institutes of Health grant to examine the role that protein-RNA interactions play in promoting fibrosis and cancers. Robert Silvers, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received $1.8 million from the NIH to examine what are called La-related proteins (LARPs) that interact with RNA as […]

College of Music welcomes award-winning jazz pianist and Native American flutist to guest artist residency series

Florida State University’s College of Music recently kicked off a guest artist residency series featuring masterclasses and performances by artists and scholars from genres across the musical map. The next installment of the Housewright Virtuoso Series will feature Grammy-nominated pianist Monty Alexander performing with the college’s top jazz ensemble on Tuesday, Oct. 19, followed by Grammy-winning Native American singer-songwriter, guitarist and […]

Florida State University President McCullough announces staff appointments

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced key staff and search committee appointments Thursday. McCullough appointed FSU administrator Marissa Langston as his new Chief of Staff, effective immediately. Langston succeeds Elizabeth Hirst, who assumes full-time responsibilities as Associate Vice President for University Relations. As Chief of Staff, Langston will serve as a key member of […]

FSU receives $14.5M from National Institutes of Health to foster faculty diversity in health sciences research

A team of Florida State University researchers from the College of Nursing, College of Medicine and College of Arts & Sciences has received a $14.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to build a diverse community of early career researchers committed to improving mental health and chronic disease prevention and management. The university will use the funding to create the […]

FSU, Florida Department of Corrections expand Art Therapy in Prisons program

A Florida State University program that provides art therapy to adult inmates with special needs has undergone a major expansion through a renewed contract with the Florida Department of Corrections. Since January 2020, a groundbreaking partnership between FSU’s Art Therapy Program and the Florida DOC has provided young adult inmates with special needs and obstacles the opportunity to earn their General Education […]

FSU College of Medicine researcher will study spread of HIV with $6.5 million NIH grant

The Florida State University College of Medicine has received a $6.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to look at slowing the spread of HIV in young adults, the only demographic where infection rates are rising. Though new HIV cases increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, the overall number has been slashed by half over the […]