FSU researchers find decaying biomass in Arctic rivers fuels more carbon export than previously thought

The cycling of carbon through the environment is an essential part of life on the planet. Understanding the various sources and reservoirs of carbon is a major focus of Earth science research. Plants and animals use the element for cellular growth. It can be stored in rocks and minerals or in the ocean. Carbon in […]

FSU College of Nursing ranked No. 1 in Florida for NIH support

The Florida State University College of Nursing is ranked No. 1 in the state of Florida among nursing programs that receive funding from the National Institutes of Health. The rankings were released by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, or BRIMR. The College of Nursing rose from No. 43 to No. 8 nationally among […]

FSU President praises latest class of Seneff Scholars in medaling ceremony

Florida State University President Richard McCullough on Friday hailed 17 elite College of Business students as future “business leaders and community leaders who are going to make a huge difference in the world.” McCullough and First Lady Jai Vartikar hosted the Seneff Scholars at the FSU President’s House for the James M. Seneff Honors Program […]

The Ringling presents contemporary Native American art exhibition

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, part of Florida State University, presents a group exhibition featuring more than 100 artworks by 12 Native American artists. Their work expands the conceptual framework of Native American art made in Florida today and provides a fuller understanding of the complexities of issues within the art of […]

Florida State community comes together to make 12th annual FSU’s Great Give a success

Florida State University surpassed its goal of 5,000 donors during its annual giving day event, FSU’s Great Give on March 8. FSU’s Great Give saw support from 5,155 donors,155 over the goal in just 24 hours. Donors from 49 states and 12 countries across four continents were represented and helped fund 109 projects campus-wide. “When […]

‘Foundation for the future’: FSU student earns John R. Lewis Scholarship

For the third straight year a Florida State University student has been named a scholar in the John Robert Lewis Scholars & Fellows Program. Rodney Wells, a sophomore majoring in interdisciplinary social sciences from Jacksonville, Fla. joins a cohort of eight scholars selected from colleges across the country. The John Robert Lewis Scholars & Fellows […]

Innovating for the sea: U.S. Navy grant helps FSU chemist protect ships from marine fouling

On ships and in ports around the world, plants, algae and marine animals such as barnacles find homes on whatever surfaces they can reach, a problem that costs the shipping industry billions of dollars each year. Known as “marine fouling,” these organisms are adapted to living on all manner of surfaces. Marine fouling accumulated on […]

Designation of land, advisory committee advance efforts to build academic health center in Tallahassee

Florida State University and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) announced Wednesday a designation of land on which the university will build an academic health center. They also announced the formation of a community advisory group called the Transformation Committee to help guide the two institutions. FSU President Richard McCullough and TMH President and CEO Mark O’Bryant […]

FSU honors Native American & Alaska Native Heritage with film screening at Student Life Cinema

Florida State University’s Department of Art History, School of Communication and College of Communication and Information are co-sponsoring a series featuring short films produced by Indigenous filmmaking teams from around the world. The series aims to honor Native American and Alaska Native heritage by exploring Indigenous relationships to place, kinship and reciprocity. Seven episodes from […]

FSU law professor available to offer context on United Nations High Seas Treaty

A new United Nations agreement, informally known as the “High Seas Treaty,” creates a legal framework for managing the parts of the world’s oceans that are outside national boundaries. Discussions over the treaty have been ongoing since 2004. Now that an agreement is drafted, it must be adopted and ratified by UN member states before […]

FSU presents 10th Annual Women in Leadership Conference 

Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information will bring together notable female leaders and connect students and alumnae with mentors who can help them develop the necessary leadership skills to succeed during the 10th Annual Women in Leadership Conference. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 3-8 […]