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FSU College of Nursing awarded over $1M to address growing nursing shortage in Florida via new practice partnership

The Florida State University College of Nursing has been awarded more than $1 million from a Florida Department of Education program that aims to combat the state’s growing nursing shortage through innovative academic industry collaboration. The funding came via two allotments from the DOE’s Linking Industry to Nursing Education, or LINE, Fund, the second of […]

FSU researchers find decrease in crucial trace element preceded ancient mass extinction

A decline in the element molybdenum across the planet’s oceans preceded a significant extinction event approximately 183 million years ago, new research from Florida State University shows. The decrease may have contributed to the mass extinction, in which up to 90% of species in the oceans perished, and it suggests that much more organic carbon […]

Five questions: FSU exercise physiologist works to help individuals achieve optimal performance

Professor of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Michael Ormsbee first became interested in how the body performs as a high school athlete, an interest that blossomed into a full-time career. As a professor and director of Florida State University’s Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine, or ISSM, he has worked with both individuals who are competing […]

FSU’s Jim Moran College keeps No. 19 ranking as it observes National Entrepreneurship Month

Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship says it’s giving creative and innovative students opportunities to have a “positive impact on the world” — and the college’s peers continue to take note. The college has kept its No. 19 spot in The Princeton Review’s latest rankings of the nation’s top undergraduate entrepreneurship programs. The […]

Florida State University ranked No. 13 in ‘Niche’ best public colleges list

Florida State University ranked No. 13 among all public universities in the United States by Niche, a research company that produces an annual ranking of colleges and universities. “That’s a very big deal,” said FSU President Richard McCullough. “People are taking notice of the things that we’re doing at Florida State.” Niche produces in-depth profiles […]

FSU researchers: Rapid fluctuations in oxygen levels coincided with Earth’s first mass extinction

Rapid changes in marine oxygen levels may have played a significant role in driving Earth’s first mass extinction, according to a new study led by Florida State University researchers. About 443 million years ago, life on Earth was undergoing the Late Ordovician mass extinction, or LOME, which eliminated about 85% of marine species. Scientists have […]

FSU researchers among most cited worldwide for their academic work

Several Florida State University researchers are among the most cited academics worldwide, according to the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list from Clarivate, a data and analytics company. The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. […]

FSU chemistry doctoral student receives Department of Energy research award to build safer, better batteries

People use lithium-ion batteries every day to power devices from toys to smartphones to electric vehicles and more, but organic liquid materials used to design these batteries are extremely flammable under certain conditions. A Florida State University doctoral student working to replace these materials with safer alternatives will get the chance to further this work […]

FSU biological scientist named president-elect of Animal Behavior Society

A Florida State University biologist has been named president-elect of the Animal Behavior Society, a prominent professional organization that advances research and education in the field of animal behavior. Professor of Biological Science Emily DuVal will take over as president in 2026. “I’m humbled and inspired by this election,” DuVal said. “Being president of the […]

FSU experts available to comment for 2022 World Cup

Amid pageantry and controversy, the 2022 FIFA World Cup begins Sunday in Qatar. News about athletes, cultural exchange and developmental projects has been overshadowed by headlines about bribery allegations, human rights violations and the World Cup’s $220 billion-plus price tag. Florida State University experts are available to speak about economic development and coaching with reporters […]