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‘Exciting’ breakthrough in effort to help children with hearing loss

A Florida State University researcher joined an international team using brain scans and machine-learning algorithms to determine which areas of the brain were most associated with learning speech among deaf children with cochlear implants. The breakthrough, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, puts the […]

FSUPD partners with local organization to give back to special members of the community

For the sixth consecutive year, the Florida State University Police Department (FSUPD) partnered with the Independent Order of Oddfellows for an outreach effort that provides members of the community with disabilities the gift of nature. They presented a $2,500 check to the Florida Disabled Outdoor Association during a ceremony Thursday, Jan. 11, at the FSUPD station. […]

FSU Career Center job shadow program continues to grow

More than 90 Florida State University students spent their winter break gaining career experience through the Career Center’s job shadow program — FSUshadow. The program helps students cultivate career-related, decision-making skills, along with gaining knowledge and insight into a wide variety of career fields and industries. Since FSUshadow’s introduction in fall 2016, student participation has more […]

FSU Libraries to serve as state hub for Digital Public Library of America

Florida State University Libraries is playing a key role in cultural heritage access and preservation around the globe as the state of Florida’s service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). “DPLA has acknowledged FSU’s leadership in creating a robust digital library program that will work with Florida’s many libraries, museums and other […]

New Policy Pub sessions focus on climate, health and economic equality

Policy Pub, the popular public forum series at Backwoods Bistro, returns for three new sessions this semester with topics that address key issues affecting everyone’s lives. The monthly sessions include brief, plain-language talks by faculty of the Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy followed by questions and discussion from the public. […]

Faculty Luncheon Series announces Spring 2018 lecture lineup

The Florida State University Faculty Luncheon Series has announced its lecture schedule for Spring 2018. Established in 1981, the series is Florida State’s longest-running, regularly occurring, interdisciplinary lecture series and encourages the FSU and Tallahassee communities to learn about the research and creative activities of FSU’s distinguished faculty, while enjoying lunch. The Faculty Luncheon Series […]

FSU’s online graduate programs shine in new U.S. News rankings

Florida State University’s online programs are among the best in the nation — highlighted by five graduate programs ranked in the Top 20 and three in the Top 10 — according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs. “We are pleased with the national recognition of our online programs, especially those ranked in the Top […]

GAP awards help FSU faculty propel research from lab to market

Four teams led by Florida State University faculty members will receive funding from the university as they work to translate their innovative research into successful commercial products. The researchers will be awarded critical financial support following their successful presentations at FSU’s biannual GAP competition, a panel event organized by the Office of the Vice President […]

FSU to host 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. week

Florida State University will honor the legacy of the late Martin Luther King Jr. during its 30th Annual MLK Week from Sunday, Jan. 14, through Thursday, Jan. 18. The weeklong celebration will include events inspired by the theme “Transforming the Norm Unapologetically.”  The goal of the week is to bring the FSU and Tallahassee communities […]

FSU speech pathology program lifts students and impoverished children

A federal grant helped Florida State University speech-language pathology student Denisha Campbell learn one of her most valuable academic lessons during her internship working with preschoolers. Campbell, a graduate student in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, recalled an eye-opening experience in which a 3-year-old boy felt painfully embarrassed in class every day because […]

FSU researcher: Ocean acidification means major changes for California mussels

Accelerating ocean acidification could be transforming the fundamental structure of California mussel shells, according to a new report from a Florida State University-led team of scientists. For thousands of years, California mussel shells have shared a relatively uniform mineralogical makeup — long, cylindrical calcite crystals ordered in neat vertical rows with crisp, geometric regularity. But […]