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Recent FSU graduate’s novel being turned into SYFY pilot

Before she applied for college, Mikaela Bender was already writing a novel. Now, just weeks after graduating from Florida State University, a digital pilot of the Orlando native’s first book is getting ready to debut on Syfy, a cable network featuring science fiction programming. Bender, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Editing, […]

FSU center partners with ‘Save the Children’ to provide resources for those affected by Hurricane Michael

A Florida State University center has received an $80,000 grant from Save the Children to help those affected by Hurricane Michael. The Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children (CFC Center) within the FSU College of Social Work will use the grant to respond to the mental health needs of children, […]

FSU’s Opening Nights announces 2019-20 season lineup

Mark your calendars! Fans of great entertainment can look ahead to a fun and exciting 2019-20 season of diverse performances from Opening Nights at Florida State University. Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie announced the season will be dedicated to President and Dean Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte, who died May 20. […]

Structural Sexism: FSU researcher offers new perspective on gender and health inequality

A Florida State University researcher has found gender inequality in U.S. states is bad for everybody’s health. In a new study published in the American Sociological Review, FSU Assistant Professor Patricia Homan developed a new structural sexism approach to the study of gender inequality and health.  Her approach goes beyond sexist mistreatment by individuals to […]

Memorial service set for President Emeritus D’Alemberte

Florida State University President Emeritus Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte will be remembered by family and friends with visitation and a “Celebration of Life” at FSU. A brilliant legal mind and international champion of human rights, D’Alemberte passed away May 20 at the age of 85. D’Alemberte served as president of Florida State from 1994 to 2003, […]

Innovative modeling strategies give researchers improved look at Florida’s climate future

Experts agree that rising atmospheric temperatures and shifts in the global ocean make Florida’s future climate evolution uncertain and potentially precarious. But conventional, poorly resolved climate models have made it difficult to credibly project what may actually be in store for the Sunshine State. While nobody can predict the future with perfect accuracy, meteorology researchers […]

Marching Chiefs to perform at special D-Day ceremonies in France

Florida State University’s world-renowned Marching Chiefs will be the only collegiate band to participate in France’s official D-Day Normandy Parade, marking the 75th anniversary of the bold mission and honoring the brave soldiers who helped win World War II. The weeklong trip to Paris and the beaches of Normandy from June 3-10 will mark the […]

FSU World Affairs Program moves up in global ranking

The Florida State University World Affairs Program within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy has lept four spots in the rankings of a globally respected organization for their success in Model UN competitions. The program capped one of its most successful years ever in achieving the No. 8 spot in world rankings by […]

Statistics professor named institute fellow

A Florida State University professor has been named a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Professor of Statistics Victor Patrangenaru, who joined FSU in 2006, received the honor from the institute, which was founded in the 1930s and is dedicated to fostering the development and dissemination of theory and applications of statistics and probability. […]

Opening Nights at Florida State University announces first headliner for the upcoming season

Good vibrations are on the way to Tallahassee as Opening Nights at Florida State University presents The Beach Boys during the 2019-2020 season. “We’re thrilled to present one of America’s iconic bands,” said Michael Blachly, director for Opening Nights at Florida State. “This is just one of the many headliners scheduled for the upcoming season, […]

Florida Institute for Child Welfare hosts research symposium on racial equity

Child welfare professionals from around the state gathered at Florida State University as the Florida Institute for Child Welfare convened a Symposium on Racial Equity May 9-10 in Tallahassee. “With this event, we have started a critical dialogue about awareness and action toward an ethical system of care for all Florida families,” said Jessica Pryce, […]

Physics undergraduate student wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

A Florida State University student who conducts research in theoretical physics has received a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, awarded to the nation’s brightest mathematics, science and engineering college sophomores and juniors. Shae Machlus, a rising senior from New Port Richey, will receive $7,500 from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation to cover the […]