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Classics professor named director of excavations at longest-running American archaeological project in Greece

A Florida State University faculty member has achieved a top honor in the field of classical archaeology. Christopher A. Pfaff, an associate professor in FSU’s Department of Classics, was recently named director of excavations at Ancient Corinth by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Considered one of the most important archaeological sites from […]

FSU researchers: Urban growth leads to shorter, more intense wet seasons in Florida peninsula

New research from Florida State University scientists has found that urban areas throughout the Florida peninsula are experiencing shorter, increasingly intense wet seasons relative to underdeveloped or rural areas. The study, published in the Nature Partner Journal Climate and Atmospheric Science, provides new insight into the question of land development’s effect on seasonal climate processes. […]

FSU Dedman School receives Marriott Foundation gift for hospitality career center

The Florida State University Dedman School of Hospitality announces a generous gift from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation to establish the Marriott Career Center. The $2 million gift provides for renovations of facilities and an endowed fund supporting the center’s ongoing operations. The hospitality-focused career center will provide valuable support to the […]

FSU to host first-ever national state of the field of 18th-century French history conference

Florida State University is set to convene dozens of top historians of long 18th-century and revolutionary France from throughout the United States for a landmark conference on French history in American academia — the first-ever national conference of its kind. The two-day meeting, to be presented by FSU’s Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution […]

Meet Stacey Pierre, FSU’s new student body president

Stacey Pierre has been developing her voice and refining her leadership from the day she set foot on Florida State University’s campus. A first-generation student from Miramar, Florida, Pierre now stands at the helm of FSU’s Student Government Association, serving as the chief student advocate. Pierre, a junior majoring in biology and former student body […]

70 years later: FSU professor reflects on legacy of the Marshall Plan

On June 5, 1947, as Europe sat smoldering in the wake of World War II, U.S. Secretary of State George C. Marshall rose to address a Harvard University convocation. During his remarks, Marshall outlined the need for an international cooperative plan for European recovery, drafted by participating European nations and buttressed by “friendly advice” and […]

Pioneering business administration professor named 2018-2019 Robert O. Lawton distinguished professor

Pamela L. Perrewé, professor of business administration in the Department of Management, has been named Florida State University’s 2018-2019 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor. It’s the highest honor given by FSU faculty members to one of their own. “I am so proud and excited because this award is very meaningful personally,” said Perrewé, the Haywood […]

FSU to host documentary screening on long-time human rights activist

The Florida State University Center for the Advancement of Human Rights along with the FSU College of Motion Picture Arts will host a screening of their jointly produced documentary on a U.S. human rights activist desperately seeking answers about her husband’s disappearance and murder. The documentary, “40 Years Searching for the Truth,” examines the journey […]

Florida State University researchers to present at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Dozens of Florida State University researchers are preparing to present at the 2018 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Eighty-four researchers, including faculty and graduate students, will present a total of 70 different presentations at the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. “Our goal in research is to advance teaching practice […]

Danfoss Turbocor president receives 2018 FSU Research Community Partner Award

The Florida State University Office of Research honored Danfoss Turbocor Compressors President Ricardo Schneider Tuesday with the FSU Office of Research Community Partner of the Year Award for his work in promoting university research locally and worldwide. Vice President for Research Gary K. Ostrander said the award recognizes Schneider’s continued efforts to partner with the […]

FSU Multidisciplinary Center hosts grand open house

The Florida State University College of Social Work celebrated the new location of the FSU Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Consulting Center on Wednesday, March 28. The new site is located just west of the main campus. Previously, the Multidisciplinary Center (MDC) occupied space on Gaines Street in Collegetown. “The staff and faculty and students who train […]