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Experts available to comment on Biden’s firearms executive orders

With yet another deadly mass shooting providing the backdrop, the White House announced Thursday a host of executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence. President Joe Biden announced six separate actions to take illicit guns out of the hands of criminals and send resources toward community violence prevention. Administration officials said these measures comprise an “initial set” of actions the president […]

FSU engineering researchers visualize the motion of vortices in superfluid turbulence

Nobel laureate in physics Richard Feynman once described turbulence as “the most important unsolved problem of classical physics.” Understanding turbulence in classical fluids like water and air is difficult partly because of the challenge in identifying the vortices swirling within those fluids. Locating vortex tubes and tracking their motion could greatly simplify the modeling of […]

Opening Nights provides 16,600 students virtual programming to build self-confidence

A global pandemic has not hampered Opening Nights at Florida State University’s ability to provide students impactful educational programs. The university-based performing arts presenter adjusted by offering its Opening Nights in Class programming virtually rather than in person. “The pandemic has required us to make adjustments to our in-class educational offerings,” said Michael Blachly, Opening […]

FSU sets school record with three Goldwater Scholars

A school-record three Florida State University students have received the  Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious national award that annually recognizes the brightest mathematics, science and engineering college sophomores and juniors. Jessica Moser, a behavioral neuroscience major from St. Petersburg, Florida, Trystan Loustau, a psychology major from Jacksonville, Florida, and Kylee Hillman, a biological science major from Tallahassee, will receive up […]

Students, faculty and staff honored during 2021 Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night Tuesday, April 6. The awards, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning. The awards and their recipients are: President’s Award, given to an outstanding […]

FSU’s virtual ‘Art in STEM’ exhibition brings the beauty of science to a worldwide audience

Florida State University’s Graduate Women in STEM organization will present the seventh annual “Art in STEM” exhibit April 9, again using a virtual platform to invite viewers from across Florida, the U.S., and the world to experience the intersection of art and science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This exhibit provides a creative outlet for the Florida State community to explore the beauty […]

FSU Alumni Association to recognize distinguished graduates in new Spring Alumni Awards Ceremony

The Florida State University Alumni Association will recognize six members of the FSU family during the inaugural Spring Alumni Awards, presented Friday, April 9. The event will honor recipients of the Grads Made Good award, Alumni Ambassador Award Scholars and the Garnet & Gold Key’s Ross Oglesby honoree. “We are incredibly proud of this year’s […]

FSU students recognized virtually through President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year program

For more than 20 years, Florida State University has recognized undergraduate students who exhibit a tremendous commitment to service through its annual President’s Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Program. This year’s 12 nominees have done everything from fostering children to volunteering at COVID-19 testing sites and advocating for speech and hearing-based services. Each school or […]

FSU experts ready to provide insight on Piney Point crisis

A wastewater reservoir at a long-abandoned phosphate plant near Tampa is threatening to unleash a 20-foot wave of water, leaving the region’s residents, businesses and the environment facing an uncertain immediate and long-term future.  Emergency crews in Manatee County are attempting to relieve pressure by draining the reservoir to avoid a complete breach and pumping […]

Collaborative Collision program celebrates five years of bringing researchers together

When Marcia A. Mardis and her research team were looking for collaborators for a new research project, they didn’t know they would find them in Florida State University’s College of Medicine. Mardis is a professor and the associate dean for research at FSU’s College of Communication and Information. Her team, which includes CCI faculty researcher […]

Little Dinner Series adjusts and thrives while giving hospitality students on-the-job experience

When the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the Little Dinner Series last spring, rebooting the student-run slate of elegant dinners became a goal of administrators, faculty and students at Florida State University’s Dedman College of Hospitality.  On March 23, that wait was over as the 2021 season of the Little Dinner Series got under way with some significant changes to ensure the safety […]

Florida State University Institute of Politics Premieres  ‘Politics in the Sunshine’ podcast with Jeb Bush interview

The Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU) has launched a new podcast series, ‘Politics in the Sunshine.’  The podcast is moderated by former Republican Party of Florida Chair and FSU adjunct faculty member Al Cardenas. The first guest is former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who was first elected to office in 1998 and served two terms through January […]