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FSU professor receives $4.6M grant to establish center focused on older adults with cognitive impairment

A Florida State University psychology professor is leading a team of researchers who have received a $4.6 million grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research to establish a center aimed at developing technologies to improve the lives of older adults. Walter Boot, professor in FSU’s Department of Psychology and a […]

FSU College of Education launches new educator recognition program

Florida State University’s College of Education has launched Project ElevatED, a new initiative aimed at raising the profile of careers in education and recognizing education professionals around the state for the difference they make in the lives of students. “Project ElevatED seeks to change the narrative around education careers and promote our programs as pathways […]

InternFSU helps students land meaningful experiences

Florida State University students no longer have to travel off-campus to land significant and life-changing internships. The InternFSU program at Florida State University provides 100 on-campus paid experiential learning opportunities for currently enrolled full-time, undergraduate, degree-seeking FSU students during the fall and spring semesters. Students — regardless of financial resources and family background — can […]

Seminole Dining recognized as national leader in food safety

Florida State University’s dining program has earned prestigious national recognition for taking vital steps to care for students with food allergies or dietary restrictions. Seminole Dining has received a designation as FARECheck Certified from Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), the world’s leading food allergy advocacy organization. The award makes FSU the only university in […]

FSU names community advisory board for Apalachicola Bay oyster project

Florida State University has assembled a 23-member community advisory board to help guide researchers as they embark on an ambitious 10-year initiative to restore Apalachicola Bay and revive the region’s imperiled oyster industry. “Appointing a board of community members is an important first step in the work FSU researchers will be doing to develop a […]

FSU takes part in 20th anniversary celebration of Tallahassee-St. Maarten Sister City agreement

Florida State University’s Office of the Provost welcomed guests from St. Maarten’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Wednesday, Sept. 25, as a part of the 20th anniversary of the Sister City agreement between St. Maarten and Tallahassee. The relationship was established in 1999 as the territories recognized the mutual benefit and potential partnership, particularly […]

FSU research: Fear not a factor in gun ownership

Are gun owners more or less afraid than people who do not own guns? A new study from researchers at Florida State University and the University of Arizona hopes to add some empirical data to the conversation after finding that gun owners tend to report less fear than non-gun owners. The study, led by sociology […]

FSU recognizes Young Alumni in annual ceremony

The Florida State University Alumni Association recognized 22 young alumni for their significant contributions to their professions, communities or alma mater at the eighth annual Young Alumni Awards Dinner Friday, Sept. 20. The Notable Noles program recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of FSU’s alumni age 35 or younger who have made exceptional achievements and significant contributions […]

FSU researchers receive $1.19M NIH grant to understand evolution of critical cellular processes

A team of Florida State University researchers has received a $1.19 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to use molecular archaeology to investigate the evolution of critical cellular processes that often go awry in human diseases, including diabetes. Brian Miller, professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Carl Whittington, assistant in research in the […]

Research provides new insight into the critical roles of plankton in marine carbon storage

The sea is Earth’s most formidable carbon dioxide-storage machine, but mysteries still abound about the interlocking processes of that storage and the myriad organisms involved. Now, thanks to a series of papers published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science, researchers at Florida State University are inching toward a clearer understanding of the ocean’s carbon […]