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Florida State University launches Festival of the Creative Arts

The Florida State University Office of Research presents the Festival of the Creative Arts, a campus-wide collaborative event highlighting the diverse voices, talents and creativity of FSU faculty and students. Departments from across campus will come together Oct. 6-9, to celebrate the innovation and diversity that results from combining various modes of expression and subjects […]

FSU ranked among top 100 universities for patent production

Florida State University is ranked among the world’s top universities for creating patented technology, according to a new report from the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. FSU was ranked 57th worldwide among universities for producing U.S. utility patents in 2021, up from its previous ranking of 84th. The university produced […]

FSU doctoral student balances motherhood while pursuing her passion for justice

Da’Shay Templeton always wanted to be a teacher, but more than that, a game-changer. Growing up in Los Angeles, she witnessed up close the effects of school policing and school criminalization on minority students. She came to reflect on how she could help. “If I could change policies, then I could effect change beyond just […]

FSU researchers use combined imaging techniques to monitor stem cell therapies

When patients are treated for strokes and other neurological disorders, understanding what is happening inside the nervous system is a crucial part of treatment. Doctors rely on imaging tools such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to peer inside the body and see if interventions are helping. A Florida State University research team has found that […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: August 2022 

Florida State University’s faculty and staff are central to its mission and the key to its countless accomplishments. Throughout the year, honors and recognitions are awarded to individual faculty and staff members across campus. Faculty and Staff Briefs are produced monthly to recognize accomplishments and provide a space where honors, awards, bylines, presentations, grants, service […]

FSU to celebrate 74th annual Homecoming Week Sept. 26-Oct. 1

UPDATE: The FSU Alumni Association has postponed this week’s events and activities associated with Homecoming between Thursday, Sept. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 2, until April 2023, including Friday’s parade. Student Affairs is working to move some student-oriented Homecoming events to Friday, Sept. 30, in addition to Homecoming Live scheduled at 8 p.m. The FSU-Wake Forest […]

Seminole artist shares folktales of Seminole Tribe of Florida

Seminole artist Brian Zepeda delighted guests at Tallahassee’s Blue Tavern on Thursday evening in an exploration of narratives and musical traditions of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Zepeda, who calls himself “a traditional Seminole arts teacher and student,” shared folktales and songs that emphasized his people’s vibrant present and rich history. “Seminole Legends and Songs” […]

Jazz vocalist returns to FSU as featured guest in faculty concert

Florida State University alumna Inga Swearingen will kick off the College of Music’s 2022-23 University Musical Associates (UMA) concert season as featured guest vocalist in a Friday, Sept. 9, jazz faculty concert in Opperman Music Hall. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free for FSU students with an ID, $7 for seniors and […]

FSU professor will investigate superconductors with National Science Foundation grant

The principles of superconductivity make a variety of modern technological marvels possible. MRI machines, maglev trains and high-energy particle accelerators work because of superconductivity. FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Professor Theo Siegrist will research materials that could improve the performance of superconductors thanks to a grant of nearly $500,000 from the National Science Foundation. Superconductors move […]

FSU Center for Music of the Americas presents ‘Seminole Legends and Songs’

Florida State University’s Center for Music of the Americas will present “Seminole Legends and Songs” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Blue Tavern in Tallahassee’s Midtown. “Seminole Legends and Songs,” the first concert of the American Musicological Society’s (AMS) Many Musics of America series, will feature Seminole artist Brian Zepeda and explore the musical […]

FSU Career Center launches fall career fairs with two-day part-time job event

The Florida State University Career Center is connecting students with nearly 350 organizations during five fall 2022 career fairs, including a part-time job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Thursday at the Student Services Building. The events aim to give students the opportunity to meet and network directly with hiring recruiters from […]

FSU researchers find link between health outcomes and smoke from sugarcane fires

A new study from a Florida State University team estimates that sugarcane fires in South Florida emit harmful particulate matter in quantities comparable to motor vehicles and is a factor in mortality rates across the region. Their work is published in Environmental Health Perspectives, a peer-reviewed journal published by the National Institute of Environmental Health […]