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Florida State lands Top 10 spot on Kiplinger’s best values list

Florida State University offers a high-quality education at an affordable price, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, one of the nation’s leading publications in personal finance and business forecasting. Florida State cracked the Top 10 of Kiplinger’s annual list of Best Values in Public Colleges, moving up five spots to No. 9 from the publication’s previous rankings. “We are […]

President Thrasher awarded Sigma Phi Epsilon’s highest professional honor

Florida State University President John Thrasher received Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity’s highest professional honor July 27 during the organization’s biennial meeting in Houston. Sigma Phi Epsilon Citations are presented to alumni who have achieved extraordinary success and stature in their careers and professional ventures, and by doing so, have brought honor to themselves and to […]

College of Medicine receives $3.75M grant to continue improving care for older adults in Florida

With a $3.75 million grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Department of Geriatrics at the Florida State University College of Medicine will help shape the future of health care in Florida. Florida’s older adult population will number almost 7 million by 2040 and is typically challenged by chronic illness and […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: July 2019

HONORS & AWARDS  Adam Jolles, Ph.D. (Art History) received two fellowships to conduct research in summer 2019 toward his next book on art photography in the United States after World War II. Jolles won the Minor White Archive Research Grant to undertake research in May at the Princeton University Art Museum and the Harold Jones and Frances Murray […]

FSU nursing professor awarded $700K NIH grant to study link between HIV and hypertension

A Florida State University College of Nursing professor has received a $700,000 grant as part of a $3.4 million consortium from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to study the relationship between HIV and hypertension. Professor Frankie Wong, a social psychologist who is the contact principal investigator for […]

FSU Police win traffic safety award

The Florida State University Police Department has been recognized for its commitment to traffic and pedestrian safety. FSUPD placed first in traffic safety in the University Police Division of the 2019 Florida Law Enforcement Challenge, a Florida Department of Transportation program rewarding agencies that are leaders in traffic safety. The challenge supports the goal of encouraging […]

College of Medicine’s ‘What if?’ questions could help Florida communities tackle cancer disparities

Imagine that a health-conscious benefactor, alarmed because substantially more black women than white women are dying from breast cancer in your community, donated a new mammography van. Smart gift, right?   Not necessarily, says Florida State University researcher George Rust, a professor of behavioral sciences and social medicine. It’s possible that the screening rates among […]

FSU psychologist elected president of APA’s Group Psychotherapy Division

A Florida State University Counseling Center psychologist has been elected to serve as president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 49, Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy, effective January 2020. Psychologist Joshua Gross, director of Group Programs at the FSU Counseling Center, will oversee the APA’s Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy in his role […]

Early career faculty members recognized with prestigious NSF awards

Five Florida State University assistant professors have received highly competitive CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation for their significant early career accomplishments in research and education. The CAREER award, one of the most prestigious granted to junior faculty by the NSF, supports scholars in the early stages of their careers as they develop their […]

FSU faculty ‘superstar’ earns national honor

Florida State’s esteemed physics professor Samuel Tabor has earned every accolade in the book for his meaningful impact on students and the university over the past 35 years: “Brilliant.” “Exceptional.” “Deeply encouraging.” “Great to work with.” Those were just some of the words coworkers and students used to describe Tabor as they nominated him for […]

Florida’s CPM program adds 381 new graduates

The Florida Certified Public Manager (CPM) program will be honoring 381 new graduates this summer. That will bring the total number of CPM graduates in Florida to approximately 6,641 — more than in any other state. The CPM program is a nationally-recognized leadership development program, currently delivered in 38 states. The purpose is to develop […]

The Ringling receives art conservation grant from the Getty Foundation

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art has been awarded a $176,800 grant from the Getty Foundation as part of its Conserving Canvas initiative. The grant will support a major conservation treatment of the museum’s monumental “Emperor Justinian,” an oil on canvas artwork painted by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant. An intrinsic part of this project is […]