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V-rak-ke-ce-tv cultural graduation ceremony honors Fall 2022 graduates

Sentiments of authenticity and belonging were at the forefront of Florida State University’s cultural graduation ceremony, V-rak-ke-ce-tv, which took place Thursday, Dec. 8, in the FSU Student Union. Sabrina Dickey, an associate professor in the College of Nursing, served as the keynote speaker and addressed 49 graduates, along with their friends and family, about the […]

FSU’s Opening Nights spring performance tickets on sale Dec. 15

Tickets for Opening Nights at Florida State University spring performances will go on sale to the general public at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. Opening Night’s second major ticket-selling window opens this week and includes the opportunity to experience an array of stellar artists, entertainers, theater and dance productions, including: “The Other Mozart” […]

FSU art therapy professor awarded American Art Therapy Association’s highest honor

A Florida State University Department of Art Education faculty member was recognized by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) with an Honorary Lifetime Membership, the highest honor awarded by the organization. Dave Gussak, professor of art therapy, was recognized for accomplishments throughout his career, which has spanned over 30 years — more than 20 of […]

National MagLab secures increased NSF funding of $195 million

The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory will receive $195.5 million over the next five years, a move that keeps the world’s most powerful magnet lab headquartered at Florida State University with partner sites at University of Florida and Los Alamos National Laboratory and supports groundbreaking discoveries using high field magnets. The National Science Foundation funding, authorized […]

Fannie Lou Hamer documentary by FSU students, faculty and alumni wins top IDA award

A documentary touched by Florida State University students, faculty and alumni telling the story of Fannie Lou Hamer earned one of the top awards at the 38th Annual International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards. “Fannie Lou Hamer’s America” won Best TV Feature Documentary or Mini-Series during the ceremony, which took place Saturday, Dec. 10, in Los […]

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researcher named to National Academy of Inventors

A Florida State University researcher who pioneered power conversion technology has been named to the National Academy of Inventors. Fang Zheng Peng, distinguished professor in engineering, is one of 169 distinguished academic inventors who are part of this year’s NAI class. “I’m honored that the NAI would recognize my work, and I’m humbled to be […]

FSU College of Nursing faculty collaborate with Panamanian institute to strengthen health research

Two faculty members from Florida State University’s College of Nursing have been named courtesy research associates of the Gorgas Commemorative Institute for Health Studies (ICGES) in Panama, the nation’s lead entity for facilitating and conducting health research. Frankie Wong, McKenzie Endowed Professor of Health Equity Research in the College of Nursing, and Eugenia Flores Millender, […]

St. Andrew and St. Joseph Bays Estuary Program at FSU Panama City selected for $1.3M grant to study estuarine restoration success

The Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program (FLRACEP) will fund at least $1.3 million to support the St. Andrew and St. Joseph Bays Estuary Program (SASJBEP) at FSU Panama City.   The grant will fund a multidisciplinary research project to study the success of estuarine restoration efforts and ecosystem services from Pensacola to St. […]

Here comes the sun: Research team mimics nature to create hydrogen fuel

The best answers to scientific questions can often be found in nature. A team of scientists from Florida State University and University of South Carolina have found a way to mimic photosynthesis — converting light energy into chemical fuel in the lab. Their study is published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. “One […]

FSU research links common sweetener with anxiety

Florida State University College of Medicine researchers have linked aspartame, an artificial sweetener found in nearly 5,000 diet foods and drinks, to anxiety-like behavior in mice. Along with producing anxiety in the mice who consumed aspartame, the effects extended up to two generations from the males exposed to the sweetener. The study is published in […]