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New stained-glass window in FSU’s historic Heritage Museum dedicated to Jim and Jan Moran

The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship has become the latest entity featured among Florida State University’s stunning display of stained-glass windows in the Heritage Museum at Dodd Hall. The window was dedicated during an April 13 reception. The dedication adds to an array of windows that highlight events and entities important and meaningful to the […]

Focus on the Gulf event tackles big challenges in the Gulf region

Students and scholars from Florida State University and Florida A&M University met on April 7 for “Focus on the Gulf,” the first collaborative event in the FAMU and FSU Gulf Scholars Programs. The programs support students from the two universities who are interested in exploring social, economic, environmental and justice-related challenges facing the Gulf of […]

Baldwin hired as FSU’s new Chief Audit Executive

Florida State University on Monday announced Undra Baldwin as its new chief audit executive following an extensive national search. He will start May 9. Baldwin, an expert on internal controls, audit methodology, risk assessment, fraud, information technology general controls and data analytics, comes to FSU from Kennesaw State University in Georgia, where he has served as Chief […]

Study finds local voluntary programs are effective in promoting green energy

Programs encouraging voluntary solar energy use at the local level are effective in spurring the adoption of solar power, a Florida State University researcher has found.  Tian Tang, an assistant professor in the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, studied the effectiveness of voluntary environmental programs (VEPs) that encourage local governments to promote solar-friendly […]

FSU expert available to comment on environmental messaging ahead of Earth Day

On April 22, people around the globe observe Earth Day, an opportunity to practice gratitude for the life-giving bounty of the planet and to recognize efforts to protect the environment. Since its origins in 1970, the day has marked an occasion for people and groups to urge individual and collective action to end pollution, reduce […]

FSU Career Center recognizes student employees of the year

Caitlyn Mann of the Office of Financial Aid and Honorine Rouiller of The Graduate School emerged as the top winners at the Florida State University Career Center’s eighth annual Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) awards ceremony on April 13. Mann, a double major in criminology and psychology from Panama City Beach, Florida, received the […]

FSU expert available for context on early climate change research

Earth Day marks a time to consider the environmental challenges facing humanity, including our changing climate. Through the efforts of scientists around the planet, the understanding of those changes is constantly being refined. A wealth of our knowledge about how the climate works is due to the interest of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), […]

Walmart grant gives Boys & Girls Clubs members opportunity to attend Opening Nights at FSU PRISM concert 

A Walmart grant gave 100 members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Bend (BGCBB) the opportunity to attend a recent PRISM concert featuring the Florida State University College of Music and the FSU Marching Chiefs. Prior to the performance, presented by FSU’s Opening Nights, BGCBB members participated in a hands-on educational program […]

FSU Environmental Science and Policy student named Truman Scholar

Abril Hunter, a decorated Florida State University Environmental Science and Policy student, has been named a 2022 Truman Scholar, among the most coveted undergraduate awards in the country. The merit-based Truman Scholarship awards up to $30,000 to undergraduate students who desire financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, […]

FSU panel of experts sheds light on the war in Ukraine

A Florida State University interdisciplinary panel of experts on Tuesday shared a historical and present-day context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and urged attendees to think critically and cautiously about the information they’re consuming on television and social media about the crisis. The FSU Center for Global Engagement’s “Understanding the War in Ukraine” featured eight […]

Two FSU students earn prestigious Goldwater Scholarships 

Two Florida State University students have earned the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a renowned national award that annually recognizes outstanding science, mathematics and engineering sophomores and juniors for their research experiences and potential.  Dhenu Patel, a junior exercise physiology major from Tallahassee, and Sophie Allen, a sophomore from Wauchula, Florida, who is majoring in psychology and […]