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Florida State University graduate student earns prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship

A Florida State University doctoral student has received a prestigious international fellowship to study in Europe this spring. Modern Languages and Linguistics doctoral student Nerea Delgado Fernández will use the Chateaubriand Fellowship to study the intonation, or the rise and fall of the voice when speaking, of bilinguals in Basque-speaking regions in France and Spain. […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: November 2021 

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 individuals around campus. Our Faculty and Staff Briefs are produced monthly to recognize the accomplishments and provide a space where honors & awards, bylines, presentations, grants, service and […]

Expert pitch: Death of the office holiday party? FSU management professor says not so fast

With the glow of the holiday season upon us, bosses across the country are grappling with a big question — is it time to bring back the holiday office party? With COVID-19 still keeping some employees remote or on a hybrid schedule, the answer is not so clear cut for many businesses and their employees. […]

Danfoss Turbocor announces multiyear collaboration with FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Danfoss and Florida State University have announced a multiyear collaboration in which Danfoss will fund scholarships and provide research opportunities for faculty and students at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. The 5-year agreement, which was officially signed on November 12, establishes the Danfoss FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Fund with a $750,000 commitment from Danfoss. “This […]

Research shows crucial intervention period for infants with autism spectrum disorder

New research from the Florida State University College of Medicine found that infants with autism spectrum disorder demonstrate social-communication differences with their peers by nine months. The research, which was published in Child Development, showed three unique patterns of social-communication development in infants with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and points to a crucial window for […]

FSU center partners with Early Childhood Education Group to support teachers with new trainings

The Florida State University Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children and the Florida Association for Education of Young Children (FLAEYC) have launched a new certification program to assist teachers in developing skills to better educate and support the emotional needs of their students. “A major factor contributing to failures in […]

FSU College of Education faculty member to retire after 46-year tenure

Robert A. Reiser, associate dean for research and Robert M. Morgan Professor of Instructional Systems, will retire at the end of the year after 46 years of service to Florida State University. Reiser began at Florida State in 1976 as a research associate in the Learning Systems Institute and an assistant professor in the College […]

FSU presents inaugural Emmett Till Archives Lecture

Two of the nation’s foremost experts on the legacy of Emmett Till will be the featured speakers at Florida State University’s inaugural Emmett Till Archives Lecture Thursday. Filmmaker and producer Keith Beauchamp and writer Devery Anderson will discuss their work on the history of the Emmett Till case and their most recent projects with Davis […]

College of Medicine research seeks to identify exact moment neurodevelopmental disorders begin

Imagine being able to pinpoint the exact moment in utero when brain development changes and leads to genetic disorders such as autism and cerebral palsy. That knowledge could open the door to intervention strategies, potentially lessening or preventing the dysfunction — and the subsequent genetic disorder. Florida State University College of Medicine Associate Professor Yuan […]

Profile in Leadership: Dean Queen inspires students to achieve their dreams through the power of music

Music has been a constant source of happiness in Todd Queen’s life, and he’s centered his career around music’s powerful influence on human beings. Queen, regarded as a national leader in music, arrived at Florida State University in the midst of a pandemic, taking over as dean of the College of Music in January 2021. Now, almost a year into his tenure as dean, Queen said it’s great to hear music again in […]

FSU College of Music to showcase talents in two annual concerts

Florida State University · FSU'S College of Music showcases two annual concerts The Florida State University College of Music will present two concerts at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall showcasing the breadth of talent of the college’s students and faculty featuring a wide range of musical performances. “The 40th annual PRISM concert and the 24th Seasonal Celebration will feature performances of all sizes and configurations, from solos to sectionals, orchestras to […]

Florida State University team receives silver medal in 2021 iGEM Giant Jamboree 

A multidisciplinary team of Florida State University students was one of 13 U.S.-based collegiate teams to win silver at an annual competition exhibiting over 370 projects focused on solutions for local issues. iGEM, which stands for International Genetically Engineered Machine, gives students “the opportunity to push the boundaries of synthetic biology by tackling everyday issues facing the world.” Teams were tasked with […]