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Symbol of excellence: Two-person FSU team wins national award for licensing, trademarks

Florida State University’s trademark and licensing team is being recognized as an innovative industry leader by the International Collegiate Licensing Association (ICLA). The licensing and trademark office oversees FSU’s trademarks, symbols, imagery and associated insignias. It’s a two-person team comprised of Katie Pugh, director of trademark licensing, and Garrett O’Connor, assistant director.   The ICLA announced this […]

‘Welcome FSU’ ushers in Summer B with days of events, activities

Welcome FSU has returned for the Summer B term and is offering an array of activities for students. The university presents Welcome FSU each semester and provides a series of events and programs that serve as the official welcome for all Florida State students. The program started on June 16 and will continue through June […]

Three FSU faculty members earn Fulbright Fellowships

Three Florida State University researchers have earned prestigious Fulbright Scholar Fellowships that will see them take their research abroad in the coming year.  This year’s winners from FSU are:  Carl Schmertmann, the William J. Serow Professor of Economics and the director of FSU’s Center for Demography and Population Health. Schmertmann is heading to Belo Horizonte, […]

FAMU-FSU Engineering students design four-legged lunar robot for NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge

Ever watch a cockroach scurry about, with its flat armored body that slips though cracks and then flies through the air? Before you swat that pesky creature, you might want to think about the engineering feat that insect just accomplished. That’s what Jonathan Clark does; it’s kind of a thing for the FAMU-FSU College of […]

Study: Humans responsible for over 90% of world’s oil slicks

A team of U.S. and Chinese scientists mapping oil pollution across the Earth’s oceans has found that more than 90% of chronic oil slicks come from human sources, a much higher proportion than previously estimated. Their research, published in Science, is a major update from previous investigations into marine oil pollution, which estimated that about […]

FSU economist sees economic slowdown as ‘best-case scenario’

A recession likely looms from the Federal Reserve’s attempts to control inflation through interest-rate increases, according to Florida State University economics professor Randall G. Holcombe. “The best-case scenario would be an economic slowdown,” said Holcombe, the DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics. “Economic growth would slow, with minimal effects on unemployment. Even so, expect the unemployment […]

FSU Panama City taps pioneering talent developer to accelerate pathways to tech careers

Partnership with SkillStorm will enable FSU PC students to pursue industry-recognized credentials designed to boost career mobility Florida State University Panama City is partnering with SkillStorm, a tech talent accelerator, to launch technology-based training courses for students, alumni and professionals looking to advance their careers in the tech industry. This first-of-its-kind initiative aims to enable […]

FSU chemist pursues answers to why promising solar cell material quickly degrades

A Florida State University researcher is unraveling the intricacies of a material that scientists worldwide are trying to manipulate to build better solar cells. Assistant Professor of Chemistry Lea Nienhaus has published a new study in collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory that examines what happens when this material — called a halide perovskite — faces […]

FSU researcher wins mid-career award for work on aging and health

A Florida State University researcher has won an international award for her work on social engagement and healthy functioning for adults in later life.  Dawn Carr, an associate professor in FSU’s Sociology Department and the director of the university’s Claude Pepper Center, earned the 2022 Ewald W. Busse Research Award for excellence in the social/behavioral […]

Five questions: FSU sea turtle research informs environmental policies

June 16 is World Sea Turtle Day, an occasion to consider the role these creatures play in the marine ecosystem.  Florida State University Associate Professor Mariana Fuentes researches sea turtles and looks for ways to help turtles and humans coexist. She answered five questions about her work and how science can help inform public policy.  […]

Eleven more FSU students earn Gilman Scholarships to study abroad

Eleven additional Florida State University students will receive an opportunity to study abroad this summer as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. The spring 2021-22 recipients join nine FSU students who, as previously announced, won Gilman Scholarships in the fall. The Gilman Scholarship is awarded by the U.S. Department of State and […]

Pride month: FSU’s MoFA to showcase collaborative project on historical Tallahassee publishing company

June 9 – October 29, 2022 An opening reception will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at MoFA. A collaborative project between Florida State University Libraries and the FSU Honors Program presents “It’s A Lot Like Falling in Love: Legacies of Naiad Press and the Tallahassee Lesbian Community,” on display June 9-Oct. 29 […]