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FSU planning lab awarded state grant for disaster mitigation

The Florida State University Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) has received an award of $348,898 through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s Rebuild Florida General Planning Support Program. The funds are allocated through a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development mitigation program formed in response to the 2016-2017 presidentially declared disasters and are used […]

FSU experts available to discuss police reform

With the Biden administration embarking on its first 100 days in office, the new president has promised to make police reform a part of his agenda. Police reform became a major issue during the 2020 presidential campaign after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis last May and subsequent protests. […]

FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts announces guest lecture series

The Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) will host a series of guest lectures that will highlight speakers who utilize diverse approaches to their creative practice and lead discussions that are vital to the arts and the community. Meredith Lynn, MoFA’s assistant curator and director of galleries, said that the museum is thrilled […]

FSU MLK Week features insightful talk by Barbara Reynolds

Students, faculty and staff at Florida State University gathered virtually for an evening of dialogue and discourse to honor the legacy of Coretta Scott King during the MLK Commemoration Celebration Tuesday, Jan. 19. The event featured award-winning journalist, author and minister Barbara Reynolds, whose most notable work is “My Life, My Love, My Legacy,” Coretta […]

New FSU master’s program to focus on sustainability

Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship is launching a new online major in the Master of Science program this fall to prepare students to help companies meet the demands of today but not at the expense of tomorrow.  The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, Social and Sustainable Enterprises will offer graduates an opportunity to learn sustainable practices and good corporate […]

Florida State signs deal to bolster industry partnerships

The Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and the Tallahassee-based MagCorp have inked a five-year agreement to share resources and intellectual property rights in an effort to strengthen relationships between the university and private industry. “This agreement is a wonderful opportunity for the experts at our National High Magnetic Field Laboratory to apply their skills to industry problems, while also helping promote economic development in […]

FSU College of Education professor receives award from national student affairs organization

An associate professor of higher education at Florida State University has been recognized by the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) for her outstanding work in the student affairs profession. Kathy Guthrie, a faculty member in FSU’s College of Education, was selected as the recipient of the 2021 Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic […]

Profile in Leadership: Master Craftsman program director embraces change during the pandemic

Being able to pivot on a dime has always been part of Master Craftsman Studio program director John Raulerson’s modus operandi. When the COVID-19 pandemic developed, the university’s in-house art studio transitioned from creating custom sculptures and other public artwork to the production of medical-grade face shields and plexiglass partitions. That ability to change has […]

FSU administers first round of vaccines to 65-plus population

Florida State University began administering the first round of COVID-19 vaccines to faculty, staff and students age 65 and older Wednesday in its continued efforts to mitigate the virus. Through a partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Leon County, FSU is now offering the vaccination to the university’s 65 and older population. The […]

FSU computational mathematician recognized among the world’s most influential researchers

An applied and computational mathematician in the Department of Scientific Computing at Florida State University has been named one of the world’s most influential researchers by a prominent global citation database.  Web of Science, a platform that includes nearly 1.9 billion cited references from more than 171 million records, noted Max Gunzburger, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished […]

FSU expert available to discuss new COVID-19 variants

New variants of the COVID-19 virus have appeared around the world, including a more contagious variant of the COVID-19 virus that was first identified in the United Kingdom. Other variants have been identified in South Africa, Nigeria and Japan. Viruses constantly change through mutation. Some variants come and go. Others stick around. Florida State University […]

Expert ready to provide insights on presidential inauguration

In the midst of a pandemic and in the wake of an unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol, the 2021 presidential inauguration ceremony will differ sharply from those of years past.   President-elect Joseph R. Biden is set to take office on Jan. 20 amid a scaled-down event for which plans remain fluid, said inauguration expert Elizabeth Goldsmith, professor emerita […]