FSU College of Health and Human Sciences team receives grant to study diet for healthy aging

A new Florida State University project is looking at how starches found in beans and other legumes might improve gut health and foster healthier aging. The research, spearheaded by Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology Ravinder Nagpal, is funded by a $242,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The investigation looks at how […]

FSU recognizes International Fraud Awareness Week 

Florida State University is taking part in a global initiative to bring awareness to the impacts of fraud by advocating for anti-fraud education during International Fraud Awareness Week, which takes place Nov. 14-20. Established by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in 2000, the week-long campaign explores opportunities for education, support and prevention to […]

FSU graduate student mixing passion for science and communications

A Florida State University graduate student has received a prestigious fellowship designed to teach scientists how to better communicate science to the general public. Dani Davis, a graduate student in ecology, was selected to participate in ComSciCon, a fellowship sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, the National Association […]

FSU Alumni Association recognized exemplary graduates in annual Young Alumni Awards

The Florida State University Alumni Association recognized 19 young alumni for their significant contributions to their professions, communities and alma mater at the annual Young Alumni Awards on Friday, Nov. 5. The Notable Noles program recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of FSU’s alumni aged 35 or younger who have made exceptional achievements and significant contributions to […]

FSU chemist receives prestigious Markovnikov Medal, honorable professorship

A Florida State University professor has received two recognitions reserved for some of the greatest minds in organic chemistry — the Markovnikov Medal from Moscow State University and an Honorable Professorship from St. Petersburg State University. Igor Alabugin, a professor in FSU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, […]

NASA program will give FSU students access to cutting-edge technology patents

In addition to being the world’s leading space agency, NASA owns about 1,600 technological patents. Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship will have access to all of those patents thanks to their participation in the NASA Technology Transfer University Program (T2U). FSU’s T2U participation will be with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. As part […]

FSU College of Business adds members to its Alumni Hall of Fame

The Florida State University College of Business inducted three new members into its Alumni Hall of Fame at a black-tie dinner Thursday evening at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. The college bestows the recognition on alumni who have excelled in their careers and made a significant impact on Florida State University and the College […]

Low-gravity simulator design developed by FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researchers offers new avenues for space research

As humanity continues its exploration of the universe, the low-gravity environment of space presents unusual challenges for scientists and engineers. Researchers at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have developed a new tool to help meet that challenge — a novel design for a low-gravity simulator […]

FSU recognized as a top college for diversity in 2021

Florida State University, along with its College of Medicine, earned a trio of honors from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, highlighting the university’s continuous efforts and innovation in advancing equity and diversity as a top priority. For the eighth consecutive year, FSU has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, which recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, with a sustainable impact on the campus […]

FSU interdisciplinary study aims to understand psychological effects of existential relatedness following recent Cat 5 hurricanes 

In recent years, the world has seen a dramatic increase in extreme natural disasters that greatly impact communities around the globe. A new Florida State University interdisciplinary study explores resilience outcomes within communities affected by deadly hurricanes, with a particular interest in the protective role of faith and positive personality traits. “Amy Ai and her research team have […]

FSU holds week of events for First-Generation College Celebration 

Florida State University will celebrate the achievements of first-generation students with a week of events beginning Monday, Nov. 8, held in conjunction with the nationwide First-Generation College Celebration. “We hope First-Gen week will be a time to celebrate the accomplishments of all first-generation students at Florida State University and bring awareness to the greater campus community about what it means to be a first-generation college […]

FSU President McCullough rings in International Education Month

Florida State University President Richard McCullough led festivities Tuesday at the opening reception for International Education Month at the Global and Multicultural Engagement Building. From the international flags hanging from the ceiling inside the auditorium to the selection of foods from around the globe, it was an international affair as students, staff and faculty gathered to […]