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FSU Dedman College of Hospitality establishes beverage certificate program

The Florida State University Dedman College of Hospitality has launched a new beverage certificate program in partnership with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), one of the nation’s leading wholesale beverage alcohol distributors. RNDC pledged $500,000 to establish the RNDC Certificate in Beverage Management program for individuals pursuing careers involving beverage management, with a primary emphasis […]

FSU researchers find sense of purpose associated with better memory

Add an improved memory to the list of the many benefits that accompany having a sense of purpose in life. A new study led by Florida State University researchers showed a link between an individual’s sense of purpose and their ability to recall vivid details. The researchers found that while both a sense of purpose […]

FSU receives $1.3M Talent Search grant to improve college enrollment for students at Title I schools

Florida State University received a $1.3 million federal grant to improve high school graduation and college enrollment rates for students at Title I schools in the Florida Panhandle. FSU’s Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (CARE) and FSU Panama City will launch a pre-college program with funding from the five-year Talent Search grant, part of the Federal TRIO Programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. “This project is an exciting […]

FSU psychology professor available to comment on health consequences of social media

Recent news reports and a whistleblower’s testimony on Capitol Hill have put a spotlight on the harmful effects social media is having on the health of its users. Reporting in the Wall Street Journal relayed internal studies from Facebook that showed the company was aware its subsidiary photo-sharing platform Instagram, is harmful for teenage girls. […]

FSU experts available to comment on science behind 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists for their work to understand complex physical systems and applying that knowledge to model the Earth’s climate. Syukuro Manabe of Princeton University, Klaus Hasselmann of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology and Giorgio Parisi of Sapienza University of Rome shared the prestigious award. Meteorologists […]

FSU research team awarded $3.1M NIH grant to address racial inequities in health care

A team of Florida State University researchers has received a National Institutes of Health Director’s Transformative Research Award worth $3.1 million to investigate racial inequities in the nation’s health-care system. The award is the first of its kind to be administered by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, part of the NIH. […]

FSU Nursing dean named one of 10 emerging leaders in health and medicine by National Academy of Medicine

The dean of Florida State University’s College of Nursing has been named a 2021 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholar by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Jing Wang, dean of the FSU College of Nursing, was one of 10 individuals selected by the NAM for the Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine (ELHM) […]

NSF grant funds new 40T superconducting magnet design at FSU-headquartered MagLab

A new $15.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will produce a detailed design for the world’s most powerful superconducting magnet at the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. While the National MagLab is already home to more than a dozen world-record magnets used by researchers from around the world, the […]

Your mission: Make FSU cybersafe by competing in our escape room

Gear up, agent, because we need your help keeping FSU safe from cyber threats.    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year Florida State University is going undercover to make sure everyone on campus is “cybersafe” with a month of “Mission Impossible”-themed events and activities.  FSU Information Technology Services (ITS) is hosting Operation CyberSAFE, a cross-campus, interactive […]

Institute of Politics speaker series kicks off new season Oct. 7

The Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU) will kick off its flagship speaker series Thursday, Oct. 7, with a talk by Christina Reynolds, the vice president of communications for EMILY’s List, a political action committee devoted to increasing the number of pro-choice women in elected office.  Reynolds’ talk will be the first in the Strengthening American Democracy speaker series. The series, which debuted last year as the “Celebrating […]

FSU College of Music presents guest artist residency series

Florida State University’s College of Music is presenting a guest artist residency series featuring masterclasses and performances by artists and scholars from genres across the musical map. The Housewright Virtuoso Series kicks off the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, with “Sing for Hope,” a nonprofit organization and soprano group described as an “arts peace corps,” featuring founders Monica […]