FSU alumnus Ben Crump returns to campus for MLK Week

Renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump returned to his alma mater as a featured speaker during Florida State University’s MLK Commemoration Celebration Tuesday, Jan. 17. The established lawyer offered his insights, experience and legal expertise as part of FSU’s 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Celebration, which provided the campus with opportunities for […]

FSU climate scientists receive Department of Energy funding to study greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands

Peatlands store a significant amount of the Earth’s carbon and have functioned as an important moderator of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for thousands of years. But as peatlands are lost to overextraction and affected by a warmer climate, the impact on these natural carbon scrubbers remains unclear. A team of researchers from Florida State […]

St. Joe Company, Tallahassee Memorial and FSU break ground on new health care campus

The St. Joe Company, Florida State University and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare celebrated the construction kickoff Tuesday of a health care campus in Panama City Beach that will bring together clinicians, researchers and students to meet the rapidly increasing need for medical care in the Florida Panhandle.

FSU College of Nursing offers research-based Ph.D.

The Florida State University College of Nursing will introduce a new research-based doctoral degree in nursing beginning in the 2023 fall semester. The new degree program was approved during the Florida Board of Governors meeting in November. While the college already offers a practice-based doctoral degree in nursing, the focus on research will be a […]

U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference kicks off at FSU

The entrepreneurial spirit will take on a higher profile at Florida State University this week as the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship hosts the 2023 national conference for The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).  The conference will run Jan. 18-22. Organizers expect 400 academicians to attend in-person with another 150 virtual […]

FSU selects first chief marketing officer

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced today the selection of Susannah Wesley-Ahlschwede as the university’s inaugural Chief Marketing Officer following a national search. Wesley-Ahlschwede starts Feb. 13. Wesley-Ahlschwede is a Florida native, as well as an FSU alumna who has spent her career building brands and reputations for some of the world’s largest global […]

Simply Healthcare is first to earn Florida State University’s organizational certification in trauma awareness

Florida State University announced this week that health insurance agency Simply Healthcare Plans is the first organization to complete its new “Trauma Aware” organizational certification program. The program is the first of its kind in the U.S. and is designed to build a more resilient and trauma-educated workforce. To earn the certification, more than 90 […]

Alma Littles appointed interim dean of FSU College of Medicine

Florida State University Provost Jim Clark has named Dr. Alma Littles interim dean of the College of Medicine. The appointment will begin Feb. 1. Littles, who has served as senior associate dean for medical education and academic affairs at the medical school for nearly 20 years, succeeds Dr. John P. Fogarty. Fogarty is retiring after […]

FSU researcher wins early career award from Swiss Chemical Society

A Florida State University researcher will receive the Grammaticakis-Neumann Prize from the Swiss Chemical Society. Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Lea Nienhaus will receive the award for her work on light-matter interactions in hybrid semiconductors. The prize is awarded to a promising young scientist for outstanding work in the field of experimental or theoretical […]

FSU supports faculty moving research to the marketplace

Research to improve 3D printing algorithms, develop better materials for measuring radiation and test the effectiveness of steroid treatments all received funding from a Florida State University program that supports faculty interested in transforming their academic work into commercial ventures. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded faculty members more than $132,000 through […]

FSU dance students form connections with renowned choreographer during MANCC residency

A unique residency program gave Florida State University School of Dance students the opportunity to learn from a legend last fall. The Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC), a dance and choreographic research center in the FSU School of Dance, hosted renowned choreographer Dianne McIntyre as part of Living Legacy, a program created to […]