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FSU biologist named 2022 Pew fellow in marine conservation

A Florida State University biologist has been awarded a prestigious fellowship that supports experts seeking solutions to critical challenges facing the world’s oceans. Daniel Okamoto, an assistant professor in FSU’s Department of Biological Science, has been named by The Pew Charitable Trusts as a recipient of the 2022 Pew fellowship in marine conservation. He will […]

FSU Alumni Association to recognize distinguished graduates at Spring Alumni Awards Ceremony

The Florida State University Alumni Association will recognize seven faculty, staff, students and alumni during the second annual 2022 Spring Alumni Awards. The ceremony, which will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 8 at the Alumni Center Ballroom, will commemorate recipients of the FSU Alumni Association and Omicron Delta Kappa’s Grads Made […]

EPA names FSU a ‘Green Power Partner’

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated Florida State University a member of its “Green Power Partnership,” in acknowledgment of the university’s commitment to using clean energy.  According to the EPA, significant green power use “demonstrates leadership, drives demand, and increases market impact.” Kyle Clark, FSU vice president for Finance and Administration, which includes FSU […]

Faculty honored for publications during FSU Authors Day 2021

The Florida State University community celebrated its faculty members who have gone through the rigors of having a book, score or CD published in 2020 and 2021 during FSU Authors Day on March 21. FSU Authors Day celebrates FSU faculty who have published books, scores or CDs in the past year. Focusing on topics ranging […]

FSU Black Law Students Association wins national mock trial competition

Florida State University College of Law’s Black Law Students Association (FSU BLSA) won first place in the national Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition. The competition took place virtually March 17-18, and FSU BLSA was undefeated throughout the event.  Winning team members are third-year student Judelande Jeune, of Tampa, Fla.; second-year student Kayla Neal, of […]

Florida State University’s The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art remembers Howard Tibbals 

Florida State University’s The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art remembers philanthropist, Howard Tibbals, whose love for the circus led to a lifetime devoted to collecting and preserving the history of America’s first major popular entertainment. He died March 20 at the age of 85. Tibbals’ love for the circus inspired his life-long project […]

Florida State University College of Medicine announces Match Day results

Graduating students in the Florida State University College of Medicine’s M.D. Class of 2022 received notification today of where they will enter residency training this summer. The Match Day ceremony took place at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall for the first time since 2019, after two years of virtual events. “These students showed tremendous resilience […]

FSU Libraries announces Harper Research Grant

The Special Collections & Archives Division of Florida State University Libraries has announced the new Kristine Harper Research Grant to support developing scholars globally. The endowment will award research grants of up to $1,500 each to non-FSU graduate students, post-docs, early-career scholars and independent researchers to support research in any collection managed by Special Collections […]

FSU finance expert: Fed had to respond to high inflation

Soaring inflation and its threat to the U.S. economy gave the Federal Reserve no choice but to raise interest rates this week and to signal further increases in the coming months, said William Christiansen, longtime chair of the finance department in Florida State University’s College of Business. “There’s pretty much unanimous agreement that they have […]

FSU Interior Architecture and Design students win design competition to memorialize local enslaved population 

Three Florida State University Department of Interior Architecture and Design graduate students have been selected as winners of the Goodwood Museum & Gardens Memorial to the Enslaved Competition. Students Hannah Smith, Alana Houston and Sarah Rifqi, who were mentored by Assistant Professor Meghan Mick, were awarded $1,000 for their winning design of “A Bridge to […]

FSU College of Law moot court team takes first prize at cybersecurity competition

For the second year in a row, the Florida State University College of Law Moot Court Team won first place at the UCLA School of Law Cybersecurity Moot Court Competition, which took place virtually on March 12. Winning team members are third-year law students Jackson “Jack” Boudet, from Winter Park, Fla., and Nicholas “Niko” Athanas, […]

NASA selects FAMU-FSU College of Engineering to help develop sustainable aviation system

Researchers at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering will help NASA develop the future of sustainable aviation as part of a five-year, $10 million project. FAMU-FSU Professor of Mechanical Engineering Louis Cattafesta will lead a team in developing a hybrid electric power system that uses turboelectric generators and fuel cells. The system is powered by hydrogen […]