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FSU experts available to discuss history, preparation and impact of Olympic Games

After a year’s delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics will commence at the end of July to much fanfare, but with no actual fans in the stands.  … Read More

Shantel G. Buggs, assistant professor of sociology and African American studies. (FSU Photo/Bruce Palmer)

FSU experts available to discuss Juneteenth 2021

In the past year, high-profile incidents of police brutality, protests and mass marches have broadened the national dialogue on race and raised the profile of Juneteenth, a holiday which commemorates the end o … Read More

Dr. Jonathan Appelbaum, professor and chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences in the Florida State University College of Medicine. (Courtesy of Dr. Jonathan Appelbaum)

Pride Month: FSU physician sheds light on LGBTQ health disparities

Recent moves by the Biden administration to prohibit health care discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity were widely applauded by civil rights groups. But health officials are still fighting a battle when it comes to m … Read More

A newly hatched pair of green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) make their way to the ocean. (Photo credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA)

Sea Turtle Week: FSU marine biologist available to comment on importance of these keystone species

Sea turtles have existed on Earth for more than 100 million years. But today, most species of these oceangoing reptiles are threatened or endangered. Scientists and resource managers are working to better understand and manage their … Read More