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FSU employment expert reveals predictions for tomorrow’s workforce

For generations, parents have been determined and willing to make deep sacrifices to help their children enjoy a better life than their own. That goal was once taken for granted in America, but now many workers are not sure it’s possible, according to Florida State University business professor Wayne Hochwarter. “What I have heard time […]

FSU shines in National Survey of Student Engagement

 Florida State University is leading the way nationally when it comes to satisfaction among students new to the university and those preparing to graduate, according to recent data from the National Survey of Student Engagement. Once every three years, FSU freshmen and seniors participate in the national survey as a way for the university to […]

It takes two: FSU students pursue master’s and doctoral degrees to ensure career success

Only about 3 percent of college graduates earn doctoral degrees and it’s even more rare for a Ph.D. student to pursue a master’s degree at the same time. While unusual, Florida State University is helping students who want to accomplish this rigorous academic feat achieve their goals.    Zhiqiang Shu, a recent FSU graduate, earned […]

Miracle in the making: FSU student pushing to qualify for U.S. Olympic Team

Florida State University business management student Josh Williamson is a miracle in the making. The Florida-born-and-bred athlete from Lake Mary never played any ice sports growing up, much less even tried, yet he’s a contender for a spot on the USA Bobsled Team at the Winter Olympics next February. “This all happened way faster than […]

FSU criminologists partner with Palm Beach County to address victim services related to impaired driving deaths

Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is partnering with Palm Beach County Victim Services to address the emotional, psychological, physical and financial aftermath associated with DUI/impaired driving-related deaths.  The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Victims of Crime has awarded a grant called Vision 21: Multidisciplinary Responses to Families in Complex Homicide […]

Florida State University focuses on energy conservation with new partnership

Florida State University has entered into a multiyear contract with Cenergistic LLC to build a customized energy conservation program that is projected to save the university millions in energy costs. The agreement, which began Sept. 1, outlines four specific goals that will focus on organizational and behavioral changes within the university. Those goals include conserving […]

Researcher sheds new light on how brain operates like GPS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Every time you walk out of a building, you immediately see where you’re at and then step toward a destination. Whether you turn left, right or go straight ahead, you don’t even think about it. Simple, right? Not exactly. The brain performs a complex calculation that works a lot like the Global […]

Retired dean Nancy Marcus receives stellar send off

It was a standing-room-only crowd at the Honors, Scholars and Fellows House Wednesday, Sept. 6, as students, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the retirement of Nancy Marcus. Marcus is stepping down after 30 years at Florida State University, including the past 12 as dean of the Graduate School. She previously served as chair of […]

First class starts at FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

John Breed just couldn’t stay away. The former Florida State University entrepreneurship faculty member, a successful entrepreneur himself in the private sector, is back teaching at FSU after working the past year at a large IT company. The opportunity to help launch FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship was irresistible for someone with an entrepreneurial […]

Educational programs at FSU aim to increase minority women in higher education

Florida State University hosted two intense, one-week programs designed to help women of color, particularly black women, thrive in academia earlier this month.  Nearly 100 women, including undergraduates, postgraduates and faculty members, participated in the Sisters of the Academy (SOTA) Research BootCamp and the Priming the Pipeline mentoring program held July 30 – Aug. 5, […]

Expert Pitch: Back-To-School 2017

As schools across the nation begin a new academic year, there are a variety of education issues students and teachers will face in the coming weeks, including reading and math development, standardized testing and behavioral issues in the K-12 classroom. Experts from Florida State University are available to comment on these topics: READING AND MATH […]