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Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs Angela Chong to dually serve as Dean of Students

Florida State University has appointed Angela Lauer Chong, associate vice president for Student Affairs, to dually serve as the Dean of Students, effective Dec. 13. “I have appointed Angela Lauer Chong to also serve as Dean of Students for the Division of Student Affairs,” said Amy Hecht, vice president for Student Affairs. “She will continue […]

FSU Career Center selected as finalist for national award

The Florida State University Career Center’s job shadowing program, FSUshadow, was selected as a finalist for the Career Service Excellence Award from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Excellence Awards competition is national in scope and recognizes the outstanding achievements of college career service offices and Human Resources professionals. NACE represents more than […]

FSU students invited to screen their films at Cannes Film Festival

Two Florida State University students are getting the opportunity of a lifetime after being invited to screen their films at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival alongside some of the most famous filmmakers in the world. Alex McFry and William Stead, students at FSU’s College of Motion Picture Arts, are in Cannes this week preparing to […]

FSU researcher finds data-driven evidence on warrior vs. guardian policing

The pros and cons of policing methods have been heavily debated for decades in the United States. Now, a Florida State University-led team of researchers has created a model to measure the differences between two distinct approaches to policing — the warrior approach and the guardian approach. Assistant Professor Kyle McLean said the concepts — […]

FSU research finds troubling disadvantages, including bias, against women in business

Women CEOs in America are paid less, have shorter tenures and their companies are punished in the stock market, even when their firms are just as profitable as those run by men, according to new research from Florida State University. In addition, women CEOs are less likely to serve as board chair of their companies, […]

Macy Jerger

Juggling all the demands on a student-athlete can be tough, but Florida State University beach volleyball star Macy Jerger attacks the challenge like she’s spiking a ball over the net. Jerger has been a high achiever on and off the court. This year, she was named the 2017-2018 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association’s (CCSA) Scholar-Athlete of […]

Suwannee Room reopens with expanded options to satisfy all appetites

Florida State University’s historic and beloved dining hall, Suwannee Room, has reopened with a bright new interior look, expanded menu and open-kitchen atmosphere that together elevate the quality of meals and create a fresh dining experience for the campus community. “The Suwannee Room is a wonderful gathering place for students, faculty and staff right in […]

U.S. Military looks to FSU to develop revolutionary machine-learning tool to address upsurge in suicides

An alarming spike in suicides among U.S. military service members and veterans over the past 15 years is prompting the Department of Defense to turn to Florida State University’s renowned suicide research program to find solutions. A new federal grant will support innovative research led by Jessica Ribeiro and Joseph Franklin, both assistant professors in […]

Some gut feelings are a red flag, according to new FSU research

Are you guided by gut feelings? A Florida State University neuroscientist concludes you are, if not by choice then perhaps subconsciously. Research by psychology professor Linda Rinaman finds gut-to-brain signals are a powerful influence on emotions, mood and decisions — typically by prompting you to avoid certain situations. The paper, published in Physiology and co-authored […]

FSU College of Criminology and Criminal Justice to dedicate Fallen Officer Memorial

The Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice will hold a ceremony to dedicate the college’s newly established Fallen Officer Memorial in honor of eight college alumni who have died in the line of duty. “We believe this memorial will serve as an important place of reflection for friends and family of the […]

FSU researcher aims to better protect nation’s first responders

Technology breakthroughs in clothing materials and design have benefited all of us, but perhaps none more so than first responders. Burn injuries among firefighters have plummeted in the past decade. There’s just one problem: cases of heat stroke, exhaustion and cardiac arrest deaths have spiked upward because protective gear is much more insulated. New research […]