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FSU sets school record with nine Fulbright Scholars

Nine Florida State University faculty members have been selected as U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program award recipients, setting a new FSU record for most Fulbright Scholars in one year. These individuals plan to teach and conduct research as part of opportunities funded by the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program during the 2020-2021 school year. Marcia A. Mardis, professor and associate dean for research in the College of Communication […]

FSU doctoral student completes research in Sweden amid global pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to wreak havoc across the globe, Florida State University doctoral student Carrie Danielson was completing research in Sweden. The Nordic country kept large parts of society open during the pandemic, giving Danielson the opportunity to experience the much-debated approach to the public health crisis. Danielson is pursuing a doctorate in […]

FSU Amazonia Week: A call for land and cultural survival

Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics will welcome experts from around the world for an interdisciplinary summit on critical issues affecting the future of the Amazon Monday, March 2 through Wednesday, March 4. The summit will encourage attendees to examine the biological, environmental and humanitarian […]

FSU among nation’s top-producing institutions of U.S. Fulbright scholars, students

Florida State University is one of the nation’s top research institutions for producing Fulbright U.S. Scholars and students, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, which publishes an annual list of top producers by type of institution. Notably, Florida State is one of only 20 in the country to be named a top producer for both […]

FSU modern languages professor co-organizes Oxford colloquium to discuss environmental and political issues in the Amazon region

A Florida State University scholar co-hosted a colloquium that brought together indigenous leaders, politicians, NGOs, academics and other stakeholders to discuss solutions for major environmental and political problems in the Amazon region. The colloquium, “Amazon: Rising Violence and Disturbing Trends,” took place Jan. 30-Feb. 2 at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. Marcos Colón, a […]

FSU students recognized as global citizens

Florida State University recognizes that today’s increasingly globalized workforce requires graduates who are both academically and cross-culturally prepared to succeed in a diverse and multicultural world. This fall, 20 FSU students were awarded the Global Citizenship Certificate (GCC) during a graduation ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 4, marking the beginning of their journey as life-long global citizens. […]

FSU faculty participate in Florida-Dominican Republic Higher Education Summit

Five Florida State University faculty members presented at the Florida-Dominican Republic Higher Education Summit held in Santo Domingo last month. U.S. Ambassador Robin S. Bernstein reached out to FSU President John Thrasher to invite FSU faculty to participate in the summit hosted by the Embassy of the United States and the Dominican-American Cultural Institute. The […]

Eli Myron

Senior Eli Myron is turning his long-time hobby of scuba diving into a career through the research opportunities he’s experienced at Florida State University. “The resources I’ve been provided through Florida State have been instrumental in shaping me as a confident leader and educator in marine conservation,” he said. Myron, a Jacksonville native, arrived at […]

#FSUglobal: Florida State researchers improve teacher training and childhood literacy in Nigeria

A first-grade classroom in northeast Nigeria can be a difficult place to learn. Classes might be filled with 100 students, and although many children speak a regional language called Kanuri, teachers often give classes in Hausa, a wider-used lingua franca. Many of the students’ parents can’t read. Teachers may not be adequately trained. And classes […]