Laurel Fulkerson

Fulkerson to retire after 22-year career as classics professor, valued administrator

Laurel Fulkerson has spent a career focused on translation. As a professor of classics, she has spent her whole career working on interpretations of works from the ancient world. She can read seven languages and speak five “with various degrees of competence.” And it is translation, she said, that has probably been the key to […]

Innovation in Action: FSU bolsters research projects with an eye on the marketplace

A process for cheaper fuel cells, improved genomic profiling and an environmentally friendly way to increase water retention for plants are among the projects that Florida State University is helping researchers move forward into potential commercial ventures. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded more than $161,000 to four faculty members to move […]

Expanded interdisciplinary research program to fund fire resilience project

A well-managed prescribed fire is medicine for a forest. Too much medicine can be deadly. The right dosage is crucial for health. Finding the optimal properties for controlled burns in the longleaf pine forests found in Florida and elsewhere in the Southeastern United States is the goal of a newly formed interdisciplinary team of Florida […]

FSU receives $14.5M from National Institutes of Health to foster faculty diversity in health sciences research

A team of Florida State University researchers from the College of Nursing, College of Medicine and College of Arts & Sciences has received a $14.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to build a diverse community of early career researchers committed to improving mental health and chronic disease prevention and management. The university will use the funding to create the […]

Collaborative Collision: FSU and FAMU researchers seek climate change solutions through interdisciplinary efforts

Researchers from Florida State University and Florida A&M University came together at an event looking for solutions to help solve the problems posed by climate change. The latest Collaborative Collision — a networking event organized by the FSU Office of Research Development (ORD) — brought together faculty from the two universities to look for answers […]

A roadmap to success: FSU invests in interdisciplinary research to meet future challenges

The biggest problems facing the world often don’t stay nicely within the boundaries of a single academic discipline to be easily understood and solved. Those problems spread out, affecting many people in different ways. Solutions are imperfect, and progress might be pieced together by experts from many fields. Those are the sorts of problems that […]

FSU researchers push creative, scientific accomplishments in 2018

Florida State University researchers pushed their work to new heights in 2018. Our faculty members were engaged in research and creative activity at the highest levels and produced extraordinary work that made international headlines. Here are some highlights of the past year. FSU Faculty Awarded $226 Million in Research Dollars Florida State University researchers brought […]

FSU names new associate vice president for research

Florida State University Vice President for Research Gary K. Ostrander has named an accomplished scholar of Latin and Greek poetry and ancient emotion as the new associate vice president for Research. FSU Professor of Classics Laurel Fulkerson will replace Associate Vice President for Research Ross Ellington, who is retiring after 38 of years at the […]