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FSU research makes big buzz in 2016

Two FSU Studies Make Top 100 List For Most Discussed Scholarly Works Florida State University researchers have made plenty of headlines this year, but two researchers stood apart from the crowd, according to new data from digital science company Altmetric. Last week, Altmetric revealed its annual list of the most widely discussed and shared scholarly […]

President Thrasher charts FSU’s course for the future

Florida State University’s accomplishments in 2016 have set FSU on a path to reach its goal of becoming a Top 25 public university, according to President John Thrasher. The university posted a record fundraising year, including a $100 million gift from Jan Moran and the Jim Moran Foundation, rose five places in the U.S. News […]

FSU medical researcher: Much work remains on World AIDS Day 2016

Florida State University’s Dr. Jonathan Appelbaum remembers that day in 1981 when a young patient was admitted to the hospital with a rare case of pneumocystis pneumonia. Appelbaum, an internal medicine resident at the time, and his colleagues did not recognize the man’s illness as an AIDS case. No one would have. Not much was […]

NSF Grant for FSU professor helps students research abroad

FSU Biology professor Emily Duval received the prestigious National Science Foundation Career Grant in 2015 for her goals in assimilating research and teaching. The grant helps fund her ongoing research in Panama, and will also aid FSU students in joining her as part of a study abroad research field research course. Duval is holding an […]

FSU unveils Florida’s most advanced MRI machine

Florida State University researchers now have the state’s most advanced MRI machine at their disposal as they seek to unravel the mysteries of the brain and prevent the disorders that can impede its most basic functions. The new functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) machine, located in the College of Medicine, will allow FSU researchers from […]

FSU geologist explores minerals below Earth’s surface

A Florida State University geology researcher is going deep below the Earth’s surface to understand how some of the most abundant minerals that comprise the Earth’s crust change under pressure. In a paper published today in Scientific Reports, Assistant Professor of Geology Mainak Mookherjee explores how feldspar, one of the most important minerals in the […]

FSU Headlines: October 2016

Watch the October 2016 edition of FSU Headlines to see Florida State University’s latest ranking in the US News & World Report of Best Colleges. And stay tuned for more headlines including: FSU’s newest student-lead campaign on diversity and inclusion, #PowerOfWe The Idea Grant recipients display their research during the annual President’s Showcase FSU’s Coastal […]

From FSU to Arctic Russia: Research leads grad student on a unique trip

When Sarah Ellen Johnston decided to come to Florida State University last year, she knew there was a good chance she’d be on the road a bit when it came to research. “That was one of the reasons for coming here,” she said. “I knew there were a lot of international research opportunities.” Johnston’s adviser, […]