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English professor earns top award in field of composition studies

A professor in Florida State University’s Department of English has received a top honor in her field, having been selected as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Exemplar Award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication.

FSU biology professor uses Wikipedia in a pioneering approach to teaching

With a little help from Wikipedia, a Florida State University professor is taking an innovative approach to teaching that may offer a glimpse at the future of education.

Diabetes researcher recognized for distinguished chemistry career

A Florida State University chemistry professor whose research delves into the mechanisms at work behind the metabolic disorder known as Type 2 diabetes has received a prestigious honor for his work.

FSU researchers pursue the truth about cats and dogs… and older adults

Many believe that owning pets can be beneficial for older adults. But is it true that a dog or a cat can make life better for older family members, or is this simply a comfortable myth?

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FSU financial math graduate program celebrates 20th anniversary with annual symposium

For the past two decades, Florida State University has been developing some of the nation’s top financial leaders through its graduate program in financial mathematics.

Lead us not into temptation: Predictors for infidelity, divorce highlighted in new FSU research

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s reassuring to know many of us are equipped with the basic psychological instincts to have a successful intimate relationship that lasts.

English professor's book named one of 'Outstanding Academic Titles for 2017'

A Florida State University professor’s book on the rise of “experimental realism” in modern poetry is making waves in the academic world.

FSU researchers: Savanna fires pump Central African forests full of nitrogen

The remote forests of Africa’s Congo Basin have long been a blind spot for scientists working to understand how Earth’s natural cycles respond to the environmentally unique characteristics of different regions.

FSU researchers: Florida’s climate is changing, and we should all take notice

Climate change is often understood as a global problem with broad effects that are difficult to detect on more narrow local scales.

FSU psychologist receives $2M NIH grant to test nonmedication treatment for ADHD

Florida State University researchers are seeing promising results from “video games” they created as a potential new option to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder without medication.

FSU researcher: Ocean acidification means major changes for California mussels

Accelerating ocean acidification could be transforming the fundamental structure of California mussel shells, according to a new report from a Florida State University-led team of scientists.