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Celebrate 'Giving Tuesday' with the College of Arts and Sciences


Now that the Thanksgiving leftovers are all eaten and we’ve shopped until we dropped, it’s time to celebrate #GivingTuesday!

Two FSU MagLab researchers named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Two physics researchers from the Florida State University-based National High Magnetic Field Laboratory— Kun Yang and Luis Balicas — have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Geology professor targeting mysteries of deep Earth

Water covers about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, but scientists also want to know how much lies inside the planet.

Anthropology researchers talk turkey: Native Americans raised classic holiday bird long before first Thanksgiving

Hundreds of years before the first Thanksgiving, Native Americans were raising and feasting on America’s classic holiday meal.

Honors student in chemistry boasts impressive research achievements

Florida State University senior Alexandra Barth is motivated by an enduring desire to understand how things work.

Psychology researcher: Fifty years of research fails to improve suicide prediction

Florida State University researcher Joseph Franklin made a startling discovery during an exhaustive examination of hundreds of suicide prediction studies conducted over the past 50 years: Science is still not very good at predicting who will kill themselves.

Shaking up Shakespeare: English professor’s research revelations get worldwide attention

It’s been a crazy few weeks for Gary Taylor, a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of English at Florida State University, after his hand-picked team of New Oxford Shakespeare researchers decided 16th-century playwright Christopher Marlowe should get credit for co-writing William Shakespeare’s “Henry VI” plays.

Researchers net $1.1 million grant to introduce middle school students to coding

A multidisciplinary team of Florida State University researchers is trying to make coding cool for middle school students.

A forecasting force: FSU meteorology grads lead weathercasting field

We’re in the home stretch of an above-average hurricane season that has kept weather forecasters busy. Through the end of October, 14 named storms had formed in the Atlantic, six of them spun into hurricanes.

Department of Computer Science wins $4.6 million grant to support cybersecurity scholars

A new multimillion-dollar grant to Florida State University's Department of Computer Science will help dozens of students finance their education and help prepare them for careers in cybersecurity.

The National Science Foundation awarded the department a $4.6 million grant to help fund the education of students who are specifically pursuing cybersecurity studies. It is the largest grant in the department’s history.

FSU breaks ground on new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science building

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A rendering of FSU's new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science building.

FSU physics highlighted in national physics education report

A new joint report from the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers puts the spotlight on Florida State University’s physics program as a model for other institutions around the nation.