Professor of Physics Jorge Piekarewicz and Professor of English Gary Taylor have been selected to receive the honor for 2021-2022. Both professors are from the College of Arts and Sciences, representing the breadth and strength of FSU’s largest and most academically diverse college.
A Florida State University geochemist and postdoctoral scholar were part of an international research team that has found new evidence of a low-altitude meteoritic touchdown event reaching the Antarctic ice sheet 430,000 years ago.
Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Science, Mathematics
Ahmed Kenawy is a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, with minors in biological science and mathematics, all part of the College of Arts and Sciences.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but in science, it sometimes takes a thousand photos to tell the whole story. Florida State University researchers have assembled the first atomic-level resolution image of part of a molecule that produces force in muscle contraction, an accomplishment that is opening new avenues of research into how muscles contract.
Cadet Lexington McLellan, Fall 2020 cadet battalion commander for FSU’s Army ROTC Seminole Battalion and a senior in the Department of Psychology, earned the 2021 U.S. Army Cadet Command George C. Marshall Award and was selected to represent the university at the Marshall Award’s Leadership Seminar.
Lorea Arambarri is a doctoral candidate in biological neuroscience in the Department of Biological Science, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Arambarri worked in the Dennis Lab, the Florida State University-Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Rapid Response Laboratory that is part of FSU’s COVID response, from June to December 2020 to help set up the lab.