Around the College


Worm-eating mice on small island hold clues to evolution

Australia has several types of kangaroos and Madagascar has many different lemurs. But just how much space a given species needs in order to evolve is a looming question.

Student Brett Crawford will study abroad with prestigious Critical Language Scholarship

Florida State University student William “Brett” Crawford has been selected to receive a 2018 Critical Language Scholarshipfrom the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The scholarship will enable him to study Arabic abroad this summer.

Two Arts and Sciences students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Four Florida State University students — two of them from the College of Arts and Sciences— and three recent graduates have received the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

FSU psychology student receives prestigious Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Keanan Joyner, a graduate student in the Florida State University Department of Psychology, is one of 70 students nationwide selected to receive a 2019 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.

Idle talk or fierce competition? FSU research finds women use gossip as a weapon against romantic rivals

New research from Florida State University, investigating how women use gossip to compete in the realm of romance, offers insights that aim to reduce bullying and enhance women’s friendships.

FSU research: New model could help rebuild eroding lands in coastal Louisiana

As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline.

Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland.

The model is outlined in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

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