NASA awards researchers $1.7M grant to develop tools to help Florida water utilities allocate resources
Florida State climate experts and their collaborators will use NASA Earth Science satellite and modeling products to provide actionable, localized climate information to regional water utilities in order to aid them as they make critical decisions about water resource allocation.
A Florida State University professor’s research suggests a theory by famed economist Thomas Piketty on present-day wealth inequality actually explains a lot about how smaller-scale societies in the prehistoric Mediterranean developed.
In anticipation of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Florida State University’s Institute on World War II and the Human Experience welcomes New York Times best-selling author Alex Kershaw to Tallahassee for a presentation based on his recent book “The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II.”
Florida State will award degrees to more than 6,500 graduates: 5,416 bachelor’s degrees, 918 master’s degrees and 225 doctorates. The university will recognize students and student-veterans who have earned academic honors, including induction into the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society. President John Thrasher will preside over the four ceremonies.
Since 2010, the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society has encouraged student involvement and recognized undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service.
Florida State University doctoral student Marshall Thompson has won the Marc Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion for his essay on the value of virtues, such as courage, in heaven.