Around the College


Four Arts and Sciences faculty members receive prestigious NSF awards

A record number of Florida State University faculty members have received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER Award this year for researchers in the early stages of their careers.

Five Florida State University assistant professors — four from the College of Arts and Sciences — have received the award that carries funding for their lab as well as the opportunity to work closely with the NSF in refining the direction of their research.

Three Arts and Sciences teaching assistants recognized during awards ceremony

Three graduate teaching assistants from Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences — two from the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and one from the Department of Psychology — were among six recognized by the university with Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards for 2017-2018.

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.

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