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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.


Biological science professor wins FSU’s 2018 Distinguished Teacher Award

Professor of Biological Science Gregory Erickson received Florida State University’s 2018 Distinguished Teacher Award during the annual Faculty Awards Dinner May 2.


Riley named dean of FSU Graduate School

Florida State University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie has appointed Mark Riley dean of the Graduate School, effective May 7.


Study shows sea turtle nesting beaches threatened by microplastic pollution

A new study from Florida State University researchers shows that increasing microplastic accumulation along the Gulf’s beaches could alter the composition of shoreline sand and jeopardize the turtles’ sensitive incubation environments.


College of Arts and Sciences’ commencement ceremony to be held May 4

The College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Motion Picture Arts and the College of Social Work will have a combined ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 W. Pensacola St. The commencement speaker will be Julie Dunn Eichenberg, an executive at Turner Content Distribution.


FSU-Teach program celebrates 10 years of success

The FSU-Teach program is celebrating 10 years of offering students an innovative way to maximize their time at Florida State University.


English professor recognized for ‘Outstanding Community Service in Literature’

An English professor at Florida State University has been honored for her support of writers and their literary contributions.


ACC Road Scholars Talk: ‘The Origins of Today’s Radical Right and the Crisis of Our Democracy’

The Office of the Provost, the Vice President for Faculty Development and Advancement, and the Faculty Senate Road Scholars Committee invite you to attend the third and final session in Florida State University’s Spring 2018 Road Scholars lecture series on Friday, April 20.


History professor receives fellowship to conduct research for upcoming book

Florida State University Assistant Professor of History Katherine Mooney has been awarded the Edith and Richard French Fellowship from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Libraryat Yale University.


FSU researchers: Urban growth leads to shorter, more intense wet seasons in Florida peninsula

New research from Florida State University scientists has found that urban areas throughout the Florida peninsula are experiencing shorter, increasingly intense wet seasons relative to underdeveloped or rural areas.