Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Data Science Master’s Degree Program, or IDS, combines FSU’s strengths in computational science, computer science, mathematics, and statistics to prepare students for careers in the dynamic field of data science, one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S.

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Researchers from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and the Florida State University Department of Statistics are teaming up in a National Science Foundation-funded study that could help people perform better in manufacturing and other industries that rely on humans.

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Florida State University welcomes nine new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society. The students were inducted into the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday.

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A Florida State University statistician has been named a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), one of the most esteemed designations in the field.


Four Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences students have earned research grants through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).

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Olivia Plunkett is a senior studying statistics in the Department of Statistics, part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. As an active member of the FSU community, Plunkett is president of the Society of Undergraduate Mathematics Students and a member of Women in Math, Science & Engineering (WIMSE), a living and learning community housed in Cawthon Hall. She has been recognized for her academic excellence on the President’s List four times, and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma and Golden Key International honor societies.


A Florida State University team has won an international competition for developing software tools that generate visual aids demonstrating the complex connections among vast amounts of biomedical research.

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Florida State University’s graduate and professional programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” Twenty graduate programs and specialties at FSU are ranked in the top 25 among public universities, according to the publication’s annual rankings released March 29.

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Students in FSU College of Arts and Sciences’ new master’s degree program learn to use Big Data to answer big questions

For the past decade, digital data has experienced exponential growth as technology has changed how information is created, captured and consumed. The amount can easily double from year to year, and Statista projects 181 zetabytes — that’s 181 billion terabytes — will be produced in 2025.

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Kristine Rosenberger is a doctoral student within the Department of Statistics, part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. She earned her bachelor’s degree in human health and mathematics from Emory University in 2016 before going on to earn a master’s degree in biostatistics at FSU in 2019.


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on the causes of and treatments for the second most common cancer among American women. About one in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer sometime in her life, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Getting a full understanding of how genes are regulated is a major goal of scientists worldwide. Now, a Florida State University professor and his research partners have developed a technique that can map out nearly all of the likely regulatory switches across a genome.

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