Category: Florida State University

College of Motion Picture Arts continues to rank among nation’s best film schools

[embedded content] The Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts maintained its high ranking in yet another entertainment industry publication in 2020. The Wrap News revealed last week that…

Faculty and Staff Briefs: October 2020 

HONORS AND AWARDS Rick Burnette, Ph.D., Heather Epstein-Diaz, Galiya Tabulda, Ph.D., Caitlyn Jessee, Eugene Hernandez, Zack Stoffers, Patrick Martin, Mev Verzaal, Samantha Nix, Ph.D., Joling Emerick, Andrew Brady, Matthew Earhart and James M. Hunt, Ph.D. (Office of Institutional Research) were awarded first place…

Engineering student investigates healing effects of stem cell therapies in stroke victims

[embedded content] Shannon Helsper, a biomedical engineering student in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, has received the Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of…

FSU experts available to comment on United States leaving the Paris Agreement

Jeff Chanton, Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor and John Widmer Winchester Professor of Oceanography, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science. (FSU Photography Services) Carbon emissions and climate change are…

FSU’s record first-year student retention rate places among Top 15 nationally

Innovative campus-wide efforts nearly eliminate retention disparities among undergraduates Florida State University is retaining first-year students at a record rate, according to the most recent data reported to the Florida…

Greenhouse effect of clouds instrumental in origin of tropical storms

Allison Wing, assistant professor in the FSU Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science. Better storm track prediction over the past few decades has allowed for timely preparation and evacuations but understanding how these…

FSU researchers investigate material properties for longer-lasting, more efficient solar cells

Former Florida State University postdoctoral researcher Sarah Wieghold, left, and FSU Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Lea Nienhaus. Their research is helping to understand the fundamental processes in a…

The Big Story: October 26, 2020

FSU Panama City announced a new scholarship program that will provide tuition free education for qualified Northwest Florida students with combined family and student income of $50,000 or less or are eligible for…

USAID-Florida State University partnership set to boost teacher training systems in Zambia

[embedded content] The Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University will lead a five-year, $15 million project sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve pre-service…

Jim Moran Institute completes inaugural R.I.S.E program serving military veteran business owners during COVID-19 pandemic

Graduates from the inaugural R.I.S.E. program from left to right, top to bottom: Edwin Rivera, CG1 Solutions; Kristi May, Legend Acres; Ryan Holloway, Holloway Benefit Concepts; Raylan Smith, A+ Consulting…