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•  AUGUST 7, 2023 •

Florida State University celebrates summer commencement with inspiring call to service

Florida State University’s newest class of graduates was reminded to live a life of passion and service to others during two summer commencement ceremonies Friday, Aug. 4, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Read more ...

Florida State University celebrates historic milestone: 400,000 alumni worldwide

FSU's summer commencement not only celebrated the academic accomplishments of the graduating class but also reflected the university's commitment to student excellence and expanding its global community with an alumni base that surpasses 400,000 living graduates worldwideRead more ....


FSU’s Opening Nights announces 2023-2024 season lineup

Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, actor Mandy Patinkin and the Vienna Boys’ Choir are among the headliners for Florida State University’s Opening Nights 2023-2024 season. Read more ...

Study ranks Florida State’s political science department a national research leader

Florida State University’s Political Science Department ranks No. 16 in faculty research productivity among all U.S. doctoral programs, according to a study published by the American Political Science AssociationRead more ...

FSU historian awarded Newberry Fellowship to study historic perspectives on capitalism

Rafe Blaufarb, professor of history and the Ben Weider Eminent Scholar in Napoleonic Studies, has earned a prestigious fellowship from the Newberry Library to research how early 19th-century European political culture was influenced by competing discourses on capitalism. Read more ...


Better training for the brain: FAMU-FSU College of Engineering dean to develop surgical simulator that sparks learning

Suvranu De, dean of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, is building a better simulator — one that uses brain stimulation to improve learning for physicians undergoing training for robotic surgeries for oral cancers. The work is funded by a four-year, $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, part of the National Institutes of Health. Read more ...

FSU researcher finds potential new tool for early identification of dementia risk

By analyzing data from nearly 13,000 subjects who participated in a long-term aging study, FSU College of Medicine researchers found that an interviewer’s rating of a cognitively healthy person’s memory successfully predicted the likelihood of developing dementia over a 15-year period. Read more ...

In the wake of aspartame news, should you kick your diet soda habit? Florida State experts weigh in

The cancer research agency of the World Health Organization recently released a report categorizing the artificial sweetener aspartame used in diet sodas and other food products as “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” But is it essential to give up your diet soda habit? Not necessarily, according to two Florida State University nutritional experts. Read more ...

Nicole Patton Terry, a  @FSUEducation  professor and director of  @TheFCRR , has been appointed to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee to help shape the future of education research. Congratulations!

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