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•  SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 •

FSU drone team assists in Hurricane Ida rescue and recovery effort

The Florida State University Center for Disaster Risk Policy’s drone team was taken by a Blackhawk helicopter into Grande Isle, Louisiana, last month to lend its expertise in the wake of Hurricane Ida. 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!

FSU launches Journal of Postsecondary Student Success

As part of the university’s ongoing commitment to student success, Florida State has launched the Journal of Postsecondary Student Success (JPSS), a quarterly, open-access, interdisciplinary journal that publishes peer-reviewed research, editorials and practitioner reports related to student success in higher education. Read more ...

Triumph Gulf Coast Board approves $11.5M grant for FSU PC’s ASCENT project

The Board of Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., approved an $11.5 million grant to provide partial funding to Florida State University Panama City’s Advancing Science and Career Education in New Technologies (ASCENT) project, which aims to meet Northwest Florida’s growing workforce needs through education and training opportunities, with a focus on cybersecurity. Read more ...


FSU researcher investigates how sleeping in a low oxygen environment affects body weight and health

Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Claire Berryman will receive $2.25 million from the NIH over five years to examine whether a healthy, calorie restricted diet combined with sleeping in an environment that mimics oxygen levels of higher elevations can be used as an intervention to help individuals with obesity lose weight and improve health. Read more...

FSU joins NSF-funded research hub to enhance resilience in underrepresented coastal communities

Jayur Madhusudan Mehta, an assistant professor with the FSU Department of Anthropology, will serve as a co-principal investigator for the Focused Coastline and People Research Hub at Texas A&M, which will bring together communities, stakeholders and researchers as part of a five-year, nearly $4.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Read more...

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