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•  SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 •

Six FSU professors receive McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowships

Six Florida State University assistant professors from a variety of disciplines have received the Florida Education Fund’s (FEF) McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship, a program that promotes excellence in teaching and research by underrepresented minorities and women. Read more ...

SOCIAL MEDIA SNAPSHOT
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 RESEARCH

Study shows the impact of deforestation and forest burning on biodiversity in the Amazon

A new study authored by researchers from Florida State University and the University of Arizona and published in Nature is offering the first quantitative assessment of how lax deforestation policies, drought and forest fires have impacted biodiversity in the Amazon River basin. Read more...

FSU researchers receive U.S. Army grant to study military couples

Jim McNulty, psychology professor and director of the department’s social psychology program, has been awarded an $869,000 grant from the U.S. Army to investigate interventions that may help families cope with the stressors inherent to military life. Associate Professor of Psychology Andrea Meltzer will serve as a co-investigator on the study. Read more...

FSU NEWS

FSU English doctoral candidate receives NEH grant to improve visual accessibility

Aaron Rodriguez, doctoral candidate in FSU’s History of Text Technologies Program, was awarded a $99,915 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop and release a beta-level app for blind and low-vision readers to enhance their accessibility to graphic and visual narratives. Read more ...

Center for Global Engagement welcomes its newest group of international students

Florida State University’s Center for Global Engagement welcomed 568 new international students to campus this fall from 83 countries and areas — the largest number of new incoming international students to arrive to FSU. Read more ...

Meet September's Student Stars

Florida State University recognizes accomplished students as Student Stars. They are selected for achieving distinction in their academic area or by providing a significant service to the university. August's Student Stars are Rocio Diaz and Emma Davis

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