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•  APRIL 5, 2021 •

FSU shines in latest U.S. News graduate school rankings

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 2022 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” More than 30 graduate programs at FSU are ranked in the top 25 according to the publication’s annual rankings, released March 30. Read more ...


Florida teen saves baby's life after learning CPR in high school: 'It was extremely intense'

Crestview High School student Savion Harris is being praised as a hero after he jumped into action to save the life of a 6-month-old baby. Harris received his CPR certification as part of Crestview High School's Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program, which currently has a partnership between its medical classes and Florida State University's SSTRIDE (Science Students Together Reaching Instructional Diversity & Excellence) program. Read more ...

FSU brings together local law enforcement and criminology researchers at new real-time crime center

Florida State University will soon become the home of a new Real-Time Crime Center that will act as a hub for collaboration between the FSU Police Department, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office and the Tallahassee Police Department, as well as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Capitol Police. The RTCC will also have an in-house learning lab that will allow researchers and students from FSU’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice to provide immediate analysis of crime trends. Read more ...

Faculty honored for publications digitally during FSU Authors Day

Every year, Florida State University Libraries and the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement host FSU Authors Day to celebrate published accomplishments by FSU faculty and staff. This year, due to the pandemic, authors were honored digitally in lieu of an annual reception. A full list of FSU authors’ works is available at fsulib.com. Read more ...


Roach-like bug lights way to understanding how muscles work

Professor of Biological Science Ken Taylor and physics doctoral student Hamidreza Rahmani were part of a research team that assembled the first atomic-level resolution image of part of a molecule that produces force in muscle contraction. The process involved taking 7,000 photos of the molecule at work in a curious creature called a Thai giant water bug, or Lethocerus indicus. Read more ...

International study discovers ancient meteoritic impact over Antarctica 430,000 years ago

Munir Humayun, a professor in FSU’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science and a researcher at the FSU-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, and postdoctoral researcher Shuying Yang were part of an international research team that has found new evidence of a low-altitude meteoritic touchdown event reaching the Antarctic ice sheet 430,000 years ago. Read more ...


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