Posts Tagged ‘florida state university’

  • Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida State University Board of Trustees

    Apr 20, 16 • 715 Views • EducationComments Off on Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to Florida State University Board of Trustees

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and two reappointments to the Florida State University Board of Trustees. Maximo Alvarez, 67, of Doral, is the founder and president of Sunshine Gasoline Distributors Inc. He currently...

  • Professor of English Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

    Apr 7, 16 • 859 Views • Awards & Recognition, Higher EducationComments Off on Professor of English Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

    Florida State University English Professor James “Jimmy” Kimbrell has received a highly competitive Guggenheim Fellowship for 2016 from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Kimbrell, who specializes in poetry, will use the fellowship to work on...

  • PeaceJam Unites Youth with Nobel Peace Laureate

    Apr 6, 16 • 1090 Views • Events, Higher EducationComments Off on PeaceJam Unites Youth with Nobel Peace Laureate

    Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum will address 400 high school students from across the Southeast during PeaceJam Southeast’s annual conference Saturday, April 9, and Sunday, April 10, in the Oglesby Union Ballrooms at Florida State...

  • Innovators Honored for Efforts to Commercialize Research

    Apr 6, 16 • 778 Views • Higher Education, ResearchComments Off on Innovators Honored for Efforts to Commercialize Research

    Foam that could make protective equipment safer and more comfortable, test kits that can detect the presence of pork in cooked food and magnets that can be built without rare earth materials were just some of the inventions honored last night during Florida...

  • Center for Advanced Power Systems Becomes First Navy-Accredited University Test Site

    Apr 5, 16 • 806 Views • Higher Education, ResearchComments Off on Center for Advanced Power Systems Becomes First Navy-Accredited University Test Site

    Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS) has become the first university test site accredited by the U.S. Navy to perform high-powered simulations as the center develops next-generation shipboard power technology. “This is a...

  • Florida State and TMH to Host Brain Research Symposium

    Apr 4, 16 • 871 Views • Events, Higher Education, Medical, ResearchComments Off on Florida State and TMH to Host Brain Research Symposium

    On Friday, Florida State University and the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Foundation will present the FSU-TMH Symposium on the Developing Mind. The symposium will feature distinguished researchers focusing on how the brain develops and how developmental...

  • Researchers Work to Solve Sustainability Puzzle

    Apr 1, 16 • 760 Views • Higher Education, ResearchComments Off on Researchers Work to Solve Sustainability Puzzle

    FSU Celebrates Earth Month with Look at Sustainability Research When most people think of Earth Month they think of recycling bottles and choosing paper over plastic. But these activities are just a small piece of the puzzle of humanity’s long-term...

  • Former CNN Anchor Frank Sesno to Speak at FSU

    Apr 1, 16 • 695 Views • Events, Higher EducationComments Off on Former CNN Anchor Frank Sesno to Speak at FSU

    Award-winning American journalist Frank Sesno, former White House correspondent and anchor for CNN, will present a lecture, “Politics and the Press in an Angry Digital Age.” It is part of the Laird B. Anderson and Florence Ashby Lectureship on Public...

  • FSU to Host Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum

    Mar 31, 16 • 586 Views • Events, Higher EducationComments Off on FSU to Host Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum

    Activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Rigoberta Menchú Tum will give a public talk at 6 p.m. Friday, April 8, at Florida State University as a part of the PeaceJam Southeast Public Talk and Conference, a program coordinated by the FSU Center for...

  • Biophysics Researcher Wins $2.5 Million NIH Award

    Mar 30, 16 • 527 Views • Awards & Recognition, Higher Education, ResearchComments Off on Biophysics Researcher Wins $2.5 Million NIH Award

    A Florida State University researcher is among the first batch of scientists to be awarded a new type of National Institutes of Health grant that will provide full support for their research programs over the next five years. Professor of Physics Huan-Xiang...