Posts Tagged ‘FSU’

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    New Pub Series Brings Policy Expertise To Fun Public Gatherings

    Aug 31, 16 • 55 Views • BusinessComments Off on New Pub Series Brings Policy Expertise To Fun Public Gatherings

    The Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP) is launching a new event series that puts the “public” in public policy and the “social” in social sciences. Beginning in mid-September, Policy Pub will bring...

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

    Apr 20, 16 • 199 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...

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    Professor of English Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

    Apr 7, 16 • 323 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...

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    PeaceJam Unites Youth with Nobel Peace Laureate

    Apr 6, 16 • 551 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...

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    Innovators Honored for Efforts to Commercialize Research

    Apr 6, 16 • 296 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...

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

    Apr 5, 16 • 280 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...

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    Noted Human Rights Attorney to Speak at College of Law

    Apr 4, 16 • 312 Views • Events, Higher EducationComments Off on Noted Human Rights Attorney to Speak at College of Law

    Alberto J. Mora, the former general counsel of the Navy noted for his legal arguments against harsh interrogation tactics of U.S. detainees, will discuss “Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo: The Enduring Consequences of Disregarding Legal Ethics.” Mora is a senior...

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    Florida State and TMH to Host Brain Research Symposium

    Apr 4, 16 • 394 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...

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    Researchers Work to Solve Sustainability Puzzle

    Apr 1, 16 • 286 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...

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    Former CNN Anchor Frank Sesno to Speak at FSU

    Apr 1, 16 • 357 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...