July

Eric S. Algoe named associate vice president for administration

In his new position, the Ohio Wesleyan University administrator will assist with the development and implementation of programs that have a university-wide impact.

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship awards College of Medicine grad $5,000 grant

Recent Florida State graduate Dr. Francoise Marvel has developed mobile medical-technology products: the Madruga Marvel Medical Black Book application, book and e-book.

FSU physicists among CERN researchers who discovered new particle

When physicists working on experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) announced on July 4 that they observed a new particle that may contain properties of the elusive Higgs boson, several Florida State University researchers had a special reason to celebrate.

Arts and athletics: Winning combination for new College of Social Work camp

The Florida State University College of Social Work has concluded its first two-week summer camp for middle-school children that served as the pilot project for CSW Arts & Athletics, a new program focusing on positive youth development.

2012 Florida Book Awards competition now open; deadline for submission of entries is Dec. 1, 2012

Copies of all award-winning books will be put on permanent public displays, one in the Governor’s Mansion Library and another in Florida State’s Strozier Library.

Find out what all the fuss is about at free public presentation, 'The Higgs Boson: Search and Discovery'

Harrison Prosper, Florida State’s Kirby Kemper Professor of Physics, will summarize science’s current understanding of particle physics, explain why the Higgs boson is important, and reveal how scientists looked for it and what was discovered.

Local law enforcement officers raise $9,000 for fund started by FSU football coach Jimbo Fisher and wife

The Fishers began Kidz1stFund in 2011 to raise awareness and funds for Fanconi anemia research.

FSU names new director of 'Seven Days of Opening Nights' performing arts festival

Christopher J. Heacox, who has served since 2009 as executive director of the 120-year-old Friday Musicale festival in Jacksonville, Fla., will assume the position Aug. 1.

Biologist's research into Namibian 'fairy circles' published in prestigious journal

Strangely grassless circular patches in southern Africa have a lifespan, according to a Florida State University biologist.

An even dozen: Eleven former Seminoles and one current student all will compete for Olympic gold

Few if any collegiate programs in the country can match Florida State's representation in London.