May

JP Morgan Chase donation to help keep new math and science teachers in the classroom

A Florida State University program that is helping to address the state and nation’s critical shortage of math and science teachers has received an important boost from one of the nation’s top supporters of education.

Scholar, author and filmmaker Joel Bakan to speak at international media conference

Renowned author, filmmaker and legal scholar Joel Bakan will be the keynote speaker May 11 at the 2012 Union for Democratic Communications international conference hosted by Florida State University’s School of Communication.

Anthropologist finds explanation for hominin brain evolution in famous fossil

One of the world’s most important fossils has a story to tell about the brain evolution of modern humans and their ancestors, according to Florida State University evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk.

Seminole Veteran Benefits Expo to raise awareness of student-veterans' needs

The event will bring together a broad gathering of Florida State faculty, staff, students and student-veterans, as well as providers of resources for veterans.

Two researchers receive prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER awards

Two rising stars on the Florida State University faculty are recipients of highly competitive National Science Foundation research grants totaling nearly $1.6 million.

National Science Foundation awards Graduate Research Fellowships to three students

Three Florida State University students have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation for 2012. 

Engineering students win robotic competition

A team of College of Engineering students recently won the Student Hardware Competition at the 2012 IEEE SoutheastCon.

Middle-age spread: Study shows range of perceptions about when midlife begins

Florida State University researcher Anne Barrett examines how people view the start and end of middle age.

Garnet and Gold Scholar Society inducts 80 new members

Florida State University President Eric J. Barron has welcomed 80 new students into the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society, recognizing them for excellence both in and outside of the classroom

Five members of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society receive national scholarships

This year, the Florida State University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society has received the most scholarships ever awarded to a university by the freshman honor society’s national office, including its top award.