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January 2010

Seven Days of Opening Nights tickets still available

Tickets are still available for many events during the 12th season of Florida State University's Seven Days of Opening Nights, February 12-22, showcasing FSU's commitment to the arts through performances in music, theatre, dance, visual art, film and literature.

Florida State Real Estate professors honored

One of the real estate industry's most respected academic journals has shined a spotlight on a pair of Florida State University faculty members for their scholarly contributions to the publication.

Reading researcher honored with early career award

Stephanie Al Otaiba, an associate professor in the Florida State University School of Teacher Education and researcher with the university's Florida Center for Reading Research, is the 2010 recipient of the Distinguished Early Career Research Award from the Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research.

Florida State researchers eyeing new way to measure elusive zinc

A team of Florida State University researchers will use a five-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a way to measure levels of the trace metal zinc in the human body.

Do we have free will? Florida State philosopher awarded $4.4M grant to find out

Since the beginning of time, philosophers, scientists and theologians have sought to find out whether human beings have free will or whether other forces are at work to control our actions, decisions and choices.

Three researchers receive $125,000 in university 'GAP' awards

For the past five years, the Florida State University Research Foundation has funded a highly competitive grant program designed to support Florida State researchers as they seek to transfer their technology out of the laboratory and into the marketplace.

New study reveals red grouper to be 'Frank Lloyd Wrights of the sea'

To the casual observer in the Gulf of Mexico, the seemingly sluggish red grouper is more of a couch potato than a busy beaver. But a new study led by researchers at The Florida State University reveals the fish to be both architect and ecosystem engineer.

Florida State dedicates new Turnbull Conference Center

Florida State University officials have dedicated the new Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center, a 47,000-square-foot facility that is open to both the university community and the general public for academic events, government meetings and corporate seminars.

Florida State to host second symposium on offshore drilling

The Institute for Energy Systems, Economics and Sustainability (IESES) at The Florida State University is bringing together experts from around the nation to share their informed views on a variety of issues related to coastal drilling.

Florida State hosting international conference on art, social justice

An international gathering of artists, designers, teachers and social justice advocates from at least 14 states and 12 countries are conversing on The Florida State University for the 4th Annual Art and Design for Social Justice Symposium.

Florida State physicist looks for life in the 'multiverse'

Is there anybody out there? In Alejandro Jenkins' case, the question refers not to whether life exists elsewhere in the universe, but whether it exists in other universes outside of our own.

Florida State dean to head National Association of Schools of Music

Florida State University College of Music Dean Don Gibson has been elected president of the National Association of Schools of Music, the nation's oldest and largest accrediting agency for the arts.

Florida State to offer new degrees in computational science, environmental science

A changing world calls for new areas of study, and The Florida State University now has two new unique degree programs for undergraduates, including a degree in computational science that is the first of its kind in Florida and one of only two such programs in the nation.

Magnet lab reclaims world record for highest-field resistive magnet

Physicists who do research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at The Florida State University got a brand new, high-tech toy for the holidays — a world-record magnet.

NEH fellowship awarded to Professor of English Anne Coldiron

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a prestigious, yearlong research fellowship to Anne E.B. Coldiron, an associate professor in the Department of English at The Florida State University.