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FSU researcher: Pearl Harbor anniversary a day for reflection, remembrance

As the nation prepares to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Florida State University Associate Professor of History and Director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience Kurt Piehler is urging meaningful reflection on the tragic event that hastened the United States’ entry into the Second World War.


Esteemed FSU physics professor elected fellow of American Physical Society

A Florida State University professor has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society, the nation’s most prestigious organization of physicists.


FSU researchers: Deer antlers played large role in Cherokee society

In a new paper in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Associate Professor of Anthropology Tanya Peres and colleague Heidi Altman from Georgia Southern University dive into the deep archaeological record of deer antlers in Cherokee life.


Researchers first to unlock key molecular mystery of premature aging syndromes

New research from Florida State University is beginning to piece together the stubborn puzzle posed by a family of rare and debilitating premature aging disorders.


Six FSU researchers named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Six Florida State University faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of their efforts to advance science or its applications.


FSU’s Gil Damon charts unconventional course to Rhodes Scholar finalist

Florida State University senior Gil Damon called it an honor to participate today as a finalist in an interview for a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to the University of Oxford in England.


Professor named fellow of American Statistical Association

A Florida State University researcher who works to improve the visual-recognition capabilities of computers has received one of the top honors in his field.


FSU research team nets $8M grant to focus on students with learning disabilities

A Florida State University-based research team studying the best ways to help students with learning disabilities has received an $8 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.


FSU history professor on the truth behind story of Thanksgiving

When millions of Americans sit down for Thanksgiving dinner this month, they will retell the story of peaceable Pilgrims gathering with their Native American neighbors to enjoy the bounty of a fruitful harvest.


Classics Professor Nancy de Grummond honored for research into ancient Etruscans

Florida State University classics Professor Nancy de Grummond, one of the world’s leading authorities on the ancient Etruscan civilization, was recently recognized for her decades of archaeological work and research during a ceremony held at the Palazzo Vecchio, the majestic town hall of Florence, Italy.


Rival sperm and choosy eggs: FSU researcher finds that when sperm compete, eggs have a choice

The delicately mannered dance between discerning eggs and vying sperm is more complicated than scientists once believed, and it may hold secrets about the evolution of new species.


FSU research documents link between nightmares and self-harm

New research from Florida State University finds a link between nightmares and self-injurious behavior, such as cutting or burning oneself.