Florida State University retained its place in the Top 20 among national public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, while improving in several key measures considered in the publication’s methodology.
A Florida State University faculty member has been awarded two prestigious fellowships from the Florida Education Fund and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to conduct research for the upcoming book, “Carlota’s Heirs: Masculinity and Military Service in Revolutionary Cuba.”
The Florida State University Department of Physics will host the 2020 Dirac Lectures virtually from Monday, Oct. 19, through Friday, Oct. 23, including a special public lecture by Rainer Weiss, a 2017 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on gravitational waves.
Florida State University will hold a virtual commencement ceremony for its fall graduates Friday, Dec. 11. President John Thrasher will preside over the ceremony, which will be streamed on the university’s website, Facebook and YouTube channels. The ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three individuals for their seminal work on black holes. Florida State University Professors of Physics Bill Green and Peter Hoeflich shared their explanation of the prize.
Mustakimur R. Khandaker earned his doctorate from the Department of Computer Science, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, and graduated in July. Khandaker published research at prestigious conferences including ASPLOS 2020, USENIX Security 2019, and Euro S&P 2019, and has accepted the position of tenure-track assistant professor of computer science at the University of Georgia.
A team of researchers, led by a Florida State University biologist, has received a $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant to better understand how rapid and extreme warming events impact the reproduction of sea urchins.