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Three Florida State University faculty members have been recognized by the National Science Foundation with the prestigious CAREER Award, a grant given to promising up-and-coming researchers who are expected to become leaders in their fields.

Each year, many shark species migrate hundreds of miles, traversing ocean waters to return to the same spot year after year. Now, Florida State University researchers have found that sharks likely use the Earth’s magnetic fields to help guide them on these long-distance journeys.

Two students from Florida State University’s Department of Classics are traveling to Italy this summer after receiving the Rodney Reeves Ph.D. Scholarship Award in Classics. Scholarship recipients Jamie Fontana and Nina Perdomo are rising seniors in the College of Arts and Sciences, both majoring in classical archaeology.

The director of the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has been named a member of the National Academy of Sciences, an esteemed designation that recognizes his distinguished career in physics. Greg Boebinger joins eight current and retired Florida State University faculty as members of a national academy, including current MagLab Chief Scientist Laura Greene.

Alyssa Atwood is an assistant professor in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Atwood has taught courses in oceanography and meteorology since joining FSU in 2019.

Florida State University is one of the nation’s top colleges for students seeking an excellent education with great career preparation and at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review®. The education services company named FSU the No. 11 Best Value College for 2021 among public colleges and universities.

All eyes are on Louisville, Kentucky, this weekend for the annual Run for the Roses. The 147th Kentucky Derby will take place Saturday, May 1, at the famed Churchill Downs with 20 horses competing for the first leg of the Triple Crown.

Understanding where marine litter goes once it’s in the ocean is a big part of understanding the issue and helping individual countries and the international community to develop plans to deal with the problem.

FSU new Interdisciplinary Data Science Master’s Degree Program, or IDS, leverages FSU’s strengths in computer science, mathematics, scientific computing, and statistics to prepare students for contemporary careers in data science, one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S.

Suzanne Raybuck is a Florida State University senior pursuing dual bachelor’s degrees in Editing, Writing and Media, through the Department of English, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, and information technology, through the College of Information and Communication.

A Florida State University researcher has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study sleep-related brain function in Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive disorder that affects memory and behavior in millions of Americans.

Florida State faculty are among the world leaders in the study of hurricanes. From forecasting to insurance to ecological aftermath, FSU experts are available to discuss the many ways these storms impact people, property and the environment. These faculty members are available to answer media questions and provide perspective for news stories throughout the 2021 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.