Board of Governors appoints alumnus Justin Roth to FSU Board of Trustees

The Florida Board of Governors confirmed the appointment of Justin Roth to Florida State University’s Board of Trustees November 9. Roth, a Miami native, is a partner at LINK Public Affairs, where he leads the Washington, D.C. office and provides strategic advice and counsel to clients on public affairs matters.

COSSPP Alum and Co-founder of ‘Teach For Uganda’ to speak about educational reform

James Kassaga Arinaitwe, a Florida State University alumnus and CEO and co-founder of Teach For Uganda, will speak Thursday, Nov. 17, on the important role young leaders play in cultural reform and how to leverage leadership skills to create meaningful change.

COSSPP professors awarded grant to study climate change and health equity

Two professors in Florida State University’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning received a collaborative grant for over a half-million dollars from the Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions team at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to pursue research on community climate change and health equity.

Research Spotlight: Online Communication Isn’t Always Uncivil

Dr. Deana Rohlinger is a Professor of Sociology, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Community Engagement, and Research Director of the Institute of Politics at Florida State University. Dr. Rohlinger discusses her recently published article, “From ‘Please sir, stay out of it’ to ‘You are an abomination’: (in)civility and emotional expression in emails sent to politicians.”