Researcher finds media impacts public expression

November 9, 2017 By Kara Irby, FSU Communications Most people probably think the media drives public conversation — that when people read things in newspapers or online, it helps set the agenda for what they are talking about with their peers. Now, a team of researchers including a Florida State University professor have the numbers […]

College Launches “Wicked Problems, Wicked Solutions” Blog

October 23, 2017 The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy today launched a new blog, “Wicked Problems, Wicked Solutions,” a forum for faculty and students of the college to talk about their research and teaching on the many challenges faced by contemporary society. The blog is a space to investigate and dissect a range […]

Study Finds Florida Needs More Pet-Friendly Shelters

October 23, 2017 by Kara Irby, University Communications Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters, especially for older adults who represent 50 to 75 percent of deaths following disasters like hurricanes, according to a recent study from Florida State University. A multidisciplinary team of FSU researchers examined the most densely populated area of Florida, Miami-Dade County. The […]

College Partners with Med School in New Interdisciplinary Program

Florida State University officially launched an innovative new pathway into health care careers by honoring the program’s first students at an October 14, 2016, celebration at the College of Medicine. The Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences B.S. Degree Program — the first of its kind in the nation — provides students interested in health care with numerous […]

Research Team Receives Grant to Study Urban Infrastructure Systems

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers, including faculty and graduate students from the Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, has been awarded a $2.5 million grant for the project “Urban Infrastructure Systems Framework to Advance Access and Wellbeing in Communities.” The project falls under the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Smart & Connected […]

Program Gives Students Real-World Experience

October 9, 2017 by Alison Leavitt, Deputy News Editor, FSView This year the DeVoe L. Moore Center (DMC) within the college started the Immersive Management Program, allowing students to gain applied experience in executive roles at nonprofits started by FSU alumni. DMC Director Sam Staley started his first nonprofit in 1999. Staley and his colleagues […]

Pepper Institute Celebrates 40th Anniversary

October 6, 2017 The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, a unit of the Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2017, marking decades of vital research and policy work on aging issues The institute marks the occasion with a special invitation-only event on October 12. […]

FSU Features Dean in Profiles in Leadership

September 28, 2017 [The following article from FSU Communications is featured on the university’s main web site. We’re proud of Dean Tim Chapin and support his vision for the future of the college.] by Kara Irby, FSU Communications When Tim Chapin arrived at Florida State University in 1999, he didn’t know what the future would […]

Collins Institute Analyzes Segregation in Florida Schools

September 28, 2017 The LeRoy Collins Institute (LCI) today issued its latest report, Patterns of Resegregation in Florida’s Schools, which analyzes the enrollment changes and segregation trends in Florida public schools and charter schools. The report was issued at a Separate is Not Equal Conference hosted by LCI and Real Talk Coalition, which assessed the […]

Askew Professor Named to National Academy

September 28, 2017 James Bowman, professor in the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, an independent, non-profit, and non-partisan organization established in 1967 to assist government leaders in building more effective, efficient, accountable, and transparent organizations. Chartered by Congress to provide […]