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Students Study Abroad on Gilman Scholarships

October 2, 2018

Four undergraduates with majors in the college are among the 21 FSU students who have spent recent months studying in 12 different countries around the globe thanks to prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State.

Research: Issues Matter More Than Ideology to Voters

September 19, 2018

By Kara Irby, FSU Communications

America’s seemingly polarized elected officials might be the best representation of their constituents, according to a new study out of Florida State University.

Researchers found politicians’ stances on issues such as immigration and abortion matter more to voters than their overarching ideologies.

Askew School Faculty Receive Fellowships

Two faculty members of the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy have received fellowships from the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) to mark the organization’s 40th Annual Fall Research Conference.

Assistant Professors Daniel Fay and Tian Tang are among the 40 outstanding early career research professionals to receive the fellowships to fund travel, lodging and registration at the fall conference.

Hilton Center Director to Discuss Universities and Economic Growth

Shawn Kantor, director of the Hilton Center and professor of economics, will be a featured panelist at an upcoming discussion of “Place-Based Policies for Shared Economic Growth,” a forum hosted by The Hamilton Project, an economic policy initiative launched in 2006 by the Brookings Institution.

EMHS UAS Team Assists in Locating Missing FSU Student

September 10, 2018

On September 9, 2018, the FSU Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) team was called out to support the university police department (FSUPD) in the search for Justin Shields, an FSU student reported missing September 7.

Hilton Center Hosts Theory Seminar

September 6, 2018

The L. Charles Hilton Center, an institute within the college, hosted a day-long seminar, August 25, 2018, for graduate students.

Planning Faculty Releases Report on Autonomous Vehicles

September 6, 2018

Autonomous vehicles (AVs), i.e., self-driving cars, are coming soon to a roadway near you. Is your community ready for them?

International Development Exec Named 2018 Distinguished Alum

August 30, 2018

The college is proud to announce that Eric Reading (B.S. '92, M.S. '93) has been named our Distinguished Alumnus for 2018.

If we had to pick just one example of the college’s catchphrase – “Engaging Today’s World, Producing Tomorrow’s Leaders” – Reading would be at the top of the list.

College Welcomes New Faculty for 2018-2019

August 28, 2018

The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP) is excited to announce a slate of new faculty in almost every program for the 2018-2019 academic year.

"It is exciting to see this deep investment in the college, as our programs are invigorated by these new scholars with expertise in their fields, important research agendas, and teaching excellence," said COSSPP Dean Tim Chapin. "We're thrilled to welcome these new faculty members and I look forward to seeing them advance the college’s research, teaching, and service missions."

Policy Pub Fall 2018: Aging, Consolidating, Voting in the Spotlight

August 21, 2018

Policy Pub, the popular free public forum series presented by the Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, returns for three new sessions in fall 2018. Faculty from the college will present brief talks on aging in place, government consolidation, and the November midterm elections, followed by questions and discussion from the public.

“Local Organizations Supporting Aging in Place: What Can We Learn?”
Presented by Rebecca Miles