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Four of Ten Fulbrights Go to COSSPP Students

June 11, 2019

by Amy Farnum-Patronis, University Communications, and COSSPP communications staff

Four recent graduates with majors in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy are among the ten outstanding Florida State University graduate students and recent alumni who will spend the 2019-2020 academic year teaching English or conducting research projects abroad as a part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Geography Prof Wins Canadian Book Award

June 10, 2019

Assistant Professor of Geography Tyler McCreary has won the British Columbia Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing for his book "Shared Histories: Witsuwit’en-Settler Relations in Smithers, British Columbia, 1913-1973."

Good News, Bad News in Collins Institute Update on Florida Pensions

June 4, 2019

The most recent report by the Leroy Collins Institute on the financial condition of municipal pension plans in Florida contains both good news and bad news.

The good news is that the number of pension systems receiving an A grade increased significantly, from just 21 pension plans in 2011 to 73 plans in 2017. And, the number of plans receiving an F grade fell substantially during that same time period from 60 in 2011 down to just 4 in 2017.

Structural Sexism: New Perspective on Gender and Health Equity

May 29, 2019

by Kara Irby, FSU Communications

UPDATE TO THIS STORY: Patricia Homan's research in the story below has won the 2019 Roberta G. Simmons Outstanding Dissertation in Medical Sociology from the American Sociological Association section on Medical Sociology, the organization announced June 9.

Dean Chapin Recognized by Division of Student Affairs

May 23, 2019

At a special ceremony at the Union Ballrooms on May 22, 2019, the FSU Division of Student Affairs (DSA) presented Dean Tim Chapin with its annual Partner with a Purpose Award.

World Affairs Program Ranked #8 in World for Model UN

May 22, 2019

The college's World Affairs Program (WAP) capped one of its most successful years ever in achieving the number 8 spot in world rankings by Best Delegate, an organization dedicated to promoting and supporting student Model UN teams in competitions and conferences in a broad range of regions.

James Gwartney Marks 50+ Years in the Classroom

May 22, 2019

by Tom Flanagan, WFSU

This article originally appeared on the web site. Listen to the story by Tom Flanagan at this link.

Stavros Center Takes Students to Economics Seminar

May 21, 2019

The Stavros Center for Economic Education, a unit of the college, lived up to its name by taking nine FSU students and two others from Lindenwood University in Missouri to a colloquium in Vermont to study the writings of influential economist Milton Friedman.

Online Public Administration Program Approved for Fall Enrollment

The Askew School of Public Administration and Policy has received university approval to offer an online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program beginning with the fall 2019 semester.