Research

NFES Team Awarded Collaborative Collision Funds for COVID-19 Project

Recently a research team in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences was awarded seed funding from the FSU Office of Research through the Collaborative Collision: COVID-19 Pandemic call for proposals. Their project is entitled “Understanding genetic, pharmaceutical and environmental factors increasing risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection,” and involves a collaborative effort between four investigators. […]

NFES Doctoral Student Presenting at ASN Vitamins & Minerals Forum

Cassandra “Sandi” Olson, a first-year doctoral student in Dr. Hennigar’s lab, was selected to present her abstract as a flash talk during the Vitamins and Minerals Research Interest Section (RIS) Forum at NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE. Sandi’s abstract is titled “The effects of short-term zinc feeding on zinc absorption and zinc transporter expression in the […]

Ahmed Ismaeel is this years ISL Award Winner!

One of our NFES Doctoral Students has been awarded the Institute for Successful Longevity’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship. Click here for a link to the ISL article. Congratulations Ahmed on your award! Ahmed’s describes his current focus as investigating the mechanisms by which pathological changes in the blood vessels of peripheral artery disease (PAD) […]

NFES Master’s in Four Finalist!

James Ippolito has been selected as a finalist for the Graduate School’s Master’s in Four thesis competition. James will be competing against a group of his peers on February 25th for monetary prizes. Participating students will have four minutes and four slides to present their research to the judges. James is a master’s thesis student […]

FSU research: Helicopter parenting hinders children’s self-control skills

Helicopter parenting is a style of parenting in which parents excessively monitor their children and often remove obstacles from their paths, instead of helping them develop the skills to handle the inevitable difficulties of life. In their work, published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies, researchers looked at why helicopter parenting may harm young […]

Health Professions Learning Community: Senior Spotlight

“The Health Professions Learning Community provided a strong foundation that allowed me to excel in all my endeavors throughout my undergraduate career.” Roei Golan was accepted into the Health Professions Learning Community (HPLC) at Reynolds Hall in 2014 and has excelled as a student at Florida State University ever since. As an alumnus of HPLC, […]

UC Berkeley features FCS research

The following is an article published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and written by Jill Suttie. You can find the article here. Could Mindfulness Help You Control Your Anger? New studies suggest that mindfulness may help us keep our cool during relationship conflicts. I still remember the time I hit one of […]

A Secret Affair: Who Cheats and Why?

The following is from an article in Psychology Today featuring the research of Dr. Frank Fincham and Dr. Ross May. You can read the entire article here. (…) Research on the predictors of infidelity has linked the behavior to an array of personality, situational, and demographic variables. While some of those, such as low religiosity […]

FSU researchers find plus-size fashion models help improve women’s psychological health

A new study by Florida State University researchers reveals women are more likely to pay attention to and remember average and plus-size models in the media compared to thin models. Women also experience enhanced psychological health after viewing plus-size models, according to the study published this week in the journal Communication Monographs. Russell Clayton, assistant […]