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Several FCS faculty publish new textbook on current family stress & challenges

Today’s modern family has evolved throughout the years as more are faced with mounting adversity. Coping and overcoming hardships has created new kinds of challenges, raising questions for researchers. “…like conflict, stress seems to be an inevitable consequence of the human experience and family stressors are no different. All stress is not bad or damaging. […]

uBiome awards grant to study dietary intervention on bone health in men

The original press release can be viewed here. Through its Microbiome Grant Initiative, uBiome, the leader in microbial genomics, has awarded microbiome research support in study design, planning, sample collection, and analysis to researchers at Florida State University led by Ms. Elizabeth Foley, PhD Candidate, to study microbial community structure and bone health in older men […]

What you learn from mom and dad plays role in friendship development

The way parents respond to their children’s wants and needs can play a critical role in the way they learn to form strong friendships, according to a new Florida State University study. Bethany Blair, an assistant professor of family and child sciences at FSU, found that parents who responded to their children in a warm […]

“Being Twelve”, FCS professor gives professional perspective

WVFS Tallahassee recently interviewed associate professor Dr. Heidi Gazelle to provide insights on the experience of being a twelve-year-old. You can listen to the interview here. WVFS Tallahassee is an Affiliated Project of the Florida State University Student Government Association and the College of Communication and Information, and operates as a non-commercial, educational, public radio station.

Congrats to 9 inductees to FSU’s Garnet and Gold Scholar Society

View the original article at news.fsu.edu Florida State University welcomed 59 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, […]

6 CHS students win national title on FSU women’s soccer team

On Sunday, FSU’s Women’s soccer team clinched the NCAA College Cup in a spectacular 1-0 win over North Carolina. It’s FSU soccer’s second national title. Earlier in the season the Seminoles beat No. 12 Virginia and No. 3 North Carolina on the way to an ACC tournament title, and then No. 20 South Florida, No. […]