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Student, Alumni, and Donor News

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The department's sustainability efforts earned the highest designation from Florida State University’s Green Office Certification Program.

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English undergraduate students Hannah Justus, Alexa Kellenberger, Sabine Nemours, Ashley Rosado, and Zoe Zirlin all won 2019 IDEA Grants.

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The junior English major says her research revealed that Latinas in the technology field tend to support each other when it comes to advancing in the technology industry.

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The second-year English major helped to track an archive called "Dante Today," which compiles outside contemporary references to Dante within the archive.

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Zoe Zirlin, who is earning a minor in English, encourages all students to reach out to professors at FSU with their research ideas: "It really is a ‘you get out what you put in’ situation here."

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The sophomore English major's research is a literature review focusing on autism intervention through virtual reality. This study allows Justus to do research that engages her interest in both psychology and literature.

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The senior English major in the Literature, Media and Culture Program worked closely with English Professor Maxine Montgomery on her IDEA Grant project in addition to research on African-American literature.

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The Florida State University scholar society inducted seven new members.

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Young, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, presented his paper titled “The Rhetorical Legacies of Chinese Exclusion: Appeals, Protests, and Becoming Chinese American.” Young also spoke about his past and future research interests.

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New RWC coordinator Jude Marr brings a varied academic background and familiarity with many types of writing to help students become better writers in general, not just with academics.