Student, Alumni, and Donor News
The department's sustainability efforts earned the highest designation from Florida State University’s Green Office Certification Program.
English undergraduate students Hannah Justus, Alexa Kellenberger, Sabine Nemours, Ashley Rosado, and Zoe Zirlin all won 2019 IDEA Grants.
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.
The second-year English major helped to track an archive called "Dante Today," which compiles outside contemporary references to Dante within the archive.
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."
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.
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.
The Florida State University scholar society inducted seven new members.
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.
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.