January 2019 edition of FSU Headlines

Watch the January 2019 edition of FSU Headlines as we take a look back at the year 2018 at Florida State University! We’re taking a look back at the most memorable moments including a visit from the President of Botswana, FSU alumni who mentioned the Learning Systems Institute in his address, and much more. Including two national championships for FSU women’s athletic teams, a new civil rights institute is launched by FSU alumni, and FSU Panama City responds to Hurricane Michael.

https://news.fsu.edu/multimedia/fsu-headlines/2019/01/14/fsu-headlines-january-2019/

Roundtable discussion with Nigerian visiting scholars at FSU

Challenges and opportunities for universities in conflict contexts: a discussion with Bayero University faculty from Northern Nigeria.

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM -11:30 AM
Location: Center for Global Engagement – Room 2300
110 S. Woodward Avenue
Tallahassee FL, 32306

The speakers will lead a discussion on the role of universities in promoting peace and providing opportunities for development in settings that have been impacted by conflict. They will also discuss the partnerships that FSU is undertaking in the region to support educational systems and research infrastructure.

Speakers:
Dr. Muhammad Bello, Vice Chancellor, Bayero University-Kano

Dr. Ismaila Tsiga, Coordinator, Nigerian Center for Reading Research and Development and Professor, Bayero University-Kano

Dr. Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, Professor and Director of the Learning Systems Institute at Florida State University

This event is sponsored by the Learning Systems Institute at Florida State University
www.lsi.fsu.edu

 

Florida State University welcomes two fellows from Nigeria for the Spring 2019

The Learning Systems Institute at Florida State University—represented by Drs. Stephanie Simmons Zuilkowski and Adrienne Barnes, welcomes Dr. Aisha Umar Tsiga and Dr. Amina Adamu both faculty from the Nigerian Center for Reading Research and Development at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria. The university fellows will be at the FSU campus in Tallahassee till June 2019 as part of a USAID-sponsored partnership between Bayero University and Florida State University. LSI.FSU.EDU