News at FSUCML

Lecture by Dr. Bob Steneck on "The Eastern Caribbean: a laboratory for studying the resilience and management of coral reefs"

Dr. Bob Steneck (Univ. of Maine) has studied Eastern Caribbean coral reefs and how local management of natural areas has had a strong positive effect on them, facilitating their recovery and improving their resilience.

A Tribute to Robert Treat Paine (1933-2016)

A graduate student from the University of Michigan arrived at the Florida State University Oceanographic Institute in 1958 (thanks to a travel grant from the Lerner Research Fellowship) with few funds, no boat, and no place to live. The director of the lab, Dr. Harold Humm, welcomed him to free lodging and a free boat to do what he was clearly prepared to do – study the ecology, range, and habitat of brachiopods and delve into the complex food web and predator-prey interactions of a diverse array of carnivorous snails. So started Bob Paine’s association with FSU.

Launching scholarship to sea: FSUCML receives $100,000 endowment

Florida State University alumni Tommy Warren and Kathy Villacorta’s gift creates the Coastal and Marine Conservation Student Research Endowment to provide support for graduate student research into protecting and conserving coastal and marine habitats, ecologically and economically important marine species, and sustainable fisheries. Learn more about their generous gift.