12/15/2014 - Fall 2014 Commencement at Florida State
Florida State University celebrates the final graduating class of 2014 at the fall commencement ceremony.
2014 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor and Nuclear Physicist, Mark A. Riley, and Seminole Tribe of Florida member, Louise Jones Gopher, serve as the commencement speakers for the two fall ceremonies. Gopher also receives an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Florida State University.
33 new members join the ranks of the Florida State University Garnet and Gold Scholar Society.
FSU's Emergency Management and Homeland Security program will offer a new course to teach students how to use small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in emergency management situations in Spring 2015.
Ten finalists participated in the Three-Minute Thesis competition, with each having just three minutes to present their thesis to a diverse, non-specialist audience and a five-member judging panel. The judges based scores on comprehension and content, as well as engagement and communication.
Florida State University's College of Business plays host to its Sophomore Experience Business Expo, and the FSU College of Medicine observes 'World Diabetes Day.'
John Thrasher and his wife, Jean, discuss his first day in office as president of Florida State University.
Florida State University students will bring filmmaker Rory Kennedy and her documentary film “Last Days in Vietnam” to the 4th Annual Student Veteran Film Festival Tuesday, Nov. 11. The film, which was presented at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, captures the compelling account of U.S. service members evacuating their South Vietnamese colleagues and friends during the closing days of the Vietnam War.
The OLLI at FSU is a scholarly and exciting program of classes targeted to mature adults over 50 who want to learn in a stress free environment where there are no tests and no homework: Learning for the fun of learning! This fall OLLI features a class with Emeritus History professor Jim Jones. Jones taught at FSU for 57 years before retiring. Former Florida State president Talbot ‘Sandy” D’Alemberte is one of the students taking the course this fall.
11/05/2014 - FSU plays host to "With Words"
Florida State University’s Center for Leadership & Social Change, in partnership with the Office of Servant Leadership and the Student Government Association, hosts “With Words,” an interactive, museum-style exhibit directed toward the education of prevalent social justice issues. This year, “With Words” will address the issues surrounding racial profiling, sexual violence, immigration and HIV/AIDS awareness.