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FSU unveils memorial in honor of U.S. Navy hero Scott Speicher

The spirit of Scott Speicher, an FSU alumnus celebrated as a true American hero, is alive and well on the campus of Florida State University. FSU President John Thrasher joined members of Speicher’s family Friday to unveil a new memorial honoring the U.S. Navy pilot whose fighter jet was shot down on the first night […]

FSU Day at the Capitol brings out the best of garnet and gold

The Florida Capitol gleamed garnet and gold as Florida State University celebrated another year of preeminence during FSU Day at the Capitol. The event took place on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Florida Capitol, to celebrate all things FSU, with a special spotlight on FSU’s renowned Student Veterans Center.

53 Inducted as Garnet and Gold Scholars

Florida State University welcomed 53 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service.

When Sperm Compete, Eggs Have A Choice

The delicately mannered dance between discerning eggs and vying sperm is more complicated than scientists once believed, and it may hold secrets about the evolution of new species. In a paper published in the journal American Naturalist, Florida State University Chair and Professor of Biological Science Don Levitan investigates a root mystery in our scientific […]