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FSU students honored for commitment to service at President’s Humanitarian Luncheon

From funding water wells in Ethiopia to working with children living in the Bolivian prison system to breaking down housing barriers for the local homeless population, Florida State University students have been hard at work serving others. Provost Sally McRorie and Vice President for Student Affairs Mary Coburn recognized 13 of these humanitarian heroes for […]

Local businessman receives 2017 FSU Research Community Partner Award

The Florida State University Office of Research honored Tallahassee businessman Kim Williams Thursday night with the FSU Office of Research Community Partner of the Year Award for his work in promoting university research to the broader community. Williams received the award for his substantial work in helping advise FSU researchers looking to commercialize their technologies […]

FSU alumnus works with Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship to expand market of best-selling grooming product

A Florida State University graduate and the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship are working together to expand the reach of his already successful startup company. Joshua Esnard, who graduated from FSU in 2008 after taking entrepreneurship classes and earning a bachelor’s degree in finance, started selling The Cut Buddy in 2016. The product, a patented […]

FSU boasts its largest cohort of P.E.O. Scholars

A shark-studying doctoral candidate is finishing up her final year at Florida State University with assistance from a unique organization dedicated to helping women succeed in their post-secondary endeavors. Bianca Prohaska is part of FSU’s largest cohort of women graduate students receiving support from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) to date. The organization, which was […]

FSU to host Ukrainian Fulbright Scholar for lecture

At a time when key U.S. allies in Eastern Europe are calling for a stronger pushback against Russia, including the Ukrainian Foreign Minister in a recent appearance before the Senate, Florida State University will host a scholarly lecture to provide a fresh look at the situation in Ukraine. Maryna Shkuropat, professor at the Horlivka State […]

FSU professor: Inadequate resources diminish benefits of marine protected areas

A Florida State University researcher and a global team of scientists have published a new study that demonstrates how a widespread lack of personnel and funds are preventing marine protected areas from reaching their full potential. FSU Assistant Professor of Geography Sarah Lester partnered with more than 20 institutions on a multiyear research project that […]

FSU professor honored for lifetime contributions to choral music

A Florida State University music professor has received the highest award conferred by the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). André J. Thomas, Owen F. Sellers Professor of Music in the FSU College of Music, was recognized as the association’s 2017 Robert Shaw Choral Award winner at the ACDA National Conference earlier this month. The Robert […]

College of Music welcomes world-renowned pianist for performance, masterclasses

The Florida State University College of Music will welcome internationally renowned pianist Paul Lewis for a performance and masterclasses as part of its continuing mission of bringing world-class artists and scholars to Tallahassee. Lewis is this year’s Wiley & Lucilla Housewright Eminent Scholar Chair in Music, which plays a vital role in the enrichment of […]

Florida State religion professor earns prestigious fellowship

A Florida State University researcher has been awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies — the preeminent representative organization for American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.  John Corrigan, the Lucius Moody Bristol Distinguished Professor of Religion and Professor of History, received the award for his exemplary scholarship in the […]

FSU students to show community appreciation through ‘The Big Event’ volunteerism

Florida State University will gather together with the local community at The Big Event this weekend to give back through volunteer work and say ‘thank you’ to the city of Tallahassee. Students, faculty and staff from FSU as well as Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College will be assigned to a variety of service […]

World-renowned violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter to play at FSU’s Opening Nights Performing Arts

Concert is One of an Exclusive Seven-City U.S. Tour  Florida State University’s Opening Nights Performing Arts will present violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Mutter’s performance, her first in Tallahassee, will be part of an exclusive seven-city U.S. recital tour.  “We are fortunate to have Anne-Sophie […]

College of Medicine faculty member to lead national organization of medical women

Suzanne Harrison, who knew from early childhood that she wanted to become a physician and later discovered the joys of teaching medicine, is beginning a yearlong adventure in national medical advocacy. On April 1, she’ll become president of the American Medical Women’s Association. AMWA (pronounced AM-wah) has 6,000 dues-paying members and has been around for […]