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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 […]

The Ringling featured in New York Times

The Ringling Museum of Art, which runs under the stewardship of Florida State University, was featured in the New York Times’ article, “On College Campuses, a New Role for Students: Museum Curator,” on March 15, 2017. SARASOTA, Fla. — On a recent Wednesday evening, as rock music poured through the manicured gardens of the John […]

PeaceJam Southeast to host Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi will speak at Florida State University about her efforts to improve peace and human rights in the Middle East and around the world. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, March 24, in the Augustus B. Turnbull Conference Center, followed by a reception and book signing, before spending […]

FSU’s Office of Inspector General Services seeks accreditation

On Wednesday, April 26, the Office of Inspector General Services will undergo a rigorous onsite inspection by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) to assess the Office’s compliance with specific requirements and prescribed standards as set forth by the CFA, Florida statutes and the Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General. The […]

FSU College of Medicine announces Match Day results

Graduating students in the Florida State University College of Medicine Class of 2017 received notification today of where they will enter residency training this summer. Of the 117 graduating students who registered in the matching program, 60 (51 percent) matched in a primary care specialty, including internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology. Other students […]

FSU hosts lecture on presidential rating game

It’s a perennial pastime to compare U.S. presidents, but according to an upcoming guest lecturer at Florida State University, our current ranking systems are flawed and even our most admired leaders are due for some new critical consideration. Alvin Felzenberg will deliver the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy’s Anderson-Ashby lecture “Rethinking the Presidential […]

Fossil or inorganic structure? Scientists dig into early life forms

An international team of researchers discovered that inorganic chemicals can self-organize into complex structures that mimic primitive life on Earth. Florida State University Professor of Chemistry Oliver Steinbock and Professor Juan Manuel Garcia-Ruiz of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spanish National Research Council) in Granada, Spain, published an article in Wednesday’s edition of Science […]