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FSU lab research focuses students’ career options and job prospects

Florida State University junior Reannan Riedy and senior Brooke Garringer are busy crunching research data and preparing to reveal their findings at a national conference. The invitation to present their textile research to members of the National Fire Protection Association is an invaluable opportunity for Riedy and Garringer, both retail entrepreneurship majors, and a rare […]

Six FSU graduate students, recent alumni win prestigious Fulbright Awards

Six exceptional Florida State University graduate students and recent alumni will spend the 2018-2019 academic year teaching English or conducting research projects abroad as a part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program, administered by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, offers grants for graduating college seniors, graduate students, young […]

AT&T donates $10,000 to Opening Nights at Florida State University for cultural arts programming in high schools

AT&T is donating $10,000 to Opening Nights at Florida State University to help provide enhanced cultural arts programming for Leon County high school students. With AT&T’s support, Opening Nights is bringing artists from two different continents to Tallahassee as part of its “Opening Nights in Class” initiative. Singer-songwriter Graeme James of New Zealand will perform […]

Noles power past Huskies to win first NCAA softball championship

Head coach Lonni Alameda and the Seminoles claim the program’s first national title with an 8-3 victory over the Washington Huskies in Game 2 of the Women’s College World Series Tuesday. “Congratulations to the 2018 NCAA Softball Champions! Jean and I are so proud of these young women. They showed the world their heart, their […]

FSU College of Education dean leaves lasting legacy

Marcy Driscoll has dedicated nearly 40 years of service and scholarship to Florida State University. The longtime FSU educator and administrator will retire as dean of the College of Education on June 30. Known for her strong leadership and forward-thinking philosophy, she has led the College of Education for 13 years and is one of […]

Students receive national scholarships to study critical languages

Four Florida State University students will study abroad in an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program thanks to the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship, offered through the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The scholarships are an effort by the federal government to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering […]

FSU ranked among top patent-producing universities

Florida State University is ranked among the top producers of patented technologies in a new report from the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. FSU is ranked 79th in the world for the number of patents granted in 2017. The annual report is compiled from data from the U.S. Patents and Trademark […]

FSU leaders complete Advance Leadership Development Program

Congratulations to the Florida State University faculty and staff who recently completed the 2017-2018 FSU Advance Leadership Development Program (ALDP). The ALDP is a professional development training program sponsored by the Office of Human Resources designed to foster the growth and development of high performing and emerging leaders at Florida State University. In April, 25 […]

FSU’s Opening Nights announces 2018-2019 season lineup

Opening Nights at Florida State University has announced its 2018-2019 season of performances and events. The lineup boasts 45 performances with artists from 11 different countries representing music, dance, theatre, comedy, spoken word and visual arts. Emerging artists, such as classical performing artist and accordion prodigy Hanzhi Wang and popular favorites like The Temptations and […]

Five FSU students receive prestigious Boren Awards

Five Florida State University students will study abroad for up to a year in areas of the world critical to U.S. national security and economic prosperity thanks to prestigious Boren Awards, offered through an initiative of the National Security Education Program. Four FSU undergraduate students received Boren Scholarships, which provide up to $20,000 for U.S. […]

FSU Libraries dean closes the book on 48-year career

Nearly a half-century after landing her first job at Strozier Library, Florida State University Dean of Libraries Julia Zimmerman will finish her career right where she started. Zimmerman, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from FSU in 1970, will retire from Florida State in June after more than a decade of leading University […]

Life recovered rapidly at impact site of dino-killing asteroid

About 66 million years ago, an asteroid smashed into the Earth triggering a mass extinction that ended the reign of the dinosaurs and snuffed out 75 percent of life. While the asteroid killed off scores of species, a new study from Florida State University scientists, in collaboration with lead researchers from The University of Texas […]