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FSU PC awards scholarships, honors community leaders

An adopted family of seven will have a guaranteed college education thanks to combined scholarships from FSU Panama City, Gulf Coast State College and Chipola College. DaShoan and Sofia Olds, of Marianna, earned national fame this summer after adopting siblings who were in separate foster homes: Reggie, Keyon, Erica, Dava, Zavian, Eric and Necia. FSU […]

Not your parents’ dormitory: FSU opens new residence halls

Bright, spacious and comfortable are just a few ways to describe the two new residence halls Florida State University will open this fall — providing contemporary on-campus housing opportunities for more than 900 students. The two new halls, Magnolia and Azalea, complete a quad of four new residence halls, joining Dorman and Deviney halls, which […]

FSU institute contributes to Global Council on Brain Health recommendations

Florida State University’s Institute for Successful Longevity was among a number of scientific sources the Global Council on Brain Health relied upon in drafting its new recommendations on enhancing brain health. In its release of the recommendations, the council, established by AARP and the British organization Age UK, also weighed in on the question of […]

Seminole Sensation Week: FSU to host fun festivities before fall semester

As the beginning of the fall semester approaches, Florida State University will host Seminole Sensation Week, an annual weeklong tradition, full of exciting events that promotes student involvement on campus. There is a wide array of activities across campus for students from Wednesday, Aug. 23, to Tuesday, Aug. 29, that help introduce them to a […]

FSU Student Bar Association earns top national award from ABA Law Student Division

For the sixth time in 10 years, the Florida State University College of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) received the National Achievement Award, which honors the best SBA in the nation and is also known as the SBA of the Year Award, from the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Student Division. The award was presented […]

Reflecting on Charlottesville: A Message from FSU President John Thrasher

Dear Campus Community, I am reaching out with a heavy heart after taking some time to reflect on the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend. What happened was a clear display of racism and intimidation by white supremacists, and I condemn these hateful and violent acts. Our thoughts and prayers […]

Florida State leads research to strengthen advanced manufacturing education in rural areas

Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information is teaming up with Chipola College to better prepare students for careers in advanced manufacturing. A three-year study, funded with $800,000 from the National Science Foundation, will measure the effectiveness of the classroom-to-career path offered by advanced manufacturing programs at Chipola College and collaborating colleges in Northwest […]

Applications open for entrepreneurship sessions in South Florida

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University’s College of Business is accepting applications through Sept. 30 for its Small Business Executive Program and Nonprofit Executive Program in Broward and Palm Beach counties. The Small Business Executive Program, offered at no cost to participants, provides valuable training to leaders of small businesses. […]

Building bridges between college and career: FSU offers new immersive coding programs

Florida State University is partnering with software company Revature to create pathways for students and recent graduates to successful employment in software development career fields via online programs and immersive coding boot camps. The Revature programs provide students, from all majors, free access to the innovative programs, giving them the opportunity to expand their career […]

FSU student and alumnus selected to attend prestigious economics meeting

A graduate student and an alumnus from the Florida State University Department of Economics have been selected to participate in the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany, taking place Aug. 22-26. Graduate student Steven Landgraf from DeForest, Wis., and alumnus Phil Brookins of Largo, Fla., will meet with Nobel laureates in their […]

Fruit fly mutation foretells 40 million years of evolution

Small, seemingly insignificant mutations in fruit flies may actually hold clues as to how a species will evolve tens of millions of years in the future. That’s the focus of a new study by a Florida State University researcher who raised 200 generations of fruit flies to examine how they changed both in the short […]

FSU Research: Ancient ocean deoxygenation provides an urgent warning

A 94-million-year-old climate change event that severely imperiled marine organisms may provide some unnerving insights into long-term trends in our modern oceans, according to a Florida State University researcher. In a study published today in the journal Science Advances, Assistant Professor of Geology Jeremy Owens traces a 50,000-year period of ocean deoxygenation preceding an ancient […]