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FSU Social Science Scholar chosen for prestigious summer institute

Joan Joseph, a junior political science student at Florida State University has been named a 2017 Ralph Bunche Summer Institute scholar by the American Political Science Association.   The institute is an annual, intensive, five-week program held at Duke University. Now in its 31st year, the program is designed to expose undergraduate students to the […]

Four in a row! Florida State softball wins 2017 ACC Championship

Completing an undefeated season against ACC teams, with 24 wins in the regular season, along with three more in the ACC Tournament, No. 4 Florida State (51-6-1) earned the 2017 ACC Championship with a 4-3 win over North Carolina (38-19) Saturday afternoon at Anderson Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. It marked the 15th ACC Championship […]

Student researcher lands scholarship to study at world-renowned University of Oxford

A Florida State University graduating senior will be studying at the University of Oxford this fall after being selected as a Frost Scholar.  Rachel Drummey, 22, received the prestigious award through the Frost Scholarship Programme, which funds current State University System of Florida students for one-year, full-time master’s courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics […]

Engineering student wins prestigious Udall Scholarship

A Florida State University environmental engineering major has been selected as a recipient of a prestigious 2017 Udall Scholarship.  David Perez, a junior from Homestead, Fla., who has established himself as a thoughtful and prodigious researcher at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, will receive a cash stipend of up to $7,000. Udall Scholars are selected […]

FSU Consulting Group prepares business major for prestigious summer internship

Florida State University sophomore Matthew Young’s unique combination of business acumen, creative verve and positivity has proved a potent recipe for success. In his academic pursuits, his involvement with campus organizations and his commitment to service, Young has wasted no time in demonstrating the qualities of a strong and compassionate leader. Recently, those qualities were […]

Students honored at annual Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations gathered on April 11 for the university’s Leadership Awards Night. The ceremony, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, is held each year to honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus that engage in leadership learning. The awards and their recipients are as follows: President’s […]

Profiles in Leadership: Marcus reflects on 30 years of research, students and service

When Nancy Marcus arrived at Florida State University in 1987, she didn’t have plans to stay very long. Thirty years later, the oceanographer-turned-administrator has left an indelible mark at FSU — as a pioneer in her field, as a role model for women in STEM and as the dean of the Graduate School for the past […]

National Science Foundation awards FSU graduate students prestigious fellowships

A record number of Florida State University students have received the highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The NSF chose eight FSU students — a record high for the university — for this prestigious fellowship. Additionally, two students who have signaled their intent to attend FSU for graduate school also have […]

Closing the deal: Florida State Real Estate program shines at national competition

Florida State University’s Real Estate program has established itself as one of the nation’s most successful programs over the past 40 years and has been consistently ranked in the Top 10 for education and faculty research. The latest example of the program’s national prominence comes from a talented group of students in the College of […]

Advanced excellence: Graduate students honored at annual celebration

Dozens of Florida State University graduate students filled the Florida State University Alumni Center Grand Ballroom on Tuesday, April 18 for the Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence. The annual event acknowledges the achievement of graduate students in areas such as leadership, instruction and research. Nancy Marcus, dean of The Graduate School, presided over the awards […]

FSU Police to launch high visibility enforcement operations for pedestrian and bike safety

The Florida State University Police Department will be launching intensive enforcement and educational operations at key intersections around campus April 17-21 in an effort to promote safe travel on campus.  Florida continues to rank among the highest places in the country for bicycle and pedestrian fatalities, and in 2016, FSUPD responded to eight bike/pedestrian involved […]