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FSU Career Center No. 1 way students found employment for fifth year

Florida State University students know where to go when it comes to planning for their future. For the fifth consecutive year, the FSU Career Center is the No. 1 way students found employment after graduation, according to the graduating senior survey. “We are confident of the positive impact we are having in preparing FSU students […]

FSU forges partnership with East China University of Science and Technology

Florida State University recently met with a delegation from East China University of Science and Technology in an effort to forge a relationship for future research collaboration and student exchanges. The partnership was initiated by FSU College of Social Work Dean Jim Clark and Professor Amy Ai, who have extensive experience with Chinese scholars in […]

Florida Times-Union: Thrasher acts boldly on Greek Life

By Times-Union Editorial Board Originally published Feb. 5, 2018. Reprinted with permission of the Florida Times-Union. In an era of rapid change, strong leadership is needed more than ever. So John Thrasher, president of Florida State University, deserves cheers for acting aggressively to make the FSU campus safe. He instituted an interim suspension of Greek Life […]

FSU unveils memorial in honor of U.S. Navy hero Scott Speicher

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The spirit of Scott Speicher, an FSU alumnus celebrated as a true American hero, is alive and well on the campus of Florida State University. FSU President John Thrasher joined members of Speicher’s family Friday to unveil a new memorial honoring the U.S. Navy pilot whose fighter jet was shot down on […]

Science and sports will team up at MagLab Open House

Some may see science and sports as unrelated, showcasing different people, skills and strengths. But they actually have a lot in common, as visitors to the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory’s Open House will discover. The “science of sports” is the theme of this year’s event, and many of the hands-on demonstrations […]

FSU financial math graduate program celebrates 20th anniversary with annual symposium

For the past two decades, Florida State University has been developing some of the nation’s top financial leaders through its graduate program in financial mathematics. FSU’s Financial Mathematics Program is an integrative curriculum that offers coursework leading to master’s and doctoral degrees. The program prepares students for careers in the financial services industry by equipping […]

FSU Libraries to host digital scholarship colloquium

Florida State University Libraries will host a series of events Feb. 15-16 to educate the campus community about digital academic publishing. The events will feature Cheryl E. Ball, director of the digital publishing collective at Wayne State University and an expert on scholarly communication, digital publishing infrastructure and open access. The schedule of events is: […]

Multicultural Leadership Summit rethinks diversity

The Center for Leadership & Social Change hosted its annual Multicultural Leadership Summit featuring the theme “CTRL + ALT + DEL: Rethinking Diversity Here & Now.” More than 250 people representing eight universities attended the summit Jan. 26-27. Opening keynote speaker Shantel Buggs, an assistant professor in the FSU Department of Sociology, launched discussions among participants, […]

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art set to announce largest comprehensive campaign in its history

On March 2, 2018, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling), the State Art Museum of Florida administered by Florida State University, will host their first black-tie event in more than a decade. The evening will recognize and honor the donors who have contributed to The Ringling’s transformative comprehensive campaign to preserve […]

FSU celebrates another year on the rise during FSU Day at the Capitol

The Florida Capitol gleamed garnet and gold as hundreds of Florida State University supporters gathered to celebrate FSU Day at the Capitol Tuesday, Feb. 6. The annual event showcases the achievements of the university during the past year to the community and legislators. “It’s great to see the Capitol decked out in garnet and gold,” […]

Florida State receives record-breaking number of admissions applications

The demand for a Florida State University education is on the rise with a record number of first-year applicants seeking admission. Florida State received more than 48,000 first-year applications for admission to the 2018 summer and fall semesters before the first round of decisions that were released January 25. That number is already ahead of […]

Florida State to host Social Justice Symposium

Florida State University’s Black Faculty and Staff Network and the Latin@ Faculty Resource Group will host the FSU Social Justice Symposium 2018: Activism in the Academy Feb. 9-10. A first-time campus event, the symposium aims to bring students, teachers and activists together to build relationships and explore opportunities and solutions through recognition of how ethnic […]