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FSU celebrates Women’s History Month

Florida State University’s Women Student Union (WSU) and the campus community will celebrate Women’s History Month during the month of March with activities centered around the theme of “Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History.” The theme has the goal of creating a month of empowerment to elevate women personally and professionally so they can conquer […]

Statement Regarding Transgender Inclusion

Florida State University is a nationally recognized leader in diversity and inclusion.  We got there by committing to make our campuses welcoming to everyone.  Diversity of backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints strengthens the intellectual life of our institution.  The more our community reflects the world around us, the more academically innovative we are and the better […]

FSU Army ROTC to host fourth annual Justin Sisson Memorial 5K Run and Walk

Florida State University’s Army ROTC program will hold its fourth annual Justin Sisson Memorial 5K Run and Walk Saturday, March 4. Sisson, a 2012 FSU graduate and officer from the Army ROTC program, lost his life at the age of 23 while defending his country. The race is organized by FSU Cadets to honor Sisson and raise […]

Florida State University announces innovative new dining services contract

Florida State University announced today a new, 10-year dining services agreement with Sodexo that will bring an expanded menu of healthy and locally sourced fresh foods prepared by culinary trained chefs to new and renovated dining facilities and restaurants across campus. Celebrity chef and Florida State University alumnus Art Smith will serve as campus Culinary […]

National MagLab rolls out the red carpet for Open House

The Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is rolling out the red carpet for science at its upcoming annual Open House. On Feb. 25, the largest, highest-powered magnet lab in the world will open its doors for thousands of science fans. The region’s largest science event, the Open House will feature 100 hands-on […]

FSU lecture to explore Germany’s refugee challenge

The Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy presents “Germany’s Refugee Challenge,” a lecture by Anke Culver of the West Coast University of Applied Sciences in Heide, Germany. The lecture will examine the challenges Germany has faced and what the country has been able to do to assimilate refugees and help ease […]

InternatioNole: FSU Faculty Conduct Research Around the World

Mark Twain once said, “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” That is certainly true for the life of a researcher. Though Florida State University researchers teach and live in Tallahassee, the world is their laboratory. Here are […]

Healing generations: FSU center tackles heart health in African-American churches

As the nation recognizes American Heart Month this February, Florida State University’s Center on Better Health and Life for Underserved Populations has successfully helped 36 black churches in Leon and Gadsden counties set a foundation for healthier living. Penny Ralston is the center’s director and dean emeritus of FSU’s College of Human Sciences. She and […]

Recent FSU graduate awarded Scoville Peace Fellowship

Florida State University graduate Jesse Marks has been awarded the highly competitive Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, which provides recent college and graduate school alumni with funding and the opportunity to work with senior-level policy experts. Marks is one of three spring 2017 Scoville Fellows chosen from among 124 applicants from 81 universities. He will […]

How untreated water is making our kids sick: FSU researcher explores possible climate change link

A Florida State University researcher has drawn a link between the impact of climate change and untreated drinking water on the rate of gastrointestinal illness in children. Assistant Professor of Geography Chris Uejio has published a first-of-its-kind study, “Drinking-water treatment, climate change, and childhood gastrointestinal illness projections for northern Wisconsin (USA) communities drinking untreated groundwater,” […]

Future Physicists of Florida chapter named for donors

The Florida State University Panama City local chapter of the Future Physicists of Florida announced Saturday will be renamed in honor of James T. and Jana L. Cook in recognition of the Cook’s $100,000 gift that will provide lasting support for STEM education initiatives at FSU Panama City. The chapter is now named the Dr. […]