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FSU Office of Inspector General Services receives accreditation status

Florida State University’s Office of Inspector General Services has become the first among its peers in the State University System of Florida to receive accreditation status from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation. “This accreditation validates the professional work done by staff and also increases the reliance that can be placed on investigations performed […]

FSU scientists ink deals to send technologies to marketplace

Zika drugs to stop microcephaly. A tool to help teachers sort through troves of testing data to see who is struggling and where. Plasma technology that could help organic farmers better care for their crops. Those are just a few of the new Florida State University-driven technologies that are being licensed to companies that will […]

Recent FSU graduate receives prestigious USAID fellowship

A Florida State University alumna has earned a distinguished graduate studies fellowship from the U.S. Agency for International Development and Howard University. Jacqueline Rojas, who graduated from FSU in 2015 with degrees in international affairs and political science, is one of 10 students to be awarded a 2017 Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship. As […]

What a hoot! FSU’s long relationship with a wise old symbol

Florida State University has internationally recognized academic and sports symbols — the Seminoles logo, the three torches representing strength, skill, character — iconic images that make you think, “FSU.” But as newcomers to campus explore the university’s 1,400 acres this summer, they may discover another cherished symbol that’s been around for more than a century. […]

Profiles in Leadership: Blomberg strives to bring criminology research to life

Thomas Blomberg has made it his mission to have a meaningful and transformative career, that at its core not only informs but actually helps people. As dean of Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, he has made it his goal to ensure the college’s research does the same — research that not […]

FSU alumna wins Antivenom Poetry Award

Recent Florida State University Ph.D. graduate Erin Hoover has been chosen as the winner of the Antivenom Poetry Award for her poetry collection “Barnburner.” The Antivenom Poetry Award winner receives a prize of $1,000 and the publication of their manuscript by Elixir Press. “Barnburner” will be published in 2018. “This award represents a beginning more than […]

FSU Fulbright scholars to share their expertise worldwide

Five Florida State University faculty members are fanning out across the globe to teach and conduct research in Russia, Finland, Ireland, Hong Kong and the Czech Republic through grants from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Valliere Richard Auzenne, associate professor in the College of Motion Picture Arts, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award […]

Frankeberger selected 2017 Carraway Employee of the Year

Margarita Frankeberger brings a can-do attitude to work at Florida State University every day. She listens, solves problems and strives to foster a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all. Her positive approach is why Frankeberger, the program director of Academic and Student Services at FSU’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, has been selected to […]

Socially minded FSU student selected 2017 Humanity in Action fellow

Florida State University rising senior Roberto Flores has received a 2017 fellowship by Humanity in Action an international organization that educates and inspires young leaders who are passionate about changing the world.  Flores, 21, is one of 30 undergraduate students and recent graduates from the United States and Europe who were selected as winners of […]

FSU researcher wins fellowship to resurrect Native American hymns

A Florida State University musicology professor has won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for her efforts to revive some special Native American hymns from the 18th century. Sarah Eyerly, assistant professor of musicology and director of FSU’s Early Music Program, is the recipient of an ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship. The […]

FSU ranked among world’s top patent-producing universities

Florida State University is ranked as one of the most successful producers of groundbreaking technologies in a new report from the National Academy of Inventors® and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. FSU ranks 49th in the organizations’ “Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2016.” The annual report, which is compiled with data […]