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The Graduate School new student orientation

The newest group of Florida State University graduate students join The Graduate School Interim Dean, Mark Riley, for an orientation to the university. The annual event features tours of the campus and Strozier library as well as informational sessions on professional development opportunities, funding sources and academic and social opportunities.

White Coat Ceremony

The Class of 2021 dons its white coats for the first time during the white coat ceremony. The white coat is a symbol of the medical profession all aspiring physicians cherish, and this class of first year medical students enjoy this moment with family, friends, and their classmates at Florida State University

Opening Nights 20th anniversary

Opening Nights at Florida State University has announced its 2017-18 season of world-class performances and events in music, dance, theatre, spoken word, film and visual arts. To mark its 20th anniversary, Opening Nights has put together a diverse season of best-in-class artists, popular favorites and past Opening Nights performers. Festival highlights include Jazz at Lincoln […]

FSU researcher develops art therapy best practices for children with autism

Theresa Van Lith, assistant professor of art therapy in FSU’s Department of Art Education, led a study that surveyed art therapists working with children with ASD to develop a clearer understanding of their techniques and approaches. The study was published this month in the journal Arts in Psychotherapy.

Opening Nights Poetry Teacher Workshop

Opening Nights Performing Arts at Florida State University partners with Leon County Schools to present professional development workshops for local teachers led by Kennedy Center Teaching Artist Glenis Redmond as part of the John F. Kennedy Center’s Partner in Education program. Teachers from Raa Middle School, Deer Lake Middle School and Apalachee Tapestry Magnet School […]

FSU study: Juveniles transferred to adult courts receive more time for their crimes

Florida transfers juvenile offenders to adult court at a higher rate than any other state in the nation, and a new Florida State University study has found that those transferred are much less likely to be sentenced to incarceration than adults. However, those juveniles who are sent to jail or prison are given longer incarceration […]