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Garnet and Gold Scholar Society inducts 37 new members

Florida State University welcomed 37 new inductees into the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society this fall. Established in 2010, the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society facilitates involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. “We are so […]

Newly renovated Strozier Library ready for finals week

As Florida State University students begin cramming for finals in the coming days, they can study in comfort of the newly renovated Robert Manning Strozier Library. The recently completed renovation project encompassed four floors and nearly 30,000 square feet of space. The improvements to the library’s annex, built in 1967, included new ceilings, paint, carpet, […]

FSU recognized as Bicycle Friendly University

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Florida State University with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award, joining more than 150 visionary colleges and universities from across the country.  With the announcement of 51 new and renewing BFUs from 25 states, FSU joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United States […]

FSU students compete in Student Design League contest

Florida State University retail design students are getting a chance to leave a permanent mark on campus through a national collegiate design contest creating an FSU-inspired clothing line. The Student Design League (SDL) contest, sponsored by international retail brand Robin Ruth, is a platform for up-and-coming student designers to exhibit their school spirit and showcase […]

Florida State honors ‘Citizen Soldier’ filmmakers at Student Veteran Film Festival

Filmmakers David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud shined a light on the expanded role of the National Guard during the post-9/11 era in their critically acclaimed documentary “Citizen Soldier” at the sixth annual Florida State University Student Veteran Film Festival Saturday afternoon. The co-directors received the FSU Student Veteran Torchlight Award for Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking […]

FSU Honors student boasts impressive research achievements

Florida State University senior Alexandra Barth is motivated by an enduring desire to understand how things work. As a chemistry major with an already imposing research résumé, the FSU Honors student has oriented her work around the study of solid-state materials — a branch of chemistry and material science focused on studying the shapes, patterns […]

ACC Champions! FSU Soccer wins fourth consecutive title

Florida State (13-3-4) nor No. 10 North Carolina (13-3-4) could put the ball in the back of the net over 110 minutes, forcing penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw. In the shootout, Florida State converted all four of their attempts, while FSU goalkeeper Cassie Miller made a save on Abby Elinsky’s PK in the third […]

FSU celebrates student-veterans with week of Veterans Day activities

Florida State University’s role as one of the most veteran-friendly universities in the nation and its commitment to veteran success will be highlighted with a week of student-centered activities surrounding Veterans Day. FSU’s many veteran-support initiatives help ease transition from military service to campus life, provide a sense of community for student veterans, and raise […]

FSU organization revolutionizes new student recruitment

A Florida State University organization is changing how the next generation of Seminoles is recruited. The Academic Recruitment Organization (ARO), founded in 2015 by Presidential Scholars William Boose, Amanda Schell and Sophie Rottenberg, is designed to recruit high quality students from high schools around the country through student-to-student style communication. “Three of our Presidential Scholars […]

‘Citizen Soldier’ headlines FSU’s sixth Student Veteran Film Festival

Florida State University will present the critically acclaimed documentary “Citizen Soldier” as the marquee film for its sixth annual Student Veteran Film Festival on Nov. 12.  “Citizen Soldier” tells the dramatic story of the Oklahoma Army National Guard’s 45th Thunderbirds Brigade and its deployment to one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan during the […]

FSU Athletics partners with #PowerofWE campaign to promote diversity and inclusion

Florida State University Athletics and #PowerofWE, a campaign recently launched by students under the auspices of the Office of the President, have joined forces to continue redefining diversity and inclusion at FSU. A special public service announcement video designed by #PowerofWE, in collaboration with FSU Athletics, will debut Saturday, Oct. 29, during halftime of the […]

Symposium highlights hip hop culture’s social impact

More than simply a style of music and fashion, hip hop is a phenomenon with broad social and cultural impact. Florida State University’s Department of Sociology in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy will highlight and examine the genre in an upcoming symposium.  “Hip Hop Is Life” will bring together educators, cultural critics, […]