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Online game tests cybersecurity skills at FSU

You’re at your desk, busy saving the universe from cybercrime, and need to step away. What do you do with your computer? Respond correctly, and you’ll be on your way to the Cyberhero Hall of Fame. Choose poorly, and you’ll find out that a cybercrook snooped around your email and important files. This is just […]

New university events calendar launches for FSU

A new events calendar recently debuted for Florida State University. The calendar, which is provided by Information Technology Services (ITS), features lots of new functionality making it easier than ever to keep up with university events. Check the calendar to see what events are trending around campus right now, then use the social sharing features to […]

Playing with Numbers: Math Department hosts FSU Math Fun Day

See how math can help break codes, improve your tic-tac-toe game and more at the annual FSU Math Fun Day. The Department of Mathematics is hosting an annual day of math activities that includes exhibits and exercises for the general public, including students and teachers. Activities are available for all students in grades K-12. “With […]

FSU to welcome families for Parents’ Weekend Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

Florida State University is rolling out the welcome mat as students’ parents and family members are invited to visit campus for FSU’s annual Parents’ Weekend. This year, the event will be held Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1.  Parents’ Weekend is a tradition that has been celebrated at FSU for more than 30 years. […]

Fairy tales and fables: FSU celebrates storytelling at sixth annual Reading Marathon

The Reading Marathon has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.  Book lovers will come together for Florida State University’s sixth annual Reading Marathon to celebrate storytelling by reading aloud fables, fairy tales and myths continuously in a 24-hour time period. The marathon starts at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, and is expected to run until 9 […]

#PowerOfWe campaign gets students talking about diversity, inclusion

What are diversity and inclusion? That was the question posed to Florida State University students at the #PowerOfWe campaign event held Tuesday Sept. 20, on Landis Green. At the campaign’s launch, students were invited to share their answers, take photos and mingle with each other to talk about diversity and inclusion on the Florida State […]

Students launch campaign to reimagine diversity and inclusion at FSU

The Florida State University Student Diversity and Inclusion Council is launching a new campaign aimed at redefining diversity and inclusion called #PowerOfWe – Our Differences Make the Difference. Students will introduce the campaign, share information about programming and distribute promotional materials at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, on Landis Green. The Student Diversity and Inclusion […]

Food, fun and the FSU fight song: Traditions BBQ brings together new students

The FSU Traditions BBQ, a new event, hosted by the Student Alumni Association (SAA), got students fired up for the fall semester by celebrating the university’s historic traditions as a part of Seminole Sensation Week. President John Thrasher addressed the upcoming freshman class, reflecting on his time in college and passing on words of wisdom. […]

Strozier honored with statue dedication

Robert Manning Strozier was remembered as a visionary leader who set Florida State University on track for greatness during a ceremony Thursday, Aug. 25, to dedicate a statue of his likeness. About 50 people attended the ceremony held on a steamy morning on the steps outside Strozier Library — also named in his honor — […]

Mayor Gillum to speak at New Student Convocation

Florida State University will emphasize tradition and values as it welcomes the Class of 2020 into its community of scholars during the annual New Student Convocation.  President John Thrasher will preside over the ceremony and Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie will give a charge to the Class of 2020, encouraging […]