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NSF Grant for FSU professor helps students research abroad

FSU Biology professor Emily Duval received the prestigious National Science Foundation Career Grant in 2015 for her goals in assimilating research and teaching. The grant helps fund her ongoing research in Panama, and will also aid FSU students in joining her as part of a study abroad research field research course. Duval is holding an […]

Dance Marathon at FSU presents check to College of Medicine

FSU’s College of Medicine received a $715,000 check from Dance Marathon at FSU from the proceeds of the 2016 fundraising campaign. The money will be invested in local school-based primary-care health clinics through the colleges pediatric outreach program, as well as pediatric services at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare and community centers in Leon county.

FSU creative writing grad accepts Pulitzer Prize

Florida State University alumnus and Tampa Bay Times reporter Anthony Cormier accepted a Pulitzer Prize at a ceremony in New York City last week for his investigative reporting on Florida’s broken mental health system. Cormier learned that he won the award last April, but receiving the prize offered a moment to reflect on his journey […]

FSU Professor aids in understanding the latest topic to claim the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three physicists who’s research and discoveries in the 1970’s and 80’s lead to major breakthroughs in the field of condensed matter physics, specifically for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter. Florida State University professor and Chief Scientist for the National High […]

FSU Headlines: October 2016

Watch the October 2016 edition of FSU Headlines to see Florida State University’s latest ranking in the US News & World Report of Best Colleges. And stay tuned for more headlines including: FSU’s newest student-lead campaign on diversity and inclusion, #PowerOfWe The Idea Grant recipients display their research during the annual President’s Showcase FSU’s Coastal […]

FSU Human Resources Team Earns National Attention

Florida State University’s human resources leaders are teaching innovative, valuable lessons to HR administrators across the United States. Four members of FSU’s HR team offered expert advice at the annual conference of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) in Washington, D.C. last month. CUPA represents more than 20,000 human resources professionals […]

FSU auditor general receives national award

Sam McCall, Florida State University’s chief audit officer, has been chosen to receive one of the nation’s most prestigious awards for a certified public accountant, the 2016 Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contributions Award. The award recognizes certified public accountants that have made significant professional contributions to the CPA community through government service at the […]

Graduates hear principles for a successful future at summer commencement

Florida State University alumna Nancy McKay drew from her own successful 30-year career in the beauty industry to encourage graduates starting the next phase of their journey at the university’s summer commencement ceremony. McKay, now CEO of Nest Fragrances, delivered the commencement address Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. President John […]

Opening Nights announces star-studded season lineup

Opening Nights Performing Arts at Florida State University will kick off its 19th season of world-class performances and events in music, dance, theatre, spoken word, film and visual arts Tuesday, Sept. 14. Series highlights include performances by Smokey Robinson, Lily Tomlin, Grammy and Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone and concert pianist Lang Lang. “This season is […]

From FSU to Arctic Russia: Research leads grad student on a unique trip

When Sarah Ellen Johnston decided to come to Florida State University last year, she knew there was a good chance she’d be on the road a bit when it came to research. “That was one of the reasons for coming here,” she said. “I knew there were a lot of international research opportunities.” Johnston’s adviser, […]

$3 million planned gift largest in FSU Panama City history

FSU Panama City has announced the largest gift in campus history, a $3 million planned gift from Bob and Judy Fleming. Bob Fleming has named FSU Panama City as a benefactor in his estate to establish the Robert H. and Jacqueline K. Fleming Endowed Scholarship Fund. Jacqueline Fleming, Bob’s late wife, was a teacher who […]