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Florida State ranks among top universities with the most doctorate recipients in the humanities and arts

Florida State University is ranked among the top universities in the nation with the most recipients of doctoral degrees in the humanities and arts for the 2014-2015 academic year. FSU ranked No. 14 in a survey of 237 public and private institutions nationwide. Florida State granted 85 doctorates in the humanities and arts in the […]

FSU hosts lecture on presidential rating game

It’s a perennial pastime to compare U.S. presidents, but according to an upcoming guest lecturer at Florida State University, our current ranking systems are flawed and even our most admired leaders are due for some new critical consideration. Alvin Felzenberg will deliver the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy’s Anderson-Ashby lecture “Rethinking the Presidential […]

Fall Commencement speakers tell grads ‘With an unconquered spirit, anything is possible’

Bob Sasser, chief executive officer of Dollar Tree, Inc., advised Florida State University graduates that with hard work and a college degree, the odds will forever be stacked in their favor. Sasser delivered a lively address full of inspiration Saturday morning at the second of Florida State’s two fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 16 and […]

Florida State named a ‘Best College Value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Florida State University has been named one of the best values in the nation on the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “Best College Value” list for 2017. Florida State was ranked the 12th best value among public colleges for out-of-state students, a seven-place jump over last year. FSU was rated 28th best value among public colleges for in-state students. […]

FSU students break new ground in film about cold case

Florida State University senior Kyle Jones lives by the mantra: If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing. Jones found himself living that mantra earlier this year while working on a film project for his Digital Media Production class that he hoped would shed new light on a vexing 50-year-old unsolved murder case in Tallahassee. Jones, […]

FSU kicks off inaugural year of Gap Year Fellowship program

More than 6,200 new freshmen are heading to Florida State University for the 2016-2017 school year, but a group of students who could’ve joined them will instead be embarking on different journeys, mostly overseas and some with financial support from FSU. Seven students have been selected to receive financial assistance from FSU during the inaugural […]