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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 celebrates Homecoming Week 2016

  Florida State University will celebrate Homecoming with the theme “A Living Legacy” beginning Sunday, Oct. 9, through Saturday, Oct. 15. Live performances, a street parade and FSU’s largest pep rally highlight this year’s events leading up to the Homecoming football game against Wake Forest at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12 Warchant, […]

Award-winning astrophysicist to address FSU community

The first black woman to receive a doctorate in astrophysics from Yale University, Jedidah Isler, will speak to Florida State University students, faculty and community members about her trailblazing journey as a minority woman in STEM. The event, “A Love Affair with The Night Sky: My Journey of Discovery,” is sponsored by a number of […]

Convocation speaker Gillum gives students a message of unity

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum addressed the incoming class at Florida State University’s New Student Convocation Sunday Aug. 28, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Current Student Body President Nathan Molina introduced the mayor and reminded the new students to take pride in their university, while Gillum advised them that college isn’t just about the […]

FSU student team receives award for automated vehicle research

A group of graduate students from the Florida State University Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) will receive the Student Project Award from the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) in September. It is the fifth time a student-planning project at Florida State University has won the award since the state APA […]

Local businesswoman, philanthropist receives honorary doctorate

Florida State University granted an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree to Grace Dansby, Tallahassee businesswoman and philanthropist, on Tuesday, Aug. 9. She is one of the founders of Southern Bank and Super-Lube. Dansby has served on numerous community and charitable boards, including a decade as chair of the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Foundation’s Board of […]

FSU Panama City names nurse anesthesia program administrator

Florida State University Panama City has named Stacey VanDyke, DNP, CRNA, as program administrator for the Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program. VanDyke is director of the Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Residency Training Program at Eglin Hospital. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2013. “Dr. VanDyke […]

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 […]