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Faculty Luncheon Series announces Spring 2018 lecture lineup

The Florida State University Faculty Luncheon Series has announced its lecture schedule for Spring 2018. Established in 1981, the series is Florida State’s longest-running, regularly occurring, interdisciplinary lecture series and encourages the FSU and Tallahassee communities to learn about the research and creative activities of FSU’s distinguished faculty, while enjoying lunch. The Faculty Luncheon Series […]

FSU’s online graduate programs shine in new U.S. News rankings

Florida State University’s online programs are among the best in the nation — highlighted by five graduate programs ranked in the Top 20 and three in the Top 10 — according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs. “We are pleased with the national recognition of our online programs, especially those ranked in the Top […]

FSU to host 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. week

Florida State University will honor the legacy of the late Martin Luther King Jr. during its 30th Annual MLK Week from Sunday, Jan. 14, through Thursday, Jan. 18. The weeklong celebration will include events inspired by the theme “Transforming the Norm Unapologetically.”  The goal of the week is to bring the FSU and Tallahassee communities […]

FSU jumps again in Kiplinger’s ‘Best College Values’

Florida State University offers a top-notch education at an affordable price, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, one of the nation’s leading publications in personal finance and business forecasting. Florida State jumped several places in each category of Kiplinger’s annual list of Best College Values, including eight spots to No. 4 among public colleges for out-of-state […]

Winter Storm: FSU to close effective midnight Tuesday through 5 p.m. Wednesday

Posted 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018 The Florida State University campus in Tallahassee will be closed Wednesday, January. 3, due to the threat of severe winter weather. Conditions are expected to improve later in the afternoon, and normal operations will resume at 5 p.m. Wednesday. All other Florida State University campuses outside of the […]

FSU research: 2017 marks new highs for university scientific, creative endeavors

Florida State University researchers pushed their work to new heights in 2017, engaging in research and creative activity that produced extraordinary work and made international headlines. Here are some of the highlights of the past year: FSU HITS RECORD NIH FUNDING Florida State University researchers brought in record funding of $35.8 million from the National […]

Commencement speakers urge graduates to be good stewards of the Earth, to embrace change

Jeff Chanton, professor of oceanography, hired hundreds of Florida State University graduates for a job he said would provide lifetime benefits, even if it is unpaid. The job? To be good stewards of the earth. “Today, we are crowding other species off the planet,” he said. Chanton spoke to graduates during the first of two fall commencement ceremonies […]

Florida State’s Suwannee Room to undergo exciting transformation

As Florida State University students begin packing their bags for the winter break, Seminole Dining is planning a state-of-the-art transformation for the university’s historic dining hall, the Suwannee Room. The renovation is scheduled to be completed by July 2018. When the Suwannee Room reopens, it will be one of the best all you care to […]

A year to remember: Florida State achieves new heights in 2017

Florida State University enjoyed unprecedented success in 2017, continuing to build on the positive momentum of recent accomplishments. The university climbed five places for the second consecutive year in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, brought in a record amount of funding from the National Institutes of Health and won national awards for its campus diversity […]

A move to stop hunger: Sodexo awards grant to FSU Food Pantry

Earlier this month, Florida State University’s dining services partner, Sodexo USA, awarded a $1,000 grant through its Stop Hunger Foundation to FSU’s Food for Thought Food Pantry to help combat food insecurity on campus. “We will always have students in need,” said Gabe Branch, FSU Food for Thought Pantry’s program assistant. “But this grant allows us […]

Profiles in Leadership: Hoover leads FSU center during golden era of career services

Thousands of Florida State University students will walk across the commencement stage this week and set off on new journeys, whether it be landing their dream job or furthering their education. They’ll be ready for that next step, thanks to the FSU Career Center and the leadership of Myrna Hoover, who has directed the center […]

FSU Career Center increases internship opportunities for students

The Florida State University Career Center has launched two new programs designed to help reduce financial challenges and encourage students to participate in high-impact internships. “Florida State continues to be at the forefront in developing innovative programs that promote student success,” said Assistant Provost Joe O’Shea. “Every student at FSU, regardless of their background, deserves […]