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Music therapy researcher named Lawton Distinguished Professor

Jayne M. Standley, whose pioneering work in the field of medical music therapy has led to new techniques for treating premature babies, is set to receive Florida State University’s highest faculty honor. Standley, a longtime researcher and professor in FSU’s College of Music, has been named the 2005-2006 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Music. […]

FSU hosts Eisenhower Fellow from South Africa

Eisenhower Fellowship winner Mmakgomo Rose Laka-Mathebula of South Africa has spent a week in Tallahassee, exchanging perspectives on higher education and campus governance with top administrators at Florida State University. Three weeks into her 2005 Fellowship-funded tour of higher and secondary education sites nationwide, the campus director, who acts as the chief academic officer and […]

Graduate School Dean Harrison becomes FSU’s newest vice president

Florida State University Provost and Executive Vice President Lawrence G. Abele has appointed FSU’s Dean of Graduate Studies Dianne F. Harrison as the Vice President for Academic Quality and External Programs. Harrison had been serving as dean of FSU’s Office of Graduate Studies since 2002, in addition to her duties since 2000 as associate vice […]

Spring Alumni Weekend planned for FSCW and FSU alumni

The Florida State University Alumni Association will sponsor “Spring Alumni Weekend” April 14 – 17. Held annually, the special spring celebration is designed for alumni who attended either Florida State College for Women or Florida State University 50 or more years ago. The weekend’s activities include a three-day reunion for the class of 1955. Other […]

FSU launches effort to help students get national fellowships

Florida State University’s top students now have an additional advantage as they compete for the nation’s most prestigious fellowships and scholarships. The new Office of National Fellowships will help graduate and undergraduate students develop the skills they need to compete successfully for more than 50 different fellowships, including the Rhodes, Marshall, Truman and Goldwater scholarships. […]