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FSU launches Africa Network Colloquium Series with first speaker

Florida State University has launched a new colloquium series, organized by the FSU Africa Network, with a focus on faculty research and teaching in Africa. The FSU Africa Network brings together faculty from across the university to share ideas and identify ways FSU can strengthen its research, teaching and service by connecting with each other […]

FSU Museum of Fine Arts presents ‘Rising Water’ exhibition

The Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) at Florida State University presents “Rising Water: Artists Working in Response to Hurricanes,” an exhibition featuring work from artists across hurricane-impacted areas of the United States and the Caribbean. “Rising Water” explores how to center creativity, empathy and humanity in planning for a future that will include increasingly violent […]

Lifelong learners set for another exciting semester of classes, activities with OLLI at FSU

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Florida State University kicks off its spring semester in February, offering more learning and social opportunities than ever. All Tallahassee-area learners over age 50 are welcome to join. More than 50 classes are scheduled from Feb. 17 through April 13, that range in topics from climate change to […]

FSU Research: Male and female firefighters have different problems with protective suits

When female firefighters put on the protective suits they need for their work, they’re often using gear that has been designed for a male body. Because of that mismatch, the suits don’t fit as well as they should, and their mobility is impaired. Firefighters working in gear that restricts their movement must work harder to […]

FSU researchers receive NEH grant to strengthen data sharing in the humanities

A Florida State University team of researchers has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to determine what a data repository for a specific subset of the humanities might look like. The grant will fund the project “Data Repository Infrastructure for Prosopographic Data,” which proposes a three-day working meeting to convene […]

FSU students earn fashion scholarships and a trip to New York City

Four Florida State University students earned scholarships and a glitzy trip to meet fashion-industry insiders, earlier this month. Juniors Lily Fuller, of Ashland, Massachusetts and Alfred Yeh, of Orlando, along with seniors Nadia Love, of Clermont, Florida, and Zuzanna Szulc, of Miami, earned $5,000 scholarships from the Fashion Scholarship Fund, a national nonprofit dedicated to […]

FSU researchers, John E. Polk Correctional Facility and nonprofit service provider team up to address trauma for individuals releasing from jail

Researchers at the Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) at the Florida State University College of Social Work have teamed up with the John E. Polk Correctional Facility and Christian HELP Employment and Resource Center to treat trauma among individuals releasing from jail in Seminole County. “Experiences of trauma are nearly universal among incarcerated […]

FSU law students volunteer expertise in prisons to help families

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — When a parent is incarcerated they don’t stop being a parent. They are forced to find ways to continue life and to minimize consequences for their kids. This fundamental challenge is a core issue that a group of volunteer law students is tackling in the Gender and Family Justice Clinic at the […]

FSU philosophy professor wins coveted NEH Fellowship

Florida State University Associate Professor of Philosophy Nathanael Stein has been selected as a recipient of a highly competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The NEH Fellowship, worth $60,000, will allow Stein to take a yearlong sabbatical to complete work on his forthcoming book tentatively titled “Causation and Explanation in Aristotle.” Stein, […]

Four of FSU’s online graduate programs among nation’s Top 20

Four of Florida State University’s online graduate programs are ranking in the nation’s Top 20, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs. “It is very exciting to see our online graduate programs recognized among the top 20 in the nation,” said Robert Fuselier, director of the Office of Distance Learning. “This honor […]

Southern Scholarship Foundation dedicates new house near FSU campus

The Southern Scholarship Foundation unveiled a new scholarship house for Florida State University students made possible with a gift from the late Bill Malthouse, an alumnus of FSU and an SSF scholarship recipient. The Bill and Nancy Malthouse Scholarship House was dedicated Saturday, Jan. 11, during a ceremony that included FSU President John Thrasher, SSF […]