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FSU Critical Thinking Symposium to focus on digital citizenship

Florida State University’s Critical Thinking Initiative and University Libraries will host the Critical Thinking Symposium: Digital Citizenship & Society Monday, Feb. 24, through Wednesday, Feb. 26. The symposium will encourage students and faculty to think critically about how technology and humanity, digital citizenship and society continuously develop norms of responsible, ethical and positive digital experiences […]

FSU School of Dance candidates to present ‘3 Voices’

The Florida State University School of Dance will present the premiere of “3 Voices,” a three-part performance created by FSU graduate students. The performances, which are free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre in Montgomery Hall. […]

FSU welcomes Florida congresswoman to campus

Florida State University welcomed U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor to campus Tuesday to tour the brand-new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Building and learn about the breadth of faculty research in the department. “We are so thrilled to welcome you and give you our presentations,” said FSU Professor of Meteorology Vasu Misra, who helped organize the […]

FSU’s Office of Inspector General Services seeks reaccreditation

On March 26, 2020, the Office of Inspector General Services (OIGS) will undergo an onsite inspection by a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) to examine the OIGS’s compliance with specific requirements and prescribed standards as set forth by the CFA. The assessment team will determine the FSU Office […]

FSU researchers develop new online, mindfulness-based art therapy intervention

It’s been said that art heals. Now, Florida State University researchers have developed an online intervention that combines mindfulness practices, art therapy and the simple act of manipulating clay to reduce stress and anxiety in college students. In a study published in SAGE Journals, the researchers described the results of what may be the first […]

FSU expert available to comment on effectiveness of flu vaccine

As an outbreak of a new coronavirus makes headlines across the world, another more common infectious disease is spreading across the United States and beyond — the flu. About 8 percent of the U.S. population gets sick from the flu each season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although anyone can get […]

American Heart Month: FSU experts available to comment on heart disease topics

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. About 3,200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, and about 92.1 million American adults are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or the after-effects of a stroke, according to the American Heart Association’s 2018 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics Update. The […]

FSU invites knowledgeable professionals to become mentors in online program

Mentorship is a pillar for career success, which is why Florida State University has set the ambitious goal of registering 2,500 mentors in The Career Center’s ProfessioNole Mentors program by 2023. Established in 1988, ProfessioNole Mentors is one of the center’s longest running programs, connecting students with professionals for career advice and guidance for more […]

Florida State cuts ribbon on new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science building

Florida State University marked the official opening of its state-of-the-art Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science Building and paid tribute to one of the university’s former presidents during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. “We would not be here today if Dr. Barron did not recognize the need for this facility and make it a priority,” President John […]

FSU celebrates another year of success during FSU Day at the Capitol

The Florida Capitol was decked out in garnet and gold Feb. 12 as lawmakers and hundreds of FSU alumni and friends gathered to celebrate Florida State University’s academic and athletic achievements at FSU Day. Lawmakers from both the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate honored the university for its achievements in resolutions naming Feb. […]

Florida State University unveils statue of former President Barron

Florida State University honored former President Eric Barron with the unveiling of a life-size bronze statue to commemorate Barron’s tenure as president of the university. The statue was unveiled at the grand opening of the new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Building, a project Barron launched during his tenure. Barron and his wife, Molly, joined […]