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FSU Dedman School of Hospitality climbs in national and international rankings

Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality moved up to No. 15 in the world in the 2020 Academic Rankings of World Universities. The annual rankings are compiled by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy and are considered one of the most influential and widely observed university rankings in the world. Dedman also moved up one spot nationally to No. 7. The ranking continues a […]

FSU workshop on maize genome profiling leads to new study on corn flowering

A genomic mapping technique developed in part at Florida State University has played a crucial role in a new study aimed at understanding growth in corn, a major U.S. crop. Professor of Biological Science Hank Bass and colleagues at FSU have refined the technique, called chromatin sensitivity profiling, over the past decade. They used it […]

FSU professor wins national outstanding sport scientist award

A Florida State University professor has won the top sport scientist award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Michael J. Ormsbee, an associate professor in the College of Human Sciences’ Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences, has been selected as the organization’s 2020 William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award. “I am honored […]

Florida State University and Apalachee Center to partner in new outpatient behavioral health center

Florida State University and Apalachee Center opened a new medical clinic today that will provide assessment and evidence-based treatment for mood and anxiety disorders. FSU BehavioralHealth at Apalachee Center is the clinical arm of the FSU Mood and Anxiety Center of Excellence — a member of the National Network of Depression Centers. “We are one […]

A Message from Provost Sally McRorie to International Students Regarding Federal Immigration Guidelines

This message to all international students has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dear FSU Student, I truly hope you are doing well during these difficult times. You likely have heard the recent news about studying as an international student at FSU. I am reaching out to […]

New FSU seismometer detects earthquakes around the world

The newly installed seismometer at Florida State University’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science is already helping scientists detect and analyze earthquakes around the globe. On June 23, just before 11:30 a.m., the seismometer recorded a magnitude 7.4 earthquake in southern Mexico, centered in the state of Oaxaca. The powerful quake left at least […]

New FSU students connect through new Nole2Nole Peer Mentor Program

Florida State University has rolled out a new mentoring program for incoming freshmen who are beginning their collegiate careers a bit differently than in past summers. Last month, about 2,200 incoming freshmen started taking their first-ever college classes during FSU’s Summer C session, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes are being taught remotely […]

FSU College of Law joins consortium for racial justice

Florida State University College of Law, in collaboration with Florida’s 11 other law schools, has formed the Florida Law Schools’ Consortium for Racial Justice (FLSCRJ). The consortium was initiated in light of longstanding and recent acts of racial injustice. It will leverage the strengths of every law school in the state to assist community organizations […]

FSU film faculty produces PBS documentary featuring pioneering generation of women doctors

Becoming a doctor during the 19th century was difficult for anyone to accomplish. For women, the feat was nearly impossible. Now, that rare accomplishment will be featured in a new documentary from Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts filmmaker in residence Valerie Scoon. The film, “Daring Women Doctors: Physicians in the 19th Century,” […]

Community Waste Station Roll Out on Campus

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Kyle Clark, Vice President of Finance and Administration. Florida State University is taking aggressive steps to prevent the spread of disease, such as COVID-19, by minimizing individual interactions while also enhancing its existing cleaning and disinfection practices. This cannot be achieved without the help […]

President Thrasher Announces Special Task Force on Anti-Racism and Racial Equality

Dear FSU Family, The past month has provided each of us an opportunity to confront and reflect on our weaknesses and aspirations related to racism and racial equity. The recent sobering and horrifying moments of violence and racial injustices have profoundly impacted me and the students, faculty and staff of Florida State University. I have […]

FSU experts available to comment on geochemical effects of Saharan dust cloud

More dust from the Sahara Desert is forecast to come to the United States this week. The massive dust plume known as the Saharan Air Layer has a myriad of effects on air quality, fertilizing ecosystems and more. Florida State University has experts available to comment on some of the surprising features related to the […]