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Eleven more FSU students earn Gilman Scholarships to study abroad

Eleven additional Florida State University students will receive an opportunity to study abroad this summer as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. The spring 2021-22 recipients join nine FSU students who, as previously announced, won Gilman Scholarships in the fall. The Gilman Scholarship is awarded by the U.S. Department of State and […]

Pride month: FSU’s MoFA to showcase collaborative project on historical Tallahassee publishing company

June 9 – October 29, 2022 An opening reception will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at MoFA. A collaborative project between Florida State University Libraries and the FSU Honors Program presents “It’s A Lot Like Falling in Love: Legacies of Naiad Press and the Tallahassee Lesbian Community,” on display June 9-Oct. 29 […]

Five questions with Chris Omni, the ‘Health Hippie’ earning a Ph.D. in Art Education

Chris Omni is a published author, documentary filmmaker, international presenter, community mobilizer and self-proclaimed eco-spiritualist. She’s also a doctoral candidate in the College of Fine Arts’ Department of Art Education. Affectionately known as the “Health Hippie” because of her 20-plus years in community health mobilization, Omni credits her current path to divine alignment, timing and […]

FSU student earns prestigious Udall Scholarship

A Florida State University environmental science major with a passion for public service has earned another coveted academic award. Abril Hunter, a rising senior from Belleville, Illinois, received a Udall Undergraduate Scholarship from the Udall Foundation, which selects students devoted to Native American self-governance, health care and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources. […]

World Oceans Day: FSU researcher shares insight into importance of the ocean

The United Nations marks June 8 as World Oceans Day, an opportunity to celebrate the ocean and how it supports life on Earth. As director of Florida State University’s Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS), Eric Chassignet leads investigations into the physical processes that govern the ocean and its interactions with the atmosphere. He spoke […]

FSU’s CARE gets $3.5M to strengthen Upward Bound Gadsden County, expand to Jackson County

A Florida State University program that helps and inspires Gadsden County students to finish high school and college is about to get bigger and stronger. FSU’s Upward Bound will receive about $3.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education to continue to build its decades-long Gadsden County operations and to expand to Jackson County, said […]

USAID and FSU residency program makes a lasting impact on teacher training in Zambia

Two Zambian educators are working hand-in-hand with FSU researchers as they look to improve teacher training in their country. Handili Jimaima and Joshua Zulu, who teach at Chalimbana University in Chongwe, Zambia, participated in a residency program at FSU during the 2022 Spring semester as part of a Learning Systems Institute (LSI) project. In partnership […]

Damon Andrew appointed interim dean for the College of Health and Human Sciences

Florida State University Provost Jim Clark has named College of Education Dean Damon Andrew interim dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences. The appointment will begin July 1. Andrew, who will continue to serve in his role at the College of Education, succeeds Michael Delp who announced last year that he planned to […]

FSU, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare team up to construct new academic health center

Florida State University and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare announced today a new partnership to build the FSU Health Tallahassee Center, a new facility that will offer advanced medical training and translational research opportunities and explore the academic health center of the future.  The building, funded by a $125 million appropriation from the Florida Legislature, will be […]

FSU professor earns NIH emerging scientist award

A Florida State University researcher is being recognized by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at the National Institutes of Health for her work as an emerging scientist. Patricia Homan, an assistant professor of sociology and the associate director of FSU’s Public Health program, emerged as one of five people honored from a […]

FSU’s The Ringling partners with Circus Arts Conservatory to present family-friendly Summer Circus Spectacular

This summer, circus fans of all ages can beat the heat at reasonable prices while experiencing the best of the circus arts in Sarasota, Fla. Florida State University’s The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and the Circus Arts Conservatory present the 2022 Summer Circus Spectacular June 10-Aug. 13, at the Historic Asolo Theatre […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: May 2022

Florida State University’s faculty and staff are central to its mission and the key to its countless accomplishments. Throughout the year, honors and recognitions are awarded to individuals across campus. Our Faculty and Staff Briefs are produced monthly to recognize accomplishments and provide a space where honors, awards, bylines, presentations, grants, service and any other […]