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‘An honor’: FSU Master Craftsman Studio unveils 2 historical exhibits at Cascades Historical Plaza

Florida State University’s Master Craftsman Studio recently unveiled two historical structures at Tallahassee’s Cascades Historical Plaza, showcasing the studio’s project-design capabilities and highlighting the area’s social and civil rights history. Located near East Gaines and South Gadsden streets, the Tallahassee Civil Rights Memorial and Four Corners of History exhibit result from a years-long commemoration process […]

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announces its slate of fall classes and activities

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida State University is back for its fall semester and offering an extensive curriculum of courses and activities designed for people over 50 who love to learn.     After several semesters of meeting mostly online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OLLI offers both in-person and Zoom classes for the […]

FSU Dance students prepare for ‘amazing opportunity’ in Opening Nights event 

Three Florida State University School of Dance students have been selected to perform with staibdance, a nationally recognized contemporary dance company known for combining intense physical-movement vocabulary with traditional Iranian dance. April Chinea, Elise St. Cyr and Marielle Richardson will join staibdance members to perform “fence” on Sept. 21–22 at the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance […]

National MagLab magnet recognized with R&D 100 award

Engineers and technicians from the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory were recognized with a 2022 R&D 100 Award for the design and construction of the 32 tesla (T) Superconducting Magnet. The R&D 100 recognizes revolutionary ideas in science and technology, and the 32T magnet is the world’s most powerful all-superconducting magnet. “This […]

Florida State University launches Festival of the Creative Arts

The Florida State University Office of Research presents the Festival of the Creative Arts, a campus-wide collaborative event highlighting the diverse voices, talents and creativity of FSU faculty and students. Departments from across campus will come together Oct. 6-9, to celebrate the innovation and diversity that results from combining various modes of expression and subjects […]

FSU ranked among top 100 universities for patent production

Florida State University is ranked among the world’s top universities for creating patented technology, according to a new report from the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. FSU was ranked 57th worldwide among universities for producing U.S. utility patents in 2021, up from its previous ranking of 84th. The university produced […]

FSU doctoral student balances motherhood while pursuing her passion for justice

Da’Shay Templeton always wanted to be a teacher, but more than that, a game-changer. Growing up in Los Angeles, she witnessed up close the effects of school policing and school criminalization on minority students. She came to reflect on how she could help. “If I could change policies, then I could effect change beyond just […]

FSU researchers use combined imaging techniques to monitor stem cell therapies

When patients are treated for strokes and other neurological disorders, understanding what is happening inside the nervous system is a crucial part of treatment. Doctors rely on imaging tools such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to peer inside the body and see if interventions are helping. A Florida State University research team has found that […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: August 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 individual faculty and staff members across campus. Faculty and Staff Briefs are produced monthly to recognize accomplishments and provide a space where honors, awards, bylines, presentations, grants, service […]

FSU to celebrate 74th annual Homecoming Week Sept. 26-Oct. 1

UPDATE: The FSU Alumni Association has postponed this week’s events and activities associated with Homecoming between Thursday, Sept. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 2, until April 2023, including Friday’s parade. Student Affairs is working to move some student-oriented Homecoming events to Friday, Sept. 30, in addition to Homecoming Live scheduled at 8 p.m. The FSU-Wake Forest […]

Seminole artist shares folktales of Seminole Tribe of Florida

Seminole artist Brian Zepeda delighted guests at Tallahassee’s Blue Tavern on Thursday evening in an exploration of narratives and musical traditions of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Zepeda, who calls himself “a traditional Seminole arts teacher and student,” shared folktales and songs that emphasized his people’s vibrant present and rich history. “Seminole Legends and Songs” […]

Jazz vocalist returns to FSU as featured guest in faculty concert

Florida State University alumna Inga Swearingen will kick off the College of Music’s 2022-23 University Musical Associates (UMA) concert season as featured guest vocalist in a Friday, Sept. 9, jazz faculty concert in Opperman Music Hall. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free for FSU students with an ID, $7 for seniors and […]