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Record number of FSU faculty win prestigious NSF CAREER awards

Seven Florida State University researchers have earned the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER awards, which recognize up-and-coming researchers and help recipients build their research and teaching portfolios. The award provides funding for the researchers’ labs and gives them an opportunity to work closely with NSF staff on developing their professional endeavors. Seven recipients marks a […]

FSU chemistry doctoral student wins ACS award for research on recyclability

A Florida State University doctoral student has won an award from the American Chemical Society for her research aimed at improving methods to screen new materials for their potential to be recycled. Brianna Coia, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the FSU College of Arts and Sciences, is among the […]

FSU Board of Trustees approves $2.36 billion operating budget for 2022-2023

The Florida State University Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved the university operating budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.  This year’s operating budget of $2.36 billion increased by 9% over last year.  “This budget will allow Florida State University to advance our top priorities, such as enhancing student success initiatives and hiring and retaining talented […]

FSU College of Business receives $10M to establish the Dr. Persis E. Rockwood School of Marketing

A game-changing $10 million gift to the Florida State University College of Business will establish the Dr. Persis E. Rockwood School of Marketing in honor of the late trailblazing FSU professor emerita and will provide transformational support to marketing students and faculty members in the nationally ranked program. The Florida State University Board of Trustees […]

FSU joins celebration of North Florida Innovation Labs groundbreaking

Members of the Tallahassee and Florida State University communities celebrated the groundbreaking of a new high-tech business incubator Tuesday. They hailed North Florida Innovation Labs as a community-wide collaboration that will house startups and growing technology companies in need of specialized lab space to continue their work and grow their businesses. “North Florida Innovation Labs […]

FSU faculty member named Kenneth P. Kidd Mathematics Educator of the Year

A Florida State University faculty member is being recognized for his research to improve mathematics education for elementary and secondary school students. The Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics (FCTM) named Robert Schoen, an associate professor at the Learning Systems Institute (LSI), the Kenneth P. Kidd Mathematics Educator of the Year. The award was established […]

FSU Panama City program gives kids a firsthand college experience on university’s main campus

About 60 middle school and high school students from Bay, Holmes and Leon counties are getting a taste of life, summer-camp style, at Florida State University. They’re visiting classrooms, talking with FSU students and hearing from law enforcement and health officials about careers in public service. They’re even practicing yoga. The University Summer Experience, a […]

Jeff Culhane named new voice for FSU Athletics

Jeff Culhane has been hired as Director of Broadcasting for LEARFIELD’s Seminole Sports Properties and will serve as the voice for Florida State football and men’s basketball. Culhane brings 20 years of multimedia experience to the Seminoles, including roles building radio affiliate networks in addition to broadcasting duties for Nebraska, West Virginia and North Dakota […]

Symbol of excellence: Two-person FSU team wins national award for licensing, trademarks

Florida State University’s trademark and licensing team is being recognized as an innovative industry leader by the International Collegiate Licensing Association (ICLA). The licensing and trademark office oversees FSU’s trademarks, symbols, imagery and associated insignias. It’s a two-person team comprised of Katie Pugh, director of trademark licensing, and Garrett O’Connor, assistant director.   The ICLA announced this […]

‘Welcome FSU’ ushers in Summer B with days of events, activities

Welcome FSU has returned for the Summer B term and is offering an array of activities for students. The university presents Welcome FSU each semester and provides a series of events and programs that serve as the official welcome for all Florida State students. The program started on June 16 and will continue through June […]

Three FSU faculty members earn Fulbright Fellowships

Three Florida State University researchers have earned prestigious Fulbright Scholar Fellowships that will see them take their research abroad in the coming year.  This year’s winners from FSU are:  Carl Schmertmann, the William J. Serow Professor of Economics and the director of FSU’s Center for Demography and Population Health. Schmertmann is heading to Belo Horizonte, […]

FAMU-FSU Engineering students design four-legged lunar robot for NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge

Ever watch a cockroach scurry about, with its flat armored body that slips though cracks and then flies through the air? Before you swat that pesky creature, you might want to think about the engineering feat that insect just accomplished. That’s what Jonathan Clark does; it’s kind of a thing for the FAMU-FSU College of […]