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Professor named fellow for work on urban economics

Keith Ihlanfeldt, the DeVoe Moore Eminent Scholar and Professor of Economics at Florida State University, has been named a Halbert Smith Honorary Fellow of the Weimer School of the Homer Hoyt Institute. The Hoyt Institute, located in North Palm Beach, is an independent, nonprofit research and educational foundation established in 1967 to help improve the […]

In a league of their own: FSU Sport Management program ranked No. 1 in the nation

The Florida State University master’s degree program in Sport Management is the top program in the nation according to College Choice, a leading online authority on college rankings and resources. The No. 1-ranked sport management program is housed in FSU’s College of Education. “We are incredibly proud of the recognition our program has received,” said […]

FSU jumps again in Kiplinger’s ‘Best College Values’

Florida State University offers a top-notch education at an affordable price, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, one of the nation’s leading publications in personal finance and business forecasting. Florida State jumped several places in each category of Kiplinger’s annual list of Best College Values, including eight spots to No. 4 among public colleges for out-of-state […]

Winter Storm: FSU to close effective midnight Tuesday through 5 p.m. Wednesday

Posted 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018 The Florida State University campus in Tallahassee will be closed Wednesday, January. 3, due to the threat of severe winter weather. Conditions are expected to improve later in the afternoon, and normal operations will resume at 5 p.m. Wednesday. All other Florida State University campuses outside of the […]

FSU social work faculty amp up international collaboration in 2017

The Florida State University College of Social Work made new international connections and developed collaborations around the world in 2017. Social work faculty partnered with universities and colleagues at leading institutions from other continents to create innovative scholarship, training and dialogue. “FSU social work faculty have taken the social work scholarship they’ve developed at the […]

Resolving to have a happier, healthier 2018? Reshape your body attitudes

Put together a list of New Year’s resolutions yet? Every year, many of us pledge to work harder at being healthy, losing weight or eating more veggies. A Nielsen survey showed about one-third of Americans resolved to shed a few pounds and reshape their bodies. Here’s a better resolution: Lose the critical thoughts about your […]

FSU research: 2017 marks new highs for university scientific, creative endeavors

Florida State University researchers pushed their work to new heights in 2017, engaging in research and creative activity that produced extraordinary work and made international headlines. Here are some of the highlights of the past year: FSU HITS RECORD NIH FUNDING Florida State University researchers brought in record funding of $35.8 million from the National […]

Commencement speakers urge graduates to be good stewards of the Earth, to embrace change

Jeff Chanton, professor of oceanography, hired hundreds of Florida State University graduates for a job he said would provide lifetime benefits, even if it is unpaid. The job? To be good stewards of the earth. “Today, we are crowding other species off the planet,” he said. Chanton spoke to graduates during the first of two fall commencement ceremonies […]

Florida State’s Suwannee Room to undergo exciting transformation

As Florida State University students begin packing their bags for the winter break, Seminole Dining is planning a state-of-the-art transformation for the university’s historic dining hall, the Suwannee Room. The renovation is scheduled to be completed by July 2018. When the Suwannee Room reopens, it will be one of the best all you care to […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: December 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Antonio Méndez Esparza, (College of Motion Picture Arts) Filmmaker in Residence, was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award for his feature film “Life and Nothing More,” which follows a young African-American man on the edge of adulthood who is searching for his purpose in today’s America. The movie also received a Best […]

A year to remember: Florida State achieves new heights in 2017

Florida State University enjoyed unprecedented success in 2017, continuing to build on the positive momentum of recent accomplishments. The university climbed five places for the second consecutive year in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, brought in a record amount of funding from the National Institutes of Health and won national awards for its campus diversity […]

A move to stop hunger: Sodexo awards grant to FSU Food Pantry

Earlier this month, Florida State University’s dining services partner, Sodexo USA, awarded a $1,000 grant through its Stop Hunger Foundation to FSU’s Food for Thought Food Pantry to help combat food insecurity on campus. “We will always have students in need,” said Gabe Branch, FSU Food for Thought Pantry’s program assistant. “But this grant allows us […]