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FSU honors distinguished alumni during 2018 Homecoming activities

The very best qualities of Seminole spirit were on display as Florida State University honored six distinguished alumni during its 2018 Homecoming Awards Breakfast. They were celebrated for the inspirational way they’ve lived. A dynamic mix of tenacity, courage and enthusiasm helped them build successful careers and indelibly touch the lives of others along the […]

FSU Dedman School of Hospitality opens Marriott Career and Professional Development Center

Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality hosted a grand opening of its Marriott Career and Professional Development Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour, Oct. 19. The hospitality-focused center, established with a generous $2 million gift from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, opened following three months of renovations to existing space […]

Late night snacker? Make it cottage cheese

Eager to eat a snack before bedtime? A protein-filled snack like cottage cheese is the way to go, say Florida State University researchers. Associate Professor of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences Michael Ormsbee and former FSU graduate student Samantha Leyh found that consuming 30 grams of protein about 30 minutes before bed appears to have […]

FSU now accepting applications for Seminole Emergency Relief funds

In response to the significant and historic impact of Hurricane Michael, FSU created the “Seminole Emergency Relief” program as an emergency fund to provide limited assistance to FSU students, faculty and staff who experienced a temporary financial hardship due to the hurricane and its aftermath. FSU students and employees experiencing an unforeseen, temporary financial hardship […]

FSU College of Social Work celebrates distinguished alumni and scholarship recipients

The Florida State University College of Social Work will celebrate its 2018 distinguished graduates and scholarship recipients at a celebratory dinner at the FSU Alumni Association on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The highly anticipated event each year celebrates the contributions of students, alumni and donors to the College of Social Work, social work education and […]

Are you an FSU employee affected by Hurricane Michael? Here’s how to get help

In response to the significant and historic impact of Hurricane Michael, FSU created the “Seminole Emergency Relief” program as an emergency fund to provide limited assistance (up to $1,000 per employee calendar year) to FSU faculty and staff who experienced a temporary financial hardship due to the hurricane and its aftermath. Seminole Emergency Relief funds […]

Are you an FSU student affected by Hurricane Michael? Here’s how to get help

In response to the significant and historic impact of Hurricane Michael, FSU created the “Seminole Emergency Relief” program as an emergency fund to provide limited assistance (up to $1,000 per calendar year) to FSU students who experienced a temporary financial hardship due to the hurricane and its aftermath. Seminole Emergency Relief funds are intended to […]

Why is Wakulla Springs’ water turning brown? FSU researchers may have the answer

North Florida’s Wakulla Springs is experiencing an unwelcome change: Its famously crystal waters are turning brown. After extensive study, researchers at Florida State University think they might know why. In a paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, a team of scientists from FSU’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science (EOAS) explains […]

FSU researchers find low resilience puts men at risk for depression

Men who lack resilience are exponentially more vulnerable to becoming severely depressed after their spouse dies, according to a new study from Florida State University researchers. Brittany King, a graduate student in the Department of Sociology, along with Assistant Professor Dawn Carr and Associate Professor Miles Taylor, examined the symptoms of depression in older men […]

Florida State hosts ribbon cutting to open new child care center

Florida State University President John Thrasher and administrators officially opened the doors to a new child care facility Monday, Oct. 22, hosting a ribbon cutting to mark the occasion. The facility serves as a place for FSU’s Childcare and Early Learning Program employees to care for and nurture the young children of FSU students, faculty […]

FSU College of Medicine recognized for diversity success

The Florida State University College of Medicine has received the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The award recognizes U.S. medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing, veterinary, allied health and other health schools demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The College of Medicine, one of […]

WeatherSTEM launches first international station at FSU-Panama

Florida State University-Panama is now home to the first international installation of WeatherSTEM, a weather tracker that sends out hyperlocal alerts and tracks data at a specific location.   The WeatherSTEM station was installed earlier this month at the Panama campus with the help of WeatherSTEM CEO Ed Mansouri and FSU Vice President for Research Gary K. Ostrander. FSU-Panama is an international branch campus […]