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FSU’s Opening Nights to present award-winning female singer-songwriters

Opening Nights at Florida State University’s 2018-2019 season is ending on a high note with award-winning female artists who are advancing women’s issues through music. Molly Tuttle, the first female to be named International Bluegrass Music Association’s  (IBMA) “Guitar Player of the Year,” will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in Richard G. Fallon […]

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art to celebrate completion of $100 million comprehensive campaign

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida administered by Florida State University (FSU), is planning a community Free Day Saturday, April 6, to celebrate the completion of the $100 million The Ringling Inspires: Honoring the Legacy and Building for the Future campaign. The campaign will be officially complete […]

FSU Students Give Back to Tallahassee at ‘The Big Event’

More than 1,700 volunteers from Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College woke up early Saturday, March 30, to give back to the city of Tallahassee during The Big Event 2019. It is one of the largest, one-day, student-run service projects in the nation, with more than 50 service sites across Florida’s […]

Report: Red wolves, Mexican gray wolves are distinct species, subspecies

A yearlong study chaired by a Florida State University professor indicates the red wolf is a distinct species in the wolf family and the Mexican gray is a distinct subspecies of the gray wolf. These conclusions were published today in the consensus report “Evaluating the Taxonomic Status of the Mexican Gray Wolf and the Red […]

Florida State to take part in global celebration of influential American dance artist, Merce Cunningham

Florida State University will host a series of events as part of a global celebration of the life and work of one of the greatest American dance artists, Merce Cunningham. The events — a collaboration between the FSU School of Dance, the FSU College of Music, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Student Life Cinema and the […]

Faculty and staff briefs: March 2019

HONORS AND AWARDS William Berry, Ph.D. (Political Science) was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Career Achievement Award from the State Politics and Policy Section of American Political Science Association in recognition of his important contributions to the study of state politics. Jessica Bahorski, Ph.D. (Nursing) was awarded the Research Poster Award at the National Association of […]

Florida State students curate exhibit of Polynesian women’s art 

Florida State University’s College of Fine Arts and the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship Textile and Apparel Historic Costume Collection will present “Treasured Cloth: Women’s Art of Polynesia” featuring textiles created by Samoan and Tongan women and explores the cultural and historical significance of the objects. The exhibit, which opens April 4 at the William Johnston […]

FSU honors the life and legacy of deceased students with memorial service

Florida State University honored the memory of those students who passed away over the past year with a special ceremony Thursday, March 28. For the second time since the event’s creation in 2018, students, faculty and staff gathered on the Mina Jo Powell Green to reflect on and celebrate the lives of seven fallen FSU […]

Passionate and prepared: FSU College of Education dean ready to serve alma mater

It’s not hyperbole when Damon Andrew says the opportunity to lead the Florida State University College of Education is his dream job. The native Floridian became dean of the college in August after serving as the first permanent dean of Louisiana State University’s College of Human Sciences and Education. Prior to that, he spent five […]

In ancient oceans that resembled our own, oxygen loss triggered mass extinction

Roughly 430 million years ago, during the Earth’s Silurian Period, global oceans were experiencing changes that would seem eerily familiar today. Melting polar ice sheets meant sea levels were steadily rising, and ocean oxygen was falling fast around the world. At around the same time, a global die-off known among scientists as the Ireviken extinction […]

FSU students honored during 2019 President’s Humanitarian Luncheon

From ratifying amendments to registering bone marrow donors to teaching courses in Kenya and rural India, students at Florida State University have done more than just balance studies and a social life; they’ve changed lives. President John Thrasher recognized 14 undergraduate students at the Humanitarian Luncheon Tuesday, March 26, as part of the annual President’s […]