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FSU experts available to comment for 2022 World Cup

Amid pageantry and controversy, the 2022 FIFA World Cup begins Sunday in Qatar. News about athletes, cultural exchange and developmental projects has been overshadowed by headlines about bribery allegations, human rights violations and the World Cup’s $220 billion-plus price tag. Florida State University experts are available to speak about economic development and coaching with reporters […]

FSU releases Seminole 100 list for 2023, to be celebrated during annual awards ceremony

Florida State University has released its latest Seminole 100, an annual list that recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or managed by FSU alumni and represents some of the most innovative and profitable companies in the U.S. “The outstanding alumni who own or lead these fast-growing businesses embody the entrepreneurial spirit that thrives at Florida State […]

International Education Month: FSU celebrates Fulbright students and scholars

Florida State University President Richard McCullough recognized students and faculty who received a Fulbright award during a reception on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Dodd Hall.  The event was part of International Education Month, which FSU celebrates throughout November. Fulbrights are among the world’s most widely recognized and prestigious scholarships and grants, and FSU has been […]

FSU reaps No. 3 rankings in ‘Open Doors’ study-abroad report

Florida State University has earned additional recognition for its rich history of supporting internationalization, with top-five rankings in multiple categories in a new report from the Institute of International Education. In the IIE Open Doors report for 2020-21, FSU ranks third in overall study-abroad enrollments and long-term study-abroad enrollments, plus fourth in short-term study-abroad enrollments, […]

Board of Governors appoints alumnus Justin Roth to FSU Board of Trustees

The Florida Board of Governors confirmed the appointment of Justin Roth to Florida State University’s Board of Trustees Nov. 9. The FSU alumnus begins his term immediately. Roth, a Miami native, is a partner at LINK Public Affairs, where he leads the Washington, D.C. office and provides strategic advice and counsel to clients on public […]

FSU researcher gets $750K grant to diversify food research

A Florida State University researcher received a $750,000 grant to recruit, train and prepare traditionally underrepresented students for nutrition and food science research and graduate programs at FSU. The three-year grant was awarded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Qinchun Rao, associate professor at […]

Moran College’s ‘7 under 30’ event helps to highlight Startup Week Tallahassee

One alumnus is chief executive of a company that guarantees clients “a custom, profitable and fully automated client-acquisition system” within three days. Another is CEO of a modern creative agency and production company that aims “to help visionaries deliver value.” Still another is owner of a custom clothing company that aims to turn every customer […]

FSU expert: Lack of crypto regulation leads to FTX-type ‘failure stories’

Florida State University Associate Professor Guangzhi Shang characterized the cryptocurrency industry as the “Wild West of the financial markets.” “And I think it’s going to remain this way for at least three to five years,” he said. Shang, a cryptocurrency expert in Florida State University’s College of Business, made his comments Monday as news about […]

Florida State University to commemorate 60th anniversary of integration

Florida State University is celebrating the 60th anniversary of FSU’s integration with two events that recognize the milestones of past students and discuss the impact of integration on its campuses. The 60th Anniversary of Integration Recognition Ceremony explores FSU’s history through the lens of integration and inclusion and will take place at the Integration Statue. Following […]

‘Coffee and Conversations’ perks up global interest in FSU

With a smile as wide as Florida State University’s global reach, Honorine Rouiller welcomes her guest to The Graduate School’s YouTube channel. “Today, I’m with Claudio Robelo Guzman, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in political science,” she says. “He is also the president of HiGSA and grew up in Argentina.” “That’s right,” says Guzman, who […]

FSU professors awarded grant to study climate change and health equity

Two professors in Florida State University’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning received a collaborative grant for over a half-million dollars from the Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions team at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to pursue research on community climate change and health equity. Assistant Professor Tisha Holmes, the project’s principal investigator, and Associate […]