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Charting a Bold Path Forward

Florida State University’s new president is implementing ambitious strategies to take the fast-rising, Top 20 public university even higher. Florida State University President Richard McCullough arrived on campus in August 2021 with a bold vision of leading one of the top public universities in the nation to even greater heights. An academic leader, innovator and […]

FSU Expert Pitch: FAMU-FSU College of Engineering center pushes preparation for storm season

With the start of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the Resilience Infrastructure and Disaster Response Center at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is encouraging individuals to take the necessary steps to prepare. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration projects above-average activity for the season, which begins June 1. The RIDER faculty and staff have created […]

Nine FSU students earn Fulbright Scholarships

Nine current and former Florida State University students are recipients of scholarships through the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  The students hail from colleges and departments throughout the university, and through Fulbright funding, they’ll research and teach in designated countries all over the world. Three of the recipients will travel to Brazil, two to Spain […]

Triumph Gulf Coast board approves $7.6M grant for FSU PC’s Collegiate Laboratory High School

Florida State University Panama City has received approval of a $7.6 million grant to provide partial funding for its highly anticipated Collegiate Laboratory High School.  The award comes from Triumph Gulf Coast Inc., a nonprofit corporation that oversees the expenditure of 75% of all funds recovered by the Florida attorney general for economic damages to […]

Florida Center for Reading Research partners with Maya’s Book Nook to strengthen reading development in Leon County

Florida State University’s Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) and Maya’s Book Nook are working together to provide the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System and community partners with Book Nook Bundles that aim to promote literacy development across the Big Bend. Designed to create learn­ing opportunities to meet children where they are, each […]

FSU dance professor continues to be recognized as trailblazer in performing arts

Florida State University’s Jawole Willa Jo Zollar was honored this week for her lasting contributions to dance through an award that recognizes trailblazers and visionaries in the performing arts. Zollar, the Lawton and Nancy Smith Fichter Professor in the College of Fine Arts and founder of the celebrated Urban Bush Women (UBW) dance company, received the […]

FSU College of Nursing dean elected as trustee of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Jing Wang, dean of the Florida State University College of Nursing, has been named to the board of trustees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Wang is the first administrator from an institution within the State University System of Florida to serve on the board in at least 30 years. Founded in 1972, RWJF touts […]

FSU College of Motion Picture Arts among the best film schools in the nation 

The Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts continues to be recognized as one of the nation’s top film schools. In the past month alone, the college has been included in Variety magazine’s “30 Top Film Schools in North America” and in Filmschool.org’s top 10 undergraduate film programs in the U.S. Filmschool.org also ranked […]

Learning Systems Institute awarded $1.5M grant to develop math anxiety intervention for children

Math can make students anxious, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Using strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy, faculty members with the Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University will develop a school-based intervention for second- and third-graders with math anxiety. A three-year $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will […]

FSU internal investment program helps faculty move from lab to market

Improved ceramics manufacturing, breakthrough medical screening tests and a more convenient way to detect nuclear particles earned funding from the latest round of a Florida State University program that helps researchers bring their work to the marketplace. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded more than $167,000 to faculty members to continue research […]

FSU’s The Ringling to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Florida State University’s The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art will join museums nationwide and provide free admission to current U.S. military personnel and their families this summer as part of the Blue Star Museums initiative. The 2022 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, and will run through Labor Day, […]

FSU experts ready to offer insight on travel this Memorial Day and summer

The traditional kickoff to the summer travel season, Memorial Day weekend, arrives this year amid a host of conflicting economic, global and national trends that heighten uncertainty in the travel and hospitality industries.  A pause in the pandemic has eased the grip of travel restrictions and business closures. Consumers, flush with a couple years’ savings […]