Students & Campus Life

Student-veterans bring major issues to light during annual film festival

After coming across an article about the prevalence of rape in the military more than two years ago, filmmaker Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering wanted to find out more. What they found was how little coverage there was on the subject of military sexual assault. “We were shocked at how extensive the problem was, […]

Resolution presented honoring Florida State’s veterans-support organizations

In advance of Veterans Day, the Leon County (Fla.) Commission passed an honorary resolution to commend the support provided to student and civilian veterans by the Florida State University chapters of the Collegiate Veterans Association (CVA) and the Thank a Soldier Organization of FSU (TASO). Leon County Commissioner Jane Sauls, who sponsored the resolution, presented […]

Florida State to host 2nd Annual Student Veteran Film Festival

Florida State University students will bring Oscar- and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick and his critically acclaimed film “The Invisible War” to the 2nd Annual Student Veteran Film Festival on Monday, Nov. 12. A collaborative effort between the Collegiate Veterans Association, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Association and College of Motion Picture Arts, the event will feature a […]

‘It’s a Seminole Thing!’: FSU celebrates Homecoming with week-long festivities

A rollicking good time with outspoken comedian Kathy Griffin and a gridiron matchup with the Duke Blue Devils will be two of the highlights of Florida State University’s 2012 Homecoming celebration, “It’s a Seminole Thing,” which takes place from Sunday, Oct. 21, to Saturday, Oct. 27. While most events are intended for students or alumni, […]

‘Grads Made Good,’ parade grand marshals among honorees at Homecoming Awards Breakfast

Seminole royalty will be in the spotlight as the Florida State University Alumni Association rolls out the red carpet for an esteemed group of individuals at its annual Homecoming Awards Breakfast. The event will feature the formal recognition of this year’s parade grand marshals, Florida Seminole Tribe Chairman James E. Billie and Tribe President Tony […]

Students’ families to get a taste of campus life during Parents’ Weekend

Florida State University is putting out the welcome mat as students’ parents and other relatives prepare to visit campus for FSU’s annual Parents’ Weekend. From the Flying High Circus on Friday to the football game on Saturday, there is a little something for everyone. “Parents’ Weekend is an opportunity for our students to show off […]

Undergraduate research and creativity on display at annual awards symposium

To celebrate the research and creative endeavors of some of its most accomplished undergraduates, Florida State University President Eric J. Barron will host the seventh annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Awards Symposium on Oct. 2. Co-sponsored by the Office of National Fellowships and the Office of Undergraduate Research, the event will serve as a […]

Florida State promotes anti-hazing pledge during prevention week

Hazing prevention isn’t just for students anymore. During Florida State University’s 2012 Hazing Prevention Week, which continues through Saturday, Sept. 22, the Office of the Dean of Students and the university’s Hazing Prevention Team are asking faculty and staff to join students in signing a Hazing-Free Community Pledge and report suspected incidents of hazing whenever […]

Florida State commemorates Sept. 11 anniversary

The Rev. David C. Killeen began his first day of seminary in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001. As that terrible day unfolded and in the days immediately after, Killeen saw the best in humanity exemplified after the worst in humanity did its work. Killeen, now rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tallahassee, spent the […]

Green your game day: FSU’s ‘Garnet and Gold Goes Green’ kicks off its eighth season

Florida State University football fans once again have a great opportunity to keep Doak Campbell stadium “green” on Saturday by recycling used beverage containers and reducing the amount of unsightly litter. Kicking off the season’s first home football game against Murray State University, student volunteers participating in Florida State’s “Garnet and Gold Goes Green” campaign […]

Faculty Luncheon Series to address ‘Future of Scholarly Publishing’

This fall, Florida State University’s annual Faculty Luncheon Series will examine the state of scholarly publishing and the perception that the academic publishing industry is on the verge of major evolution. The scholarly publishing cycle, including the production and dissemination of research, functions in tension with traditional journal publishing, tenure and promotion requirements, and increasing […]