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FSU launches Africa Network Colloquium Series with first speaker

Florida State University has launched a new colloquium series, organized by the FSU Africa Network, with a focus on faculty research and teaching in Africa. The FSU Africa Network brings together faculty from across the university to share ideas and identify ways FSU can strengthen its research, teaching and service by connecting with each other […]

Lifelong learners set for another exciting semester of classes, activities with OLLI at FSU

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Florida State University kicks off its spring semester in February, offering more learning and social opportunities than ever. All Tallahassee-area learners over age 50 are welcome to join. More than 50 classes are scheduled from Feb. 17 through April 13, that range in topics from climate change to […]

FSU philosophy professor wins coveted NEH Fellowship

Florida State University Associate Professor of Philosophy Nathanael Stein has been selected as a recipient of a highly competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The NEH Fellowship, worth $60,000, will allow Stein to take a yearlong sabbatical to complete work on his forthcoming book tentatively titled “Causation and Explanation in Aristotle.” Stein, […]

Four of FSU’s online graduate programs among nation’s Top 20

Four of Florida State University’s online graduate programs are ranking in the nation’s Top 20, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs. “It is very exciting to see our online graduate programs recognized among the top 20 in the nation,” said Robert Fuselier, director of the Office of Distance Learning. “This honor […]

FSU Army ROTC program wins prestigious MacArthur Award

Florida State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps has a longstanding history with the university. With the support of FSU leadership, the ROTC program has been recognized as one of the nation’s best.Florida State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps is one of the nation’s best, according to U.S. Army Cadet Command, which oversees the nation’s ROTC […]

FSU funding helps researchers bring ideas to marketplace

Projects to improve genetic testing, a replacement for rare-earth magnets and an app that will help treat ADHD all earned funding through a Florida State University program to support researchers adapting their work to the marketplace. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded a pot of $130,650 as part of the Fall 2019 […]

FSU students recognized as global citizens

Florida State University recognizes that today’s increasingly globalized workforce requires graduates who are both academically and cross-culturally prepared to succeed in a diverse and multicultural world. This fall, 20 FSU students were awarded the Global Citizenship Certificate (GCC) during a graduation ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 4, marking the beginning of their journey as life-long global citizens. […]

FSU researchers push scientific, creative boundaries in 2019

Florida State University faculty engaged in research and creative activity at extraordinary levels in 2019. FSU faculty achieved record funding, produced outstanding artistic works and made international headlines with their work. Here are some highlights of the past year. FSU faculty bring in record $233.6M in external funding Florida State University researchers received a record […]

Year in Review: Reaching new heights in 2019

Florida State University achieved at the highest levels in 2019, bolstered by its academic and research excellence, its strong commitment to student success and a robust culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. The university jumped eight spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, posted the best four-year graduation rate in the state, became the only institution […]

FSU fall graduates ready to make their mark around the world

The cool temperatures and gray skies that hovered over Tallahassee couldn’t put a damper on festivities this weekend as commencement ceremonies honored the 2,700 students who earned degrees from Florida State University this fall. President John Thrasher presided over FSU’s two fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Donald L. […]

Inaugural graduate of FSU School of Physician Assistant Practice finds path back to medical career

Fifteen years and nearly 7,000 miles separate Tamer Tadros from the joy of a medical school graduation that was supposed to launch a long and prosperous career as a physician. On Saturday in Tallahassee he’ll graduate once more, marking an earnest rebirth for his career in medicine. Tadros, 38, is one of the 37 members […]