University News

FSU brings campus to life through virtual services, activities 

Some of the most memorable experiences for Florida State University students happen outside of the classroom. Now, with the university going remote for the rest of the spring semester amid a global pandemic, how will students stay connected with campus and one another? One way that Florida State is supporting students is through Virtual FSU — a new, virtual […]

FSU graduate programs ranked among nation’s best by U.S. News 

Florida State University’s graduate programs are among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.”  FSU’s graduate programs in clinical psychology, fine arts, speech-language pathology, real estate and engineering all made significant jumps in the publication’s annual rankings, released March 17.  “These are exciting times at Florida State University,” said Mark Riley, dean of […]

Women’s History Month: Celebrating the achievements of FSU women

March is Women’s History Month, a time set aside to celebrate the stories and achievements of women. FSU faculty members are living proof of women’s extraordinary accomplishments. In the past year, FSU women researchers have studied how new technology can help people recover from incarceration, developed models to examine the smoke rising from fires, explored […]

Sodexo partner Tally Mac Shack earns national honor

The popular Tally Mac Shack, a partner of Sodexo’s dining program at Florida State University, has been recognized by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio as the “Senate Small Business of the Week.” The Florida senator, who is chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, has released a video announcing the national honor. […]

FSU, Mayo Clinic collaborate on medical innovation, attracting top biomedical talent

Florida State University President John Thrasher and representatives from Mayo Clinic in Florida signed a multifaceted agreement Tuesday in Jacksonville to attract and retain top talent in the biomedical field. The collaborative education efforts will focus on medical innovation and promote a market-driven approach to create a highly trained workforce focused on taking medical technology […]

FSU Amazonia Week: A call for land and cultural survival

Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics will welcome experts from around the world for an interdisciplinary summit on critical issues affecting the future of the Amazon Monday, March 2 through Wednesday, March 4. The summit will encourage attendees to examine the biological, environmental and humanitarian […]

FSU Critical Thinking Symposium to focus on digital citizenship

Florida State University’s Critical Thinking Initiative and University Libraries will host the Critical Thinking Symposium: Digital Citizenship & Society Monday, Feb. 24, through Wednesday, Feb. 26. The symposium will encourage students and faculty to think critically about how technology and humanity, digital citizenship and society continuously develop norms of responsible, ethical and positive digital experiences […]

FSU welcomes Florida congresswoman to campus

Florida State University welcomed U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor to campus Tuesday to tour the brand-new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Building and learn about the breadth of faculty research in the department. “We are so thrilled to welcome you and give you our presentations,” said FSU Professor of Meteorology Vasu Misra, who helped organize the […]

FSU’s Office of Inspector General Services seeks reaccreditation

Update: March 19, 2020 Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the Commission for Law Enforcement Accreditation has decided to postpone the Office of Inspector General Services accreditation assessment until July/August. A new press release will be published once the new date has been determined. On March 26, 2020, the Office of Inspector General Services (OIGS) […]

Florida State cuts ribbon on new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science building

Florida State University marked the official opening of its state-of-the-art Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science Building and paid tribute to one of the university’s former presidents during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. “We would not be here today if Dr. Barron did not recognize the need for this facility and make it a priority,” President John […]

FSU celebrates another year of success during FSU Day at the Capitol

The Florida Capitol was decked out in garnet and gold Feb. 12 as lawmakers and hundreds of FSU alumni and friends gathered to celebrate Florida State University’s academic and athletic achievements at FSU Day. Lawmakers from both the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate honored the university for its achievements in resolutions naming Feb. […]

Florida State University unveils statue of former President Barron

Florida State University honored former President Eric Barron with the unveiling of a life-size bronze statue to commemorate Barron’s tenure as president of the university. The statue was unveiled at the grand opening of the new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Building, a project Barron launched during his tenure. Barron and his wife, Molly, joined […]