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FSU College of Law ranked among the nation’s best for student quality of life and best faculty

The Florida State University College of Law has been ranked the nation’s second best law school for best quality of life and seventh best law school for best professors.   The rankings, which are published in The Princeton Review’s Best Law Schools for 2023 list, are based on surveys of 17,000 law students.    The quality of […]

Five questions: FSU professor discusses his memory improving smart phone app

A study conducted by Florida State University Psychology Professor Chris Martin and a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, shows that a smart phone application they developed can enhance memory function in older adults.   Martin was the lead author on the study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy […]

FSU researchers named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

A chemical engineer developing more environmentally friendly materials and a geologist exploring the chemistry of Earth’s carbon reservoirs are the latest Florida State University faculty members to be named Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS. Rufina Alamo, the Simon Ostrach Professor of Engineering and a distinguished research professor of […]

FSU experts ready to field questions, offer commentary on Super Bowl LVII

With the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs victorious in their National Football League conference championship games Sunday, the two teams are now set to face off in the biggest spectacle in American sport — the Super Bowl.  Now in its 57th year, the Super Bowl has evolved from a championship football game into a […]

‘I’m doing something right’: 2022 Jim Moran Scholars honored at reception

Florida State University feted the 2022 Jim Moran Scholars at a reception Thursday evening.   A group that included FSU President Richard McCullough and past Jim Moran Scholars joined in the festivities honoring the 2022 scholars, Darrell Worrell and Stephanie Adebaworin.  “They are among Florida State’s best and brightest, and we look forward to everything they […]

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FSU expands course offerings

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida State University will expand its offerings this spring to include at least four courses in hybrid format — via Zoom and in person at the Broad Auditorium on the campus of Florida State University.     Until now, OLLI’s courses were taught either in-person or via Zoom.  Included among the […]

FSU’s award-winning degree completion program marks first 5 years of graduation assistance

Andrew Roberts came to Florida State University in 2013 and started out strong, but a tragic turn of events thrust him into a years-long journey to complete his degree. He credits one key university office, and the steady, devoted guidance from a hands-on graduation specialist, for encouraging him to cross the finish line and finally […]

FSU’s online graduate programs among the nation’s best in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings

Four Florida State University online graduate programs placed among the Top 25 nationally — including two programs in the Top 5 — according to the 2023 U.S. News & World Report rankings released Tuesday. FSU’s information technology and criminology online graduate programs each moved up one spot to No. 5 on the list of public and […]

FSU climate scientists receive Department of Energy funding to study greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands

Peatlands store a significant amount of the Earth’s carbon and have functioned as an important moderator of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for thousands of years. But as peatlands are lost to overextraction and affected by a warmer climate, the impact on these natural carbon scrubbers remains unclear. A team of researchers from Florida State […]

St. Joe Company, Tallahassee Memorial and FSU break ground on new health care campus

The St. Joe Company, Florida State University and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare celebrated the construction kickoff Tuesday of a health care campus in Panama City Beach that will bring together clinicians, researchers and students to meet the rapidly increasing need for medical care in the Florida Panhandle.

U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference kicks off at FSU

The entrepreneurial spirit will take on a higher profile at Florida State University this week as the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship hosts the 2023 national conference for The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).  The conference will run Jan. 18-22. Organizers expect 400 academicians to attend in-person with another 150 virtual […]

FSU selects first chief marketing officer

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced today the selection of Susannah Wesley-Ahlschwede as the university’s inaugural Chief Marketing Officer following a national search. Wesley-Ahlschwede starts Feb. 13. Wesley-Ahlschwede is a Florida native, as well as an FSU alumna who has spent her career building brands and reputations for some of the world’s largest global […]