University News

Doctoral student awarded prestigious national fellowship

A Florida State University graduate student who is pursuing a doctoral degree in social work has been awarded a competitive fellowship to pursue research on the needs of military veterans who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury. David Albright was one of 24 students to be selected for participation in the RAND Graduate Student […]

Florida State’s Jesse O’Shea named to USA Today’s All-USA College Academic First Team

Florida State University student Jesse O’Shea is one of just 20 undergraduates from across the nation singled out for USA TODAY’s 21st annual All-USA College Academic First Team. Students were selected on the basis of their excellent scholarship and their efforts to reach beyond the classroom to benefit society. The recognition comes with a trophy […]

Psychologist Joiner is 2010 Lawton Distinguished Professor

A psychology professor who is perhaps the nation’s leading expert on the causes and prevention of suicide and who has been ranked as the second most productive academic clinical psychologist in the world is set to receive The Florida State University’s highest faculty honor. Thomas E. Joiner, 44, Florida State’s Bright-Burton Professor of Psychology and […]

Pamela Coats receives university’s Distinguished Teacher Award

A Florida State University finance professor lauded by her students as an “exemplary teacher” who goes “above and beyond” in making sure they thoroughly understand their coursework has been selected to receive the university’s top teaching honor. Pamela Coats, the Robert C. Earnest Professor of Finance in the College of Business, was named the recipient […]

Florida State dedicates new Turnbull Conference Center

Florida State University officials have dedicated the new Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center, a 47,000-square-foot facility that is open to both the university community and the general public for academic events, government meetings and corporate seminars. The three-story center, located on the corner of Copeland and Pensacola streets, features three video walls, […]

Florida State ranked among nation’s top doctorate-granting institutions

The Florida State University ranks 44th among doctorate-granting institutions in terms of number of research doctorates produced in 2008, according to a new report released by the National Science Foundation. The report is based on the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED). Florida State tied with the University of California at Santa Barbara and Virginia Polytechnic […]

Dyslexia researcher, real estate executive to speak at commencement

Out of nearly 3,000 fall 2009 graduates of The Florida State University, approximately 1,800 will participate in two commencement ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center, 505 W. Pensacola St. Graduates will represent all 15 of the university’s colleges. Florida State President T.K. Wetherell […]

Florida State trustees to meet on presidential candidates

The Florida State University Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 2 P.M. to interview and discuss candidates for the next president of the university. The meeting will be held at the Alumni Center Ballroom, 1030 W. Tennessee St. The meeting will be webcast and available for viewing at campus.fsu.edu/presidentsearch. Archived interviews […]

Presidential candidate interviews available on webcast

The Florida State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee has completed its Interviews of presidential candidates. Archived webcasts of the interviews are available at campus.fsu.edu/presidentsearch. The Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, December 8, at 2:00 p.m., at the Alumni Center Ballroom to consider the recommendations of the Presidential Search Advisory Committee as well as […]

Presidential candidate interviews scheduled

The Florida State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee met Tuesday, December 1, and approved a list of three candidates to invite to the campus for interviews. The candidates will be interviewed by the committee and other campus and community groups this week. At the conclusion of the interviews, the Presidential Search Advisory Committee will forward […]

Presidential search activities to be webcast

All meetings of the Presidential Search Advisory Committee, beginning with their meeting today from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. to determine which presidential candidates will be invited to campus for interviews, will be available through live webcast at campus.fsu.edu/presidentsearch. Interviews are scheduled to begin Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 8:00 a.m. Depending on the number of […]

Presidential Search Committee selects candidates for interviews

The Florida State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee met Tuesday and approved a list of three candidates to invite to the campus for interviews. The candidates will be interviewed by the committee this week at the Florida State University Alumni Center Ballroom. At the conclusion of the interviews, the Presidential Search Advisory Committee will forward […]