University News

‘Welcome FSU’ engages students with week of fun and informative events

Florida State University is kicking off the 2023 spring semester with events that spotlight Seminole academics, career readiness, involvement, resources and well-being. “Welcome FSU” greets all Florida State students through a series of events and programs that are taking place now through Friday, Jan. 13, at various campus locations. The events aim to show students […]

FSU alumnus, Tampa Bay Buccaneers COO to keynote 2023 Seminole 100 event

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford will serve as the keynote speaker for Florida State University’s 2023 Seminole 100 event. The annual Seminole 100 list and event recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or managed by FSU alumni and represents some of the most innovative and profitable companies in America. As COO of the […]

FSU Libraries names new associate dean of research and learning services

Florida State University Libraries has named Neelam Bharti as its new associate dean of research and learning services. She will start Feb. 3. Bharti comes to Florida State from Carnegie Mellon University, where she served as the associate dean for liaison services and the senior librarian for chemistry, chemical engineering, material science and engineering since […]

Research teams tackle challenges facing rural areas in FSU funding competition

Six teams of Florida State University researchers and community partners faced off in the most recent Collaborative Collision for the chance to win up to $100,000 from the FSU Office of Research for projects exploring solutions to complex challenges facing rural communities. “One in five people in the United States lives in rural places, and […]

New FSU program to fund research focused on sustainability and climate solutions

Florida State University has launched a new program to jumpstart research opportunities addressing sustainability and climate change issues. The Office of the President’s Sustainability and Climate Solutions grant program promotes research that is crucial for long-term societal well-being, environmental health and economic prosperity. “Florida State is dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary research that will play a […]

Year in Review: FSU sets foundation for future success in 2022

Florida State University enjoyed a remarkable year of achievements while setting a foundation for future success by launching the new FSU Health initiative, breaking ground on the College of Business’ Legacy Hall and celebrating the inauguration of President Richard McCullough. FSU placed in U.S. News and World Report’s list of Top 20 public national universities for […]

FSU research links common sweetener with anxiety

Florida State University College of Medicine researchers have linked aspartame, an artificial sweetener found in nearly 5,000 diet foods and drinks, to anxiety-like behavior in mice. Along with producing anxiety in the mice who consumed aspartame, the effects extended up to two generations from the males exposed to the sweetener. The study is published in […]

Blackstone LaunchPad grant will help Jim Moran College build entrepreneurial mindset across campus

One of the world’s largest investment firms is partnering with the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University to help spark student startups and grow the campus’s entrepreneurial spirit. Blackstone Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Blackstone, is providing its Blackstone LaunchPad program through a grant to the Moran College.  LaunchPad is an entrepreneurial […]

FSU to hold two fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 9

Two distinguished alumni will be the featured speakers at Florida State University’s two fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 9. Dr. William T. Hold, the namesake of the College of Business’s Risk Management and Insurance program, will address graduates at the 2 p.m. ceremony, while Dr. Maxine Montgomery, professor of English and this year’s Robert O. […]

‘Our time is now’: President McCullough optimistic about FSU’s future

Florida State University President Richard McCullough reflected on the remarkable achievements of the past year and said that he is filled with optimism about leading the university to greater heights during his State of the University address Wednesday. “We are an academic powerhouse on the rise, and I look to the future with confidence and […]