University News

The ‘jewels in the crown’ of FSU’s International Programs: European study centers 

Florida State University treasures its European study centers for what they give its students — opportunities to live and study in vibrant, diverse and culturally rich cities across the Atlantic Ocean. FSU’s centers in the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy feature classrooms, libraries, study spaces, computer labs, administrative offices and modern living accommodations, and they […]

Florida State University ranked No. 13 in ‘Niche’ best public colleges list

Florida State University ranked No. 13 among all public universities in the United States by Niche, a research company that produces an annual ranking of colleges and universities. “That’s a very big deal,” said FSU President Richard McCullough. “People are taking notice of the things that we’re doing at Florida State.” Niche produces in-depth profiles […]

FSU researchers among most cited worldwide for their academic work

Several Florida State University researchers are among the most cited academics worldwide, according to the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list from Clarivate, a data and analytics company. The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. […]

FSU biological scientist named president-elect of Animal Behavior Society

A Florida State University biologist has been named president-elect of the Animal Behavior Society, a prominent professional organization that advances research and education in the field of animal behavior. Professor of Biological Science Emily DuVal will take over as president in 2026. “I’m humbled and inspired by this election,” DuVal said. “Being president of the […]

International Education Month: FSU celebrates Fulbright students and scholars

Florida State University President Richard McCullough recognized students and faculty who received a Fulbright award during a reception on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Dodd Hall.  The event was part of International Education Month, which FSU celebrates throughout November. Fulbrights are among the world’s most widely recognized and prestigious scholarships and grants, and FSU has been […]

Board of Governors appoints alumnus Justin Roth to FSU Board of Trustees

The Florida Board of Governors confirmed the appointment of Justin Roth to Florida State University’s Board of Trustees Nov. 9. The FSU alumnus begins his term immediately. Roth, a Miami native, is a partner at LINK Public Affairs, where he leads the Washington, D.C. office and provides strategic advice and counsel to clients on public […]

Florida State University to commemorate 60th anniversary of integration

Florida State University is celebrating the 60th anniversary of FSU’s integration with two events that recognize the milestones of past students and discuss the impact of integration on its campuses. The 60th Anniversary of Integration Recognition Ceremony explores FSU’s history through the lens of integration and inclusion and will take place at the Integration Statue. Following […]

75 years later: A look back on how veterans transformed FSU

As Florida State University celebrates Veterans Day on Nov. 11, it also provides the university community an opportunity to reflect on the contributions of military veterans to the university over the past 75 years and how they’ve helped shape today’s Top 20 public institution. The end of World War II in 1945 created a post-war […]

FSU Presidential Scholars Program poised to double in size, inspire more life-changing opportunities

One minute, you’re studying brain waves in a Florida State University professor’s lab; the next, you’re presenting research about prefrontal cortex neurons to one of the world’s most famous couples. That’s the story of FSU alumna Olivia Rose, who credits her FSU education and involvement in the Presidential Scholars Program for igniting her love of […]

FSU receives most 2022 Florida TaxWatch Awards of any state university 

Florida State University employees representing teams, centers, offices and departments throughout the university this year claimed 15 Florida TaxWatch Productivity Awards, the most by any institution in the State University System. The Florida TaxWatch Productivity Awards recognize and reward state employees and workgroups who find ways to improve services, increase efficiencies and save Florida taxpayers […]