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Race effect: Researchers find black offenders more likely to be arrested than white offenders when committing violent crime together

Racial disparities at every level of the criminal justice system in America are well documented. Now, a new study by Florida State University researchers reveals it also exists at the initial level of arrest, even when the crime is committed by a diverse pair of co-offenders. The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology, […]

FSU signs memorandum of understanding with South Korea’s Kyonggi University

Florida State University welcomed a delegation from Kyonggi University in South Korea for a campus visit Friday, Oct. 4. President In Kyu Kim led Kyonggi’s delegation. Kim is a long-time television news reporter and former head of the Korean Broadcasting System. During the visit, Kyonggi University representatives met with Provost Sally McRorie, faculty members, staff […]

Keep FSU secure by enlisting in Cybersecurity Boot Camp and signing the Cyber Pledge

Join the cause and sign the Cyber Pledge to help keep Florida State University secure. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year Uncle Sam, Rosie the Riveter and other iconic American figures are encouraging FSU students, faculty and staff to join the cause and be responsible cybercitizens. Information Technology Services (ITS) is hosting a Cybersecurity Boot Camp campaign to enlist Noles in the war against cyberthreats and educate and spread […]

Annual Cresse Lecture series looks at race and social equity in government

The Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University will feature a noted scholar addressing social justice and racial equity at this year’s Joe Cresse Ethics in Government Lecture and Panel. Susan Gooden, interim dean and professor at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia […]

FSU College of Social Work honors notable graduates and scholarship recipients

The Florida State University College of Social Work celebrated its 2019 Distinguished Graduate Award recipients and social work scholarship recipients at a dinner at the FSU Alumni Association Thursday, Sept. 26. Each year, the event celebrates the contributions of students, alumni and donors to the College of Social Work, social work education and the profession. […]

FSU takes part in 20th anniversary celebration of Tallahassee-St. Maarten Sister City agreement

Florida State University’s Office of the Provost welcomed guests from St. Maarten’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Wednesday, Sept. 25, as a part of the 20th anniversary of the Sister City agreement between St. Maarten and Tallahassee. The relationship was established in 1999 as the territories recognized the mutual benefit and potential partnership, particularly […]

FSU recognizes Young Alumni in annual ceremony

The Florida State University Alumni Association recognized 22 young alumni for their significant contributions to their professions, communities or alma mater at the eighth annual Young Alumni Awards Dinner Friday, Sept. 20. The Notable Noles program recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of FSU’s alumni age 35 or younger who have made exceptional achievements and significant contributions […]

FSU honors Marching Chiefs with ‘spectacular’ 3D stained-glass window

Florida State University’s Marching Chiefs are world-renowned for producing a grand “wall of sound,” and now the famed band is forever immortalized on the wall of FSU’s historic Heritage Museum. A one-of-a-kind, three-dimensional stained-glass window honoring the Marching Chiefs was dedicated at a ceremony Friday, Sept. 20. Florence Ashby, an FSU alumna and member of […]

FSU’s Jim Moran Institute graduates 2019 EBV-F class

Florida State University and the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship graduated 19 caregivers of veterans and family members of active duty military personnel from the 2019 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans’ Families program, Friday, Sept. 20. This is the fifth class of participants to complete the program, which is run by the Jim Moran Institute […]

FSU receives national diversity award for sixth consecutive year

Florida State University has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a Diversity Champion by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Florida State is one of 14 colleges and universities nationwide to earn Diversity Champion status. FSU also received its sixth straight Higher Education Excellence in Diversity […]