The Big Story

The Big Story: October 25, 2021

Florida State University has been named a finalist for the 2021 Degree Completion Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The annual award works to identify, recognize and reward institutions that employ innovative approaches to improve degree completion while ensuring educational quality. Read more …

The Big Story: October 18, 2021

A team of researchers from the College of Nursing, College of Medicine and College of Arts & Sciences has received a $12.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to build a diverse community of early career researchers committed to improving mental health and chronic disease prevention and management. Read more …

The Big Story: October 4, 2021

Florida State University’s Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, a professor at FSU’s School of Dance and founder of Urban Bush Women (UBW), has received the 2021 MacArthur Fellowship — also known as the “genius grant” — for using the power of dance and artistic expression to celebrate the voices of Black women and promote civic engagement and community organizing. Read more…