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Jeffrey Chanton, an acclaimed climate scientist who has also done extensive work investigating the effects of the BP oil spill, has been named the 2017-2018 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor, the highest honor given by the Florida State University faculty to one of its own.
Florida State University rolled out the red carpet for Barry Jenkins’ triumphant return to his alma mater capped off with a sold-out crowd at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall March 31. Tickets to Friday’s screening of Jenkins’ Oscar-winning film “Moonlight” had sold out in less than two hours.
For the second time in three years, Florida State is headed back to the Elite Eight. The No. 3 seed Seminoles mounted a furious rally to defeat No. 2 seed Oregon State, 66-53, on Saturday in the Sweet Sixteen. FSU faces No. 1 seed South Carolina at 9 p.m. ET Monday on ESPN for a spot in the […]
FSU’s academic degree programs in library & information studies and law are among the best graduate and professional programs in the nation, according to new rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” Florida State’s school library media program ranked No. 1 in the nation for the fifth year.
Florida State University has received national attention for excellence in integrating international education throughout all facets of the university. FSU is one of only four institutions to be selected for the 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, which is awarded annually by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
FSU has one of the highest graduation rates among African-American students of nearly 700 universities examined in a new national study. The report from The Education Trust finds 74.5 percent of FSU’s African-American students — who make up 8.4 percent of the student body — graduate within six years. Nationally, about 40 percent of full-time, African-American […]