Florida State University graduate Barry Jenkins and his crew of FSU College of Motion Picture Arts alumni claimed the top prize at the 2017 Academy Awards, winning the Oscar for Best Picture.
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Florida State University College of Music student Jose Hernandez is one very motivated guy. Hernandez has made it his mission to compose one piece of music every day in February.
FSU College of Education Dean Marcy Driscoll is encouraged by the college’s rise in the national rankings, collaborative research and work with the region’s underserved populations. “People remember the people who made a difference for them — and they’re almost always teachers,” Driscoll said. View the newsletter.
The acclaimed film, “Moonlight,” from Florida State University graduate Barry Jenkins and his crew of FSU Film School alumni, has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Alumna Joi McMillon became the first African-American woman nominated for an Oscar in film editing. View the newsletter.
Dean Michael Hartline, the sixth person to lead FSU’s College of Business since it was founded in 1950, has a big vision for the college. He’s implementing a new strategy to make it a nationally ranked, preeminent program that breaks into the Top 25 nationwide. Read more … This feature is the first in a new series of “Profiles […]
Florida State University’s online programs are among the best in the nation — including five graduate programs ranked in the Top 20 and three in the Top 10 — according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs.
Barry Jenkins (’03) and a team of fellow FSU College of Motion Picture Arts alumni have received international praise for their film “Moonlight.” The film and its FSU alumni team had a big night on Sunday, winning Best Motion Picture – Drama at the Golden Globes. FSU film professor Valliere Richard Auzenne remembers Jenkins as a “dream student.”
FSU President John Thrasher presided over fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 16 and 17, as the university awarded degrees to more than 2,500 graduating students.
Florida State University’s accomplishments in 2016 have set FSU on a path to reach its goal of becoming a Top 25 public university, President John Thrasher said in his annual State of the University address, which he delivered to the Faculty Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Researchers Michael Roper and David Bertram in Florida State University’s nationally renowned biomathematics program are using a mix of math and technology in an ambitious and innovative search for a cure to Type 2 diabetes.
When Judy Bowers was first asked if Florida State University’s choral education program would work with the choir at the Gadsden Correctional Facility, the longtime professor hesitated. Now, Bowers knows that this unconventional outreach is a powerful educational tool.