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.
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Hundreds of years before the first Thanksgiving, Native Americans were raising and feasting on America’s classic holiday meal. FSU Associate Professor of Anthropology Tanya Peres and graduate student Kelly Ledford write in a paper published today that Native Americans as early as 1200 – 1400 A.D. were managing and raising turkeys.
It’s been a crazy few weeks for Gary Taylor, a Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University, after his hand-picked team of New Oxford Shakespeare researchers decided 16th-century playwright Christopher Marlowe should get credit for co-writing William Shakespeare’s “Henry VI” plays.
Florida State University’s role as one of the most veteran-friendly universities in the nation and its commitment to veteran success will be highlighted with a week of student-centered activities surrounding Veterans Day.
Florida State University has set its sights on being among the nation’s most entrepreneurial and innovative universities as part of the university’s new strategic plan, titled “The Future is Florida State.” “Florida State University is already preeminent,” said Ed Burr, chair of the FSU Board of Trustees. “This plan gives us a vision that will help […]
The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business recognized Amber Balkcom and Dajuan Bowman as the 2016 Jim Moran Scholar recipients Tuesday at a private reception on campus. Jan Moran and FSU President John Thrasher were among those in attendance.
The Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences B.S. Degree Program — the first of its kind in the nation — provides students interested in health care with numerous advantages toward achieving that goal.
Florida State University is among the best universities in the nation — and the world — according to the Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal World University Rankings 2016-2017.
“As a nation, we are experiencing a toxic political climate and public discord. We believe at Florida State, we can write a different story, where differences are not a reason to show discord and division, but a chance to make this world a better place,” said junior Inam Sakinah, one of the organizers of the #PowerOfWe […]
Florida State University moved up five places in the U.S. News & World Report rankings to No. 38 among all public national universities. FSU had the greatest gain of all of the Top 50 public universities. The rankings appear in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2017” guidebook.
A team of researchers from Florida State University, Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health has found existing drug compounds that can both stop Zika from replicating in the body and from damaging the crucial fetal brain cells that lead to birth defects in newborns.