The FSU College of Medicine hooded 119 new medical doctors — including the 1,000th graduate of the college — at a commencement ceremony Saturday at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. The college now has 1,029 alumni.
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The discovery of stone tools alongside mastodon bones in the Aucilla River — about 45 minutes from Tallahassee — shows that humans settled the southeastern United States as much as 1,500 years earlier than scientists previously believed, according to a research team led by FSU Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jessi Halligan. The site is now […]
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida State University has been recognized for its excellence with a $1 million endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco. The highly competitive award, attained only by the elite institutions of the 119 OLLIs throughout the country, required meeting stringent criteria, including membership of more than 1,000, […]
Nearly 6,200 students graduated from Florida State University this weekend, and more than 4,730 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral candidates took part in the three ceremonies held at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.
Senate President-Designate Joe Negron and fellow senators visited with Florida State University students, faculty and administrators April 28 as part of Sen. Negron’s Higher Education Policy Listening Tour of Florida’s State University System.
In a gesture of gratitude, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital has named its Newborn Intensive Care Unit for its partner, the Florida State University College of Medicine.
Florida State University English Professor James “Jimmy” Kimbrell has received a highly competitive Guggenheim Fellowship for 2016 from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He characterized receiving the award as “truly humbling.”
PBS NewsHour recently featured Florida State student James Turner and the hurdles he has overcome to pursue an education. Turner, 19, was raised in foster care since he was 18 months old and now he wants to use his education to help other foster youth.
Florida State has named Michael D. Hartline dean of the College of Business, effective April 1. “Dean Hartline’s enthusiastic commitment to strategic initiatives and moving the College of Business into the Top 25 is contagious!” said Sally McRorie, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs.
While 116 graduating students from FSU’s College of Medicine Class of 2016 learned Friday where they will enter residency training this summer, the college also received word it is the second-most competitive medical school in the country for admissions according to U.S. News & World Report. “We clearly have become a medical school of choice […]
How does one juggle the demanding schedule of a top NCAA student-athlete while studying for a doctorate in the challenging field of chemistry? Florida State University’s Stefan Brits says, “It’s not easy, but it’s definitely not impossible.” And, on Friday, he landed his best-ever finish at NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships.
New FSU research suggests the Zika virus is directly targeting brain development cells and stunting their growth. “We’re literally the first people in the world to know this, to know that this virus can infect these very important cells and interfere with their function,” FSU Professor of Biological Science Hengli Tang said of his team’s […]