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.
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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 […]
An FSU faculty member is helping to explore new frontiers with NASA’s new space telescope project. Assistant Professor of Physics Eric Hsiao is a part of a team set to begin work on the building of the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope, scheduled to be launched in the mid-2020s.
This year’s Dance Marathon — the 21st annual at FSU — drops the beat this weekend at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.Take a look at last year’s record-breaking Dance Marathon or learn how you can help.
This Monroe Street property in downtown Tallahassee is about to be transformed into the home of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary School of Entrepreneurship thanks to the generosity of FSU Board of Trustees member and alumna Kathryn Ballard and her husband Brian Ballard, the CEO of Ballard Partners.
Grammy-award winner and music legend Tony Bennett will take the stage Saturday night at Florida State University. The concert is just one of several not-to-be-missed, never-before-seen-in-Tallahassee performers coming to campus as part of FSU’s Opening Nights Performing Arts series.
Kim Kardashian-wannabes of the world consider yourselves warned. Florida State University researchers Jessica Ridgway and Russell Clayton have discovered the more selfies an individual posts on the social media site Instagram, the greater the likelihood he or she might experience romantic relationship conflict and dissolution.
FSU Professor of Biological Science Gregory Erickson and a team of researchers have identified and named a new species of dinosaur that is the most complete, primitive duck-billed dinosaur to ever be discovered in the eastern United States.
Florida State University’s online programs are among the best in the nation — including three graduate programs ranked in the Top 10 — according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Online Programs.