The Big Story

The Big Story: July 25, 2016

FSU will receive $10 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to create a new Energy Frontier Research Center focused on accelerating scientific efforts needed to support nuclear waste cleanup. The center will be led by chemistry professor Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt and will focus on developing technologies for recycling nuclear fuel and cleaning up Cold War-era weapon production sites. […]

The Big Story: July 5, 2016

Fifteen years after enrolling its first class, the Florida State University College of Medicine has emerged as one of the nation’s most diverse medical schools, ranked in the top six for enrollment of both black and Hispanic students by the Association of American Medical Colleges. View the newsletter.

The Big Story: June 6, 2016

The Florida State baseball team cruised through the NCAA Tallahassee Regional,blasting six home runs in 18-6 win over South Alabama in the regional final Sunday, to advance to the NCAA Super Regional round. The Seminoles will travel to Gainesville this weekend to face No. 1 Florida with a trip to the College World Series on […]

The Big Story: May 31, 2016

The Seminoles advanced to the Women’s College World Series for the second time in three years and the ninth time in program history with a series victory over Utah Saturday afternoon. FSU will play Georgia at noon Thursday, June 2, in its first game of the eight-team, double-elimination bracket in Oklahoma City.

The Big Story: May 16, 2016

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 Big Story: May 9, 2016

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, […]