More than 6,500 Florida State University students graduated this weekend with more than 5,500 graduates participating in the ceremonies held Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.
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Florida State University seniors raised a glass with President John Thrasher and First Lady Jean Thrasher to celebrate their upcoming graduation during the annual President’s Senior Toast Tuesday, April 23.
Energy and materials researchers reflect on their remarkable early-career accomplishments as a result of FSU’s strategic faculty hiring initiative — an interdepartmental effort to attract and support promising young scientists working under the broad umbrella of energy and materials research.
Tim Cross, an accomplished chemist who has helped steer the direction of chemical and biological research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, has been named Florida State University’s 2019-2020 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor.
PeaceJam, an international education program built around Nobel Peace Prize laureates who work personally with youth, awarded Florida State the organization’s inaugural Innovative Leadership Award.
President John Thrasher recognized 14 undergraduate students at the Humanitarian Luncheon Tuesday, March 26, as part of the annual President’s Humanitarian of the Year program.
With a 90-62 victory over Murray State on Saturday, the FSU men’s basketball team is off the NCAA West Region semifinal in Anaheim, California, where the Seminoles meet top-seeded Gonzaga on Thursday.
Head baseball coach Mike Martin captured his 2,000th victory Saturday with a 5-2 win over Virginia Tech at Dick Howser Stadium. It’s the first time in the history of NCAA athletics that a head coach has reached 2,000 career wins.
Florida State University has been awarded nearly $8 million from Triumph Gulf Coast as part of a major 10-year initiative to restore Apalachicola Bay and revive the region’s imperiled oyster industry.
Florida State’s four-year graduation rate is No. 1 in the state of Florida and one of the best in the nation as a result of careful and strategic investments over the past two decades.
FSU has been named one of the nation’s top research institutions for producing Fulbright U.S. Scholars by the U.S. State Department. Nine faculty scholars, a record for Florida State, were awarded Fulbright grants for 2018-2019. The annual list was published by the Chronicle of Higher Education.