The Big Story

The Big Story: July 27, 2020

A study by Florida State University researchers shows that the decline of living hard coral on reefs around the world doesn’t signal a threat to the entire reef’s future. Assistant Professor of Geography Sarah Lester, along with Assistant Professors of Biological Science Andrew Rassweiler and Sophie McCoy, helped lead the study, published in the journal Global Change Biology.

The Big Story: July 20, 2020

To help ease the transition to college for first-generation students, Florida State University’s Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (CARE) provides a foundation of support along with opportunities for campus engagement through its annual Summer Bridge Program (SBP). This year’s cohort will be the first in the program’s history to complete it virtually.

The Big Story: June 15, 2020

More than 2,000 freshmen will start their college careers at Florida State University during Summer Session C, which begins Monday, June 22. While they will not be together in the traditional sense, FSU’s Division of Student Affairs is aiming to foster a sense of community through a virtual version of Welcome FSU.

The Big Story: May 4, 2020

Florida State University graduates around the globe gathered on Saturday, May 2 for a spring commencement ceremony unlike any before it. President John Thrasher presided over the ceremony, which took place at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall and was streamed on the university’s website, Facebook and YouTube channels.