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.
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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.
An advanced foam technology developed by engineers at FSU’s High Performance Materials Institute, which was originally designed for use in prosthetics, now provides critically supportive padding in the TayCo Ankle Brace, a sophisticated bracing system used by student-athletes at Florida State.
Florida State University film school phenom and Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins is once again drawing national attention on the heels of his third Oscar nomination. Jenkins was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for his film “If Beale Street Could Talk.”
Yi Ren, a professor of biomedical sciences at the Florida State University College of Medicine, is making progress in understanding why spinal cord injuries often continue to deteriorate long after the initial damage occurs.