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FSU Alumna wins Pickering Fellowship

Caitlin Strawder, a 2013 graduate of Florida State University, has won a prestigious Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship supported by the U.S. Department of State. The program provides funding, mentoring and professional development for a job in the U.S. Foreign Service — an accomplishment that Strawder had once considered a “far-fetched” dream.

Engineering student wins prestigious Udall Scholarship

A Florida State University environmental engineering major has been selected as a recipient of a prestigious 2017 Udall Scholarship. David Perez, a junior from Homestead, Fla., who has established himself as a thoughtful and prodigious researcher at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, will receive a cash stipend of up to $7,000.

Ability perceptions could cause girls to avoid STEM careers

Florida State assistant professor of higher education and sociology Lara Perez-Felkner, along with her team of doctoral students Samantha Nix and Kirby Thomas, conducted research to see if ability perceptions are ultimately impacting girls’ decisions to major in subjects like engineering and math.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic provides support for families

Hear from a local family that has found the benefit in partnering with the Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic. Recently the Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic partnered with Capital Health Plan, a regional insurance company, to offer services and established a new opportunity through children’s medical services and the Tallahassee Pediatric Foundation to provide group services to […]

Garnet and Gold Spring Induction

Florida State University welcomed more than 200 new inductees into the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society this Spring. Established in 2010, the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society facilitates involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. For […]

The Longest Table

FSU’s “Power of We” plays host to its second “The Longest Table” event on the Union Green. The event is designed to help students, faculty, and staff sit across from someone different, share a meal, and engage in dynamic conversation. During the event attendees break bread + build bridges.