Florida State University

FSU student-entrepreneurs compete for top prize tonight

A talented team of Florida State University student-entrepreneurs is moving ahead to the final round of a “Shark Tank”-style business competition, and you are urged to help them win an award tonight. FSU’s student-entrepreneurial team InnoHealth will participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference InVenture Prize competition at North Carolina State University in Raleigh starting at […]

FSU research finds pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs

Many working women feel like they are being pushed out of their jobs when they become pregnant while new fathers often get a boost in their careers, according to research from Florida State University. Samantha Paustian-Underdahl, assistant professor of management at FSU’s College of Business, studied two long-standing theories on why mothers are more likely […]

FSU honors the life and legacy of deceased students with memorial service

Florida State University honored the memory of those students who passed away over the past year with a special ceremony Thursday, March 28. For the second time since the event’s creation in 2018, students, faculty and staff gathered on the Mina Jo Powell Green to reflect on and celebrate the lives of seven fallen FSU […]

FSU WWII Institute preserves memories of the war through new exhibit, performance

Florida State University’s Institute on World War II and the Human Experience is set to present its newest exhibit, “Love, Dolly: Letters Home in World War II,” at the Chipola Center for the Arts in Marianna. The exhibit will feature six collections of letters and historical artifacts on loan from the institute. Highlights include letters […]

FSU earns distinction as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Florida State University 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 today by The Chronicle of Higher Education. FSU ranks second in the nation […]

FSU researchers receive $3M to create national repository for data on learning disabilities

The federal government will award nearly $3 million over five years to researchers at Florida State University, so they can build a first-of-its-kind national data repository that aims to inspire innovative research that helps children with learning disabilities. The ambitious project, supported by FSU Libraries, is led by Sara Hart, associate professor of psychology and research […]

Jim Moran Institute recognizes scholarship recipients

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business recognized freshmen Jerry Jean-Pierre and Robel Mechal as 2018 Jim Moran Scholars Wednesday evening. The special reception, led by FSU President John Thrasher and Jan Moran at the Jim Moran Building in downtown Tallahassee, also celebrated the accomplishments of Hakeem […]

Travis Burhart

Florida State University junior Travis Burhart has spent his time as a student pursuing his commitment to leadership and love for the outdoors. Through research and unique experiences at FSU, Burhart has paved his own path to align with his interests. Burhart, a resident of Franklin, Tennessee, knew Florida State was the place for him […]

Ashley Dawdy

Senior Ashley Dawdy has taken huge strides in developing her love for marine biology during her time at Florida State University, including taking advantage of hands-on opportunities to conduct shark surveys in the Gulf of Mexico. That kind of field work was made possible after Dawdy completed the requirements at FSU to become a certified […]

FSU gathers to say farewell to President Emeritus T.K. Wetherell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Hundreds of mourners gathered at Florida State University’s Ruby Diamond Concert Hall Friday to say farewell to the university’s 13th president, Thomas Kent “T.K.” Wetherell. Wetherell passed away Dec.16 at the age of 72. FSU President John Thrasher paid tribute to his friend and the former university president with tales of Wetherell’s […]

FSU doctoral graduate overcomes odds with perseverance, power of higher education

When Pablo Correa walked across the stage to accept his third degree from Florida State University during commencement Friday night, he completed a long, improbable college journey that started more than 20 years ago in a crime- and drug-ridden neighborhood in South Florida. His latest academic achievement, earning a doctorate in communication, exemplified perseverance, redemption, […]

FSU alum makes ‘thrilling debut’ at world-renowned opera house

Florida State University alumnus Alexander Birch Elliott will not forget a chaotic, but thrilling, evening last month when he was unexpectedly thrust into the bright spotlight of the nation’s premier opera house. Elliott, a talented baritone who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from FSU, had been hired as the understudy for a lead […]