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FSU welcomes key Middle East diplomat for lecture

NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Thursday’s lecture is cancelled. The Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy will host a lecture by Ambassador Dennis Ross, special assistant to President Barack Obama and special adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ross’ lecture will draw on his years of experience to illuminate U.S. […]

Young scientists soar with help of FSU meteorology professor

A happenchance experience on Florida State University’s campus led to a rewarding collaboration between the university and some very dedicated high school students on a tiny Caribbean island. Over the past year, Henry Fuelberg — a professor in FSU’s nationally renowned meteorology program and doctoral candidate Tristan Hall — brought essential expertise and encouragement to […]

Fall Commencement speakers tell grads ‘With an unconquered spirit, anything is possible’

Bob Sasser, chief executive officer of Dollar Tree, Inc., advised Florida State University graduates that with hard work and a college degree, the odds will forever be stacked in their favor. Sasser delivered a lively address full of inspiration Saturday morning at the second of Florida State’s two fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 16 and […]

FSU professor named fellow of American Psychological Association

Florida State University researcher Amy L. Ai, has been selected as a fellow of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 56, Trauma Psychology. Ai, a professor in the College of Social Work, has been elevated to fellow status based on her unusual and outstanding contributions with national or international impact in the area of trauma […]

Florida State named a ‘Best College Value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Florida State University has been named one of the best values in the nation on the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “Best College Value” list for 2017. Florida State was ranked the 12th best value among public colleges for out-of-state students, a seven-place jump over last year. FSU was rated 28th best value among public colleges for in-state students. […]

NSF Grant for FSU professor helps students research abroad

FSU Biology professor Emily Duval received the prestigious National Science Foundation Career Grant in 2015 for her goals in assimilating research and teaching. The grant helps fund her ongoing research in Panama, and will also aid FSU students in joining her as part of a study abroad research field research course. Duval is holding an […]

Dance Marathon at FSU presents check to College of Medicine

FSU’s College of Medicine received a $715,000 check from Dance Marathon at FSU from the proceeds of the 2016 fundraising campaign. The money will be invested in local school-based primary-care health clinics through the colleges pediatric outreach program, as well as pediatric services at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare and community centers in Leon county.

FSU creative writing grad accepts Pulitzer Prize

Florida State University alumnus and Tampa Bay Times reporter Anthony Cormier accepted a Pulitzer Prize at a ceremony in New York City last week for his investigative reporting on Florida’s broken mental health system. Cormier learned that he won the award last April, but receiving the prize offered a moment to reflect on his journey […]