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FSU College of Social Work to host South African human rights scholar

The Florida State University College of Social Work will host Vishanthie Sewpaul, international social work expert and professor at the University of Stavanger, Norway, Jan. 22 through Feb. 1. While at Florida State, Sewpaul will meet with various communities and organizations and deliver two free, public lectures on the topics of social justice and transformation […]

Year in Review: Florida State shows its strength in 2018

Florida State University experienced a year of remarkable triumph in 2018 as it continued to build upon its rising reputation as a national leader in student success. The university jumped seven spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, saw marked increases in admissions applications, created initiatives to support student resilience and engagement and won two […]

FSU’s Garnet and Gold Scholar Society honors new inductees

Florida State University welcomed 59 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall. Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student 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. “We […]

Toy boats, Arctic ice and a science outreach success

In 2015, Florida State University Professor of Oceanography William Landing and a team of environmental scientists boarded a research vessel and sailed north into the frigid, ice-sheathed waters of the Arctic ocean. As members of the international GEOTRACES program, Landing and his colleagues were investigating the cycling of trace elements and their isotopes, an important […]

Recent FSU graduate scores another prestigious fellowship

Florida State University graduate Jesse Marks added another honor to his long list of accolades Monday as he was selected to the newest cohort of Schwarzman Scholars. One of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, the Schwarzman Scholars program was inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship and is designed to prepare future global leaders to meet […]

A summer to remember: FSU students travel the globe, hone research skills

Florida State University students are using their summer break to travel the world, enhance their research skills and gain integral educational and career experience. FSU-based programs, such as the Summer Global Exchange, Beyond Borders and Global Scholars, are providing students the opportunity to immerse themselves in local and global communities, make lasting memories and form […]

Florida State to launch new Peace Corps Prep program

Florida State University will launch a new program this fall that will prepare students to volunteer in the Peace Corps or work abroad. The Peace Corps Prep program will help undergraduate students explore and discover the Peace Corps service opportunities that interest them and the skills they need to be a competitive applicant for those positions. […]

Tropical treetops are warming, putting sensitive species at risk

The vaulted canopies that tower above Earth’s rich tropical forests could be especially vulnerable to climate change-related temperature increases, according to a new report from Florida State University researchers. In a study published in the journal Ecosphere, scientists found temperatures in the forest canopies of Panama’s Barro Colorado Island exceeded maximum air temperatures by as […]

FSU’s Dedman School of Hospitality leaps 22 spots in global rankings

Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality has jumped 22 spots to No. 18 in the world in the 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. In the United States, the Dedman School entered the Top 10 for the first time at No. 9. The report was compiled by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy in Shanghai, China, an independent […]