Florida State University students, faculty and staff stood hand-in-hand and swayed back and forth to songs in tribute of the late Nelson Mandela, during a lecture on the South African leader’s legacy Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Broad Auditorium in the Claude Pepper Center. This somewhat unusual spectacle took place at the urging of Vishanthie […]
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 […]
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 […]
Florida State University demonstrated its enduring strength during a year of remarkable tragedy and triumph, according to President John Thrasher, who presented his annual State of the University address to the Faculty Senate.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Florida State University senior Samantha Kunin is an accomplished scholar, dedicated humanitarian and an avid rower. Those achievements put her on an exciting journey as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship this fall.
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 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. […]
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 […]
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 […]