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Florida State to take part in global celebration of influential American dance artist, Merce Cunningham

Florida State University will host a series of events as part of a global celebration of the life and work of one of the greatest American dance artists, Merce Cunningham. The events — a collaboration between the FSU School of Dance, the FSU College of Music, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Student Life Cinema and the […]

Florida State students curate exhibit of Polynesian women’s art 

Florida State University’s College of Fine Arts and the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship Textile and Apparel Historic Costume Collection will present “Treasured Cloth: Women’s Art of Polynesia” featuring textiles created by Samoan and Tongan women and explores the cultural and historical significance of the objects. The exhibit, which opens April 4 at the William Johnston […]

FSU students honored during 2019 President’s Humanitarian Luncheon

From ratifying amendments to registering bone marrow donors to teaching courses in Kenya and rural India, students at Florida State University have done more than just balance studies and a social life; they’ve changed lives. President John Thrasher recognized 14 undergraduate students at the Humanitarian Luncheon Tuesday, March 26, as part of the annual President’s […]

FSU Rembrandt exhibit results in new interpretation of Dutch master’s work

Sometimes, a new project reaches you at an unexpected time. That was the case when former FSU doctoral student Lesley Wolff was working as a research assistant at FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts. Wolff, now a postdoctoral fellow at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, was helping former museum director Allys Palladino-Craig […]

A Message from President John Thrasher: New Zealand mosque shooting

“I am deeply saddened and troubled by the terror attacks at the mosques in New Zealand. I would like our Muslim community to know that we stand with you and offer our support as we mourn the loss of so many innocent lives. Hatred, terror and violence have no place in a civil society, and I know […]

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 […]

Recent FSU graduate wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Recent Florida State University graduate David “Gil” Damon has been selected for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship — the University of Cambridge’s most prestigious international postgraduate scholarship. The goal of the Gates Cambridge program is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

FSU World Affairs team enjoys conference success

The Florida State University World Affairs Program, a student-run organization that competes in crisis simulations and Model United Nations competitions across the country, is celebrating two major wins as it prepares for another competition this weekend. The World Affairs Program team is now headed to the University of California Berkeley Model United Nations Conference,  an international […]

FSU College of Music summit features world-class flutists

Florida State University’s College of Music will present a special series of concerts, music workshops and lectures featuring an international lineup of musicians this week. From Friday through Sunday, the college is teaming up with the Flute Association at Florida State University and the Florida State University Flute Studio to bring together six multitalented musicians […]

FSU to host Amazon Week

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and the FSU Winthrop-King Institute present “Amazon Week,” designed to introduce students and scholars to a variety of ways of thinking about the Amazon, presented by experts and activists who work in language, literature and the sciences. The week kicks off with a screening of “Beyond Fordlandia,” an […]

FSU hosts higher education administrators with focus on readying veterans to pursue college degrees

Florida State University reaffirmed its ongoing commitment to veteran success Tuesday as it hosted the Veterans Higher Education Collaborative at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center. Chief administrators from about 30 colleges and universities met to discuss how to better prepare military members in their transition from the military to higher education. […]

Florida State University continues partnership to develop Nigerian reading center

Florida State University hosted a delegation of senior administrators and faculty from Nigeria’s Bayero University-Kano last month to continue their efforts in developing the Nigerian Center for Reading Research and Development. Florida State’s Learning Systems Institute entered a collaborative agreement with the Bayero University-Kano in May 2017 to form the center aimed at strengthening the […]