Fall Commencement 2016

FSU President John Thrasher presides over two commencement ceremonies as the university awards degrees to over 2,500 graduating students. The graduates heard from commencement speakers, Joseph Schlenoff, FSU Chemistry professor and world-renowned pioneer in the creation of thin films through polymer science, and Bob Sasser, CEO of Dollar Tree, Inc. and FSU alumnus.

FSU Creative Writing grad awarded Pulitzer Prize

Anthony Cormier and two colleagues recently accepted the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting for a year-long project that uncovered extensive problems in Florida’s broken mental health system. The Florida State University grad reflects on how his studies helped prepare him for success with lengthy projects and investigations in an age when in-depth journalism is […]

FSU Professor aids in understanding the latest topic to claim the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three physicists who’s research and discoveries in the 1970’s and 80’s lead to major breakthroughs in the field of condensed matter physics, specifically for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter. Florida State University professor and Chief Scientist for the National High […]

FSU Headlines: October 2016

Watch the October 2016 edition of FSU Headlines to see Florida State University’s latest ranking in the US News & World Report of Best Colleges. And stay tuned for more headlines including: FSU’s newest student-lead campaign on diversity and inclusion, #PowerOfWe The Idea Grant recipients display their research during the annual President’s Showcase FSU’s Coastal […]

Higher Education Policy Tour visit at Florida State

Senate President-Designate Joe Negron (R-Stuart) visits with Florida State University students, faculty and Administrators as part of his 4-day Higher Education Policy Tour of Florida’s State University System. President-Designate Negron is joined by his Senate colleagues as he makes his way around the state.

16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual showcase for undergraduate student researchers to present their work to the university community. The symposium is an interdisciplinary event that showcases research and creative activities from across campus. Hundreds of student researchers, including those from the FSU’s Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), present their work as poster presentations.

kNOw MORE: Green Dot Launch

The Green Dot organization promotes violence-prevention through peer and cultural influence, and recognizes that everyone has a role to play in eliminating power-based personal violence. The university held a special event for the launch of the program at the Westcott plaza where students, faculty, and staff learned to identify ways they can become active bystanders. […]