Go Pink! Lemonade on Landis for Breast Cancer Awareness

Florida State University kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting a pink lemonade stand as a part of a citywide effort headed by the Tallahassee Democrat to promote breast cancer awareness and support local families affected by the disease. President John Thrasher and university administrators, along with members of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, […]

Research Team Discovers ‘Lost World’ of Cold Weather Dinosaurs

A collaborative team between Florida State University and the University of Alaska Fairbanks has spent the last five years digging in a remote bone-bed of dinosaur remains in the remote Prince Creek Formation in Alaska. FSU Professor Gregory Erickson is excited for the new species of duck-billed dinosaurs uncovered in the dig and believes it […]

New Pathways for Diabetes Research

A new Florida State University study is changing how scientists look at diabetes research and the drugs used to treat the disease. In a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor of Chemistry Brian Miller and post-doctoral researcher Carl Whittington report that a key enzyme involved in the body’s […]

MANCC Artist-in-Residence Program

Scientists aren’t the only ones who conduct experiments as a part of their research at Florida State University. Artists are constantly experimenting, too — their research is commonly known as the creative process. Research and experimentation by artists are something FSU’s Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) has championed for the past decade. Here’s […]

Florida State University Spring 2015 Commencement

Florida State University celebrates the class of 2015 during its Spring Commencement Ceremonies. The graduates hear words of encouragement from Sir Harold W. “Harry” Kroto, Florida State’s Francis Eppes Professor of Chemistry and co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, commander of U.S. Southern Command; and Bill Smith, president […]

2015 President’s Ring Ceremony

Florida State University’s class of 2015 receives class rings from FSU president John Thrasher in a special ceremony in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. This is the 10th annual President’s Ring Ceremony at Florida State, and it’s become a special tradition for graduating seniors. Senior Hayden Jernigan was part of a special moment during this year’s […]

FSUPD officers receive the Key to the City

Tallahassee Mayor, Andrew Gillum, presents members of the Florida State University Police Department with the Key to the City for their quick response during the November 20, 2014 Strozier Library Shooting on FSU’s campus. Tragedy struck Florida State University early on the morning of November 20, 2014. A gunman opened fire at Strozier Library as […]

Researching the carbon impact of melting glaciers

As the Earth warms and glaciers all over the world begin to melt, researchers and public policy experts have focused largely on how all of that extra water will contribute to sea level rise. But another impact lurking in that inevitable scenario is carbon. More specifically, what happens to all of the organic carbon found […]

The Graduate School new student orientation

The newest group of Florida State University graduate students join The Graduate School Dean, Nancy Marcus, for an orientation to the university. The annual event features tours of the campus and Strozier Library as well as informational sessions on professional development opportunities, funding sources and academic and social opportunities.

FSU, FAMU and Board of Governors celebrate $3 million grant

Leaders from the Florida Board of Governors, Florida State University and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University celebrate the rollout of the Targeted Educational Attainment (TEAm) grant program, a collaborative effort to align university and college degrees with the state’s future workforce needs. Students will begin the program this fall. With $3 million allocated by Gov. […]

C.A.R.E. Summer Bridge Program

With a focus on such personal attention, the Summer Bridge Program of the Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement, or CARE, serves up academic support and practical information for more than 300 first-generation students or those who are economically or educationally disadvantaged. Since 2000, nearly 4,500 students have enrolled in the program. The average GPA […]