Florida State University began a new chapter in its history Monday, March 23, as the entire campus moved to remote learning in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Administrators, faculty and staff across campus rose to the challenge of transitioning about 42,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and instructors into this new era of remote learning in just two weeks.
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March is Women’s History Month, a time set aside to celebrate the stories and achievements of women. FSU faculty members are living proof of women’s extraordinary accomplishments.
FSU President John Thrasher, Provost Sally McRorie and representatives from Mayo Clinic in Florida signed a multifaceted agreement to attract and retain top talent in the biomedical field. The collaborative education efforts will focus on medical innovation and promote a market-driven approach to create a highly trained workforce focused on taking medical technology from the […]
Florida State University’s Critical Thinking Initiative and University Libraries will host the Critical Thinking Symposium: Digital Citizenship & Society today through Wednesday, Feb 26. The symposium will encourage students and faculty to think critically about how technology and humanity, digital citizenship and society continuously develop norms of responsible, ethical and positive digital experiences as content […]
The Florida Capitol was decked out in garnet and gold Feb. 12 as lawmakers and hundreds of FSU alumni and friends gathered to celebrate Florida State University’s academic and athletic achievements at FSU Day.
More than 30 years ago, an undergraduate at Florida State University named James Frazier was running errands to and from the dean’s office of the College of Fine Arts, then the School of Visual Arts and Dance, as a work-study student. Today, Frazier occupies that same office, but as dean of the College of Fine […]
When Florida State University undergraduate Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica was crowned Miss World on Dec. 14, 2019, in London, it marked the first time that black women have simultaneously held the titles of five of the world’s top beauty pageants. Before Singh made beauty pageant history, the 23-year-old was a Florida State student pursuing bachelor’s a […]
The adjustment to college life can leave some students feeling like they don’t fit in. It was this idea that sparked Kyra Gardner, then a Florida State University student in the College of Motion Picture Arts, to create her film “Phoebe,” which just earned her Best Woman Student Filmmaker honors from the Directors Guild of […]
Four of Florida State University’s online graduate programs are ranking in the nation’s Top 20, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs.
Florida State University will honor the legacy of the late Martin Luther King Jr. during its 32nd Annual MLK Week from Monday, Jan. 13, through Tuesday, Jan. 21. The weeklong celebration will include events inspired by the theme “Moving Forward: Vision, Voice, Vote.”
Florida State University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps is one of the nation’s best, according to U.S. Army Cadet Command, which oversees the nation’s ROTC programs.
Florida State University celebrated commencement with two weekend ceremonies as about 2,700 students earned degrees this fall. This semester’s class of graduates included 1,989 students earning bachelor’s degrees, 587 earning master’s or specialist degrees and 99 doctorates.