The Big Story

The Big Story: October 4, 2021

Florida State University’s Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, a professor at FSU’s School of Dance and founder of Urban Bush Women (UBW), has received the 2021 MacArthur Fellowship — also known as the “genius grant” — for using the power of dance and artistic expression to celebrate the voices of Black women and promote civic engagement and community organizing. Read more…

The Big Story: July 19, 2021

FSU student Emmabella Rudd is one of 400 individuals from around the world to receive a Diana Award for her work on behalf of causes related to Type 1 diabetes, which she was diagnosed with at age 5. The award was established in memory of the late Princess of Wales to recognize the social action or humanitarian work of young people. Read more […]