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Nine FSU students earn U.S. Fulbright awards

Nine Florida State University graduate students and recent alumni will conduct research or have the opportunity to teach English abroad during the 2020-2021 academic year as a part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Since 1945, the program has provided students and young scholars opportunities to develop research, study and teach all over the world. […]

FSU Career Center online program earns national recognition

The Florida State University Career Center’s flagship online professional development series, ProfessioNole Ready, has received national recognition for excellence in the field of career services from one of the industry’s leading organizations. ProfessioNole Ready was awarded an honorable mention from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in the Technology Excellence category as part […]

FSU student receives prestigious Hollings Scholarship

Rising junior Jonathan Marcus is the latest Florida State University student to receive an Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The nationally competitive scholarship includes up to $19,000 of academic assistance over two years and a 10-week, paid summer internship with NOAA. “It has been a dream of […]

Two FSU graduate students win state’s only P.E.O. scholarships

Only two graduate students in the entire state of Florida were awarded prestigious Scholar Awards from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), and they’re both enrolled in programs at Florida State University. Jessi Thomsen, a doctoral candidate in the English Department with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition, and Brittany Mathes, a doctoral candidate in the […]

FSU student awarded prestigious fellowship from U.S. Department of Energy

A Florida State University graduate student has earned an esteemed fellowship from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Judith Roth, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry, was one of 62 graduate students from across the nation selected for the DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program. “Judy’s award is the recognition […]

College of Medicine celebrates virtual graduation for Class of 2020

One-hundred fifteen new physicians from Florida State University are a step closer to joining hospitals across the country eager for new recruits in a battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. How much they’ll help in the early stages of residency training will vary from place to place, but clearly the transition from medical student to hands-on […]

FSU Assistant Provost expands role as Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Florida State University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie has appointed Assistant Provost Joe O’Shea as the new dean of the Division of Undergraduate Studies, effective May 20. O’Shea succeeds Dean Karen Laughlin, who passed away earlier this month. An FSU alumnus, O’Shea has served as assistant provost since 2016, where […]

FSU graduate student wins trio of Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists college awards

A Florida State University student won big at the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists’ 2019 Excellence in Broadcast News College Contest. Alexandra Wendling, a graduate student in the College of Communication and Information, won first place in three categories of the contest. The winners were announced Saturday, May 9, during a virtual ceremony due to […]

WFSU Public Media scoops up awards for work on race, culture and environment

From hurricanes to felon voting rights, and the delicate conversations around race and culture, WFSU Public Media has been recognized for its reporting and storytelling centered on some of the most contentious issues shaping the region today. WFSU’s content teams have received five Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, marking the second consecutive year the organization […]

Office of Research will allocate more than $400K toward COVID-19 projects

Florida State University’s Office of Research will allocate over $400,000 to fund 26 interdisciplinary projects that address questions related to COVID-19. The research tackles a variety of questions around the health, social and economic impacts brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Projects include exploring possible therapies, the development of tools for tracking infections and an […]

FSU students receive prestigious language study scholarships

Six Florida State University undergraduate students were recently selected to receive nationally competitive language study scholarships through initiatives funded by the federal government to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages critical to national security and economic prosperity.  Four FSU students won Boren Awards, offered through an initiative of the National Security […]

FSU students to receive CARES Act funding distribution

 More than 12,500 Florida State University students will receive emergency federal funding provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist them with unexpected costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act was passed by Congress and signed into law to provide economic relief from COVID-19. It authorized the U.S. […]