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FSU Critical Thinking Symposium to focus on digital citizenship

Florida State University’s Critical Thinking Initiative and University Libraries will host the Critical Thinking Symposium: Digital Citizenship & Society Monday, Feb. 24, 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 […]

FSU welcomes Florida congresswoman to campus

Florida State University welcomed U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor to campus Tuesday to tour the brand-new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Building and learn about the breadth of faculty research in the department. “We are so thrilled to welcome you and give you our presentations,” said FSU Professor of Meteorology Vasu Misra, who helped organize the […]

FSU’s Office of Inspector General Services seeks reaccreditation

On March 26, 2020, the Office of Inspector General Services (OIGS) will undergo an onsite inspection by a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) to examine the OIGS’s compliance with specific requirements and prescribed standards as set forth by the CFA. The assessment team will determine the FSU Office […]

Florida State cuts ribbon on new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science building

Florida State University marked the official opening of its state-of-the-art Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science Building and paid tribute to one of the university’s former presidents during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. “We would not be here today if Dr. Barron did not recognize the need for this facility and make it a priority,” President John […]

FSU celebrates another year of success during FSU Day at the Capitol

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. Lawmakers from both the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate honored the university for its achievements in resolutions naming Feb. […]

Florida State University unveils statue of former President Barron

Florida State University honored former President Eric Barron with the unveiling of a life-size bronze statue to commemorate Barron’s tenure as president of the university. The statue was unveiled at the grand opening of the new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science Building, a project Barron launched during his tenure. Barron and his wife, Molly, joined […]

FSU among nation’s top-producing institutions of U.S. Fulbright scholars, students

Florida State University is one of the nation’s top research institutions for producing Fulbright U.S. Scholars and students, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, which publishes an annual list of top producers by type of institution. Notably, Florida State is one of only 20 in the country to be named a top producer for both […]

FSU Day at the Capitol set for Feb. 12

The Florida Capitol will gleam garnet and gold as Florida State University celebrates its academic and athletic success during FSU Day at the Capitol. The event will showcase several of the university’s colleges and academic departments, which will have displays and information tables set up on the first three floors of the capitol from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association renames coach of the year award to honor Mike Martin

Mike Martin was one of the greatest coaches in the history of collegiate baseball, and now he’ll be immortalized as such. After capping off his legendary 40-year career as the winningest coach in college baseball history, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced on Tuesday that the annual award honoring the top Division I baseball […]

Florida State receives 2020 Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement classification

Florida State University is being recognized for its efforts to actively engage with the local and world communities through teaching, research, service and partnerships. Florida State is one of 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation […]

XPRIZE Foundation founder to be featured at Power Forward event

An international pioneer in innovation and commercial space travel will be the featured speaker at the annual Power Forward speaker series. Peter Diamandis, founder and executive chairman of the XPrize Foundation, will speak on Feb. 4 at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall at Florida State University in an event organized by First Commerce Credit Union and […]

Five new police officers, two K-9s join FSUPD

Florida State University Police Chief Terri Brown swore in five new police officers and the department’s first two K-9s during a ceremony Jan. 24. Officers Tiffany Spears, Craig Kistner, Matt Hedges, John Beeman and David Taczak, along with K-9s Tomahawk and Nera, have joined the force. “FSUPD is excited about the addition of its newest […]