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Award-winning journalist ‘unfolds the dream’ at annual MLK Week event

Marc Lamont Hill honored Martin Luther King Jr.’s towering accomplishments and explored the significance of Florida State University’s 29th MLK Week theme, “Unfolding The Dream,” during his keynote lecture at the celebration’s headline event Tuesday, Jan. 17. Hill, an award-winning journalist who serves as a host for BET News and a CNN political contributor, is […]

New FSU job shadowing program helps students gain insight into employment

As part of their commitment to helping students prepare for successful careers, the Florida State University Career Center launched FSUshadow, a matched job shadow program, during fall 2016. The FSUshadow program gives students the opportunity to shadow employers, community partners, alumni and friends of the university to gain insight into a wide variety of career […]

Justin Gest, author of ‘The New Minority,’ to speak at FSU

Justin Gest will speak at Florida State University about his groundbreaking academic study on Trump and Brexit supporters, which he writes about in his book, “The New Minority.” Gest, an assistant professor of public policy at George Mason University’s Scholar School of Policy and Government, will discuss findings from his study, the first of its […]

Profiles in Leadership: Hartline gets down to ‘business’ of leading college to Top 25

It was a big day for Michael Hartline, one of the biggest of his life. Hartline had been serving as interim dean of Florida State University’s College of Business for nine months when the life-changing day arrived in the spring of 2016. The College of Business Board of Governors was slated to meet at 8:30 […]

Thrasher joins FAMU, TCC presidents in signing unity resolution

Florida State University President John Thrasher, Florida A&M University Interim President Larry Robinson and Jim Murdaugh, president of Tallahassee Community College, joined forces to sign a resolution for educational and civil unity during a celebration to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Leon County Courthouse. The trio also each made remarks during the event. The […]

WFSU Public Media to launch free localized 24/7 multiplatform PBS Kids services

WFSU Public Media has announced it will launch new, free localized 24/7 children’s services on Jan. 16, 2017. Provided by WFSU Public Media, the free services include a new TV channel and live stream on digital platforms. The effort is WFSU’s latest initiative to support early learning in the community. WFSU Public Media will broadcast […]

Eminent psychologist, National Academy member to join FSU

Norman Anderson, an eminent psychologist and member of the National Academy of Medicine, will join the Florida State University faculty with primary appointments as a research professor in both the College of Social Work and the College of Nursing. He also will serve as assistant vice president for research and academic affairs.  “We are extremely excited […]

FSU online programs among nation’s best

Three Graduate Programs Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 10  Florida State University’s online programs are among the best in the nation — including five graduate programs ranked in the Top 20 and three in the Top 10 — according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs. “Our upward movement in […]

Alternative textbook grants for faculty aim to reduce financial burden on students

FSU Libraries is currently taking applications for new Alternative Textbook Grants to support Florida State University faculty in replacing commercial textbooks with open source alternatives to be made available to students at no cost. Open textbooks are written by experts and peer-reviewed, just like commercial textbooks, but are published under open copyright licenses so that they […]

Virtual science classes revolutionizing teaching methodology at FSU

Imagine exploring the Great Barrier Reef for an environmental science class or investigating a real-life crime for your introductory chemistry course. That’s the vision two Florida State University professors had when they created new virtual life classrooms for their students that allow them to learn essentially by playing in a 3-D virtual world. William Landing, […]

The Ringling opens modern and contemporary art galleries

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art has opened new and exciting galleries as a part of its ongoing efforts to bring vibrant, high-quality art to the state of Florida. This is the first time space at the museum will be permanently devoted to modern and contemporary art. Affiliated with Florida State University, The […]

2016: An extraordinary year for Florida State

It’s been another outstanding year for Florida State University with accomplishments in 2016 that have set the university on a path to greater national prominence. Florida State rose five places in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, published groundbreaking research, continued to be a national leader in the arts world and reiterated its commitment […]