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FSU, FAMU to host event to recognize contributions of enslaved African Americans

Event will pay tribute to enslaved African Americans and their contributions to the country 100 years prior to 1619 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s (FAMU) Carrie Meek – James N. Eaton, Sr., Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum (MEBA) and Florida State University’s (FSU) Civil Rights Institute (CRI) are pleased to announce “1619 […]

FSU unveils memorial wall to honor late dean Nancy H. Marcus

When Florida State University students walk into the Nancy H. Marcus Great Hall in the Honors, Scholars and Fellows Building, they won’t have to wonder about the woman who the room is named after. They will have pictures, awards and write-ups honoring Marcus’ legacy thanks to a new memorial wall unveiled Thursday, Oct. 17. The […]

‘Spark Your Spirit’ as FSU celebrates Homecoming Week 2019

Florida State University will celebrate Homecoming Week with this year’s theme “Spark Your Spirit” from Sunday, Oct. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 27. A Homecoming concert kicks off a week of festivities that include alumni events, a street parade and the annual Pow Wow pep rally. The week is highlighted by the FSU-Syracuse football game at […]

FSU faculty members receive NIH grant to study long-term role of character traits in heart surgery patients

A team of Florida State University researchers has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the resilience of older patients after undergoing open-heart surgery. The study, a first of its kind, will provide a comprehensive analysis of long-term survival benefits of psychological strengths, such as optimism and spirituality, in older adults […]

FSU celebrates life of prominent supporter Al Dunlap

More than 200 friends and family of Albert J. Dunlap — one of Florida State University’s most generous supporters — gathered for a celebration of his life hosted by Mrs. Judy Dunlap Saturday, Oct. 5, at their home in Ocala.   Dunlap, a former corporate executive and philanthropist, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, at the age of 81.    Florida State was well-represented at […]

FSU Master Craftsman Studio celebrates 20 years 

With its Gothic architecture, live oaks, fountains and greens, Florida State University is one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.  For the past 20 years, the FSU Master Craftsman Studio has been adding to the campus’ natural and architectural splendor with hand-crafted artistic pieces. The university marked the studio’s 20-year anniversary with a celebration Oct. 9 […]

Race effect: Researchers find black offenders more likely to be arrested than white offenders when committing violent crime together

Racial disparities at every level of the criminal justice system in America are well documented. Now, a new study by Florida State University researchers reveals it also exists at the initial level of arrest, even when the crime is committed by a diverse pair of co-offenders. The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology, […]

FSU signs memorandum of understanding with South Korea’s Kyonggi University

Florida State University welcomed a delegation from Kyonggi University in South Korea for a campus visit Friday, Oct. 4. President In Kyu Kim led Kyonggi’s delegation. Kim is a long-time television news reporter and former head of the Korean Broadcasting System. During the visit, Kyonggi University representatives met with Provost Sally McRorie, faculty members, staff […]

Keep FSU secure by enlisting in Cybersecurity Boot Camp and signing the Cyber Pledge

Join the cause and sign the Cyber Pledge to help keep Florida State University secure. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year Uncle Sam, Rosie the Riveter and other iconic American figures are encouraging FSU students, faculty and staff to join the cause and be responsible cybercitizens. Information Technology Services (ITS) is hosting a Cybersecurity Boot Camp campaign to enlist Noles in the war against cyberthreats and educate and spread […]

Annual Cresse Lecture series looks at race and social equity in government

The Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University will feature a noted scholar addressing social justice and racial equity at this year’s Joe Cresse Ethics in Government Lecture and Panel. Susan Gooden, interim dean and professor at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia […]

FSU College of Social Work honors notable graduates and scholarship recipients

The Florida State University College of Social Work celebrated its 2019 Distinguished Graduate Award recipients and social work scholarship recipients at a dinner at the FSU Alumni Association Thursday, Sept. 26. Each year, the event celebrates the contributions of students, alumni and donors to the College of Social Work, social work education and the profession. […]