August

Online polls closing today: Vote now for student filmmakers in national contest

Two short films made by Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts students are competing in the national Sprite Films program this month.

Renewal of magnet-lab grant allows Florida to remain an economic, research powerhouse

While the exact size of the grant has not yet been negotiated, the National Science Board’s recommended funding amount could exceed $160 million.

University Center Club at FSU invites the public to tee off for charity at Miniature Golf Classic

The event will take place in the club’s Tom & Finny Futch Ballroom at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Tickets are $50 per person, with proceeds benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association and other charities.

Jimbo and Candi Fisher's Kidz1stFund marks one year of raising funds, awareness for rare blood disorder

In its first year of existence, the nonprofit organization collected more than $500,000 and started a legislative campaign in Washington, D.C., to raise awareness for Fanconi anemia.

College Colors Day set for Aug. 31

Seminole fans can participate in the inaugural Pledge Your Allegiance for College Colors Day spirit competition to help Florida State win $10,000.

University recognizes veterans with 'honor cords' at graduation

Florida State University begins a new tradition of saluting its graduating student-veterans by bestowing them with red, white and blue honor cords to wear at commencement ceremonies.

Composer and beloved professor Tommie Wright makes beautiful music at summer commencement

The piano thundered and thousands new graduates and their friends and families sang the lyrics to the Florida State University “Fight Song” as Professor Thomas G. "Tommie" Wright delivered the summer commencement address at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center.

Activities abound during Seminole Sensation Week

Dozens of fun activities help students learn about ways to get involved on campus and meet other students who share their interests.

Florida State on front lines of ceremonial signing of two veterans bills

When Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed two bills that will help military veterans in their quest to earn college degrees, he invited one of the most veteran-friendly universities in the nation to witness the event.

Veteran volleyball coach and educator takes her game to 2012 Paralympics

Cecile Reynaud will serve as team leader for the U.S. women's sitting volleyball team for the Paralympic Games, which begin Aug. 29 in London.