January

Florida State University named a best-value school

Today, Florida State University was again named one of the best values in the nation by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in the publication’s annual ranking of public colleges, moving up two spots to 18.

Jan. 12 job fair will connect FSU students, campus and local employers

Florida State University students are invited to participate in the 2012 Spring Part-Time Job Fair, which the FSU Career Center and the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce will co-host on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Oglesby Union Ballrooms on the FSU campus. Students and participating employers will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face to discuss present and future part-time job openings.

Florida State University awarded $38 million to help spur public education improvements

Flexing its considerable research muscle, the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) at Florida State University has won a $38.6 million contract to help six Southeastern states and their schools put the test results, coursework information, graduation statistics and other education-related data they collect to more effective use in helping students find academic success.

Conference will address 'big questions' of free will

Leading neuroscientists, social psychologists and philosophers from universities across the nation as well as from England and Israel are set to attend the “Big Questions in Free Will Conference: Free Will and Science,” from 3:45 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, to 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, on the Florida State University campus. The conference is hosted by Florida State’s Department of Philosophy and co-sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation and the William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Endowment.

FSU community donates a whopping $193,000+ during ‘Great Give’

The students, faculty, staff and alumni of Florida State University joined forces for 36 hours on Jan. 23 and 24 to raise $193.838.10 during The Great Give, the university’s first exclusively online fundraising effort. The university community surpassed the campaign’s $161,000 goal by $32,838.10.

Revisit mid-20th century at FSU's 'Classic Herman Miller' furniture exhibit

An award-winning exhibit of classic Herman Miller furniture on display at Florida State University through March 16 is revealing just how timeless good design can be.

Talent sparkles at Florida State's MLK Night of the Arts

Florida State University students and members of the Tallahassee community took the stage of the Globe Auditorium on Tuesday for a Night of the Arts as part of the university’s 24th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

An evening of heartfelt dialogue about civil rights and social justice

Students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered in Florida State University’s Globe Auditorium on Wednesday evening to participate in a Dinner Dialogues event hosted by FSU’s Center for Multicultural Affairs and the Seminole Torchbearers.The unique event was one of several taking place as part of the university’s weeklong Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Daughter of Malcolm X calls for continued action during MLK celebration

During Florida State University’s 24th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration on Jan. 12, guest speaker Attallah Shabazz cautioned the youth of today against being sloganeers, encouraging them instead to be problem solvers like those of the civil rights movement.

Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of construction for new College Town development

As more than a dozen people wielding ceremonial shovels tossed clods of orange construction clay, ground was broken on Jan. 17 for College Town, a planned residential, dining, shopping and entertainment district to be located just south of the Florida State University campus.