September

'Garnet & Gold Goes Green' celebrates 10 years

Since its inception, the program has collected more than 145 tons of recyclable material — cans, bottles, and cardboard — from its game day activities.

Alumnus-directed film No. 1 at box office

“The Maze Runner,” a feature film directed by Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts alumnus Wes Ball (B.F.A. ’02), with writing by T.S. Nowlin (B.F.A. ’03), led the North American box office its opening weekend with one of the biggest September debuts ever.

Entrepreneurs receive funding boost for enterprises addressing social issues

A privately funded competition in partnership with Florida State University is providing a valuable boost to 11 innovative business ventures designed to address problems in communities across the U.S. and the world.

Families of military veterans to participate in entrepreneurship 'boot camp'

Florida State University is set to welcome 18 caregivers of veterans who have suffered disabilities related to their post-9/11 military service, family members of active duty military, as well as to survivors of those who lost their lives from across the country.

Florida State ranked among top public universities

Florida State is among the nation’s best universities, ranking 43rd among all public “national” universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.”

Florida State ranks among top 10 feeder schools for national service organization

Florida State's deep commitment to preparing students for civic leadership and service was reaffirmed by a ranking of top feeder schools for City Year, a national organization that unites young people for a year of service in more than 250 low-performing schools across the country. 

Florida State receives national award for excellence in diversity

Florida State's continuing efforts to move diversity and inclusion to the forefront of the university mission received national recognition as the institution earned INSIGHT Into Diversity’s 2014 “Higher Education Excellence in Diversity” Award. 

Majority of racial gap in college completion rates attributed to pre-college characteristics

Florida State researcher co-authors new study presented at U.S. Capitol briefing.

Nobel laureate to give annual lecture series

Nobel laureate and Florida State University Professor Sir Harold Kroto will host his annual “Opening Minds” lecture series this October to help spur creativity and scientific experimentation within the university and surrounding community. 

Nursing professor recognized for heart failure research

Florida State's Lucinda J. Graven was named a finalist for the Heart Failure Society of America’s Nursing Investigator Award for her study identifying predictors of depressive symptoms and poor self-care behaviors in heart failure patients.