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FSU mourns loss of Nobel Laureate Sir Harold Kroto

The Florida State University community is mourning the loss of a scientific giant, Professor and Nobel Laureate Sir Harold Kroto.


Student receives SMART Scholarship to fund five years of graduate education

Florida State University graduating senior Carli J. “C.J.” Kelsheimer has received a prestigious SMART Scholarship, which will fully fund her doctoral studies for the next five years.


Two biology majors win Frost Scholarships to study at Oxford

Two Florida State University graduating seniors will be studying at the University of Oxford this fall after being named Frost Scholars in the third year of the scholarship program.


Creative-writing doctoral student receives dissertation fellowship

A Florida State University graduate student has been honored by The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation with a Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies, the only national program to support doctoral work on women’s and gender issues.


Pioneering polymer scientist receives distinguished honor

Joseph B. Schlenoff, a world-renowned pioneer in the creation of thin films though polymer science, has been named the 2016-2017 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor, the highest honor given by the Florida State University faculty to one of its own.


3rd Annual James P. Jones Lecture to feature Harvard history professor Jane Kamensky

Florida State University's Department of History is hosting the 3rd Annual James P. Jones Lecture, a free, public event.


English professor Jimmy Kimbrell wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Florida State University English professor James “Jimmy” Kimbrell has received a highly competitive Guggenheim Fellowship for 2016 from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.


English professor David Kirby to receive Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing

Florida State University English professor David Kirby, a prolific author and world-renowned poet who has taught generations of students, is set to be honored by the Florida Humanities Council with the 2016 Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing.


Oceanography alumnus named president of University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, elected to National Academy of Engineering

Three-time Florida State University alumnus Antonio J. Busalacchi has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, which is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. He has also been named president of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).


FSU’s Great Give 2016: Another way to support the College of Arts and Sciences

This month, for the fifth year in a row, Florida State University will host FSU’s Great Give, a 36-hour online giving campaign in support of academic programs and scholarships throughout the university.


Students show off innovative technology projects at DIGITECH

Florida State University students from academic disciplines across campus showcased their inspiring technology-based innovations at the annual DIGITECH exhibition on March 30 at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center.


Biophysics researcher wins $2.5 million NIH award

A Florida State University researcher is among the first batch of scientists to be awarded a new type of National Institutes of Health grant that will provide full support for their research programs over the next five years.