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An FSU English professor has won the prestigious Chicago Folklore Prize for her Boxing Day monograph, titled "One Grand Noise."

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Florida State University is set to celebrate its Fall 2022 graduates Friday with two commencement ceremonies at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.

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Two distinguished alumni will be the featured speakers at Florida State University’s two fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 9. Dr. William T. Hold, the namesake of the College of Business’s Risk Management and Insurance program, will address graduates at the 2 p.m. ceremony, while Dr. Maxine Montgomery, professor of English and this year’s Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor, will speak at the 7 p.m. ceremony.

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Gail Levy graduated from Florida State University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in English, with a concentration in editing, writing, and media, from the Department of English, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. During her time at FSU, she interned with broadcast news stations WPBF 25 in West Palm Beach, Florida, and WCTV in Tallahassee. These experiences led to Levy’s postgrad position at WJHG-TV in Panama City, which she held from 2018-20 and during which she reported on Hurricane Michael. This onsite coverage of Hurricane Michael in 2018 earned her a Florida Associated Press award. Levy has been with WINK News in Fort Myers since 2020, and she is currently reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

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John Edgar Browning, a Florida State University alumnus from the Department of English, is a leading international expert on not only the iconic vampire Dracula but also real vampires and the horror genre as a whole.

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Nicholas Goodly is a doctoral student pursuing a degree in creative writing through Florida State University's Department of English, part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Generations of Florida State University alumni are part of a campaign aimed at honoring a renowned professor’s five decades of service and setting a path for his future legacy.

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Dazi Lenoir, an Orlando-based lawyer and two-time graduate of Florida State University, has been named chair of the FSU Alumni Association’s board of directors, effective July 1.

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Darbi Merchant, a double-major from Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will study abroad in London this summer after receiving the Rodney Reeves Ph.D. Scholarship Award in Classics.

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Talented poets and others from the Florida State University Department of English shared their poems with the FSU community as a way to celebrate National Poetry Month, which continues through April. Launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month reminds us that poets have an integral role to play in our culture and that poetry matters.

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Students and scholars from Florida State University and Florida A&M University met on April 7 for “Focus on the Gulf,” the first collaborative event in the FAMU and FSU Gulf Scholars Programs.

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A prolific and impactful scholar whose work has risen to the pinnacle of African American Studies has been named Florida State University’s 2022-2023 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor.

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