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•  OCTOBER 31, 2016 •

Entrepreneurship & Innovation: University trustees approve 5-year strategic plan

Florida State University has set its sights on being among the nation’s most entrepreneurial and innovative universities as part of the university’s new strategic plan, titled "The Future is Florida State." "Florida State University is already preeminent,” said Ed Burr, chair of the FSU Board of Trustees. “This plan gives us a vision that will help FSU be even stronger five years from now.” Read now ...


FSU breaks ground on new Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science building

FSU officials and the university’s Board of Trustees broke ground on a new building that will house the university’s nationally recognized Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science department. At completion, the facility will include offices, classrooms, teaching labs, research labs and academic support spaces for the department that comprises the fields of environmental science, geology, meteorology and oceanography. Read more ...


Florida State business grad receives Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award

Gov. Rick Scott presented the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award to Nick O’Donnell, who graduated with a degree in entrepreneurship from FSU’s College of Business in 2015 in a the Governor's Cabinet meeting Oct. 25. O'Donnell has been recognized for starting an innovative business that utilizes “parametric design” to produce unique wooden products. Read more ...


Florida State unveils most advanced MRI machine in the state

Florida State University researchers now have the state’s most advanced MRI machine at their disposal as they seek to unravel the mysteries of the brain and prevent the disorders that can impede its most basic functions. Read now ...


#PowerofWE partners with FSU Athletics

FSU Athletics and #PowerofWE have joined forces to continue redefining diversity and inclusion at FSU. Seminole football star Demarcus Walker and President Thrasher are highlighted in a public service announcement video designed by #PowerofWE, in collaboration with FSU Athletics, debuted during halftime of Saturday's FSU-Clemson football game to celebrate the start of this historic partnership. Watch!


Florida State University’s Institute on World War II and the Human Experience will address the issue of disabled veterans in America at its sixth annual fall lecture. John Kinder, a distinguished scholar at Oklahoma State University, will discuss “Open Wounds: Disabled Veterans and the American Century.” The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the Redina Room at the FSU Alumni Center, 1030 W. Tennessee St. Read more at news.fsu.edu.

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