A graduate student from the Department of Religion won first place in Florida State University’s third-annual Master’s in Four (Min4) competition sponsored by the university’s Graduate School. Guanxiong Qi, an international student from China pursuing a master’s degree in religion, won first place for the presentation, “How Buddhist Monasteries Became Tourist Destinations in 17th-Century China.” […]
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The Peace Corps is celebrating 60 years since President John F. Kennedy established the agency on March 1, 1961, and Florida State University alumni are proud to continue being a vital part of this historic organization. The anniversary of the Peace Corps commemorates international peace and friendship, volunteerism and service. In that time, Florida State […]
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Florida State University’s Study Abroad program in Florence, Italy, is one of just a handful of international programs currently operating in the country. For the Mayor of Florence, Dario Nardella, that’s a fact worth celebrating, even if it’s a modest, mask-wearing, socially distanced affair. On Feb. 12, Nardella stood inside of FSU’s newly renovated study center […]
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Eight Florida State University students hope to study or intern abroad this summer as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program from the U.S. Department of State, barring any COVID-19 travel restrictions. The Gilman Scholarship gives students the opportunity to study or intern abroad and emphasizes learning about culture and language to prepare […]
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Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and the FSU Middle East Center will host the 12th annual Middle East Film Festival, showcasing films that represent perspectives rarely seen in mainstream media. The festival, which runs from Feb. 21 through March 21, is sponsored by the Middle East Center and the Student Life Cinema and features five films over the course of five Sundays. “Our selection offers cultural […]
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Two Florida State University faculty members in the Center for Global Engagement are joining the massive podcast industry this semester with “Diversity Talks,” a show centered around diversity, inclusion and intercultural competence at FSU. Elcin Haskollar, Ph.D., program director of the Global Citizenship Certificate, and Tanu Kohli Bagwe, Ph.D., teaching faculty for the Global Citizenship […]
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Florida State University will host its seventh annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference (SAMCS) virtually Feb. 4-6. The annual SAMCS conference is an alliance of scholars, academicians and practitioners dedicated to fostering greater understanding of the South Asia region’s issues and global importance. This year’s theme, “South Asia: Beyond Borders,” is focused on sharing […]
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