#FSUglobal: International students learn more than just English at FSU’s Center for Intensive English Studies

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Thousands of international students attend Florida State University every year, and while their main goal is to earn a degree, they’re also looking to learn about American culture and the English language. That’s where FSU’s Frederick L. Jenks Center for Intensive English Studies comes in. The center offers a place where international students can develop […]

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#FSUglobal: President Thrasher, FSU community celebrate International Education Month 

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Florida State University President John Thrasher welcomed students, faculty and staff at the opening reception of FSU’s International Education Month Tuesday, Nov. 5, celebrating the benefits of international education and exchange. “Florida State University is a leader in international education and research,” Thrasher said. “Building global and cultural competencies in the FSU community is so important to […]

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FSU expert available to discuss German reunification on 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

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When the Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago, it marked the opening of a border that had divided the German city for decades and a milestone on the way to the reunification of East Germany and West Germany the following year. “When the wall fell, Germans thought they were the happiest people in the world,” said […]

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#FSUglobal: Florida State makes connections around the world

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In every corner of the globe, Florida State University students, faculty and staff are connecting with different cultures and developing research partnerships. FSU is celebrating International Education Month this November to highlight the vast array of opportunities available to the FSU community both on and off campus. “Florida State recognizes the value of global connections […]

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#FSUglobal: FSU’s Learning Systems Institute turns 50

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For 50 years, Florida State University faculty members have been working to improve educational opportunities both at home and in other countries. The Learning Systems Institute is celebrating its 50th year at Florida State University this month. In the past 50 years, it has amassed about $530 million in grants and contracts and worked to […]

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Florida State to celebrate its global reach during International Education Month

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Florida State University will observe International Education Month during November to highlight its internationalization and global awareness efforts. The monthlong celebration expands upon International Education Week, a joint initiative led by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, which is held across the nation during the third week of November. “Florida State […]

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FSU signs memorandum of understanding with South Korea’s Kyonggi University

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Florida State University welcomed a delegation from Kyonggi University in South Korea for a campus visit Friday, Oct. 4. President In Kyu Kim led Kyonggi’s delegation. Kim is a long-time television news reporter and former head of the Korean Broadcasting System. During the visit, Kyonggi University representatives met with Provost Sally McRorie, faculty members, staff […]

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FSU takes part in 20th anniversary celebration of Tallahassee-St. Maarten Sister City agreement

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Florida State University’s Office of the Provost welcomed guests from St. Maarten’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Wednesday, Sept. 25, as a part of the 20th anniversary of the Sister City agreement between St. Maarten and Tallahassee. The relationship was established in 1999 as the territories recognized the mutual benefit and potential partnership, particularly […]

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FSU receives national diversity award for sixth consecutive year

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Florida State University has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a Diversity Champion by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Florida State is one of 14 colleges and universities nationwide to earn Diversity Champion status. FSU also received its sixth straight Higher Education Excellence in Diversity […]

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FSU explores collaboration with Botswanan universities

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When Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi visited Florida State University last September, he expressed his hopes of reinvigorating relations between his alma mater and the African country. This summer, two FSU professors got the ball rolling with visits to Botswana to explore potential collaboration with the University of Botswana, the nation’s first institute of higher education, […]

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FSU presents inaugural Latinx Cultural Celebration

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Florida State University will host its inaugural Latinx Cultural Celebration, an opportunity to gather in honor of Latinx members, their contributions and history, on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The goal of the Latinx Celebration is to bring the university and Tallahassee communities together to enhance cultural awareness, increase knowledge and share untold stories of the Latinx […]

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College of Medicine’s Bridge Program recognized as diverse and inspiring for STEM students

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The Florida State University College of Medicine’s Bridge Program has been honored for demonstrating that the school’s mission statement is more than just words. The Bridge program recently received a 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The award goes annually to “programs that encourage and inspire a new generation of […]

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Kathleen Haughney

Ice sheets underpin core elements of the Earth’s carbon cycle

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Scientists once believed that the ice sheets covering about 10 percent of Earth’s land surface were frozen wastelands, devoid of life and with supressed chemical weathering — irrelevant parts of the Earth’s carbon cycle. Now, a world-leading international team including researchers from Florida State University and the University of Bristol have pulled together a wealth […]

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Zachary Boehm

FSU students seize the summer with real-world experiences

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What did you do this summer? Attend class on the side of a volcano? Work with a German student affairs organization? Curate an exhibit of 19th-century French paintings? Those are just some of the hands-on, real world experiences that Florida State University students took advantage of during their summer break. Internships, service learning, undergraduate research […]

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Kelsey Klopfenstein

FSU researchers find depleted seamounts near Hawaii recovering after decades of federal protection

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For decades, overfishing and trawling devastated parts of an underwater mountain range in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii, wrecking deep-sea corals and destroying much of their ecological community. But now, after years of federally mandated protection, scientists see signs that this once ecologically fertile area known as the Hawaiian-Emperor Seamount Chain is making a comeback. […]

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FAMU-FSU College of Engineering recognized nationally for diversity, inclusion efforts

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The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering earned a Bronze award and Exemplar status from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) in the inaugural year of the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program. The college is one of only two engineering programs in Florida to earn the distinctions. “This is a fantastic achievement for the FAMU-FSU College of […]

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