Environmental and indigenous rights activist to speak at FSU

1 week 2 days ago

Florida State University will host Marta Azevedo — Brazilian activist, anthropologist and demographer — for a talk titled “Land Conflict & Fires in Amazônia,” on Jan. 22. Azevedo will provide details on the illegal economic activities that threaten indigenous territories and ecosystems in the Amazon. She also will focus on alliances between indigenous groups and […]

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FSU students recognized as global citizens

1 month ago

Florida State University recognizes that today’s increasingly globalized workforce requires graduates who are both academically and cross-culturally prepared to succeed in a diverse and multicultural world. This fall, 20 FSU students were awarded the Global Citizenship Certificate (GCC) during a graduation ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 4, marking the beginning of their journey as life-long global citizens. […]

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FSU faculty participate in Florida-Dominican Republic Higher Education Summit

1 month 2 weeks ago

Five Florida State University faculty members presented at the Florida-Dominican Republic Higher Education Summit held in Santo Domingo last month. U.S. Ambassador Robin S. Bernstein reached out to FSU President John Thrasher to invite FSU faculty to participate in the summit hosted by the Embassy of the United States and the Dominican-American Cultural Institute. The […]

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Eli Myron

1 month 3 weeks ago

Senior Eli Myron is turning his long-time hobby of scuba diving into a career through the research opportunities he’s experienced at Florida State University. “The resources I’ve been provided through Florida State have been instrumental in shaping me as a confident leader and educator in marine conservation,” he said. Myron, a Jacksonville native, arrived at […]

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#FSUglobal: Florida State researchers improve teacher training and childhood literacy in Nigeria

1 month 4 weeks ago

A first-grade classroom in northeast Nigeria can be a difficult place to learn. Classes might be filled with 100 students, and although many children speak a regional language called Kanuri, teachers often give classes in Hausa, a wider-used lingua franca. Many of the students’ parents can’t read. Teachers may not be adequately trained. And classes […]

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FSU students use resilience training for global impact

2 months ago

Florida State University launched the Student Resilience Project just last year, but its impact is already long-lasting and wide-ranging. The online toolkit, which teaches students stress reduction techniques and coping skills and provides an interactive platform for learning how to heal from trauma and improve mental health, started as a required course for new FSU […]

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FSU’s study-abroad programs rank No. 11 in nation

2 months ago

Florida State University’s efforts to expand its global reach are working, according to a new report by the Institute of International Education (IIE) released Nov. 18. The university’s study-abroad programs rank No. 11 in the nation in IIE’s Open Doors annual report, which included a category documenting the number of students studying abroad. The rankings […]

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FSU recognizes Fulbright student and faculty award winners

2 months 1 week ago

Florida State University President John Thrasher recognized students and faculty who have received Fulbright awards during a Nov. 7 reception at the President’s House. “Tonight’s event is an important part of FSU’s International Education Month, and I’m glad we are taking this opportunity to honor students and faculty who have received a Fulbright at some […]

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FSU students earn gold medal at international synthetic biology competition

2 months 1 week ago

A team of 15 Florida State University undergraduate students earned a gold medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition Nov. 4 in Boston. FSU’s entry competed in a field of 360 teams from around the world. FSU was one of only eight American teams to earn gold and the first team from Florida. […]

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

2 months 1 week ago

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 

2 months 2 weeks ago

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

2 months 2 weeks ago

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

2 months 2 weeks ago

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

2 months 2 weeks ago

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

2 months 4 weeks ago

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

3 months 2 weeks ago

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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