The Westcott building was built in 1910 to serve as the Florida State College's administration building by which it was known until 1936. In that year the building was renamed the James D. Westcott, Jr. Memorial Building by then university president...
Renovations on Ruby Diamond Auditorium began In April 2008 Ruby Diamond began renovations which were to include a new, expanded, lobby area and the expansion and remodeling of the northwestern wing of the auditorium. The Renovations were finished in...
The Florida State University honored the achievements of its graduate students at the annual Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence on April 9th in the Great Hall of the Honors, Scholars and Fellows House. This event recognizes FSU’s graduate students for excellence in teaching, research and creativity, and leadership. The event was...
February 25, 2014, the Graduate School conducted its first Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Finalist competition at the FSU College of Medicine, with an audience of over 250 people. The Three-Minute Thesis is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland, Australia, in 2008. Enthusiasm for the 3MT® concept has spread internationally from New Zealand to Canada and to numerous graduate schools in the U.S.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida State's graduate program in nuclear physics 8th among public universities.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Law's Environmental Law Program 6th in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Education's Program in Secondary Teacher Education 21st in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice 7th in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Information 14th among all US Library and Information Studies schools, #3 in school library media and children and youth services, and #11 in digital librarianship amongst LIS schools.
The Atlantic ranked the doctoral program in Creative Writing among the top five in the nation.
The College of Engineering is ranked 6th in the U.S. in the number of master's degrees to African Americans, 9th in the number of doctoral degrees.
Planetizen ranked the Master's program in Urban and Regional Planning at FSU 3rd in the southern states, and 19th in the U.S.
Hispanic Business magazine ranks the FSU College of Law the third best law school in the nation for Hispanics, and the FSU College of Medicine 7th among medical schools.