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•  OCTOBER 30, 2017 •

FSU receives fourth consecutive national diversity and inclusion award

Florida State University received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. FSU also won the award in 2014, 2015 and 2016. The FSU College of Medicine also earned recognition for diversity in health professions. Read more ...

CAMPUS CORNER

New FSU partnership to provide homestay programs for international students

Florida State University’s Center for Intensive English Studies recently partnered with the American Homestay Network, an organization that provides homestay programs for international students in the United States. Read more ...

FSU RESEARCH

Evacuation plan: FSU study finds Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters

Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters, especially for older adults who represent 50 to 75 percent of deaths following disasters like hurricanes, according to a recent study from Florida State University. Read more ...

FSU NEWS

Florida State removes barriers to the college application process

With initial application deadlines quickly approaching, Florida State is making it easier for Seminole hopefuls to apply to the university by implementing new features to assist in their higher education endeavors. FSU will now waive the $30 application fee for prospective students who self-report their financial need. Read more ...

WHAT'S HAPPENING

FSU Opera presents Leonard Bernstein's 'Candide'

FSU Opera presents the story of "Candide," a French satire first published by Voltaire in 1759. The story begins with Candide and a group of his peers being taught by his mentor, and it is at this point that a series of truly unfortunate events begin to unfold. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, through Saturday, Nov. 4, with a matinee performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. For tickets, visit http://www.music.fsu.edu/boxoffice.

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