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 Graduate School will host New Graduate Student Orientation on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, in the Ruby Diamond Auditorium, Westcott Building. Orientation Registration will open July 1, 2015. Please contact Dr. Judy Devine at 644-3501 if you have any questions. Your academic department may also provide a departmental orientation. Check with your departmental representative for more information.
The house provides space for graduate fellows and other highly motivated and engaged students and postdocs to interact with one another, share creative ideas, discover new ways of thinking, and build lasting relationships.
Doctoral students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their dissertation topic and its significance. 3MT™ is not an exercise in trivializing or ‘dumbing-down’ research but forces students to consolidate their ideas and crystalize their research discoveries. Registration opens...
Versatile PhD is an online resource designed to help STEM, humanities, social science PhDs identify, prepare for, and succeed in non-academic careers. Graduate students, faculty, and others have free access to premium resources provided through the University's subscription to Versatile PhD.
Raise the Torch: The Campaign for Florida State is the most ambitious fundraising campaign in University history.With a goal of more than $1 billion, Raise the Torch seeks to implement bold ideas that will continue to distinguish Florida State as a preeminent university and positively affect the future for students, faculty and alumni.
This workshop, held on April 14 from 3:30-5 PM in HSF, will teach strategies for learning how to create a question-friendly atmosphere, how to clarify what is actually being asked, language for negotiating answering a question, and ways to maintain focus in the classroom by gently and politely deflecting questions that are too far off topic.
The Dr. James S. “Jim” Brooks Graduate Student Award in Materials Science and Engineering is being established in honor of the late Florida State University Physics professor who passed away on September 27, 2014. The purpose of the award is to encourage academically motivated graduate students to seek opportunities within this field of study at Florida State University.
On Friday, March 27, 2015, Fellows, faculty and staff gathered in the Great Hall of the Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House for the 5th Annual 2015 Fellows Forum, "Exploring Wellness: What it is and Why it Matters."
The mission of the Graduate School is to advance the quality and integrity of graduate education.
The Graduate School:
Assists The Florida State University graduate students by providing advice on general academic matters, university-wide degree requirements, and information on the availability of financial assistance, including assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships; by granting approval for theses, treatises, and dissertations; and by fostering the development of their skills and knowledge to succeed as leaders in a global community;
Interacts with the Office of the Dean of the Faculties and the Graduate Policy Committee to establish and provide oversight of policies affecting graduate education at the University;
Collaborates with The Florida State University units including all academic programs, departments, and colleges as well as the Center for Global Engagement, Career Center, Health Center and University Libraries to address graduate student needs; and
Works with national organizations such as the Council of Graduate Schools, the Association for Public and Land-grant Universities, and the National Research Council to promote the importance of graduate education.