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The back of the iconic "Hollywood" sign pictured here stands 45 feet tall. Photo by Ted VanCleave.

Behind the Scenes

Big things happen in Hollywood, in many cases involving FSU alumni on camera and behind the scenes.

FSU veteran alumnus A.J. Riall and his family.

Welcoming Home Seminoles

Positioning FSU to Best Serve Those Who Have Served Our Country

The return of the "Mona Lisa" to he Louvre, January 1914. Courtesy of The Bridgeman Art Library.


Marion Johnston Wylly Examines the Economic, Cultural Value of Art and the Underexposed World of Art Theft

FSU senior Herbert Johnson's research focuses on the microbial response to the BP oil spill.

Undergraduate Overachievers

FSU's Undergraduate Research Program Discovers Talented, Passionate Students

Jane and George Morgan

Southern Hospitality

Preparing for the Future with Planned Giving

Jim Towey (B.S. '78, J.D. '81)

Catching Up With …

Former legal counsel to Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta and President of Ave Maria University Jim Towey (B.S. ’78, J.D. ’81)

Marshall Shepherd (B.S. ’91, M.S. ’93, Ph.D. ’99)

Ten Questions

With 2013 President of the American Meteorological Society and University of Georgia Professor J. Marshall Shepherd (B.S. ’91, M.S. ’93, Ph.D. ’99)

The back of the iconic "Hollywood" sign pictured here stands 45 feet tall. Photo by Ted VanCleave.

Ignition Tradition

A refined Seminole logo is painted on Bobby Bowden Field the day before the 2013 BCS National Champions took the field for the Garnet and Gold Spring Game. The update is meant to strengthen FSU's iconic brand, while keeping in place the values and unconquered spirit of Florida State. Photo by Mike Olivella (B.S. ’75, J.D. ’77)
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