News and Features

Are you looking for an extracurricular activity that isn't research or clubs? Check out this article on peer mentorship to learn more about what the opportunity was like for History major Annalia!

In this article, Dr. Eric Cris shares how his academic training helped him with his work both as a lobbyist and later as director of government affairs of a major company.

Last summer, Dr. Annika Culver, professor of East Asian history, went to South Korea to participate in the program “Bridging the Divide.” The program connected academics with the foreign policy world, and Dr. Culver experienced various memorable cultural and information exchanges as part of the trip.

History major Flora Domitrovic used her six weeks in Spain with FSU International Programs to research and write the history of the ceramic street signs in Valencia's historic district. Her next goal: to become a program assistant for FSU Valencia and help other students explore new places.

Last summer, History major Jake Serafin spent a month in France with FSU International Programs. In this interview, he takes us on a tour of his life learning French and exploring Paris and its surroundings.

After graduating from FSU, Haley Davenport decided to volunteer for the U.S. Peace Corps. Here she shares her experiences living in Rwanda and working as an English teacher.

To celebrate International Education Month, Amaia Patterson talks about studying abroad with FSU Global Exchanges. Patterson spent a year living and studying at Soongsil University in South Korea. Her advice to other students: just go - you are only in undergrad once.

History major Joshua Hamburger spent six weeks at FSU's Valencia Study Center last summer. In this interview, he talks about living and studying in Spain and finding the right balance between coursework and travel.

History major Ashley Krupa went to study French in Paris with FSU International Programs last summer. In this interview, she explains how the program allowed her to work toward her French minor and visit many places important in French history.

Find out what it's like to write a senior seminar paper. Quentin Powell was fascinated by intellectual history and worked on the impact of the rhetoric of Coluccio Salutati on Renaissance Florence.