Academics

Mayfield Lecture to Feature Architect of 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

Thursday, October 06, 2016

The Fairmont State University Architecture Program will present the Mayfield Lecture 2016, featuring Julie Beckman, who with her partner designed the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Va.

Honors Program to Host Annual Quiz Bowl

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Fairmont State University’s Honors Program will host its annual Quiz Bowl at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8.  Eight teams from West Virginia high schools will be competing for first place. The schools participating in this year’s competition are East Fairmont High School, Liberty High School, South Harrison High School, University High School and Woodrow Wilson High School.

Roundtable on U.S. Supreme Court to Be Held Oct.4

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Coming one day after the annual opening of the U.S. Supreme Court, a roundtable is planned to address why the United States Supreme Court and the justices who serve on it matter. It will be one of the activities planned to complement this year’s common reader selection, Justice Sonia Sotomayor's autobiography “My Beloved World.”

Career Development Center Named in Honor of BrickStreet

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Fairmont State University Career Development Center officially will be named the BrickStreet Career Development Center during a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 29, to honor the BrickStreet Foundation for its commitment to funding scholarships for FSU students.

FSU and UT Co-Host Stargazing Party in Calhoun County

Monday, September 26, 2016

Amateur and professional stargazers alike are invited to watch the nighttime sky during an event in Calhoun County, W.Va., from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.

Film Timbuktu to be Shown--Depicts the Politics of Radicalization

Monday, September 19, 2016
The Department of Language and Literature and the Honors Program are co-sponsoring a showing of the film Timbuktu on Tuesday, September  20 at 7:00PM in Library MMA.
 

Staged Play Reading Planned for National Suicide Awareness Prevention Month

Thursday, September 08, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Office of Counseling & Disability Services are coming together to sponsor a program observing National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

FSU Graduate Hopes to Leave Her Mark in Cancer Research

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Fairmont State University alumna Rebecca Goydel hopes to leave her mark in cancer research by continuing her education at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida.

Her vision for her future started while attending Wheeling Park High School. She wanted a degree in chemistry but also wanted to teach.

Kestrel Issue 35 Celebration Set for Sept. 23-24

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 35.

Ten Kestrel contributors will be on campus to participate in a panel discussion, as well as give readings from their own work.

Panel to Discuss Guns on College Campuses

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

The Fairmont State University College of Liberal Arts and the Faculty Welfare Committee are hosting a community panel to discuss the issue of individuals possessing and concealing firearms on college campuses on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

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