Business, Law & Policy

FSU research finds troubling disadvantages, including bias, against women in business

Women CEOs in America are paid less, have shorter tenures and their companies are punished in the stock market, even when their firms are just as profitable as those run by men, according to new research from Florida State University. In addition, women CEOs are less likely to serve as board chair of their companies, […]

FSU College of Business Student Investment Fund breaks $4 million mark

For the first time in its 10-year history, a real-world investment fund managed by undergraduate and graduate finance students in the Florida State University College of Business broke the $4 million mark. The Student Investment Fund (SIF) closed Wednesday with a total value of $4,026,382. The fund is up 17 percent from the same time last […]

FSU’s new Jim Moran Building wins distinguished design award

The innovative renovation of Florida State University’s new entrepreneurship-focused Jim Moran Building has won a prestigious design award recognizing architectural features that nurture learning and imagination. The American Institute of Architects in Florida has presented its Merit Award of Excellence for Renovations and Additions to the project’s architects. The award commended Architects Lewis + Whitlock […]

Florida State law faculty nation’s 29th best

The Florida State University College of Law faculty is first in Florida and 29th nationally in terms of scholarly impact, according to a recent study. Florida State is the only Florida law school ranked in the top 50. The 2018 study ranked the scholarly impact of law faculties at schools in the top third of […]

FSU Student Bar Association wins top national awards from American Bar Association

For the seventh time since 2008 and the second consecutive year, the Florida State University College of Law Student Bar Association received the National Achievement Award, which honors the best SBA in the nation, from the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division. The award is also known as the SBA of the Year Award and […]

FSU Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship holds first-ever camp for high school students

Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship hosted 38 local high school students for its first-ever entrepreneurship camp during the week of June 18-22. Students were exposed to many successful local entrepreneurs and concepts through experiential learning during the camp held on the FSU campus and at the new Jim Moran Building in downtown […]

Florida’s CPM program adds 353 new graduates

The Florida Certified Public Manager (CPM) program is honoring 353 new graduates this summer, bringing the total number of CPM graduates in Florida to approximately 6,260 — more than any other state. The CPM program is a nationally recognized leadership development program currently delivered in 38 states. The purpose is to develop more effective public […]

Florida State MBA student juggles weighty goals

Heavy lifting has become second nature for Florida State University graduate student Aria Bremner. The native of Davidson, North Carolina, balances studying for an MBA through the FSU College of Business online program with her training as an elite competitive weightlifter. The flexibility of FSU’s online program allows Bremner to keep up with her schoolwork […]

FSU student business shines at state and local competitions

Four Florida State University entrepreneurship students, who operate a biotechnology company focusing on diabetes care, won the grand prize of $15,000 at a competition hosted by the Leon County Research and Development Authority last week. DiaTech, created by Luis Blanco, Nicholas Cooper, JC Gray and John Wilcox, also earned second place at the 2018 Statewide […]

Gratitude and inspiration soar at FSU’s new Jim Moran Building

The optimistic, enthusiastic spirit of entrepreneur and philanthropist Jim Moran was alive and well at a ribbon cutting for Florida State University’s new entrepreneurship-focused Jim Moran Building, and so were his words. Moran famously once said, “The future belongs to those who prepare for it.” FSU is preparing an exciting new entrepreneurial future for students […]

New Veterans Legal Clinic serves dual mission for FSU law students

A new academic program designed to give Florida State University law students valuable hands-on experience, while also helping veterans struggling with legal issues, is making a mark with its unique approach to service. FSU’s College of Law has created a Veterans Legal Clinic to provide free legal services to veterans and allow students to earn […]

FSU takes first place at MuniMod civic tech competition

A Florida State University student team placed first in the MuniMod, Florida’s largest civic tech competition to date, by developing Social Safe, an app to reduce intimate partner violence. The hackathon-style event was hosted by the Florida League of Cities in collaboration with Domi Station April 7-8 in Orlando. Students were tasked with applying their […]