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‘7 Under 30’ speaker series showcases FSU alumni entrepreneurs

The Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship will present the 5th annual 7 Under 30 Speaker Series, featuring seven Florida State alumni entrepreneurs who launched successful businesses before the age of 30.  The speakers will share their journey developing a successful business. “We have a very diverse group of alumni this year and are really looking […]

FSU business grad receives Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award

A Florida State University graduate has been recognized for starting an innovative business that utilizes “parametric design” to produce unique wooden products. Today, Gov. Rick Scott presented the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award to Nick O’Donnell, who graduated with a degree in entrepreneurship from FSU’s College of Business in 2015. O’Donnell is the founder and owner […]

Jim Moran Institute recognizes 2016 scholarship recipients

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business recognized Amber Balkcom and Dajuan Bowman as the 2016 Jim Moran Scholar recipients Tuesday at a private reception on campus.  Jan Moran, FSU President John Thrasher, College of Business Dean Michael D. Hartline as well as family and friends honored […]

Florida State ranked nation’s 9th best value law school

The Florida State University College of Law jumped four spots to earn the distinction of 9th best value law school in the nation. The new ranking is published in The National Jurist’s fall 2016 issue of preLaw magazine, which includes 58 law schools this year. This is the eighth consecutive year The National Jurist has […]

FSU team tackles urban mobility in smart city era

A multidisciplinary team of Florida State University researchers is using big data analytics to make Tallahassee a more efficient and sustainable place to live for its residents now and in the future. Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Reza Arghandeh, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Eren Erman Ozguven and Assistant Professor of […]

Political scholar, distinguished alum to speak at FSU

Florida State University alumnus Susan MacManus, a political science professor at the University of South Florida (USF) and a frequent national media commentator will return to her alma mater to share her expertise on elections and campaigns. Her talk, “2016: An Election Like No Other,” will focus on how reaching voters has changed significantly in […]

Pulitzer winner Cynthia Tucker to speak at FSU

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Cynthia Tucker will take part in a panel discussion and deliver a lecture as part of the annual Joe Cresse Ethics in Government Lecture Series. The events are sponsored by the Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University. Tucker will be featured on a panel moderated […]

FSU graduate student receives $120K grant to study health policy

A Florida State University doctoral student has been awarded a $120,000 grant through a new program trying to diversify the future generation of policy development leaders. Patrice Williams is one of 40 traditionally underrepresented students who will join the first cohort of Health Policy Research Scholars, a new program led by Johns Hopkins University and […]

FSU faculty to engage community with new ‘Policy Pub’ series

Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy is launching a new event series that puts the “public” in public policy and the “social” in social sciences. Beginning in mid-September, Policy Pub will bring Tallahassee residents and college faculty together in a relaxed social environment to dialogue about key public policy issues. Policy […]

Record number of alumni contribute to FSU law school

A record number of Florida State University College of Law alumni — 2,751 — made cash contributions to the law school during the 2015-2016 fiscal year, which ended June 30. The record number of donors translates into a 30.64 percent alumni contribution rate, which exceeds previous results that placed Florida State among the nation’s top […]

Management professor named fellow at Australian Catholic University

The Peter Faber Business School at Australian Catholic University (ACU) has named Florida State University management Professor Wayne Hochwarter the Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable HRM & Wellbeing. Hochwarter, the Jim Moran Professor of Management at FSU, is a leading international authority in organizational behavior research, with more than 100 scientific and applied […]

Police show willingness to intervene when other cops commit domestic violence

While much has been made about the “blue wall of silence” among police officers, a new study found that police officers don’t turn a blind eye when other officers perpetrate domestic violence. In such cases, police officers are most inclined to obtain a detailed history of the violence, link victims with domestic violence programs and […]