Business, Law & Policy

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 […]

FSU hosts ninth annual entrepreneurship bootcamp for veterans with disabilities

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business will host its ninth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) June 7-14 in Tallahassee. The EBV program gives U.S. military veterans with service-related disabilities the training they need to become successful entrepreneurs and small business owners. The 2016 […]

Vanderbilt law professor named dean of College of Law

Florida State University has named Vanderbilt University’s Erin O’Hara O’Connor as dean of the College of Law. “A highly accomplished scholar in a variety of areas, including conflict of laws, Erin O’Hara O’Connor is well-respected in legal academic circles. We are proud to welcome her to Florida State and are confident that she will lead […]

Marketing professor awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair

A Florida State University professor has been awarded the most prestigious appointment in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Ruby Lee, a marketing professor in the College of Business, has been granted a Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair for the 2016-17 academic year. The award will allow Lee to travel to Finland, where she will spend seven months at […]

Florida State celebrates graduate student achievements

Florida State University recognized talented and high-achieving graduate students at its annual Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence held April 13 at the FSU Alumni Center. The event, sponsored by the Congress of Graduate Students and the Office of Research, celebrated graduate students’ accomplishments in service, teaching, research, creativity and leadership, and acknowledged graduate faculty for […]

Four alumni earn prestigious place in College of Business Hall of Fame

Four alumni will be inducted into the Florida State University College of Business Hall of Fame at a celebration and ceremony on Thursday, March 31, at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center. The four will join 39 other individuals inducted since the Hall of Fame was created in 2003 to honor alumni […]