Business, Law & Policy

Florida State ranked nation’s No. 1 law school for government careers

TALLAHASSEE — preLaw magazine has ranked Florida State University College of Law the nation’s best law school for government careers. Additionally, FSU Law is ranked seventh best in the nation for public defender/prosecutor jobs and among the nation’s top seven law schools for public policy. The rankings, which are published in preLaw’s winter 2020 issue, […]

Master of Applied American Politics and Policy celebrates 20 years with day at the Florida Capitol

In a recent survey of U.S. adults, 64 percent of respondents said they would not want their children going into politics, yet after 20 years as a graduate degree track at Florida State University, the Master of Applied American Politics and Policy (MAAPP) program remains strong, counting 400-plus alumni and no shortage of students seeking […]

Film producer to discuss ‘Making Movies That Matter’ at FSU screening

Ted Balaker, co-founder of the independent film company Korchula Productions and producer of the acclaimed 2017 drama “Little Pink House,” will introduce a screening of the film at Florida State University and participate in wide-ranging discussions about motion pictures, property rights and urban redevelopment. The event, which is free and open to the public, will […]

FSU Research: Male and female firefighters have different problems with protective suits

When female firefighters put on the protective suits they need for their work, they’re often using gear that has been designed for a male body. Because of that mismatch, the suits don’t fit as well as they should, and their mobility is impaired. Firefighters working in gear that restricts their movement must work harder to […]

FSU students earn fashion scholarships and a trip to New York City

Four Florida State University students earned scholarships and a glitzy trip to meet fashion-industry insiders, earlier this month. Juniors Lily Fuller, of Ashland, Massachusetts and Alfred Yeh, of Orlando, along with seniors Nadia Love, of Clermont, Florida, and Zuzanna Szulc, of Miami, earned $5,000 scholarships from the Fashion Scholarship Fund, a national nonprofit dedicated to […]

FSU law students volunteer expertise in prisons to help families

When a parent is incarcerated they don’t stop being a parent. They are forced to find ways to continue life and to minimize consequences for their kids. This fundamental challenge is a core issue that a group of volunteer law students is tackling in the Gender and Family Justice Clinic at the Florida State University […]

FSU announces 2020 Seminole 100 list

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, in Florida State University’s College of Business, has released its 2020 Seminole 100 list. This annual list recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or managed by Florida State alumni who are responsible for some of the most innovative and profitable companies in America. The 2020 Seminole 100 includes businesses […]

FSU College of Law ranked nation’s 3rd best for student quality of life

Florida State University College of Law has been ranked the No. 3 law school in the nation for best quality of life. The ranking, which is published in Princeton Review’s Best Law Schools for 2020 list, is based on students’ answers to survey questions, including how they rate the beauty, safety and location of their […]

Four alumni take their place in FSU College of Business 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame

Four new members were inducted into the Florida State University College of Business Alumni Hall of Fame Thursday evening at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center. At the same time, the college recognized a 2011 graduate with its Recent Alumni Achievement Award. The new inductees joined 51 other individuals inducted since the […]

Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship becomes FSU’s newest college

Florida State University’s newest school — the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship — will now become its newest college, the university announced Friday during its Board of Trustees meeting. With the board’s unanimous approval of the name change, the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship becomes the nation’s first stand-alone college of entrepreneurship. In addition to elevating the […]

FSU Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship takes top prize in international competition

Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship won an international award in recognition of its interdisciplinary focus across campus. Staff members Kirsten Frandsen and Kaitlin Simpson accepted the award in the Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines category during the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship last month in Stockholm, Sweden. The school beat out entries […]

FSU Real Estate TRENDS Conference marks 25 years with industry luminaries

Real estate industry experts from across the country gathered at Florida State University for the FSU Real Estate Center’s 25th Real Estate TRENDS Conference held Oct. 24-25 in Tallahassee. This year’s event featured speakers including top real estate investment executives David Rubenstein of the Carlyle Group in Washington, D.C., and Dan Quayle, former vice president of […]