Business, Law & Policy

Putting a cap on Women’s History Month

Women’s hats are more than just a means of shielding skin from sunlight or protecting a hairdo. According to Professor Sherry Schofield of the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University, hats are also a way to trace women’s history through the decades. That’s part of the reason that Schofield and the college […]

FSU College of Law moot court team wins another national competition

For the second week in a row, the Florida State University College of Law Moot Court Team took first place in a national competition. On Feb. 29, FSU Law won the 2020 Domenick L. Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition held at Albany Law School in New York. This is the fifth time Florida […]

FSU College of Law Moot Court Team wins national competition

The Florida State University College of Law Moot Court Team has won first place in the 2020 Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. The competition was held Feb. 20-22 at Pace University in New York. Fifty-four law school teams participated in the competition, including teams from many of the nation’s top law […]

Florida State University celebrates 2020 Seminole 100

Florida State University unveiled its 2020 Seminole 100 list Saturday during a ceremony hosted by the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the FSU College of Business. The list recognizes 100 of the fastest-growing businesses owned or led by FSU alumni and includes a wide range of businesses across the country. More than […]

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 […]