Business, Law & Policy

FSU College of Business academic programs score No. 1, No. 5 national rankings

The Florida State University College of Business kept its place among the top business schools in the country with a No. 1 ranking among all schools for its Dr. William T. Hold/The National Alliance Program in Risk Management and Insurance and a No. 5 ranking among public schools for its Real Estate program. That’s according […]

The Institute of Politics unveils latest ‘Why We Serve’ videos

The Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU) Thursday released two new interviews in its “Why We Serve” video series.  Why We Serve is a student-driven series featuring interviews conducted by undergraduate IOP@FSU fellows with members of the Florida Legislature. The goal of the series is to better understand common elements that motivate citizens to become public servants.  “I am grateful to these […]

Documentary highlights FSU center’s work to improve state child-welfare system

Florida State University’s Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy staff, in partnership with faculty and alumni from the College of Motion Picture Arts, has created a documentary to highlight the struggles and hopes of five families and court team staff in the child-welfare system.  “Florida’s Early Childhood Courts: Hope and Healing,” part of a larger project to develop training resources […]

New FSU master’s program to focus on sustainability

Florida State University’s Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship is launching a new online major in the Master of Science program this fall to prepare students to help companies meet the demands of today but not at the expense of tomorrow.  The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, Social and Sustainable Enterprises will offer graduates an opportunity to learn sustainable practices and good corporate […]

Florida State University launches new nonpartisan Institute of Politics

Florida State University announced Thursday the launch of its new Institute of Politics (IOP@FSU), a nonpartisan, world-class home for civic engagement and research, which will showcase the role of politics in improving the lives of Americans. Housed within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, the IOP@FSU will feature applied political research by a cadre of world-class scholars, curricular initiatives aimed at […]

FSU College of Business continues its climb up the national rankings

The Florida State University College of Business moved closer to its goal of a Top 25 ranking among the nation’s public business schools.  In this year’s U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges Guide 2021,” ranking released Sept. 14, the college’s undergraduate program jumped three spots from No. 31 to No. 28. Among all universities, the college […]

FSU Law wins top national award from American Bar Association

The American Bar Association Law Student Division presented the Florida State University College of Law Student Bar Association with the Student Bar Association Award, which honors the best SBA in the nation, for the fourth consecutive year. The honor, known as the SBA of the Year Award, recognizes the efforts of an SBA to create […]

FSU College of Law joins consortium for racial justice

Florida State University College of Law, in collaboration with Florida’s 11 other law schools, has formed the Florida Law Schools’ Consortium for Racial Justice (FLSCRJ). The consortium was initiated in light of longstanding and recent acts of racial injustice. It will leverage the strengths of every law school in the state to assist community organizations […]

FSU Law School grad earns coveted two-year fellowship to work on immigration advocacy

Immigration has been a part of Daniela Donoso’s life since she and her family left Quito, Ecuador, for Miami when she was six months old. Now, just months after graduating with her law degree from  Florida State University’s College of Law, she’s going to put that passion and education to work with the backing of a two-year, $100,000 fellowship from the Equal Justice Works Foundation to focus on […]

FSU students help St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge plan for its future

For the first time in 13 years, officials at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge are updating their comprehensive plan. Once completed, the plan will serve as a blueprint for preserving the refuge while accommodating the 250,000 visitors it attracts annually. As they tackle this dual challenge of tourism and conservation, officials at St. Marks are […]

FSU political science researcher to examine law in time of COVID-19 crisis

A Florida State University researcher and her colleagues have earned a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public support for the rule of law.   FSU Associate Professor of Political Science Amanda Driscoll, the project’s co-investigator, said the team will examine the challenge that the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus presents to long-standing norms that support democratic order.  […]

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 […]