Business, Law & Policy

FSU’S Jim Moran College named a top school for entrepreneurship studies

The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University vaulted 21 spots to No. 19 in the latest rankings of the nation’s top undergraduate entrepreneurship programs, published by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.  The Jim Moran College placed No. 1 in Florida in the publication’s 16th annual ranking of undergraduate schools for entrepreneurship programs. […]

FSU College of Law Trial Team wins National Civil Rights competition

The Florida State University College of Law Trial Team has won first place in the Fourth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. National Civil Rights Competition. The competition took place virtually October 15-17 and was hosted by University of California Davis School of Law. The competition problem involved litigation of Eighth Amendment claims of cruel and […]

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 […]