Business, Law & Policy

FSU Black Law Students Association wins mock trial competition

For the third year in a row, Florida State University College of Law’s Black Law Students Association (FSU BLSA) won first place in the regional Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition during the Southern Region of the Black Law Students Association Convention. The 2022 meeting took place Feb. 24-26, in Atlanta. After winning the regional competition, […]

FSU research team finds lead exposure linked to IQ loss

A Florida State University research team has published a new study that estimates that exposure to lead has robbed Americans on average 2.6 IQ points per person. The study is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Most of what we think of as the lost generation and the greatest generation and baby […]

U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship picks FSU to host 2023 national conference

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) announced Friday that Florida State University will host the group’s 2023 conference. The conference will be held Jan. 18-22 and is scheduled to include in-person and virtual attendance. Events are being finalized but much of the conference will take place on the FSU campus and […]

FSU accounting faculty members earn prominent spots in international rankings

Faculty members from the accounting department at Florida State University’s College of Business stand among the world’s best in the latest Brigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings.  In the overall rankings, FSU’s accounting faculty placed No. 1 in Florida and in the top 20 globally in five research areas, while seven of its faculty members […]

Eat Fresco named fastest-growing FSU alumni-led business

Florida State University recognized the fastest-growing companies owned or led by FSU alumni during the 5th annual Seminole 100 Celebration Saturday. The 2022 fastest-growing business, Eat Fresco, is led by two-time alumnus of FSU, Robert Povolny.  The company, based in Tampa, Florida, is changing the way packaged food products are made while offering globally inspired, […]

FSU researcher earns highest honor from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Florida State University criminology professor Daniel Mears has earned the Bruce Smith Sr. Award, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). The award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to criminal justice as an academic and professional endeavor. Mears’ career at FSU began in 2005. His work focuses […]

Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship announces new automotive franchising track

The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University has announced a new automotive franchising track within its Commercial Entrepreneurship degree program. The automotive franchising track also brings a new partnership for the Jim Moran College. Car retailers Les Akers and Peter Boulware have committed to support the program through time, talent and funding. […]

FSU researcher finds community policing efforts lack impact in developing countries

A study conducted by a team including a Florida State University researcher shows community policing practices are not helping to reduce crime and generate trust of law enforcement in the Global South.  FSU Assistant Professor of Political Science Dotan Haim was part of the study that examined community policing initiatives implemented in Brazil, Colombia, Liberia, […]

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. […]

Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship to honor ‘7 Under 30’

The Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University will honor seven graduates who are making their mark as entrepreneurs at its 10th annual “7 Under 30” event.  The event is being held in conjunction with Tallahassee Startup Week and will spotlight seven successful FSU alumni entrepreneurs who started businesses before the age of […]

FSU College of Business adds members to its Alumni Hall of Fame

The Florida State University College of Business inducted three new members into its Alumni Hall of Fame at a black-tie dinner Thursday evening at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. The college bestows the recognition on alumni who have excelled in their careers and made a significant impact on Florida State University and the College […]

FSU’S Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship receives $250K grant to support programs for military veterans

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University received a $250,000 grant from the Small Business Administration to help fund programming aimed at supporting veterans.  The announcement comes as the SBA celebrates National Veterans Small Business Week. The Moran Institute, which is part of FSU’s College of Business, submitted its application with […]