Jim Moran School and Building

FSU student-entrepreneurs win awards for addressing real-world problems with innovative solutions

A team of Florida State University student-entrepreneurs with an ambitious goal to virtually eradicate snail fever in a region of Nigeria won the grand prize of $10,000 in the annual InNOLEvation® Challenge Business Model Competition sponsored by the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. The students’ business, InnoHealth Diagnostics, uses DNA amplification and other advanced technology […]

Women in a galaxy far, far away: Star Wars characters’ costumes reflect shift from power to romance

Changes in costume in the female leads, Padmé and Leia, in Star Wars Episodes I through VI parallel shifts in the characters’ positions of power, a new study by Florida State University researchers suggests. These changes in costume and status seem to be linked to the progression of the characters’ romantic relationships and take focus […]

Growth fuels exciting future for Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

Like the entrepreneurial spirit it is dedicated to instilling in students, Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship is launching new programs and expanding staff on its mission to train the next generation of successful business innovators. Less than two years after starting with an inaugural class of 80 students, about 500 students are taking entrepreneurship […]

FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship wins national award for excellence and innovation

Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship has earned the top award in a national competition of entrepreneurship programs. Professor Susan Fiorito, the director of the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, accepted the Model Emerging Program Award from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) at the organization’s conference in St. […]

FSU entrepreneurship students win top awards in global competition

A Florida State University student has emerged as the winner of a statewide competition for student-entrepreneurs and will represent Florida at the national finals of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) next year. Senior Hannah King — owner of Woven Futures, a business that markets the unique craftsmanship of Guatemalan textile weavers — earned a cash prize of […]

FSU’s new Jim Moran Building wins distinguished design award

The innovative renovation of Florida State University’s new entrepreneurship-focused Jim Moran Building has won a prestigious design award recognizing architectural features that nurture learning and imagination. The American Institute of Architects in Florida has presented its Merit Award of Excellence for Renovations and Additions to the project’s architects. The award commended Architects Lewis + Whitlock […]

FSU student business shines at state and local competitions

Four Florida State University entrepreneurship students, who operate a biotechnology company focusing on diabetes care, won the grand prize of $15,000 at a competition hosted by the Leon County Research and Development Authority last week. DiaTech, created by Luis Blanco, Nicholas Cooper, JC Gray and John Wilcox, also earned second place at the 2018 Statewide […]