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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 opens new living-learning community for aspiring entrepreneurs

Fostering an entrepreneurial spirit across campus is one of Florida State University’s top strategic goals. This fall, the university has taken its commitment to innovation one step further by offering a home for budding entrepreneurs with the opening of a new living-learning community.

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 […]

Disney Imagineer Teaches FSU Students The Magic of Storytelling

Storytelling is the essence of the themed entertainment classes that Mk Haley teaches at FSU during fall semesters. Not storytelling in the conventional sense of character, plot, setting and conflict resolution, although storyline, physical space and thematic cohesion/coherence are very much parts of it. But storytelling as a process involving research, creativity, interdisciplinary collaboration and […]

Hands-free wheelchair umbrella wins FSU ‘InNOLEvation Challenge’

A team of six student engineers, who brainstormed a hands-free umbrella for wheelchairs, won the grand prize of $10,000 in Florida State University’s annual InNOLEvation® Challenge sponsored by the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. The students, all seniors at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, created an umbrella called DriGo that automatically deploys when a person […]

Working Hard and Winning the InnoVenture Weekend

Jessica Bachansingh and other members of her InnoVenture Weekend team begin to sketch out their ideas Friday evening for what became Findr, the winning entry in the InnoVenture challenge. With some guidance from mentor Lazaro Aleman, a volunteer with FSU’s Institute for Successful Longevity – that’s him in the hat – the team devised a […]

FSU researcher aims to better protect nation’s first responders

Technology breakthroughs in clothing materials and design have benefited all of us, but perhaps none more so than first responders. Burn injuries among firefighters have plummeted in the past decade. There’s just one problem: cases of heat stroke, exhaustion and cardiac arrest deaths have spiked upward because protective gear is much more insulated. New research […]