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The Holiday Season – A Perfect time to Reflect

The Holiday Season – A Perfect time to Reflect

News & Upcoming Events

Enjoy Night of Music at the Faculty Recital

The NSU community is invited to an evening of music composed and performed by faculty members and students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of ...

Learn About the Link Between Intestinal Organisms and Autism at Faculty Lecture

Can knowing the identity of the bacteria living in our digestive tract help us to diagnose and treat autism? The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a ...

NSU Celebrates its 15th Annual International Education Week

The Office of International Affairs hosted an array of free activities November 14-21 for its 15th Annual International Education Week. These campus-wide events ...

NSU’s New Shuttle Route – Shopper Route to Walmart

NSU now offers a new shuttle route called the Shoppers Route2 (originally Route2), this is an easy and convenient way for students, faculty and staff to travel to ...

Huizenga Business School Lecture features Physican, Inventor, and Entrepreneur, Kingsley R. Chin, M.D.

Opening with, “Recognize your true situation,” guest speaker Kingsley Chin, M.D., reiterated the importance of this statement several times throughout ...

Laugh Out Loud at Annual Improv Jam!

For one night only—laugh along with the comedic styles of NSU students at the fifth annual Improv Jam!, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division ...

Open Dance Audition for Student-Choreographed Production

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will host an audition for student dancers who would like to perform in the Student ...

Judy and Barry Silverman to be Honored by NSU with President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service

Nova Southeastern University President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., will present the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service to community leaders and ...

WebSTAR will have a NEW look

Banner will be upgraded on Monday, Dec. 15 and you will experience a new WebSTAR. Below is the current interface. Old look:             ...

Faculty Lecture to Discuss Relationship Between Gender Identity, the Law, and Abortion Rights

Recent laws and regulations are providing legal authority to a particular view of what constitutes gender identity. The next Faculty Lecture Series talk will examine ...

Shark Discount Program Features New Vendors and Increased Discounts

We are excited to reintroduce the Shark Discount Program featuring new vendors and increased discounts. Our participating vendors will now provide a minimum of 15% ...

Student Raffle Winners: NSU Annual Student Survey

The annual Nova Southeastern University Student Survey has closed and Institutional Effectiveness is now compiling and analyzing the results. This year, the lucky ...

Calling All Performers for CommunityFest

NSU CommunityFest is an annual festival that celebrates and connects NSU students, employees, and their families in a carnival-like atmosphere around the NSU Gold ...

Mark your calendar for NSU’s 2015 Team 2020 Celebration

  NSU employees are invited to attend the Team 2020 Celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 27 beginning at 8:30 am in the Don Taft University Center. Get there early and ...

NSU Receives Generous Financial Gift from Artist & Conservationist Guy Harvey

Guy Harvey, Ph.D., and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation are providing a very generous financial gift that will allow students, faculty and other researchers at ...

Kosher Options Now Available at Shark Dining Locations

The HPD Café and Outtakes in the Taft University Center are now serving Kosher grab n’ go items. Chartwells and Shark Dining have partnered with our local vendor, ...

President’s 2015 Town Hall Meetings

Dates are posted for the President’s 2015 Town Hall meetings with students and employees. Visit www.nova.edu/townhall for more information, to RSVP or to post ...

SharkBytes Holiday Schedule

During the holiday season, please note SharkBytes will NOT be published on the following dates: December 24, 2014 December 31, 2014 January 7, 2015. SharkBytes will ...

Academics

Announcing the FY2016 PFRDG Competition and QOL Training

Announcing the FY2016 President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) Competition and Quality of Life (QOL) Review of PFRDG and QOL Guidelines and ...

Submit Your Work to Undergraduate Student Symposium

Are you on the brink of a new discovery? Perhaps you have academic research, artistic work, or a class assignment that you’d like to share with the NSU community. If ...

Register for The Qualitative Report Annual Conference

The Division of Applied and Interdisciplinary Studies is pleased to announce that general registration for The Qualitative Report 6th Annual Conference is now open. ...

Featured Undergraduate Courses in Winter 2015

College is the opportune time to not only focus on your academic interests and goals, but to also explore new topics and disciplines. To that end, the Farquhar ...

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center and Nova Law Review to Host Symposium on New Media and Old Metaphors; Submit Paper

NSU Shepard Broad Law Center, in conjunction with the Nova Law Review and NSU’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS), are seeking submissions for the 2015 ...

Pride Bites

Pride Bite: NSU’s Oceanographic Center Researchers help conduct Survey to Help Provide Better Stewardship for our Coral Reefs

NSU’s Oceanographic Center has teamed up with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative (SEFCRI) to launch ...

Student Affairs

2015 Student Leadership Conference

Registration is open for the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement’s 2015 Student Leadership Conference. Please share with your students this opportunity ...

Orientation/Peer Leader Applications

Are you interested in improving your leadership skills; meeting NSU students, staff, and administration; and mentoring new NSU students? Apply for the ...

Nominate Candidates for the 16th Annual ‘Stuey’ Awards

Nominations for the 16th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards, affectionately known as the Stueys, are now open. All NSU students, faculty, and staff members are ...

NFL Watch Parties at the NSU Flight Deck Pub

Come to the NSU Flight Deck Pub on Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays to watch all of your favorite teams! With the NFL Sunday Ticket available, the NSU Flight Deck Pub ...

Singers! Come to Karaoke Night at the NSU Flight Deck Pub

Enjoy Karaoke Night every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 9:00 p.m.–midnight at the NSU Flight Deck Pub. Sign up starts at 6:00 p.m. Don’t forget your shark card! ...

NSU Achievements

NSU Health Professions Division Chancellor Fred Lippman Appointed to Florida TaxWatch’s Center for Florida Citizenship Advisory Board

Former Florida Gov. Bob Martinez, chair of Florida TaxWatch’s Center for Florida Citizenship (CFC), recently announced the appointment of Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., ...

Alvin Sherman Library

Circle of Friends to host An Evening with Author and TV Host Brad Meltzer

Enjoy an evening with #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and TV Host of “Lost History” on the History Channel, Brad Meltzer. The event, presented by the Circle of ...

Athletics

Page Named SSC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern University junior Chris Page (Plainfield, Ind.) was named Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week for his performance Saturday in the ...

Sharks Assist with Special Olympics Basketball Tournament

Student-athletes from the men’s golf team and the volleyball team recently volunteered with the Special Olympics Broward County basketball tournament in the ...

Michael Goodrich Steps Down as Head Coach of NSU Women’s Soccer

Nova Southeastern University’s Michael Goodrich has announced his resignation as the head coach of NSU women’s soccer. Director of Athletics Michael ...

2015 Baseball Schedule Released

The Nova Southeastern University baseball team has released its 2015 schedule and will open up at home with a three-game series against the Stillman Tigers beginning ...

Check out the Official NSU Sharks Online Store!

Nova Southeastern University announces the launch of the official NSU Sharks online store, powered by Lids. To celebrate the initial launch of the NSU online ...

NSU Research Spotlight

NSU Research Spotlight: Coral Reef Conservation

Sam Purkis, Ph.D., Professor at NSU’s Oceanographic Center, is passionate about his work on coral reef conservation. “Our coral reefs are fragile and degrading,” ...

Oceanographic Center Researchers Begin Study on Human Skin

You wouldn’t think that researchers and students at NSU’s Oceanographic Center would be interested in studying human skin – after all, they are marine biologists and ...

Community News

Fischler’s Fourth Annual School Choice Conference Brings Experts Together on School Reform Research

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will be hosting its Fourth Annual International School Choice and Reform Academic Conference. The conference will be ...

NSU License Plate – Get your NSU Plate in 3 Easy Steps!

Wherever the road may lead, we hope you take NSU with you. By upgrading your NSU plate, you’re not only showing your NSU Shark Pride, you’re also supporting ...

Take advantage of NSU’s Free Smoking Cessation Services

Free tobacco cessation services are available as part of the IQuit with AHEC program offered through the NSU Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and the Healthy ...

Apply For A Shark Line Caller Position Today!

The Office of Advancement and Community Relations is hiring students for Shark Line positions. NSU wants to contact all alumni via telephone to tell them about the ...

Campus Recreation

Blue Grotto and Devil’s Den Dive Trip

Join the Office of Campus Recreation and the NSU Academic Diving Program for a one-tank dive trip at Blue Grotto followed by a one-tank dive at Devil’s Den. Sunday, ...

NSU RecPlex Facility Hours Extended for 2015

You asked for it – and you got it! Due to overwhelming request, the NSU RecPlex facility hours will increase effective January 5, 2015. Monday – Friday: 6:00 a.m. to ...

NSU offers American Red Cross Certification Classes

Learn skills that can save a life! NSU Aquatics is offering American Red Cross Certified courses in CPR/First Aid/AED and Lifeguard courses. Why not expand your ...

Master Swim Club is back!

The Master Swim Club is an adult swimming program for beginners, fitness swimmers, triathletes, and competitive swimmers. Qualified and experienced coaches provide ...

Flexible Scheduling for Employees who wish to make Health and Fitness part of the workday!

The Flex 30 program is designed to assist and encourage employees who wish to incorporate health and wellness activities as part of their daily routine. The Flex 30 ...

Get Ready for Wellness Wednesday

Join us as we have an interactive journey through the dimensions of wellness. Every Wednesday 12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m. NSU Flight Deck Pub, Multipurpose Room Don’t ...

Staying Green

Schools – The Impact on Children’s Performance and Health

Source: EPA There are many reasons why addressing the environmental health of schools is essential for protecting children’s health and improving their ...

University School

Students Take a Stand in the Fight against Cancer

Donning a bald cap to raise cancer awareness hit close to home for Tyler Katz. The eighth-grader at University School in Davie participated in the campus’ Be ...

Davie Teen Creates Website to Promote Laughter

Seventeen-year-old Grant Besner of Davie is a big believer in the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Through his new website, www.llamamamahaha.com, he has ...

Students Experience Hands-on Lesson on Citizenship

University School’s Middle School students were recently given an immersive lesson in what it takes to be good citizens. As part of the second annual ...

Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

Art Academy Open House

Art Academy Open House will be held on Saturday, Feb. 7, 10 am – 2 pm Join us for hands-on demonstrations and tour the Academy’s studios, including drawing and ...

Trunk Show – Meet Artist Claire Jeanine Satin

The Museum store will host a Trunk Show on Thursday, January 15, 2015, 3 – 8 pm With artist Claire Jeanine Satin. Meet artist Claire Jeanine Satin; hear about her ...

Mini Muse – program for children

Mini Muse | Indigo Room or Is Memory Water Soluble? Saturday, January 17, 2015 3 – 4:30 pm Celebrate Haitian Independence Day and learn about Haitian artist Edouard ...

MOA hosts The Art of Wine and Food Series

The Art of Wine and Food Series continues on Thursday, January 15, 2015, 6 – 8 pm. $40 per person; $25 for members at the Couples/Family ($100) level and above. ...

Book Discussion in the MOA café

“Read Between the Wines,” a casual book discussion will be held in the café. Thursday, January 22, 6 – 7 pm (film is at 7 pm) Discussion of Miss ...

MOA to host Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D.

MOA will host Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D., Sunny Kaufman Senior Curator Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 2 – 3:30 pm $100 for non-members, $50 for Museum members at the ...

Author Appearance and Book Signing

Come out and meet author Walter Shaw at the Author Appearance and Book Signing on Thursday, January 29, 2015 6 – 8 pm One of the country’s most infamous jewel ...

MOA to host Urban Line Dance

Urban Line Dancing will be held on Sunday, January 11, 2015, 2 – 3pm If you love to dance join us for this Urban Line Dance, bring a partner or come solo. $8; $6 for ...

MOA hosts Jazz Vocalist Jackie Ryan

Venetian Arts Society presents Up Close & Personal with Jazz Vocalist Jackie Ryan speaking on Spanish Jazz Romances. Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:30 pm $60 for ...

Art Talk with art collector Martin Z. Margulies

Art Talk with art collector Martin Z. Margulies on American Scene Photography Sunday, January 11, 2015 2 – 3:30 pm One of the world’s leading collectors and one of ...

MOA hosts Winter Break Camp

Winter Break Camp will be held December 22, 23, 29, 30 and 31, 9 am – 4 ...

Mini Muse | View Collection of Public Art

Mini Muse | The Band by Arturo Herrera Saturday, December 20, 2014 3 – 4:30 pm Tour the Museum’s permanent collection of public art including The Band, Arturo ...

Read Between the Wines

Read Between the Wines is a casual book discussion in the café. Join our book group for a discussion of Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo. Bring the book or purchase ...

You Belong – Free Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale Membership!

All NSU students, faculty, and staff are entitled to Free Museum Membership. VIP Access From art exhibitions and behind-the scenes talks with world-famous artists, ...

NSU Health Care Centers

Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping

Source: mayoclinic.org Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off ...

Key Facts about the Spread of Ebola

Don’t be uninformed – learn the facts about the Ebola virus. What is Ebola? Ebola is a severe, often fatal disease. Symptoms are listed below and may ...

Take Advantage of NSU’s Employee Health and Wellness Center

Did you know? Nova Southeastern University’s Employee Health and Wellness Center is  open and run exclusively by NSU faculty physicians from NSU’s College of ...

NSU Alumni Spotlight

NSU Alumni Spotlight: Hillel L. Presser, J.D. ’05

Hillel Presser is a true believer in the power of ambition. Presser was raised in Rochester, NY.  Originally a major in entrepreneurship, he completed his ...

SHSS Alum Heads the War Prevention Initiative and Presents at IPRA 2014 Conference

Patrick Hiller, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), ...