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Quick Tips: Cutting your summer cooling costs

http://www.usatoday.com Those sizzling, sultry days of summer are upon us, causing many of us to crank up the AC and, unfortunately, our energy bill as well. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and air conditioning your home takes almost a whopping 45% bite out of your ...

Summer Food Safety

Submitted by Marilyn Gordon EdD RD CSSD LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist It cannot be emphasized enough; the importance of safe food handling and preparation during these summer months. This is the most popular time for family ...

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Publishes Biography of Thurgood Marshall

Charles Zelden, professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union (Routledge Historical Americans) in May 2013. The succinct biography details Marshall’s storied legal career, including his service as an ...

Tanaka Named Second Team All-SSC Softball

NSU student-athlete and shortstop, Samira Tanaka, was named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Softball Second Team, as announced by the conference office last week. Tanaka (Jr., Sao Paulo, Brazil) led the Sharks in batting average in her first year on the squad, hitting .354, ranking her ...

Take a Look Back at TEDxNSU 2013—Videos, Photos Posted Online

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx: a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. On Mar. 22, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second annual TEDxNSU, where x = independently organized TED ...

University School Sophomore Wins State and Advances to International Science Competition

Recognized for her examination of the global carbon crisis, University School sophomore Rachel Sereix, followed a first place win at the Broward County Science Fair with a first place win at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair and an invitation to the Intel International Science and ...

NSU’s Chief Tech Officer Elected Chair of South Florida Digital Alliance

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Hugo Alvarez, CTO has been elected as Chair of the South Florida Digital Alliance (SFDA) at the annual membership meeting held on March 14, 2013. Alvarez will serve as Chairman of the South Florida Digital Alliance, working along with a distinguished group ...

Help Local Teachers Through Teacher Imaginarium Donations

Teacher Imaginarium (TI) at Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education (FSE) periodically hosts Open House events at the North Miami Beach Campus to provide classrooms with much-needed supplies. In February 2013, groups of teachers and school staff were able to take ...

Great coffee = Great fertilizer

Source: http://www.greenplanet.com/ The USA consumes in excess of 400 million cups of coffee per day, include the rest of the world and you have a huge amount of coffee being drunk each day. You also have a huge amount of coffee grounds to be thrown away. In lots of cases, these grounds are ...

NSU Hosts the 2013 STUEY Awards

Aluminum Recycling

Source: http://www.epa.gov Aluminum cans are lightweight, convenient, portable, and keep beverages cold. They are often used to package soda, beer, and other beverages, and account for nearly all of the beverage packaging market for some products. Just the Facts In 2010, the United States ...

Rethink Your Drinks

Source: www.eatright.org Energy balance is the key to weight management for men and women, young or old. For a healthy weight, it’s important for adults to balance physical activity (calories out) with food and beverage intake (calories in). While food choices are important, there’s ...

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Regional Writing Center Conference

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomed more than 250 members of the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) to NSU for the organization’s 2013 conference, held on main campus during Feb. 21–23. Attendees represented 85 institutions across 15 states, from Florida to Arizona. ...

Facts about Going Green & Recycling

Source: www.ehow.com Facts about Going Green & Recycling 1. Separating Recyclable Items Some localities are going to single-stream recycling; that is, all recyclables are placed in one container. However, if you are still required to separate recyclables, or you just want to, separate them ...

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Inducts Eight Students into Marine Science Honor Society

Eight undergraduate students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences have been inducted into the NSU chapter of Rho Rho Rho (PPP), the national honor societyrecognizing top undergraduate students studying marine biology. The college hosted an induction ceremony and reception for the ...

An Evening with Rip Esselstyn, Feb. 28

Thursday, February 28 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Rose and Miniaci Performing Art Center, NSU Main Campus WholeFoods Market and Nova Southeastern University are proud to host author Rip Esselstyn of the New York Times best-selling book, the Engine 2 Diet.  Join us for this wonderful opportunity ...

Cancer Survivor Organizes Oral Cancer Walk, Feb. 23

It was early 2002 when Uyen Nguyen discovered a lesion inside her mouth that looks like a traumatic bruise. But she didn’t follow up. “I was a busy dental student,” said Nguyen, now a 3rd-year student at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine. “My palate was extremely tender, ...

RecPlex offers Free Week Membership

Membership Tryouts let you experience all you can to see if this is the right place for you.  No obligation.  Bring a friend!  Start incorporating exercise into your daily routine and see how good you will feel! Sign up during free week and don’t pay until March 1st!

NSU Hosts Event to Recognize Reggae Golden Jubilee 50th Anniversary

Celebrate Black History Month with Dance Master Classes, Thurgood Marshall Talk

Each February, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences commemorates Black History Month, celebrating the contributions of African Americans in United States history. The college invites the NSU community to participate in the following events that will explore the culture, music, and people ...


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