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Great White Shark Genome Decoded

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth, generating widespread public fascination and media attention, including spawning one of the most successful movies in Hollywood history. This shark possesses notable characteristics, including its massive size (up to…


Long-Lasting Love: Name a Shark for Valentine’s Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Valentine’s Day is almost here. If you’re stuck trying to find that perfect gift for your someone special, researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s  (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) may have just the thing: a tagged female mako shark swimming off the coast of North Carolina…


NSU Alumna Among Keynote Speakers at Digital Curriculum in Higher Education Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is one of the hosts for an upcoming conference about digital technology in universities across the country. Going Deeply Digital: Promises and Challenges of the Digital Curriculum in Higher Education, features four national keynote speakers and more than 70…


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Rita and Rick Case Awarded 2019 President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service

At NSU’s 21st Annual Celebration of Excellence Gala, philanthropists Rick and Rita Case were bestowed the 2019 President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service Award. The Cases join an impressive list of honorees. “If you’re looking for a great example of what it means to give back to the community, look…


NSU Shark Genome Research Featured on Today Show

In a major scientific step to understand the biology of this iconic apex predator and sharks in general, the entire genome of the white shark has now been decoded in detail.   A team led by scientists from NSU’s Save Our Seas Foundation Shark Research Center and Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), Cornell University College of Veterinary…


Dr. Kiran C. Patel Awarded the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

Dr. Kiran C. Patel was recently awarded the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman from the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind.  This award is considered the highest national honor for people of Indian descent residing outside of India. Dr. Patel is a cardiologist, entrepreneur and a well-known philanthropist, famous for his philanthropic projects…


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Let’s Speak Truth, Poetry and Spoken Word Night

Audre Lorde wrote, “Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives.” Poetry is an intimate affair and the best way to experience it is to see it performed in person. Come out and listen to MC Quick the Poet as well as local…


Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) Law Clinic Community Roundtable and Conference: Guardianship and All That Jazz: Law, Science, and Community Building

Join NSU Law as they host the third AIDD Clinic Roundtable and Conference. Renowned judges, legal professionals, advocates, and representatives for persons with special needs will come together again to explore best practices and assess community interests. Learn how you can make a positive impact on the community of Adults…


Great White Shark Genome Decoded

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth, generating widespread public fascination and media attention, including spawning one of the most successful movies in Hollywood history. In a major scientific step to understand the biology of this iconic apex predator, and sharks in general,…


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Athletics

Sharks Garner Four Gold Medals on Day One of SSC Championships

The Nova Southeastern men and women's swim teams started the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Championship meet with a bang on Thursday at the Long Center, garnering four gold medals and posting four NCAA B-cut times. After completed day of competition, the men's team leads all opponents with a score of 188 points. On the women's side, the Sharks are just two points behind first place Tampa (215) with a score of 213.


Fourth Consecutive Sharks Tennis Sweep Tallies First SSC Win

Squaring up with their fourth road opponent of the year and kicking off Sunshine State Conference play, the No. 7 Nova Southeastern women's tennis team (5-0) delivered their fourth consecutive 7-0 sweep victory on Thursday, defeating Palm Beach Atlantic at the Mitch Gornto Tennis Center.


NSU Places 60 Student-Athletes on 2018 SSC Fall Commissioner’s Honor Roll

In its 2018 Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll released on Thursday afternoon, the Sunshine State Conference honored 60 student-athletes from Nova Southeastern University. The Sharks also had six players record a perfect 4.0 GPA in the Fall.


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Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity

  Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D. Thursday, March 28, 3:30 pm Free for members; $10 non-members In the mid-1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe asked her artist sisters, Ida and Catherine, to abandon making art and their burgeoning careers despite her earlier strong support of…


A Sense of Pride: The Hustle of Drag

Join Miami performer Queef Latina as she discusses her introduction to drag, her journey into self-branding, and the triumphs and tribulations of becoming a businesswoman. Queef Latina is a drag performer and sewing instructor based in Miami, Florida. She owns Queef Enterprises, a community sewing studio in downtown Miami where…


Café Society Book Group: In Full Flight

  Lively discussions on every second Thursday of the month feature books relating to Museum exhibitions, collections or other topical themes. This month’s selection is In Full Flight by John Heminway, which tells the remarkable story of a woman’s search for a new life in Africa in the wake of…


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