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Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

  FORT LAUDERDALE and CLEARWATER, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment will significantly expand its programs in osteopathic medicine and health care sciences, and be used…

U.S. News & World Report Ranks NSU within their 2018 Top 200 Best Colleges

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla.– U.S. News & World Report ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) within their 2018 list of top 200 “Best Colleges.”  NSU is officially ranked at number 198 for National Universities (up 16 spots). This is the second time this year that the university was ranked by U.S. News…

NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Tagged Tiger Shark Breaks Distance Record – And Is Still Going!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2017   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – A tiger shark named “Andy”  is like the marine version of the Energizer Bunny – he keeps going and going and going… Andy, tagged in Bermuda in 2014 by Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI,) has…


NSU In The News

NSU Takes Bold Step to Address Teacher Shortage

NSU is working with both Broward and Palm Beach county public school districts to help address the public school teacher shortage and provide new internship opportunities for NSU students. “The teacher shortage is a huge issue that our public schools are dealing with and this program can help address some…

Online Scammers Are Going After Your Grandparents

Scammers often target vulnerable older people. According to the Federal Trade Commission, impostor scams were deemed the fastest-growing type of scams in the U.S. last year, and older Americans are especially vulnerable to them. Seniors should be motivated to receive training on cybersecurity measures. “It is important to know what…

Colleges Redefine What a Library Should Look Like

College libraries are no longer just used to read books or to do homework, they are now places to meet and relax in between classes . According to the Sun Sentinel, South Florida universities want to close the book on the image of a college library being a boring place. “Libraries have had to reinvent…



NSU’s Miniaci Performing Arts Center to Host Human Trafficking Documentary – I AM JANE DOE, Sept. 23

Broward County’s Nancy J. Cotterman Center (NJCC) in collaboration with the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence, Florida Department of Health, Friends of NJCC and NOVA Coalition for Research and Education Against Trafficking and Exploitation is pleased to present the ground breaking informative documentary: I AM JANE DOE. The documentary chronicles…

Graduate Students from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship Win SIOR Florida Challenge Grant for Project Associated with Airglades International Airport

Four students in the Master’s of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED) program at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship won the 2017 SIOR Florida Challenge Grant and received certificates and scholarship funds at a ceremony held August 31 in the Knight Auditorium in the Carl DeSantis…

Sharkettes Spirit Squad Tryout Dates, Sept. 25

Tryouts for the 2017-18 Sharkettes Spirit Squad have been rescheduled for Saturday, September 23 from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and Monday, September 25 from 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Saturday’s tryouts will be held in the Performance Theater in the Don Taft University Center while Monday’s tryouts will take place on the…



Tyler-Palmer Earns First 2017-18 SSC Player of the Week Nod for NSU

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – After almost three weeks off the court due to Hurricane Irma, the Nova Southeastern volleyball team came back with a 2-0 weekend, picking up wins over Embry-Riddle and Florida Tech. During the winning weekend, Denvyr Tyler-Palmer put up back-to-back double-double performances, earning her the honor of Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the first award gathered by a Shark this season.

Sharks Ride Early Offensive Outburst to Win Over Flagler

Sharks score four goals in first half

NSU’s Home Unbeaten Streak Snapped by No. 25 Flagler

Sharks fall to Saints 1-0 on Saturday



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NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale News

Mini Muse for Children

Mini Muse is a monthly education program for children 5-10 years old. In celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month, children will learn about the work of contemporary artist Ebony G. Patterson, who uses a kaleidoscope of jacquard fabrics to create mixed media installations. Children will create their own mixed media textile…

Free First Thursday

Free First Thursday Starry Nights Presented by PNC Bank with FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 5 – 8 pm. Enjoy: 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer light bites in the Museum Café drawings for prizes free admission to exhibitions hands-on art projects for…

Summer Art Classes for Adults

The NSU Art Museum is offering classes for adults featuring: Figure Drawing, Photography, Art History, Oil Painting and Adobe Photoshop. To register and for more information call 954-262-0239  or