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Renowned Pianist Kemal Gekic Headlines Sarcoma Research Fundraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – An intimate group of philanthropists, health care and community leaders and music lovers recently gathered at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale for a private performance by renowned pianist Kemal Gekic. The fundraiser was held in collaboration with The International Piano Festival in…

NSU Circle of Friends Welcomes 2016-17 Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – There was a British invasion in the library atrium on Saturday, May 14 as The Beatles Tribute band, Across the Universe, ushered in the Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library Circle of Friends (COF) 2016-17 Board of Directors. The Friends welcomed new…

NSU’s Mailman Segal Center Earns AISF Reaccreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Mailman Segal Center for Human Development (MSC) has received reaccreditation from the Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF). The Center received excellent results on both its self-study process and the report from the AISF evaluation committee’s site visit….


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NSU Pediatrician Discusses Summer Safety on RadioMD

Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy was interviewed by RadioMD on two important topics related to children’s safety. Click each link below to listen to the interviews. How to keep your children safe at summer parties How to keep your children safe around swimming…

NBC 6: ‘Gap Year’ Before College Proves Successful for Many Students

WTVJ NBC 6 ran a story on “gap years,” recently popularized in the United States by Malia Obama. Education reporter Ari Ozder interviewed NSU student Schae Maynard, an Environmental Sciences major and native of Trinidad & Tobago, who pursued a gap year before enrolling at NSU. The story also included Sheila Fabius,…

WLRN: South Florida’s battle against the brain drain

Emilio Lorenzo, assistant director, NSU Career Services, was a guest on WLRN’s “Sunshine Economy” for a feature on South Florida’s battle against the brain drain. Click here to listen to the segment.



USchool students recognized during Silver Knight Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the following NSU University School seniors honored at the 2016 Silver Knight Awards Ceremony. Sophie Septoff won in the Music and Dance category. Rachel Bomser won an Honorable Mention in World Languages, and Michelle Langone won an Honorable Mention in Drama. The Silver Knight is a prestigious, 58-year-old…

New “Ugly” Deep-Sea Angler Fish Named One of Top 10 Discoveries of the Past Year

It’s the little fish that keeps on giving. During a research trip in the Gulf of Mexico, Tracey Sutton, Ph.D., an associate professor at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, made quite the discovery. Dr. Sutton, who is one of NSU’s experts on deep-sea life, found what he thought…

HCA East Florida Receives State Approval for a New Hospital to be Built on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

Updated May 18, 2016: Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration submitted its final approval for HCA East Florida to relocate Plantation General Hospital to Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie on May 17, 2016. “This will propel us toward achieving NSU’s Vision 2020, providing the highest quality health care to our…



Sharks Baseball Set For Tuesday Night Matchup With Lander

The No. 5 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (40-16, 18-6 SSC) is set to take on the No. 4 Lander University Bearcats (43-14, 22-8 PBC) on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. at the USA Baseball National Training Center. Both teams are 1-0 in the NCAA Division II Baseball Championship tournament, winning their first games in walk off fashion.

Sharks Walk Off On Franklin Pierce In Extra Innings

t took twelve innings and countless nail-biting moments for the No. 6 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (40-16, 18-6 SSC) to walk off on the No. 1 Franklin Pierce University Ravens (48-8, 20-1 NE-10) on Saturday night, winning by a score of 4-3. Jancarlos Cintron came up with the big hit for the Sharks, smoking a 2-2 fastball to right field to score Kavan Thompson. Devin Raftery earned the win, tossing five innings of scoreless baseball.

Jordan Crowned as Track and Field All-American

Nova Southeastern University women's track and field collected their biggest individual accomplishment of the season through Sherrelle Jordan at the NCAA DII Outdoor Track and Field Finals on Saturday, May 28 in Bradenton, Florida.



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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    

NSU Art Museum offers Summer Art Classes for Grades 1 -12

Join us at the NSU Art Museum for art classes featuring: Drawing and Painting, Intro to Art, Photography, Character Design, Digital Arts, Fashion Design and More. Designed for grades 1 – 12. A limited number of scholarships are available. To register and for more information call 954-262-0239 or  

Read Between the Wines: Book Discussion: The Swans of Fifth Avenue

Written by the author of The Aviators Wife, The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin is a novel about the New York “Swans” of the 1950s and the headline-making friendship between Truman Capote and socialite Babe Paley. This event is free and open to the public. Book may be purchased…