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NSU’s Office of Veteran’s Affairs to Screen Documentary Battlefield: Home, Breaking the Silence, Feb. 8

The Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) and the Department of Justice and Human Services in Nova Southeastern University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is joining with NSU’s Student Veteran’s group to present the documentary Battlefield: Home, Breaking the Silence. The screening is scheduled for 3:30 – 6…


Gilda’s Club Fundraising Event is High Wire Act

On Saturday, March 12, 2016, Gilda’s Club South Florida will host its 4th annual Over the Edge for Gilda’s, the only rappelling event in Broward County. This year, the high-profile event that has captured the attention of thrill-seekers county-wide will go back to the beach, where the first two events…


NSU to Raise Half a Billion Dollars by 2020 through Philanthropy and Research Funding; Announcement Made at Celebration of Excellence

Scholarships and research opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds. Breakthrough stem cell research. New therapies for patients with cancer and autism. Interdisciplinary collaboration in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). These are just a few of the goals on which Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has its sights set as…


Save the Date – The Eye Care Institute’s Annual Optical Style Show in March

The Eye Care Institute’s annual Optical Style Show is scheduled for Wednesday, Mar. 30 from 11:00 am– 7:00 pm on the 2nd floor of the Ziff Health Care Center. The show’s sponsoring vendor is Luxottica and the full collections of its top brands such as Michael Kors, Ray-Ban, Burberry, Tory…


Nominate Your Stand-Out Student For President’s 64 Today

Do you know a student that goes above and beyond and has a strong sense of Shark Pride? Nominations for the President’s 64 class of 2016-2017 are open! Established by NSU’s 6th President, George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., The President’s 64 is an elite body of student leaders whose purpose…


February Day of Service

Join the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement for their February Day of Service. February 20, 2016 8:15 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Meet at the NSU Shark Fountain at 8:15 a.m. Service projects will be off-campus and outdoors. Pizza after the trip and transportation will be provided. Register at orgsync.com/45785/forms/177373. For…


NSU names Founding Dean of College of Allopathic Medicine

  NSU President Dr. George Hanbury announced the appointment of Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, as founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine at the university’s Board of Trustees January meeting. The new college is aiming to welcome its first class of M.D. candidates in 2018, subject to achieving…


2016 Interprofessional Geriatrics Training Institute: The Art of Successful Aging

The Florida Coastal Geriatric Resources, Education and Training Center (GREAT GEC) at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU COM) invites you to its 9th annual Interprofessional Geriatrics Training Institute February 25 – 26, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The GREAT GEC’s annual training institute is the event for…


Art of Wine & Food Series: Red Revolution of the Heart

Join Caroline Gardner from Trinchero Family Estates on February 18, 5:00-8:00 pm, as she takes guests on a journey of red wines. The monthly wine series includes small plates to complement each wine. Guests are invited to view the Museum’s galleries starting at 5 pm. Limited seating. Paid reservations required….


Research Spotlight: NSU Researcher Studying Potential Invasive Species in Southern Gulf of Mexico

In fairytales, it’s usually the damsel who is in distress. When it comes to the marine world, however, it seems it’s the damsel that can cause some distress. Damselfish are some of the most beautiful fishes in the ocean, and that’s why they are so attractive to those who want…


Scuba Club Trips for Spring 2016

Join the NSU Scuba Club this semester for the following trips: Saturday, February 13 Beach Dive at Dania Beach Sunday, February 14 Two Tank Boat Dives in Key Largo Saturday and Sunday, February 27 and 28 Beach Dive at Dania Beach Saturday, March 12 Two Tank Boat Night Dive in…


NSU Research Spotlight: Researchers Find Brain Levels of Vitamin B12 Decrease with Age; Much lower in those with Autism and Schizophrenia

A new study published in the online journal, Public Library of Science One (PLOS One) found that Vitamin B12 levels in the brain are significantly decreased in the elderly and are much lower in individuals with autism or schizophrenia, as compared to their peers at similar ages. For example, children…


Valentine’s Day Sunday Brunch

Special Valentine’s Day Sunday Brunch at the Museum Café. Enjoy Buy One Get One Free Mimosas and a Free Valentine cupcake with meal purchase. View Cafe Menu here. To order or RSVP email or call 954-262-0255


Read Between the Wines

Participate with the Big Read sponsored by the Broward County Library and the National Endowment for the Arts, with the museum’s informal book group, featuring the book, A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin. Free and open to the public. RSVP: mail or 954-262-0204.


Glimmerglass Concert

Artists from The Glimmerglass Festival will perform musical selections celebrating film, fashion and iconic inspirational women in a concert specially curated for the exhibition Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968. In addition to musical selections contemporary to the period of the exhibition, the program will include the thoroughly modern musings…


Bellissima Members Preview

NSU Art Museum Members are invited to the members preview for Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968.  This exhibition features more than 230 vintage high fashion garments, accessories and exquisite jewels by legendary names in Italian design alongside paintings, films and photography that recreate the alluring atmosphere of Italian high…


Free First Thursday Starry Nights

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 and more!


Miniaci Family to be Honored by NSU with President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service

NSU President Dr. George Hanbury will present the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service to the Miniaci Family at the university’s annual Celebration of Excellence gala on Jan. 30, 2016. NSU also plans to announce the public phase of its major philanthropic campaign, Realizing Potential, as part of the…


Check Out the Newest Shark Discount Program Vendors

Start your New Year right with our newest Shark Discount Program Vendors! H&R Block – NEW Discount: Retail $20 off, Online 35% off, Software 20% off 1-800-472-5625 www.hrblock.com Empire Beauty School-NEW Discount: 20% Monday – Thursday: 9:15 am – 3:00 pm; 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm Friday: 9:15 am –…


Concussion Safety

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Concussion Safety Starts with You For more than a decade, CDC’s Injury Center has helped advance the public health response to concussion. Through our HEADS UP campaign, we put concussion educational materials into the hands of coaches, parents, athletes, and school and health…


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