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Sixth Annual “A Night in Roma” Event Set for June

The Nova Southeastern University Department of Athletics will host its sixth annual A Night in Roma event benefitting the Tony Segreto Athletic Scholarship Fund on Tuesday, June 14 at 6 pm in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The event replicates New York…


NSU Baseball Selected Second in NCAA South Region Poll

The No. 9 Nova Southeastern University baseball team (31-13, 14-4 SSC) has been selected the second seed in the first NCAA South Region poll, put together by the NCAA South Region voting committee. After an 11-10 start, the Sharks have won 20 of their last 23 games, including six series…


NSU Volleyball Chosen to Host 2016 NORCECA Women’s U20 Continental Championship

Nova Southeastern University has partnered with USA Volleyball to host the prestigious 2016 NORCECA Women’s U20 Continental Championship on July 26-31 at the Don Taft University Center. This is the first international volleyball tournament that NSU will host. Head volleyball coach Jennifer King, in conjunction with NSU Administration, has spent…


Julian Loret de Mola Named Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week

Nova Southeastern University’s Julian Loret de Mola has been named the Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week for his performance last week against the Embry-Riddle Eagles, the third such honor for a Sharks pitcher this season, joining two-time Pitcher of the Week Alex Mateo. After being recognized in the…


No. 5 Women’s Golf Team Compete against Supremely Stacked Field at NCAA South Super Regional

  The No. 5 Nova Southeastern University women’s golf team will be appearing in the NCAA postseason for the 14th consecutive time, as the No. 4 seed in the 2016 NCAA South Super Regional, to be held in Pensacola May 2-4. The Sharks have participated in postseason play every year…


NSU Track and Field Garners Multiple Individual Peach Belt Conference Awards

Nova Southeastern University track and field team received multiple awards over the weekend at the Peach Belt Conference Championships, hosted by the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. On Saturday, April 23 the Sharks received the PBC Men’s Track and Field Coach of the Year, Freshman Field Athlete of the…


Realizing Potential: Young Alumnus Provides Legacy Gift, Matching Gift, and Annual Gift to NSU

William Scott Parker, Jr. M.B.A (’06) is a Huizenga College of Business alumnus, a member of NSU Ambassadors Board, and a founding member of NSU’s 1964 Society. He is also just 37 years old. In his own words, he describes why he passionately supports NSU: “I look at where I…


NSU Wellness: Final’s Week Recharge, April 29

If you need a break and recharge during finals week, join the NSU Wellness Team during the following events: Thursday, April 28 Dog Therapy NSU Flight Deck Pub, Backyard 5:30-7:00 p.m. Friday, April 29 Fruity Friday Don Taft University Center Spine Noon–1:00 p.m.   All events are free and for students only.


NSU Relief Efforts for Ecuador – Bring items to Help Victims

Students, faculty, and staff at NSU will be organizing a food and clothing donation drive to assist the victims of the tragic earthquake that took place off the coast of Quito, Ecuador. Donation bins will be placed in the Don Taft University Center, HPD Terry building, Carl DeSantis building, and…


CAHSS Invites Proposals for the Intellectual Conversations 2016-2017 on “Migration”

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is pleased to announce that the Intellectual Conversations series will continue during the next academic year on the theme of “Migration.”   Generally these conversations last for one hour and have been held in NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library Thursday afternoons from noon until…


NSU University Scschool Students Qualify for the 2016 National Speech and Debate Tournament

Congratulations to the NSU University School Speech and Debate team members who are eligible to compete in the 2016 USA World Schools Debate Invitational. We commend your achievements so far this year and wish you the best of luck at nationals! The NSU University School representatives are: Thomas Ebenger &…


NSU Participates in 2016 eMerge Americas Conference

For the second straight year, NSU joined fellow leading educational institutions and technology companies in South Florida at the eMerge Americas Conference in Miami Beach. Held April 18 and 19, 2016, the conference brought together 13,000 people with a focus on enhancing South Florida’s role as a center of technology…


NSU Announces new Vice President for Public Relations and Marketing Communications

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury announced the appointment of Kyle Fisher, B.A., to vice president for public relations and marketing communications, effective July 11. She will report directly to President Hanbury. In this newly created position, Fisher will provide strategic and integrated public relations leadership in the…


Pride Bite: COM Student’s Hand-walking Skills on Display at Relay for Life to benefit American Cancer Society

Community service in action: Ashwin Kalyandurg, a second-year student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recognized for his noble effort to walk on his hands for more than 10 hours during NSU’s annual Relay for Life event that benefits the American Cancer Society. Kalyandurg, who performed this feat by…


NSU Hosts Inaugural Conference on Child Abuse, Neglect and Human Trafficking

They are America’s most precious resource – our children. Unfortunately, far too often our children suffer abuse, neglect or, even worse, they are the victims of human trafficking. In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention month, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) brought the community together to discuss the issue of Child Protection….


NSU Alumnus and Health Policy Expert Discusses the Historical Context and Impact of ObamaCare

Daniel E. Dawes, J.D., a NSU alumnus, author, and health policy director who played a role in the development of the Affordable Care Act, spoke to the NSU community at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on April 13, 2016, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series hosted…


CEC’s AIS Student Chapter and Student Government Build Robots and Teach Coding to First Graders

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing’s (CEC) Association of Information Systems (AIS) Student Chapter and CEC’s Student Government, recently hosted first-graders from St. Jerome Catholic School in Fort Lauderdale. The day started with an introduction to robots and coding, followed by hands on experience building robots lead by members of…


Halmos Faculty and Students Explore Math with Children at Library’s STEM Session

Faculty members and students at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography helped children explore the mathematical concept behind making predictions at a recent session of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Programs for Children series hosted by the Alvin Sherman Library. The STEM Afternoon Series meets monthly…


Undergraduate Students Showcase Research and Creative Works Across Disciplines

The Farquhar Honors College hosted the 15th annual Undergraduate Student Symposium on April 8, 2016, showcasing outstanding scholarship and creative works by NSU students from across the university. The event included poster displays, oral presentations, and performances. Also recognized were student participants in the Undergraduate Film Festival, the Eighth Annual…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: Doctoral Alum inducted into Palo Alto Network’s Cybersecurity Canon

Jack Freund, Ph.D., a graduate of NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (class of 2012), was recently inducted into Palo Alto Network’s Cybersecurity Canon for the book he coauthored, Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR Approach on cyber risk quantification. The goal of the Cybersecurity Canon Project is to…


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