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Novel Approach Studies Whale Shark Ages the Best Way – While They Are Swimming

  Already the world’s largest shark species, male whale sharks can swim around the ocean for up to 130 years, according to a recently published study by scientists at Nova Southeastern University‘s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and collaborators from the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme. The research on…


CAHSS Invites you to Intellection Conversations, Sept. 27

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) invites you to the first Intellectual Conversations of the 2018-2019 academic year. This year’s theme is “Boundaries and Borders: Beyond Open and Closed.” This first Intellectual Conversations is co-sponsored by the South Florida Irish Theatre. It is a staged reading of…


The 7th Annual Trick To The Treat Of An Internship Or Research Experience

Career Development and The Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography present the 7th Annual Trick to the Treat of an Internship or Research Experience. Hear students present on their Biology and Medical Internship experiences Learn how and why to apply to science related internships and research opportunities Career Development…


RecWell Now Hiring Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Lifeguard

Required certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding Water Safety Instructor Required certification: American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Highlights Flexible hours Aquatic staff competitions High paying job for student employees Continuous and great training Additional aquatic employee benefits Great job to stay in shape Help boost your resume Friendly staff Don’t…


College of Psychology Students Get Real World Experience at Marlins Park

A recent trip to Marlins Park provided a unique field experience for the six students in the College of Psychology’s elective Sports Psychology course. The course is taught by Associate Professor Robert Seifer, Ph.D., who also works as the sports psychologist for the Miami Marlins baseball team. “I don’t think this…


NSU to Host 7th Entrepreneur Summit, Sept. 28

NSU will host the  7th Entrepreneur Summit on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building. The earning and networking event, is a Hispanic Unity of Florida production in partnership with Nova Southeastern University. It will showcase the diverse array of businesses that…


Immigration Legal Screening Clinic, Sept. 29

NSU Law, Americans for Immigrant Justice, Catholic Legal Services, and Hispanic Unity of Florida are partnering to provide free legal screenings to the community. With the help of partnering organizations, this pro bono immigration clinic will offer participants the chance to learn more about how immigration law affects them and…


Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing Students Educate About Elder Abuse Awareness

An estimated five million older adults are abused, neglected, or exploited each year. BSN students in the Population Health Nursing course in the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing presented a poster for Elder Abuse Awareness Day at Noble McArtor Senior Day Care Center. The clients were able to participate in the presentation by…


Six Student Athletes Earn Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar Athlete Honors

The Nova Southeastern rowing team had six student-athletes in Ariel McAffrey, Marnie McLean, Victoria Poretti, Mikayla Shelton, Rayna Stuart and Lisette Villarreal receive Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholar Athlete honors. The student-athletes earned the award after finishing their fall semester with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher. Other requirements…


NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life (QOL) Awards Ceremony

  The 19th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 16th Annual Quality of Life Award Ceremony was held on May 15th in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Gary Margules, Sc.D., Vice President for the Office…


Congratulations to All NSU Graduates

It’s commencement season, a time for graduates across the nation to reflect and celebrate the culmination of years of studying, testing and hard work. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host more than 7,000 graduates during its 2018 commencement ceremonies on its Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus in the Rick Case Arena at…


Halmos College Biology Students Win First Public Health Case Competition

On March 20 and 21, NSU’s Office of Career Development, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences hosted the first public health case competition. There individuals or teams of undergraduate students presented…


Back-to-Back! Sharks Set 54-Hole Record to Win 2018 SSC Championship

Make room in the trophy case for Sunshine State Conference championship No. 6. Behind a new, single-round tournament record score of (-2) 286, No. 1 Nova Southeastern withstood a late surge from Barry to win the 2018 SSC Women’s Golf Championship by five shots Tuesday afternoon in Boca Raton, Fla….


NSU Makes Headway in Plan to Become Major Medical Hub

Nova Southeastern University is one step closer to fulfilling its vision to be the South Florida destination for health care education and its long anticipated Academical Village is starting to come to life. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury said, “We’re building…


Congratulations to All Winners of the 2018 STUEY Awards

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 20th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The elbow-to-elbow event held on the night of Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate…


Veteran Health Care Executive to Join NSU as New EVP & COO

Harry K. Moon, M.D. will take the reins as Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective July 15, 2018, President Dr. George Hanbury announced. Dr. Moon joins NSU following a distinguished career in numerous executive positions for Cleveland Clinic Florida. In his role as Executive…


CAHSS and First year Seminar Program host “The Reel,” Movie and Discussion of Wonder Woman, March 21

The Department of Literature and Modern Languages (DLML) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and the First year Seminar Program will host the final film of “The Reel” series for the 2017-2018 academic year on March 21, 2018. The series features movies and discussion facilitated by…


Winners of Fourth Annual Holocaust Reflection Contest Honored by NSU and Holocaust Learning and Education Foundation

Twelve Florida middle and high school students were honored recently for the award-winning essays, poems, artwork and films – all focusing on the horrors of the Holocaust. Judges chose their work from more than 1,300 entries submitted in the Fourth Annual Holocaust Reflection Contest, co-sponsored by Nova Southeastern University (NSU)…


CAHSS Invites You to Intellectual Conversations, March 22

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will again host the CAHSS Intellectual Conversations on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The series topic this academic year is “Resistance.”  This next Intellectual Conversation will feature Bertha Kadenyi Amisas, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS), in CAHSS….


Groundbreaking Set For NSU’s Tampa Bay Regional Campus

NSU and the Patel Family Foundation will be breaking ground on Wednesday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. on the new 325,000-square-foot Tampa Bay Regional Campus in Clearwater, Fla. When construction is complete, it will replace NSU’s existing Tampa Campus and its programs, and will include a new site for the…


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