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Nova Southeastern University Receives Accreditation for General Engineering Degree Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) degree in general engineering beginning fall 2016. “This…


NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law Hosted Trial Advocacy Summer Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – In Major League Baseball, it’s called Spring Training. For the National Football League, it’s called “preseason.” At Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law, students recently had the opportunity to be “primed” for their work as litigating attorneys at the second…


Study Finds Vision Loss Due to Diabetes is Rising Globally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Diabetes has become one of the top causes of vision loss around the world, according to an article published on August 23, 2016 in Diabetes Care journal by a global consortium led by researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Optometry in…


Florida Surgeon General to Speak at NSU Commencement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Florida’s State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Celeste Philip, M.D., M.P.H., will address degree candidates from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division (HPD) at its Commencement on Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m. in the Arena at the Don Taft University…


NSU Researchers Studying Toxic Effects of Oil on Corals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Despite names that are easily recognizable – Exxon Valdez, Deepwater Horizon – the records show that the number and volume of oil spills has been declining for years. Nonetheless, there is a large number of oil spill preparedness and response professionals in…


NSU Researcher Discovers Unique Anatomical Characteristic in Barnacle Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – When it comes to long distance relationships, it seems the barnacle has it all figured out. That’s because if they fancy a mate who is far away, the male can simply make his penis longer to meet the need. That’s right –…


NSU’s Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship Receives $10,000 Grant from The UPS Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship received a $10,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be used to provide scholarships to academically gifted but financially…


NSU College of Pharmacy Faculty Member Elected to American Pharmacists Association Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Stephanie Gernant, PharmD., M.S., assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Pharmacy, was elected as the New Practitioner Officer of the American  Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice Management Executive Committee. She will be installed at the…


Nova Southeastern University Appoints Two to Leadership Positions in Human Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced today the appointment of two leadership positions within its Office of Human Resources. Laura Bennett has been appointed NSU’s first full-time Title IX Coordinator and Lynn Smith joins the Office of Human Resources as Managing Director of Employee…


NSU Selected as the Host for the Woman’s Under 20 Continental Volleyball Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce that it has been selected by USA Volleyball to host the 2016 North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) Women’s U20 Continental Championship. “This is a tremendous honor for not only our athletics…


NSU Economics Expert Available to Explain BREXIT Vote

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT AVAILABLE TO THE MEDIA   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – With the history vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European  Union, many are wondering what this means to the global economy. We’ve already seen stock markets around the world react wildly to this vote, and many…


NSU Family Therapy Program Turns to Horses as Therapy for Kids in Foster Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –  Horses are helping foster care youth overcome challenges, thanks to a new Nova Southeastern University (NSU) clinical program that partners horses, family therapists, and researchers from Florida International University (FIU.) Master’s and doctoral level therapists from NSU’s Family Therapy Program (housed within…


Nova Southeastern University Commencement Brings Heartfelt Stories to Kick-off Father’s Day Weekend

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –– It’s safe to say that the past week has seen some very tragic news that has gripped the attention of our nation and the world. And while that coverage will continue, we all could use some good news right about now. Well, Nova Southeastern University (NSU)…


NSU Expert Provides Tips on Dealing with Grief in the Wake of Tragic Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – As the world tries to make sense of the tragic incident that occurred in Orlando, Florida, one aspect that has to be addressed is how people process shock and grief. To help, Scott Poland, Ed.D., a professor in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU)…


NSU Stands With Orlando

  Dear NSU Community, As President of Nova Southeastern University, I extend the university’s deepest sympathies to those affected by the unspeakable tragedy that occurred in Orlando this weekend. Such violence is only made worse by the undertone of vitriol toward the LGBT community. NSU is a safe place for…


NSU Home to Subject Matter Expert Who Can Speak To Islamic Fundamentalism, Terrorism, ISIS and the Orlando Shooting Incident

* ATTENTION MEDIA WORKING ORLANDO SHOOTING STORIES *   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is home to Dustin Berna, Ph.D., an expert in the areas of ISIS (ISIL,) Middle Eastern politics, Islamic fundamentalism and terrorism. Dr. Berna is available to talk with reporters who are working stories…


NSU Professor and Former Miami Dolphins’ Doctor Offer Free Seminar on Concussions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – It seems that you cannot have a conversation about sports today without the issue of concussions or traumatic brain injury (TBI) being part of the discussion. National Football League stars Troy Aikman, Brett Favre and Steve Young; National Hockey League sensation Sidney…


Nova Southeastern University Research Shows Hurricanes Help Spread Lionfish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – It’s something those of us who live in South Florida take as part of life – preparing for Hurricane Season. Stocking up on bottled water, batteries and canned goods is almost a rite of passage each June – November. Many of us…


Nova Southeastern University Receives Gift to Create Holocaust Reflection and Resource Room

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it – George Santayana. That’s the sentiment behind the latest financial gift to Nova Southeastern University (NSU.) The gift, from Craig and Barbara Weiner, will benefit NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library (ASL) to create…


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…


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