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Nova Southeastern University to Host Mobile Fort Lauderdale Veterans Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Once again Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to host the mobile Fort Lauderdale Vet Center. This Veteran Outreach/Information event will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 4 in front of NSU’s Don Taft University Center, 3301 College Ave.,…


Nova Southeastern University Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of Top Best Colleges

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report ranked NSU No. 214 in its 2017 National Universities Rankings. This category is part of the annual Best Colleges ranking of colleges and universities in a variety of categories. Princeton University, Harvard University and University of Chicago were ranked in the top…


New Hollywood Blockbuster Puts Deepwater Horizon Tragedy Back in the Spotlight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Hollywood’s latest blockbuster focuses on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, where 11 people lost their lives and an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil were discharged into the Gulf of Mexico. While the movie will focus on the events that transpired…


Nova Southeastern University Holds Grand Opening and Dedication of Holocaust Reflection and Resource Room

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) new Holocaust Reflection and Resource Room, made possible by a generous donation by Craig and Barbara Weiner, is set to hold its official grand opening and dedication ceremony on Sunday, October 16 at 10:30 a.m. Judy Paul, the mayor…


Nova Southeastern University Opens New Center for Collaborative Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) officially opened its Center for Collaborative Research (CCR), one of the largest and most advanced research facilities in Florida. As part of the ceremony, which was held September 21, NSU announced a gift from AutoNation to name NSU’s AutoNation…


Susie and Alan B. Levan Create Endowed Scholarship for NSU’s Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Susie and Alan B. Levan, longtime supporters of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), have once again shown their willingness to further the university’s mission and vision with their latest financial gift. The Levan’s latest gift will establish the “Susie and Alan B. Levan Endowed…


Nova Southeastern University to Host Annual “A Day for Children” Health Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, scheduled for this fall.  Children ages 17 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s…


Nova Southeastern University Receives Approval to Offer 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)…


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