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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” free health fair, Sunday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Children ages 15 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are…


NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY TO HOST ANNUAL SALLARULO’S RACE FOR CHAMPIONS ON NOVEMBER 3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Calling all runners, walkers and guests who just want to enjoy the festivities! The highly anticipated Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K Run/Walk and Carnival of Champions is set for Saturday, November 3. Hosted by Special Olympics Florida – Broward County, its largest event…


NSU Moves Up Seven Spots in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges List

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on its 2019 list of top 200 Best Colleges. NSU is ranked at number 191 among National Universities, up seven spots from the 2018 rankings. “NSU is thrilled to be recognized once again…


Terry Mularkey Named NSU’s First-Ever Chief of Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that Terry Mularkey has been named the university’s first-ever Chief of Staff. With extensive leadership experience and a track-record of success, Mularkey will report directly to NSU President Dr. George Hanbury. “I am committed…


WPLG’s Michael Putney Receives Honorary Degree During NSU Commencement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Much lauded WPLG-TV political commentator and “This Week in South Florida” host Michael Putney received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters during commencement ceremonies at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on Friday, August 17. Putney was the keynote speaker at the event,…


Wilson Family Continues Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Nursing Tradition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Typically, parents are in the audience cheering as their child walks across the stage at commencement. But this Friday afternoon, the roles will be reversed at the Nova Southeastern University commencement ceremony in Davie. Brett Wilson, R.N., will beam with pride as his…


Satellite-Tagged Shortfin Mako Shark Has Ocean Journey Cut Short

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For one week every year people seem glued to their televisions watching program after program about sharks. After that week, the spotlight on sharks seems to fade – but not for the researchers who are studying these apex predators all 52 weeks…


NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university…


High School Students Get a Taste of Marketing During NSU’s Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For most students, summer means taking a break from school work and relaxing by the water during lazy, hot days. But about 20 local high school students seeking to gain an edge opted to head back to the classroom to participate in Nova…


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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – 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…


Nova Southeastern University Names New Dean of Abraham S. Fischler College of Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Durham, Psy.D., as the dean of Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. “Dr. Durham is a valued member of NSU and the ideal fit for this position,” said Dr. George Hanbury,…


NSU M.D. College Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Study Tissue Regeneration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Vladimir Beljanski, Ph.D., clinical research assistant professor, Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD), received a $454,924 grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a project titled “Modulation of therapeutic cells exosome content by autophagy.” Recent…


NSU to Host Local High School Students for Communication & Entrepreneurship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! During National Ice Cream Month this July, local high school students will have the opportunity to make their own ice cream recipe and marketing plan at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The Department of…


NSU Swimming Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Distinction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 710 teams to its Scholar All-America list for the Spring 2018 Semester. The teams represent 476 institutions from across all NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA Divisions. The CSCAA recognizes teams with the…


Nova Southeastern University Has One-of-a-Kind Relationship with the NFL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Unlike the rest of the schools in the NCAA, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) football team plays on Sundays. That’s because NSU doesn’t field its own football team. Rather, thanks to a one-of-a-kind partnership with the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins, our students root…


Researchers Show Human Microbiome Could Help in Solving Crime

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Look out would-be thieves and criminals, there’s another tool that could soon be in the law enforcement investigator’s toolbox. Researchers have discovered that every individual’s microbial community (or “microbiome”) found on their body is as unique as human fingerprints or DNA, and this…


NSU Graduate Creates Software That Predicts Breast Cancer Diagnosis with High Accuracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Anabetsy Rivero, 29, graduated today from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) with a Masters in Computer Science from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), distinguishing herself on two levels. She is an unusual biochemistry graduate who went on to complete a graduate degree in…


Celebrity Suicides Bring Issue of Mental Health to the Forefront

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Kate Spade. Anthony Bourdain. These celebrities seemed to have it all – fame, wealth and a lifestyle glamorized in pop culture. Unfortunately, not everything is at it seems – which makes their apparent suicides even more shocking. Suicide rates in the United…


NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Launches Master of Laws Program

For Immediate Release FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law has launched a Master of Laws (LL.M.) program designed for attorneys to enhance the knowledge and skills needed in today’s climate of fast-paced technological and economic growth. This graduate level program is designed to…


NSU MBA Grad Applies Classroom Lessons to South Africa’s Poorest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Most people pursue an MBA to ensure a better future for themselves and their families. For Gaia Calcaterra, it has been all about changing the lives of others — thousands of men, women and children in South Africa. She will receive her MBA…


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