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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…


Five NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Professors Granted Tenure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE Fla. – Following the recommendation of the Shepard Broad College of Law, Nova Southeastern University has granted tenure to five members of the NSU Law faculty. The recipients of tenure are Professors Olympia Duhart, Kenneth Lewis, Jr., Kate Webber Nuñez, Michele Struffolino and Marilyn Uzdavines….


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…


Marine Environmental Education Center to Celebrate World Oceans Day & March for the Ocean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The world’s oceans are under siege. Everywhere you turn you see threats to this ecosystem – whether it be from oil spills, chemical pollution or the proliferation of plastic – the oceans need our help. In fact, recent video evidence surfaced showing a…


Mark Templeton and Neal Asbury to Speak at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship Commencement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship will host two commencements on June 8. Graduates and guests will have the opportunity to hear from Mark Templeton and Neal Asbury, two distinguished business leaders from the South Florida community….


NSU Researchers to Join OCEARCH On A One-of-a-Kind Research Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – When describing an upcoming research trip for Nova Southeastern University (NSU) scientists, ambitious is a bit of an understatement. OCEARCH, which has earned acclaim for its research in to great white sharks, has invited scientists from a number of other organizations to join…


NSU Law Rededication of the Leo Goodwin Sr. Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Continuing its legacy of charitable donations, scholarships and grants, the Leo Goodwin Foundation celebrates the Rededication of the Leo Goodwin Sr. Building which houses the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law as well as the commitment of Goodwin Foundation Trustees Alan Goldberg and…


NSU Home to National Expert on Campus Shootings / School Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – It’s happened again – yet another school shooting. Santa Fe High School has now joined Stoneman Douglas High, Columbine High and Sandy Hook Elementary as members of a club that that no one wants to be part of – schools that have experienced…


NSU Ranked as One of the Nation’s Best Online Education Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Choosing the right school is one of the biggest decisions we can make in life. When students choose Nova Southeastern University (NSU,) they are choosing to get an edge on the competition. As evidence of this edge, NSU has been ranked third in…


NSU Track and Field Sends a Pair to the National Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – For the fourth time in five seasons, the Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s track and field teams are sending student-athletes to the NCAA Division II National Championship hosted by Johnson C. Smith University at the Irwin Belk Complex in Charlotte, N.C. as announced…


Alan B. Levan to Serve as Chairman of NSU’s Board of Trustees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) welcomes Alan B. Levan as chairman of its Board of Trustees. Mr. Levan has served on the university’s board for 18 years; he was nominated and voted on by the board to serve as its chairman for an initial…


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