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NSU College of Dental Medicine to Kick Off National Gives Kids A Smile® Program

MEDIA ADVISORY   WHAT: Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Dental Medicine is expected to provide pro-bono dental services to more than 500 children and special needs patients in South Florida on Friday, February 5, 2016 to help kick off the ADA Foundation’s Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) Day program. NSU…


NSU’s School Psychology Doctor of Psychology Program Receives Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Just before the New Year, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) received notification that its doctoral program in school psychology (Psy.D.) earned accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA), as accreditation demonstrates that the program meets the standards of…


NSU Receives Additional Grant for Projects Related to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – When it occurred on April 20, 2010, scientists and marine biologists knew almost immediately it was one of the worst environmental incidents in human history. Almost as soon as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill was capped, researchers set about studying the immediate…


Nova Southeastern University Signs American Campus Act on Climate Pledge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Caring for the environment is something that is ingrained at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). For years NSU has worked to reduce the impact its campuses have on the environment, working to increase recycling efforts and keeping a focus on sustainability for the…


Celebrate Black History Month with Educational and Entertaining Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Black History Month in February 2016 through a variety of activities including engaging art exhibitions, performances, film screenings, dynamic speakers, compelling educational workshops, discussions, and events for all ages. Highlights of the month-long celebrations include: Wednesday, February 3…


Nova Southeastern University Appoints Jessica Brumley Vice President for Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Jessica Brumley, B.A. has been appointed Vice President for Facilities at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The announcement was made today by NSU President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. George Hanbury. “Jessica is a born leader,” Hanbury said.  “Her knowledge of NSU’s infrastructure, public…


Nova Southeastern University to Raise Half a Billion Dollars by 2020 Through Philanthropy and Research Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Scholarships and research opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds. Breakthrough stem cell research. New therapies for patients with cancer and autism. Interdisciplinary collaboration in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). These are just a few of the goals on which Nova Southeastern…


Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Reading Education Programs Ranked Second by the Florida Department of Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – At the end of 2015, Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart released an annual report on teacher preparation programs in the state.  When the final tally was made, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education’s Reading Education programs summative rating scores and…


Classical Pianist Jorge Luis Prats Headlines Annual Sarcoma Research Fundraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – An intimate group of philanthropists, health care and community leaders and classical music enthusiasts gathered together on the evening of Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at the Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library for a private performance…


Dr. Johannes W. Vieweg Named Founding Dean of NSU College of Allopathic Medicine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury announced the appointment of Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, as founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine at the university’s Board of Trustees January meeting. The new college is aiming to welcome its first…


Nova Singers Selected to Be Backup Choir for Barry Manilow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Singers of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) have been selected to be the backup choir for Barry Manilow’s “One Last Time” concert at the BB&T Center on Friday, Feb. 5. Thirty-five of the 150-member Nova Singers will join Mr. Manilow in the…


Researchers Find Brain Levels of Vitamin B12 Decrease with Age and Are Prematurely Low in People with Autism and Schizophrenia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – A new study published in the online journal, Public Library of Science One (PLOS One) found that Vitamin B12 levels in the brain are significantly decreased in the elderly and are much lower in individuals with autism or schizophrenia, as compared to their…


Nova Southeastern University to Provide Free Relationship “Check Ups” In Time for Valentine’s Day

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – It’s just over three weeks away – the time when the candy, flowers and cards fly off the shelves. Valentine’s Day. It is supposed to be the one day set aside to express just how much you love someone. Unfortunately, despite…


Nova Southeastern Researcher Studying Potential Invasive Species in Southern Gulf of Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – In fairytales, it’s usually the damsel who is in distress. When it comes to the marine world, however, it seems it’s the damsel that can cause some distress. Damselfish are some of the most beautiful fishes in the ocean, and that’s why…


Nova Southeastern University Honored for Its Diving Program by Aquatics International Magazine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was recently honored by Aquatics International Magazine earning “Best of Aquatics” designation in 2015. The magazine honors those companies and organizations that have implemented innovate aquatics programs to meet the needs of their stakeholders. NSU was honored for…


NSU Names Brandon L. Hensler, M.S., APR as Executive Director for University Relations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO Dr. George Hanbury announced that Brandon L. Hensler, M.S., APR, has been appointed to the position of Executive Director, University Relations. Hensler previously served as the interim executive director. Hensler joined NSU in January 2011…


Nova Southeastern University Online Educational Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report has released its annual report on the best online educational programs available in the United States, and several Nova Southeastern University (NSU) programs were recognized. The NSU online educational programs that were cited by U.S. News are:…


Legal Incubator program to benefit NSU law graduates while providing services to veterans and the community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The Shepard Broad College of Law will launch a Legal Incubator program, a new opportunity for Nova Southeastern University (NSU) law graduates to start their own solo, small firm or non-profit practices while serving military veterans and lower income individuals. The innovative program,…


Miniaci Family to be Honored by NSU with President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury will present the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service to the Miniaci Family at the university’s annual Celebration of Excellence gala on Jan. 30, 2016. NSU also plans to announce the public phase of…


NSU Home to Subject Matter Expert Who Can Provide Insight into Odds of Winning Record Powerball Jackpot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – When it comes to the Powerball Lottery, unlike The Hunger Games, the odds are definitely NOT in your favor. Despite this fact, the jackpot continues to climb to record amounts – up to around $1.3 billion at last count. And people across…


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