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Third Annual “Motion for the Ocean” 5K Walk/Run

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The Third Annual Motion for the Ocean 5K Walk/Run is almost here! The event is scheduled for  Sunday, April 26 – 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. start of the race. The event is being held at NSU’s Oceanographic Center, located within John U. Lloyd State Park…


NSU Home to Multiple National Experts on Autism & Autism Spectrum Disorder

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – As National Autism Day (April 2) and World Autism Awareness Month (April) are upon us, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) would like to assist reporters working on related stories. NSU is home to several Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the area of autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder,…


Shark Tagged by NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Apparently Enjoying Time in Warm, Tropical Waters

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Like his human counterparts, it seems a shortfin mako shark tagged by researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) has decided to visit the tropical waters off Puerto Rico. The shark, dubbed “St. Mary’s” as it’s named for a school in Ohio,…


NSU University School Appoints William Kopas as Head of School

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) president and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., announced the appointment of NSU University School Upper School Director William Kopas as the next Head of School effective July 1, 2015.  Kopas will succeed Jerome Chermak, Ed.D., who is retiring June 30 after 33…


Nova Southeastern University Appoints Kelly Gregg as Vice President for Clinical Operations

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Kelly Gregg as vice president for clinical operations. In this role, Gregg will report directly to Jacqueline A. Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, NSU’s executive vice president and chief operating officer….


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Biomedical Informatics Program Ranks 6th Nationally

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The Biomedical Informatics Program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently ranked No. 6 out of the top 25 in the United States and the highest in Florida by BestMedicalDegrees.com. The independent online publication which provides information for prospective students considering a…


Miami-Based de la Cruz Collection Showcases Art Exhibit at Nova Southeastern University

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –– Renown throughout South Florida and the international art scene, Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz will present “Selections from the de la Cruz Collection” at the Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery inside Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library. The exhibit will be free and open…


Nova Southeastern University Researcher Part of Team Researching DNA of Tigers

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Tigers – they are some of nature’s most beautiful, deadly and endangered species. In fact, living tigers are severely endangered in fragmented geographic areas across Asia – some reports show their numbers as low as 3,000 wild individuals. While there are efforts to help protect these…


Two Nova Southeastern University Students Receive Highly Competitive NURSE Corps Scholarships

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Two Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Nursing students were recently awarded the NURSE Corps Scholarship for their commitment to primary care, ranking NSU among the top 20 institutions nationally based on the number of awardees. Entry-level NSU nursing students Andy Jimenez and Brandon Young received…


Nova Southeastern University Associate Professor Honored by Division 22 Rehabilitation Psychology

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – For more than three decades, Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP has been a leader in the area of psychology integration with healthcare. His specialty has been working with healthcare professionals in hospitals across America attending to the mental well-being of patients who may be suffering debilitating…


Sir Richard Branson to Race Guy Harvey – It’s Gonna Be EPIC!

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Renowned marine wildlife artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey and Sir Richard Branson are going to race each other! Well, sort of. They have signed up for the Great Shark Race, and they are challenging others to step up and sponsor a shark in this…


NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education Hosted Fourth Annual International School Choice Research Conference in Fort Lauderdale

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler School of Education hosted its fourth annual International Conference on School Choice and Reform (ICSCR) January 16-19 at the Sonesta Hotel in Fort Lauderdale.  The goal of the conference was to bring together American and internationally renowned greatest thinkers in…


NSU’s College of Dental Medicine Celebrates Gives Kids a Smile Day

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Approximately 320 children were given a reason to smile thanks to volunteer dental students and faculty members at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).  Nearly 250 volunteers from NSU’s College of Dental Medicine provided limited pro bono dental services valued at more than $110,000 to South Florida children…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Discover Hurricanes Helped Accelerate Spread of Lionfish

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Just when you thought hurricanes couldn’t get any scarier, think again. Their names roll of the tongue like a rogues’ gallery: Floyd, Frances, Irene, Wilma and Andrew. But these aren’t the names of notorious criminals; rather, they are just a few of the hurricanes since 1992…


Pride Bite: NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Ranked Top School for Bar Exam Preparation in Florida by National Jurist Magazine

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center has been rated best in Florida, and fourth in the nation  overall by the National Jurist magazine in a recent article about  top schools for Bar Exam Preparation.  The ranking methodology was based on LSAT scores and the average Bar pass rate…


NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Ranked Top School for Bar Exam Preparation in Florida by National Jurist Magazine

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –  Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center has been rated best in Florida, and fourth in the nation overall by the National Jurist magazine in a recent article about  top schools for Bar Exam Preparation.  The ranking methodology was based on LSAT scores and the…


Nova Southeastern University Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – More than ever, many patients feel their health care is fragmented and confusing. Now, one newer primary care model aims to help make the patient experience as seamless as possible, ultimately benefiting patients, their families, clinicians and even the economy. The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is…


NSU Guy Harvey Research Institute to Conduct One-of-a-Kind Shark Race for Conservation Science

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – On your Mark! Get Set! GO! That’s usually the refrain heard at the start of most races. However, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) are putting on a totally different race. And unlike other…


Community Foundation of Broward, AutoNation and the Royal Dames Partner to Support Cancer Research at NSU

  FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Community Foundation of Broward and AutoNation, the country’s largest auto retailer, have teamed up to provide $100,000 to help researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research (RGI) get a promising new drug into the hands of cancer sufferers. The Community…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Discover DNA Repair is High in Heart, Nonexistent in Brain

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researchers recently discovered that, contrary to prior belief, tissues of different mammalian organs have very different abilities to repair damage to their DNA. These new findings indicate that the heart has the greatest capacity to repair its DNA, followed by the intestines,…


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