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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,…


Nova Southeastern University Celebrates Excellence at Annual Gala

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Approximately 450 community leaders, philanthropists, university executives, faculty and students recently gathered at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) to celebrate the university’s success during the past year. During the 17th annual Celebration of Excellence event, NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. presented the distinguished President’s Award for…


NSU receives $55,000 Grant from Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation to Provide Dental Services to North Miami Beach Elementary Students

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Hundreds of underserved and uninsured elementary school students in the North Miami Beach area will once again receive dental care services this academic school year from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Dental Medicine thanks to a $55,000 grant from the Dr. John. T. Macdonald Foundation…


2015 Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament is Almost Here – Provides Scholarships for NSU Students

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – This year, the organizers of the Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament came up with a unique “wrinkle” for the event. The idea was to “pre-tag” billfish in area waters and if a tournament angler caught one, they could be eligible to win $100,000. Unfortunately due to additional…


Huizenga Business School HR Programs Recognized by Society for Human Resource Management

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship announced today that two of its master’s programs fully align with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The programs include the Master of Business Administration with a concentration…


NSU to Present Panel Discussion on Race Relations in America – Free to the Public

  Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla. – The Student Government Association (SGA) at NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) is hosting a Special Edition of  its Diversity Dialogues, titled “Race Issues in America 11: The Ferguson Police Shooting and Beyond.” The Ferguson, MO incident and others brought a renewed…


Dr. Elaine M. Wallace Named Dean of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., as dean of NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Wallace succeeds Anthony J. Silvagni, D.O., Pharm.D., M.Sc., FACOFP dist., who served as dean for the…


NSU Researcher Discovers Certain ARB Drugs Are More Effective Than Others at Treating Heart Failure

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Millions of people take angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) to help treat heart failure. But it turns out not all ARBs are created equally, according to one Nova Southeastern University  (NSU) researcher’s findings. Anastasios Lymperopoulos, Ph.D., F.A.H.A., assistant professor of pharmacology at NSU’s College of Pharmacy, along…


Nova Southeastern University to Celebrate Life of Educational Pioneer Marilyn “Mickey” Segal

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Few people can claim that they have helped change not only their community, but have had an impact on communities across the nation and world. Marilyn “Mickey” Segal is one of those people. Because of her lifelong passion for education and the nurturing of children, she…


Celebrate Black History Month with Educational and Entertaining Events at Nova Southeastern University

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Black History Month in February 2015 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: Thursday, February 5 Afros: A…


Neuroscientist and Musician Daniel Levitin to Speak at Nova Southeastern University

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU)  Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome neuroscientist and musician Daniel Levitin, Ph.D., to campus on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on NSU’s main campus in Davie. Levitin will speak on “Leadership…


Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies To Conduct Open House Showcase of Available Graduate Programs

  FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FL – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (DAIS) will be holding an Open House event to showcase available graduate programs. DAIS includes The Center for Psychology Studies; the Institute for the Study of Human Service, Health and Justice; the Mailman Segal Center for Human…


Nova Southeastern University Offering Nearly $1 Million In Scholarships For Aviation Students

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Since the day humans took to the skies in flying machines, young boys and girls have dreamed of becoming pilots. Posters of the coolest airplane hanging on the bedroom wall was a rite of passage for many children, and many flight-related video games are among the…


U.S. News & World Report Ranks NSU’s Criminal Justice Graduate Program as one of the Best in America

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – For the first time, U.S. News & World Report included online graduate criminal justice programs in its annual review of the top educational programs in America. When the review was completed, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) program was ranked 22nd. “We are thrilled to see our…


NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center and Nova Law Review to Host Symposium on New Media and Old Metaphors

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.  — Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center, in conjunction with the Nova Law Review and NSU Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS), present the 2015 annual Nova Law Symposium on February 12-13, 2015. The focus of the conference is to provide an interdisciplinary review of…


NSU Researcher Leads Study of Threatened Coral Reefs

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center has a long-standing tradition of researching and advocating for the protection of our coral reefs. To that end, NSU researcher Brian Walker, Ph.D., led a recent study that mapped nearly 40 acres of local coral reefs The study, which was…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers to Study Effects of Oil and Dispersants on Coral

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Almost five years ago, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico brought to Florida the awareness of South Florida’s shores susceptibility to a catastrophic oil spill.  While there appears to have been little to no impact to South Florida’s valuable marine ecosystems and environment,…


The Holiday Season Brings a Mixed Economic Forecast for 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – While most of us are focused on gift buying, planning parties and the overall busyness of the holiday season, some economists across the country are already predicting their forecasts for 2015. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is home to a nationally renowned expert who can provide answers…


Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education to Host Fourth Annual International School Choice Research Conference

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will host its fourth annual International Conference on School Choice and Reform (ICSCR). The event is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 16 through Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 at the Sonesta Hotel, located at 999 N Fort Lauderdale…


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