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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

News Releases

Nova Southeastern University Professor & Leading Marine Life Expert to Appear in PBS’s Changing Seas Series

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University is very proud to announce that one of its own – Charles Messing, Ph.D. from NSU’s Oceanographic Center – will be part of the Emmy award-winning original series on PBS, Changing Seas. Messing, who studies systematics, evolution and ecology of living Crinoidea…


NSU’s 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,) which includes The Center for Psychology Studies; the Institute for the Study of Human Service, Health and Justice; the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development; and the Graduate School of Humanities and Social…


SunTrust Foundation’s Latest Gift Supports NSU Scholarship Fund

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – As part of their ongoing support of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), representatives from SunTrust and the SunTrust Foundation have donated $50,000 to fund an endowed scholarship in honor of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration, adding to the organization’s significant investment in education throughout the community…


Miami-Dade County Superintendent Guest Speaker at Commencement Ceremony

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Returning to the university where he earned his master’s degree, Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, will deliver the keynote address to graduate candidates at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler School of Education and the Center for Psychological Studies Commencement Ceremony. The…


NSU Researcher Appointed to National Institutes of Health’s New National Research Mentoring Network Review Panel

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Mariana Morris, Ph.D., professor and director of Gulf War research at the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine, was recently appointed to the review panel for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN). NRMN is a…


National Eye Institute Awards More Than Half a Million Dollars to NSU College of Optometry

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded up to $556,532 to investigators at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Optometry to study the relationship between the vision condition, convergence insufficiency, and reading performance and attention. The grant will fund the Convergence…


NSU’s Model United Nations Team Earns Multiple Awards at Regional Competition

                FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Model United Nations Team, sponsored by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, delivered a model performance at the Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) conference recently in Charlotte, North Carolina. Competing amongst more…


Nova Southeastern University Law Center Alumni Admitted to United States Supreme Court Bar

Twenty-four alumni from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center were admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States during an induction ceremony held on April 28, 29, and 30 in Washington, D.C.


NSU College of Pharmacy Assistant Dean Appointed to Florida Board of Pharmacy

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Goar Alvarez, Pharm.D., C.Ph., FASCP, assistant dean of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Pharmacy, was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Florida Board of Pharmacy. His term began on May 23, 2014 and ends on Oct. 31, 2017. “I am honored and excited…


NSU Palm Beach Gardens Holds June 7 Open House Recruiting For Florida’s Only Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Program

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Bachelor of Science degree program in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) – the only such program offering in the state – is holding an open house for prospective students on Saturday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tours of the classrooms…


NSU’s Baudhuin Preschool / Mailman Segal Center Accepting Applications For Free Voluntary Pre-K

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The Baudhuin Preschool at Nova Southeastern University’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development is currently accepting applications for age-eligible children in its free, high quality Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (VPK). Instruction is provided by classroom teachers with a Florida teaching certificate in Prekindergarten Primary Certification. The VPK…


Beyond the LSAT: Nova Southeastern University Law Professor Receives Patent for an Alternative Admission Model Program for Legal Education

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The decision to obtain a juris doctorate(J.D.) degree requires a considerable investment of time and financial support.For many applicants, that decision can be infused with additional challenges based upon Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores and undergraduate Grade Point Averages (GPA). The LSAT score and undergraduate…


Nova Southeastern University Researcher Joins Colleagues in Penning Paper Urging Increased Ocean Stewardship

Researchers Urge Caution When Exploiting The World’s Deep Oceans Good Stewardship Is Vital for Sustainability for Future Generations – More Exploration and Understanding is Needed     FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – It has been said that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about our…


NSU Dental Professor Receives U.S. Patent for Developing New Bonding Technology

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Over the past several years, dentists have shifted from metal to ceramic materials like zirconia for crowns, implants and other devices due to enhanced esthetics and biocompatibility. One downside of zirconia is that it does not bond well with other synthetic or natural substances due to…


NSU Pharmaceutical Researcher Receives Japanese Patent for Developing New Cancer Treatment

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Appu Rathinavelu, Ph.D., associate dean for institutional planning and development at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Pharmacy, and executive director of NSU’s Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research, received a Japanese patent for developing a novel cancer treatment. The small organic molecule called “JFD” that he…


Florida Surgeon General to Deliver Keynote Address at Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division Commencement

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Florida’s State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health John H. Armstrong, M.D., FACS, will address degree candidates of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division (HPD) at its Commencement at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., on May 18 at 1 p.m. He will receive an…


Graduate Whose Life Was Saved in Emergency Landing Surprises Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III at Nova Southeastern University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– The date Jan. 15, 2009 will forever be ingrained in the minds of Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III and the 155 people whose lives he saved when he and his crew safely guided U.S. Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency water landing in New York City’s frigid…


Three Nova Southeastern University Researchers Receive Patents

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Three Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) professors from three different colleges recently secured patents for their innovations. “The idea of a university is to further innovation, promote scholarship and ultimately benefit humanity,” said NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. “Professors Rathinavelu, Thompson, and Harbaugh have developed…


NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Faculty and Alumnus to Present at International Conference

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) faculty members Art Weinstein, Ph.D., chair and professor of marketing; Donovan A. McFarlane, Ed.D., adjunct professor; and H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship alumnus Emmanuel Trenche (M.B.A. 2011), will present at the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals’ conference (SCIP) in…


Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center to Welcome U.S. Air Force Col. (Ret) Will A. Gunn as Commencement Speaker on May 10

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Fort Lauderdale native and General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Will A. Gunn, J.D., will address approximately 260 candidates of Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center at its Commencement on May 10 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., beginning at 11…


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