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NSU Huizenga Business College Launches Women’s Success Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (HCBE) at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is launching its first Women’s Success Series (WSS) on Wednesday evening, April 19. The goal of the initiative is to give female business students the necessary skills to…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Studying How to Disrupt Bacteria to Treat Infections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Bacteria are everywhere. And despite widespread belief, not all bacteria are “bad.” However, to combat those that can cause health issues for humans, there has been an over-reliance on the use of antibiotics – so much so, that many of them are now…


NSU Completes SACS Accreditation Review With Flying Colors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Every 10 years, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) – the accrediting body that governs Nova Southeastern University (NSU) – performs an exhaustive review of the university in preparation for re-affirmation. In April, 2017, a team of nine reviewers…


Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Passing of President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –– When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. It is with great sadness but a tremendous sense of gratitude that Nova Southeastern University acknowledges the passing…


NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Holds Community Roundtable; Need Stressed for Voice for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FT. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law held its first annual community roundtable “Fitting the Pieces Together for our Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities,” on Thursday 23rd of March 2017. Natalie Chin, Director of Brooklyn Law’s Disability and Civil Rights…


NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library Hosts Program Series and Exhibit on World War I

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host the program series and exhibition World War I and America March 21 through May 2.  The panel exhibit and a plethora of other WWI movies, reenactors and programming will be held in NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library located…


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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FT. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Renowned throughout South Florida and internationally, the de la Cruz Collection presents the Cult of Personality, on view March 18 through May 28 at the Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla gallery, second floor, Alvin Sherman Library located at 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd at…


Ticket Sales to Palm Beach Boat Show Can Benefit NSU’s Halmos College

NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Teams Up with Bennett Auto Supply to Raise Funds for Scholarships and More   In a novel approach, NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography has partnered with Bennett Auto Supply to help raise funds via the sale of tickets to…


Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon to Speak at Nova Southeastern University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Farquhar Honors College, the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and the Office of International Affairs will co-host a speaking event featuring Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus located at 3301 College Avenue on March…


Pi (Pie?) Day Comes to Nova Southeastern University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** ATTENTION PHOTO & ASSIGNMENT EDITORS ** Looking For a Fun, Quirky Story – NSU Has You Covered!     FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – It’s that time of year again – the time when pizza + dessert = MATH! It’s March 14, otherwise referred to as Pi…


NSU’s Huizenga Business College to Honor South Florida Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship is proud to announce the names of three South Florida business leaders who will be inducted into its Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business College’s highest honor. The…


Nova Southeastern University and the Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. to Recognize Winners of Statewide Writing, Art, & Film Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla.— Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has joined forces once again with the nonprofit Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. (HLEF) to sponsor the third annual Holocaust Reflection Contest.  Participating middle and high school students from across Florida studied Holocaust survivor testimonials and created original essays,…


Nova Southeastern University Hosts Fifth Annual SeussFest! Sunday, March 5

For Immediate Release FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Would you come in a car; would you come from near and far?  The South Florida community is invited to come out to Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus for the fifth-annual Seussfest. The event is scheduled from noon – 4 p.m….


Mako Shark Takes Winter Break in South Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Apparently snowbirds aren’t the only visitors making their way to South Florida this winter. For the first time ever, a mako shark tagged off the coast of Maryland has migrated along the eastern seaboard down to South Florida. Hypower, a male mako…


Opening Ceremony of the Marine Environmental Education Center at the Carpenter House

MEDIA ADVISORY *ATTENTION ASSIGNMENT & PHOTO EDITORS * Excellent Story & Photo Opportunity   WHO: Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Broward County Parks and Recreation, Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program, Marine Environmental Education Center WHAT: Opening Ceremony of the Marine Environmental Education Center at the historic Carpenter House WHERE: The Carpenter House, 4414…


NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Holds Feb. 23 Workshop on Guardianship for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FT. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law will offer a workshop open to the public on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. on the various legal options available to those considering a guardianship for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The…


Spread of Lionfish in Gulf of Mexico is Threat to Reef Fisheries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – As the old saying goes: “You can’t put the genie back in the bottle.” Nowhere is this more evident than with the spread of lionfish, an invasive, non-native species that is threatening the marine ecosystems across the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and Atlantic…


NSU Establishes Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic is being established at its Shepard Broad College of Law. The clinic is made possible thanks to funds donated by NSU Trustee Mitchell Berger and…


NSU Statement on Immigration Executive Order

George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. President/Chief Executive Officer   TO: NSU Students, Faculty, and Staff DATE: Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 SUBJECT: NSU’s Statement on Immigration Executive Order   The Executive Order signed by President Trump last Friday suspending immigration from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen has caused…


Shark Immunity Genes May Hold Secrets That Can Ultimately Benefit Humans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Fort Lauderdale/Davie, FL & Ithaca, NY – A new genomics study of shark DNA, including from great white and great hammerhead sharks, reveals unique modifications in their immunity genes that may underlie the rapid wound healing and possibly higher resistance to cancers in these ocean predators….


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