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NSU President Teaches Underwater Lesson on Importance of Florida’s Coral Reefs

NSU’s Ambassadors Board embarked on an underwater excursion at their Inaugural “Dive & Snorkel” event at the NSU’s Oceanographic Center. Held on Thursday, May 16, President George L. Hanbury, II, Ph.D. and the board members had an opportunity to understand first-hand the research NSU’s Oceanographic Center is conducting regarding coral reef restoration.

No. 2 NSU Rowing Selected to Compete at NCAA National Championship

Sharks to compete for their first national title

NSU’s First-ever Live Commencement Webcast Yields a Marriage Proposal; Crowd Cheers as Couple Makes Commitment

This past weekend at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) commencement ceremony, degrees were not the only highlights on stage. James Neilen, Pharm.D., who was being hooded at the ceremony by his girlfriend Ally Courson, turned around, got down on one knee and proposed marriage. Courson accepted, and the crowd broke out into thunderous applause and cheers. The proposal was caught on camera during the university’s first live webcast on the Internet.

No. 1 Ranked NSU Men’s Golf Has Date with Destiny at NCAA National Championship

Team to Compete at the 2013 NCAA National Championship, May 20-24

NSU’s Veterans Law Clinic to Offer Free Workshop on Removing Legal Barriers to Employment

The Veterans Law Clinic at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center will offer a free workshop for South Florida Veterans seeking to expunge and seal criminal records. The workshop will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Shepard Broad Law Center’s Atrium.

NSU’s Undergraduate Programs Announce the 2012–2013 Outstanding Students

Graduating seniors, selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division, will be recognized during this year’s Commencement ceremony, for their academic achievements and service to the community.

Hugo Alvarez, CTO, Nova Southeastern University Elected Chair of the South Florida Digital Alliance

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FLA — Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Hugo Alvarez, CTO has been elected as Chair of the South Florida Digital Alliance (SFDA) at the annual membership meeting held on March 14, 2013. Alvarez will serve as Chairman of the South Florida Digital Alliance, working along with a distinguished group…

NSU to Launch Respiratory Therapy Program

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences will offer Florida’s first-ever bachelor degree program in respiratory therapy for licensed registered respiratory therapists (RRT). Classes start in September.

NSU Fisheries Researcher to Co-chair 2015 International Billfish Symposium at International Game Fish Association

The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) will host an International Billfish Symposium at its headquarters in Dania Beach, Florida during August 2015. The event will be co-chaired by Jason Schratwieser, Conservation Director for IGFA, and David Kerstetter, Ph.D., director of the Fisheries Research Laboratory at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center.

NSU Law Names Jayme Cassidy as First Staff Attorney for South Florida’s Only Veterans Law Clinic

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center announced the appointment of Jayme Cassidy, J.D., as staff attorney of the university’s in-house Veterans Law Clinic, the only one of its kind in South Florida. This summer, Cassidy will be offering a series of workshops to address some of the most pressing legal needs that our veterans face. In the fall, the Veterans Clinic will begin case consultation and representation in limited areas of family law.

NSU to Offer Two New Programs for Children and College Students with Autism

Programs are designed to help increase educational opportunities for students with autism

NSU to Host Hemispheric Drug Strategy Conference

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an international conference to discuss drug strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean on May 1 to 3.

CDC Executive to Speak at NSU Commencement

Ursula Bauer will speak on May 19

Students Raise Thousands to Grant Wishes for Terminally Ill Kids

NSU’s University School students use hard work and business skills to compassionately organize a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Guy Harvey Leads Isla Mujeres Expedition To Deploy Satellite SPOT Tags to Study Mako Shark Migrations

An expedition headed by NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) tagged mako sharks with the satellite reporting SPOT tags. Unlike the more commonly used pop-up satellite PAT tags, SPOT tags should provide multiple and more accurate daily detections, providing scientists with a high resolution view of the migration patterns of this animal.


Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine will be donating dental services to South Florida children on Saturday, April 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This occasion is known as Give Kids a Smile Day.

Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Passing of Nathan Azrin, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus known worldwide for developing the concept of “time-out” as an alternative to spanking

Tourist-fed Stingrays Change Their Ways

Study of world-famous Stingray City finds human interaction drastically alters stingray behavior

Enroll Now for Third Annual Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

NSU’s Huizenga Business School announced that it will host the annual entrepreneurship summer camp for high school students on July 22-26, 2013.

$250,000 Gift From the Erwin and Barbara Mautner Charitable Foundation Creates Literacy Outreach Program at NSU

“Read for the Fun of It” initiative to include series of family-friendly events, kicked off with celebration of Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and continues with Summer Fun

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