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Nova Southeastern University Receives Scholarship From Autism Speaks to Help College Students with Autism

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 29, 2014 – Right now, there are students across America who believe that attending college is something beyond their grasp. These students, who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD,) might think that the assistance they’ve received through high school ends with their graduation.  …


Nova Southeastern University’s Chief Information Office Name One of Nation’s Top 100

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 28, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University is proud to announce that one of its own, Tom West, M.B.A.,  was recently named one of America’s top 100 CIOs by IDG Enterprise. West, NSU’s vice president of Information Technology, joins others from across the country in being recognized…


Third Annual EveryBODY Walk Event to Raise Awareness & Promote Education on Eating Disorders

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 28, 2014 – According to the latest statistics, approximately 24 million Americans, of all ages, suffer from an eating disorder. In addition, around 25% of college aged woman suffer from an eating disorder and, to dispel old-standing stereotypes, 10-15% of those with an eating disorder are…


Former Professional Wide Receiver Brandon Harris Named Head Football Coach at University School of Nova Southeastern University

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 29, 2014 – University School of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) continues its tradition of excellence by naming former Denver Broncos practice squad wide receiver Brandon Harris the new head varsity football coach and director of inclusion and special college placement. Harris is relocating from Phoenix, AZ…


Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center to Host Symposium on Energy Law and Policy – Feb. 6 and 7

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –January 28, 2014  – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center will host its annual national symposium entitled, Energy, Climate Disruption, and Sea Level Rise: New Directions in Law & Policy on Feb. 6 and 7. The two-day symposium will feature some of the nation’s most prominent…


Nova Southeastern University Subject Matter Expert on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

FT LAUDERDALE, Fla.– January, 28, 2014 – Later this evening, President Obama will address the nation during his State of the Union address. Not lost on this presidency, is the knowledge that a single speech can be very powerful in recapturing a political agenda. “As always, the State of the Union address…


2014 Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament is Fast Approaching

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 22, 2014 – It’s that time of year again – time to grab your fishing rods and reels, load up the boat with your gear and hit the high seas for the 2014 Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament. This annual tournament, in partnership with the Marine Industries…


NSU Jacksonville Hosts Forensic Psychology Day

Jacksonville, Fla.– January 21,2014 – Internationally known  forensic psychologist Lenore Walker, Ed.D. will be one of the five keynote speakers at Nova Southeastern University’s first Forensic Psychology Day at NSU’s Jacksonville campus. Dr. Walker, who coined the term “battered woman syndrome,” is a professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies and coordinator of…


Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center to Welcome U.S. Supreme Court Clerk (Ret.) Gen. William K. Suter

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – January 17, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center will welcome U.S. Supreme Court Clerk (Ret.) Gen. William K. Suter on Friday, Jan. 24. Alumni, friends, and members of the community are invited to enjoy an evening of interesting discussion with Gen. Suter, a…


Nova Southeastern University Bahamas Offering Workshops for Professional Adults

Nassau, Bahamas — January 17, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Regional Campus in Nassau, Bahamas is offering a 12-day program for adults seeking to continue their education. Minds Forever Opened, running from February 7 to July 26, is an Adult Education Certificate of Completion program from NSU’s Abraham S….


Nova Southeastern University Receives ‘2013 Tree Campus USA’ Designation From The Arbor Day Foundation

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –January 17,2014 – The Arbor Day Foundation recently announced that Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has earned its 2013 Tree Campus USA designation. Tree Campus USA is a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota to honor colleges and universities and their leaders…


NSU’s Fischler School of Education to Host Third Annual International School Choice Research Conference

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – January 15, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will host its third annual International School Choice and Reform Academic Conference Jan. 17 -20. The goal of the conference is to bring together American and internationally renowned greatest thinkers in higher…


Nova Southeastern University Debuts New Genocide Prevention Lecture Series

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – January 15, 2014 – Genocide. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines it as “the deliberate killing of people who belong to a particular racial, political or cultural group.”   For those of a certain generation, hearing the word “genocide” conjures up the most infamous example of all – The…


Global Demographic Shift Leads to International Discussion

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 15, 2014 – This may be the end of the world as we know it. By 2017, it is expected that adults older than 65 will outnumber children younger than 5 for the first time in recorded human history, according to the National Institute on Aging….


Screening Of New Guy Harvey Documentary on Research with Yucatán Whale Sharks, Mako Sharks & Sailfish

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 13, 2014 –  Guy Harvey, Ph.D. and Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) along with George Schellenger, two-time Emmy® award winning filmmaker/producer present the screening of Guy Harvey’s Latest Documentary on Whale Sharks. Conservationist and world acclaimed marine artist Guy…


Professor and Graduate Students From Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center Participate in Oil Transport Study in the Gulf of Mexico

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 10, 2014 – Researchers from Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (OC) recently participated in a three-week field campaign in the Gulf of Mexico that centered on the fate of oil that is released into the environment. As a part of this study, NSU researchers also took…


Kamryn Blackwood Named Miss New Mexico USA

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – January 7, 2014 – Nova Southeastern tennis senior Kamryn Blackwood (Farmington, N.M.) has been named Miss New Mexico USA and will compete in the 2014 Miss USA Pageant. Blackwood entered her state’s pageant after being named Miss Farmington. Blackwood will now compete in the prestigious Miss…


Nova Southeastern University and American Diabetes Association Launch Inter-professional Diabetes Education and Awareness Initiative

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- January 8, 2014 – One in 10 adult Floridians has diabetes and the number has doubled during the past 15 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Diabetes is an increasing concern throughout the United States with 25.8 million children and adults living with the…


Winifred and Joseph Amaturo to be Honored by NSU with President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- January 6, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury, Ph.D., will present the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service to philanthropists Winifred and Joseph Amaturo at the university’s annual Celebration of Excellence event on Feb. 1, 2014. This year’s event has special significance as…


Lifelong Learning Institute at Nova Southeastern University to Host Free Winter Welcome Week

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- January 3, 2014 – Members of the community are invited to participate in stimulating lectures and workshops and learn about the great offerings of the Lifelong Learning Institute at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). Subjects range from Witch Hunts in American History to Jazz and its Building Blocks….


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