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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
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News Releases

More Than 300 of NSU’s ‘Dateline: Health’ TV Episodes Now Available on DVD to the Public at Alvin Sherman Library

Savvy Broward County insiders who want the latest health information know that one of the best places to find it is at the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center located on the campus of Nova Southeastern University (NSU). That’s because the Alvin Sherman Library now boasts a collection of more than 300 episodes of the award-winning, NSU-produced, local television show Dateline: Health is available on DVD to the public as part of The Lippman Collection.

NSU Law Center Hosts C.L.E. on ‘Domestic Violence in Our Community: Impacts & Implications’

Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center will host a CLE for attorneys on Friday, Aug. 24 titled: Domestic Violence in Our Community: Impacts & Implications. The CLE will cover What Attorneys & Mediators Should Know, and When Domestic Violence is an Issue. The half-day program is designed for family law attorneys, mediators, and any attorney who has a client with a domestic violence issue.

NSU Becomes a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus

Effective July 1, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will join nearly 400 U.S. colleges and universities to become a tobacco and smoke-free campus. NSU faculty, staff and students who want to quit smoking continue to be encouraged to take advantage of the university’s multiple smoking cessation programs and resources which are available year-round.

Debates in Florida’s U.S. Senate Race Confirmed for Primary, General Election

The successful statewide partnership that produced historic candidate debates in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010 is back – this time to help Floridians choose their next U.S. Senator. “Decision 2012: Before You Vote,” a project created by Leadership Florida, in partnership with the Florida Press Association, today announced solid details for the exciting new debate series for the 2012 primary and general election cycles, featuring the major candidates for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat. Many political observers consider this Florida contest the most-watched U.S. Senate race in the country.

NSU Awards Most Doctoral Degrees Nationally to Hispanics for Fourth Consecutive Year

Nova Southeastern University was recently ranked as the number one institution in the nation for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to Hispanic students. The ranking was published in the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine’s 2012 “Top 100 Colleges for Hispanics” edition.

NSU Law Center Dean Elected Chair-Elect of the Law School Admission Council

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Athornia Steele, J.D., dean of the Shepard Broad Law Center, was elected chair-elect of the Law School Admission Council at their 2012 Annual Meeting and Educational Conference of LSAC held May 30 – June 2 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Steele, a former member of the faculty at Capital University Law School, became the dean at NSU’s Law Center in 2008.

Nova Southeastern University Names William Stanton as Interim Executive Director of the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announces the appointment of William “Bill” Stanton to the position of interim executive director of the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale. Stanton begins serving the museum effective immediately. Fort Lauderdale’s leading art destination, the museum became a division of Nova Southeastern University in 2008.

NSU to Offer Flight Training Program Through American Flyers Partnership

To meet an increasing global demand for qualified pilots, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will begin offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services Administration with a concentration in Human Factors in Aviation in fall 2012.

NSU Men’s and Women’s Golf Each Capture 2012 NCAA Division-II Championships

Saturday, May 19 proved to be a historic day for Nova Southeastern University (NSU) athletics, as the men’s and women’s golf teams won their respective NCAA Division-II Championships.

Suicide Awareness Seminar to be Given by Renowned NSU Expert

Free seminar to be given by Scott Poland, Ed.D., at NSU’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center on Saturday, June 16th

Renowned Health Policy Expert to Speak at NSU Commencement

Jonathan Cohn, a senior editor at The New Republic and a nationally recognized authority on health care policy, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 27.

Make NSU’s Library Your One-Stop 2012 Entertainment Spot to Have a Great Summer Without Spending a Dime

Savvy Broward County insiders know the one-stop-spot for FREE summer fun for all ages is Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center. That’s right, we said library! For the 11th year in a row, FREE offerings for youth, teens, families and adults will take place June 10 through Aug. 6 at the Alvin Sherman Library, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd. in Davie.

International Society of Franchising Holds 26th Annual Conference at NSU, May 17-19

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and its H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will host the International Society of Franchising (ISoF) 26th annual conference May 17-19,2012.

NSU Shark Research prominently featured in PBS Documentary

In the premiere episode, “Tracking Tigers,” the Changing Seas crew works with scientists from Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute. Experts use satellite tags and DNA forensic tools to better understand migrations of the magnificent tiger shark and also investigate the impacts of the world’s shark fin trade.

Nova Southeastern University 2011-2012 Commencement Schedule

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce its Spring Commencement schedule for the 2011-2012 academic year. NSU will award approximately 2,500 Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctoral degrees during Commencement ceremonies in a wide range of fields, including biology, business, counseling, computer engineering, education, medicine, optometry, pharmacy,…

Humanitarian Terry Waite to Deliver Keynote Address at Nova Southeastern University’s Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Will Take Place May 12 at the BankAtlantic Center

NSU’s Dateline Health Selected as a Winner at the 33rd Annual Telly Awards

The Telly Awards has named Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Dateline Health as an award winner in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for its piece on spinal surgery options. With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.

Medical Students Without Borders

Nova Southeastern University is sending students on medical rotations in 28 countries throughout the world

Survival of the Swordfish

OC graduate student Jenny Fenton is analyzing the survival rates of juvenile swordfish caught by fishermen using rod and reel and buoy gear. Her research is the first study of its kind.

HPD Chancellor to be Honored by American Cancer Society

Several individuals will be honored at the Gala. One of them is Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division and former member of the Florida House of Representatives. Lippman is being honored for his work as a state lawmaker, where he fought for legislation to protect children and senior citizens, and to improve Florida’s health care system.

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