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Nova Southeastern University Honors Black History Month with Variety of Free Lectures, Films, Music, Art, and More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will celebrate Black History Month with a variety of free events, including films, discussions, music, art, poetry and spoken word. The events begin Feb. 3 through Feb. 24 and will be held on NSU’s main campus at 3301 College…


NSU Surpasses $250 Million Fundraising Goal with Two Significant Philanthropic Gifts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is one step closer to fulfilling its vision to be the South Florida destination for health care education thanks to two new gifts. One will support NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, the other will support NSU’s College of Nursing. Combined,…


NSU College of Dental Medicine to Host Annual “Gives Kids a Smile” Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine will offer pro-bono dental screenings, examinations and treatments to children ages two to 21, including special needs patients, on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. NSU has joined forces with the…


Nova Southeastern University Celebrates its 20th Annual Celebration of Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – This year, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Tampa Bay cardiologist, entrepreneur, community leader and philanthropist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician and philanthropist Dr. Pallavi Patel with the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service during the university’s Celebration of…


Tagged Tiger Shark Proving Unstoppable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –  Not freezing temperatures nor nor’easters nor Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose or Maria can stop “Andy,” a tiger shark tagged in Bermuda by scientists from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) in 2014. Travelling approximately 37,565 miles off the eastern coast…


NSU Sweeps SSC Swimmer of the Week Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For the fourth time this season, Nova Southeastern swimmers have taken home both sides of the Swimmer of the Week laurels handed out by the Sunshine State Conference. Emma Sundstedt earns her second honor of her rookie season, while Franco Lupoli collects his second, third of…


NSU Library Exhibit Relates History Through Maps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More than 500 years before GPS, cartographers and geographers would painstakingly, by hand, chart roads, rivers and oceans that few had ever traveled. The Discovery of the Americas and the Establishment of the United States, currently on display at Nova Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman Library, gives us…


NSU Researcher Part of Team Using DNA to Protect the Rhinoceros From Extinction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Call it CSI meets conservation. Stephen O’Brien, Ph.D., a research scientist at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, has worked with colleagues across the globe to create a DNA database of rhinoceros that will be used to…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers to Present at 2018 World Stem Cell Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Leading faculty members from the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. College) are scheduled to present their research related to advancing new approaches to cancer immunotherapy and regenerative medicine at the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS). “We have built…


Grant To Improve STEM Education for Hispanic Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University  (NSU) received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to hold a conference on strengthening pathways for Latino students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and garner research to support improved Hispanic-focused STEM education. Announced by the National Science…


NSU’S COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE RECEIVES APPROVAL FOR CLEARWATER SITE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has received approval from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) for a class of 150 students to begin studying at an additional site in Clearwater, Florida in the…


NSU’s Dr. Gary S. Margules Named a National Academy of Inventors 2017 NAI Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Gary S. Margules, Sc.D., vice president for research and technology transfer at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional accolade bestowed solely to academic inventors…


NSU’s Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson receives prestigious ATHENA Leadership Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches recently awarded Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Vice President of Advancement & Community Relations at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) with the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award. The ATHENA Leadership Awards honors exceptional individuals living and working in Palm…


Nova Southeastern University Names Daniel Alfonso as VP of Facilities Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury today announced the appointment of Daniel Alfonso, M.S., as the university’s new vice president of facilities management. Mr. Alfonso, who previously served as the city manager for the City of Miami, joins NSU on Dec….


NSU Completes SACSCOC Accreditation With Flying Colors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – On Tuesday, December 5th, during its annual meeting, the Southern Association of Colleges and schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirmed Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) regional accreditation for another ten years. NSU was found to be in complete compliance, with no findings or recommendations,…


Corbin Captures All-American Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern women’s soccer standout Bailey Corbin has been named Third Team All-American by United Soccer Coaches. The honor follows a decorative year for the defender from Lampeter, Pa., in which she helped propel the Sharks to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance,…


NSU University School Senior Named Semi- Finalist in Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla.  – The Siemens Foundation recently announced that NSU University School Senior Vladimir Zeltsman was a semi- finalist for the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier research competition for high school students.  Zeltsman’s project was selected out of more than 1860…


NSU Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine to Host South Florida Screening of “Unrest”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine (INIM) will host the South Florida premiere of “Unrest,” a Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary that focuses on the plight of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) patients. The 90-minute, feature film will be shown at NSU’s…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Named Fellow by National Science Organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean and professor of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, was recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was elected to receive this honor by her AAAS…


NSU’s Dr. Farzanna S. Haffizulla Receives Global Award for Commitment to Integrated Community Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Farzanna S. Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, assistant dean for community and global health for the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine received the Global Award for “The Most Outstanding Advocate for Integrated Community Care in the World in 2017” at a…


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