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Nova Southeastern University and the Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer Foundation Inc to provide free Cancer Screenings

Have you ever smoked, chewed or dipped tobacco? If so, you might want to know that 85 percent of all head and neck cancers are related to tobacco products.


Lydia M. Acosta Appointed as Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian of NSU

Lydia M. Acosta will join Nova Southeastern University (NSU) as Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian on July 1st, 2008. The appointment was announced by NSU President Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D., last week.


Nova Southeastern University to offer Free Health Screenings

Nova Southeastern University will offer free health screenings for children and adults on Saturday, April 19.

The NSU Health Fair for Children & Adults, sponsored by NSU’s Health Professions Division and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, will offer vision, dental, blood pressure and diabetes (glucose) screenings.


Nova Southeastern University to hold Research Day

Nova Southeastern University will host a research day on Friday, April 25 to showcase its health, medical and biotechnology research. NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) will host the inaugural Research Day between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Signature Grand.


NSU Charity Golf Tournament to raise money to fight childhood diseases

Last year, when celebrities, public officials, doctors and college administrators teed off at Ft. Lauderdale Country Club, they raised $80,000 to help fight autism, tuberculosis, obesity and other health problems that affect children.


Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Bioterrorism and All-Hazards Preparedness to hold two-day conference about campus safety and security

A year after the Virginia Tech shooting, colleges and universities across the country are asking the same questions: Are we safer today? Can it happen again?


Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Bioterrorism and All-Hazards Preparedness to hold two-day conference about campus safety and security

A year after the Virginia Tech shooting, colleges and universities across the country are asking the same questions: Are we safer today? Can it happen again?


NSU’s Fischler School of Education Fires Up Students with Miami HEAT Tickets

On April 8, 69 students from three Miami-Dade elementary schools will experience first hand how good grades can pay off.


Nova Southeastern University to host International Child Health Forum

SARS, the Avian Flu, drug-resistant tuberculosis. These are infectious diseases that threaten South Florida’s children, as well as children around the world.


Nova Southeastern University’s Law School Rises to No. 22 in Rankings for Legal Writing from U.S. News and World Report

Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center rose to No. 22 in the U.S. News and World Report’s specialty rankings for legal writing, up from a No. 30 ranking last year.


Celebrate National Library Week At Alvin Sherman Library April 13-19

Join Nova Southeastern University and the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center in celebrating the 50th anniversary of National Library Week April 13 -19.


Nova Southeastern University and the Oscar Thomas Foundation Present “Celebrating Our Differences”

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) joins the Oscar Thomas Foundation in presenting “Celebrating Our Differences” Wednesday, April 16.


NSU Extends Offer of Full Tuition Scholarships to All Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars

Due to a larger than expected response to its offer of 100 percent tuition awards to 30 incoming students that qualify for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is now extending the scholarship beyond the original 30 scholarships. NSU is the only independent, not-for-profit university in Florida offering the 100 percent scholarship to Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars (BFFAS).


NSU Adult Wellness Event to Provide Free Health Screenings

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will hold a wellness event Sunday to provide free health screenings and information to help adults continue to live and age well.

The free event on March 30, called Boomers & Beyond: A Day for Health & Wellness 2008, will provide information on health and wellness, financial issues, community resources, among other things.


Jamaican Prime Minister to Hold Town Hall Meeting at NSU

The Honorable Bruce Golding, M.P., the prime minister of Jamaica, will hold a town hall meeting at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on March 28. The Caribbean Law Programs of NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center is hosting the visit to allow the prime minister to interact with the broader Jamaican community.


Nova Southeastern University to Hold Campus-Wide Open House

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will hold a campus-wide open house for prospective students on April 11 and 12. The open house will be held in the University Center located on NSU’s main campus (3301 College Ave. in Davie). Whether preparing to start college as first-time freshmen or seeking to advance their careers with a graduate degree, prospective students will have an opportunity to meet faculty, staff, alumni and current students and get information on the many bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered at NSU’s main campus and various locations throughout the United States and Caribbean.


Nova Southeastern University Welcomes Social Justice Activist Kerry Kennedy

Nova Southeastern University’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host an evening with Kerry Kennedy, Thursday, April 17, from 7:00–8:30 p.m. Kennedy, a leading advocate for human rights around the world and daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, will lecture on “Speak Truth to Power,” as part of the college’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


Colloquium at NSU to Explore Conflicts in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Somalia

Survivors and refugees from the conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Somalia will be among the speakers examining the crises in those two countries at a public forum at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).

The colloquium, titled “Global Crisis in the 21st Century: A Comparison of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Somalia,” will be held on March 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Knight Auditorium in the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU’s main campus (3301 College Ave.). The event is free and open to the public.


Nova Southeastern University Theatre Presents A Modern Retelling Of Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

The Nova Southeastern University Theatre presents Cinderella by American songwriting duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein III, with performances March 28 – April 6.

NSU Theatre’s interpretation of Cinderella is a modern and hip retelling of this classic fairy tale musical. The musical will be PG-13 in content.


NSU to Induct Three Business Leaders into Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

The Nova Southeastern University H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship will induct three local business leaders – Ralph A. Marrinson, Douglas J. Von Allmen and Jordan Zimmerman – into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on April 16. The induction ceremony will be held at the Signature Grand in Davie beginning at 6 p.m. Attendance is by invitation only.


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