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Nova Southeastern University and The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation joined forces for nursing scholarships and genetics education

Nova Southeastern University’s Nursing Department announced the receipt of a generous scholarship grant from The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation for nursing scholarships and genetics education, officials said Thursday.


Nova Southeastern University will provide free dental services to more than 600 Broward County children and adults

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced Tuesday it received a $256,145 grant from Health Foundation of South Florida to provide oral health services to more than 600 uninsured children and adults in south Broward County. With this grant support, NSU plans to provide dental services for two years beginning in the fall.


NSU to Award Deposed Chief Justice of Pakistan with Honorary Degree at Law School Graduation

Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who was removed as the chief justice of Pakistan after refusing to ratify a presidential order to suspend Pakistan’s constitution, will be awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws.


Ambassador Joseph Wilson to Deliver Commencement Address at Nova Southeastern University

On Saturday, May 10, at 4 p.m., the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, and the Fischler School of Education and Human Services will jointly hold Nova Southeastern University’s 2008 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises.


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.


Albert Miniaci Appointed To Nova Southeastern University’s Board Of Trustees

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Trustee Chairman Ronald G. Assaf and NSU President Ray Ferrero, Jr., have announced the appointment of Albert J. Miniaci to the NSU Board of Trustees.


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?


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’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 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.


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 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).


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.


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.


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