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NBC 6: ‘Gap Year’ Before College Proves Successful for Many Students

WTVJ NBC 6 ran a story on “gap years,” recently popularized in the United States by Malia Obama. Education reporter Ari Ozder interviewed NSU student Schae Maynard, an Environmental Sciences major and native of Trinidad & Tobago, who pursued a gap year before enrolling at NSU. The story also included Sheila Fabius,…


WLRN: South Florida’s battle against the brain drain

Emilio Lorenzo, assistant director, NSU Career Services, was a guest on WLRN’s “Sunshine Economy” for a feature on South Florida’s battle against the brain drain. Click here to listen to the segment.


NSU Professor Receives World Class Faculty Award

Nova Southeastern University researcher and faculty member Nancy Klimas, M.D., was named the World Class Faculty Award recipient by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance at its 2016 Mid-Year Luncheon on Thursday, May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Dr. Klimas serves as professor and chair of the…


NSU student overcomes tumor diagnosis, earns pharmacy degree

Crislus Paulino’s journey to become a pharmacist has been quite an uphill challenge. While pursuing her Pharm.D. degree at NSU’s College of Pharmacy, she was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. She underwent successful brain surgery and will graduate on May 20, 2016, surrounded by her husband, Elliott Anico, along…


NSU Epidemiologist Featured in Numerous Media Stories

Once again, Nova Southeastern University epidemiologist Jim Hall is the “go to” expert for the media when they are working stories on illicit/illegal drugs and their impact. Below are the most recent stories Mr. Hall was featured in – and they range from local to national to international media outlets…


NSU Student and Mother Receives Ultimate Mother’s Day Present, Walks with Son at Graduation

Karen Reinford-Perez, from NSU’s Health Professions Division Executive Office, and her son Richard Perez, who works in NSU’s Eye Care Clinic, graduated together from NSU last May with bachelor’s degrees in paralegal studies. The Miami Herald featured their story a year later to celebrate Mother’s Day this year. Click here…


First Year Optometry Student Trains Guide Dog to Help Those With Low Vision

  Monica Finberg, a first year student in NSU’s College of Optometry, was featured on WPLG Local 10 about her dedication to helping people with low vision. Finberg is training a guide dog, named Thresa, and hopes to someday expand the program at NSU. Click here to view the segment.


State signs off on Plantation General Hospital’s move to Davie

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration submitted its final approval for HCA East Florida to relocate Plantation General Hospital to Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie on May 17, 2016. “This will propel us toward achieving NSU’s Vision 2020, providing the highest quality health care to our community, and open…


NSU Cell Therapy Institute Featured in South Florida Business Journal

Research collaborators from the world-renowned Karolinska Institutet were featured by the South Florida Business Journal in article titled “Swedish scientists bringing clinical trials to NSU” highlighting the goals of the new NSU Cell Therapy Institute. Click here to read the article.


WebMD Quotes NSU Dietitian on Food and Mood

Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.S., RDN, assistant dean of research and innovation, NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted by WebMD in an article titled “How to Eat for a Better Mood.” Click here to read the article.


Dr. Guy Harvey & Sea World Announce New Venture

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SEA) and world-renowned marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey today announced a new partnership focused on ocean health and the plight of sharks in the wild. A major component of this new venture will feature research being conducted by NSU’s Guy Harvey…


NSU Expert on Coral Reefs Featured in News Story

The perils that face coral reefs across the globe is something researchers at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography have been studying for years. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel newspaper recently did a story on the issue, including the phenomenon of “coral bleaching” that features NSU research scientist Brian…


President Dr. George Hanbury wins Business Leader of the Year Award

President Dr. George Hanbury wins Business Leader of the Year Award and is featured in the Sun Sentinel. The Excalibur Award is presented by Sun Sentinel Company, LLC to business leaders in South Florida, recognizing their success within the business community and their commitment to the values of innovation, company…


Thousands of Jellyfish Wash Up on S. Florida Beaches

    Recently South Florida beach-goers were witness to a strange sight – thousands of jellyfish washed up on shore. Media outlets covered this event, and they spoke with NSU Subject Matter Expert Charles Messing, Ph.D. from the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography.   You can view the…


NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development Director Featured in Sun Sentinel

Dr. Susan Kabot, director of clinical programs at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, was featured in the Sun Sentinel. Click here to read here guest editorial “Diagnosing autism lags in some communities.”


Editorial by Dr. Cecilia Rokusek Featured in Sun Sentinel

An editorial written by Cecilia Rokusek,  assistant dean of research and innovation, and project director for NSU’s Center for Interprofessional Education and Practice in Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been published in the Sun Sentinel. Click here to read.


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine featured on NBC 6

Faculty and students from NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine were featured on NBC 6 today in a segment with education reporter Ari Odzer highlighting community service efforts to teach lifesaving techniques to students at Cooper City High School. Click here to view the story.


New College of Allopathic Medicine Dean Profiled

Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, was featured on the cover of the March edition of South Florida Hospital News in an article titled “New Founding Dean of NSU College of Allopathic Medicine Looking Forward to Opportunities and Challenges. Click here to read the article.


NSU Women’s Basketball Player Featured in Miami Herald

Alexis Murphy, senior guard of NSU women’s basketball team, has started a charity to help orphaned children in Haiti. The charity, Hoop for Haiti, has raised $17,000 to help the Destiny Village orphanage. The charity was featured in a recent Miami Herald story – read more HERE.  


Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law Dean Featured on The Justice Hour

Dean Jon Garon from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law was featured  The Justice Hour Talk show on WWNN 1470 a.m. to discuss the law school’s new legal incubator program to assist veterans, along with various legal issues including internet privacy and security. Listen here.


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