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Can The Ocean’s Fastest Shark Outswim Our Appetite for It

According to National Geographic, Shortfin makos are the fastest sharks in the ocean, capable of reaching 35 miles an hour as they chase down speedy prey such as bluefish and tuna. Makos have a herculean reputation among fishermen, who love them for their fight and their meat in equal measure….


How to Deal With the Distance between Parents and Adolescent Children

Our children grow and change, not only physically but emotionally. Some parents have difficulty understanding the changes their teenager is experiencing and resist his/her need to pull away from the family and make independent decisions. In a recent interview with the national TV program Despierta America, Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., assistant…


How to Deal With Children’s Temper Tantrums in Public

  In a public place, a toddler’s tantrum can be embarrassing and stressful for parents. In a recent interview with the national TV program Despierta America, Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., assistant professor and supervisor of Psychology trainees, NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences said that some of our children’s…


Stand Your Ground Law

Florida’s Stand Your Ground law, which allows the use of deadly force in cases of self-defense made national headlines when it was used in the trial of George Zimmerman – acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of Miami teen Trayvon Martin. Now a Miami-Dade County circuit judge has ruled a…


Nova Southeastern University Featured on South Florida 100 Forum

Last week, Nova Southeastern University’s Vice President for Advancement and Community Relations, Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D. and Frederick Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division were featured on South Florida 100, a forum where South Florida’s most influential people weight in on current events.    …


Studying Sharks, Up Close and Personal

Researchers from NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute and Save Our Seas Shark Research Center are tagging sharks off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The researchers are working alongside students as part of an effort to increase awareness of the critical role that sharks play in maintaining healthy oceans. Understanding the travel…


Dr. Goar Alvarez Featured on Univion 23”s Public Affairs Show

A couple of weeks ago, Governor Rick Scott approved the use of medical marijuana, but profit speculation is still ongoing. In a recent interview with Univision Channel 23’s public affairs show Goar Alvarez, Pharm.D., C.Ph., FASCP, assistant dean of NSU’s College of Pharmacy discussed the new Florida legislation on medical…


President Hanbury Featured On Miami Herald CEO Roundtable

The Miami Herald CEO Roundtable is a weekly feature that appears in business Monday of the Miami Herald. This week’s question to NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury and many other South Florida’s CEOs was, “Though Miami’s public schools have made great progress, the need for quality public education at…


ABC Local 10 Segment: Students in Medical Summer Camp Work with Maggots, Sheep Brains and Cow Eyeballs

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine offered a camp called AIM-High, which stands for “achieve in medicine.” AIM-High was exclusively designed for academically strong high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care. This year, almost 100 students from 22 states participated in the aim high and aim higher…


Did Chemours Tell NC It Was Discharging GenX?

During the past two weeks, the StarNews has been examining Chemours’ latest application for a National Pollution Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permit, which is part of the Clean Water Act. In North Carolina, NPDES permits are issued and monitored by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Chemours and other companies…


The Royal Dames of Cancer Research’s Tiara Ball Underwriters Reception

More than 290 guests gathered at a reception hosted by Barry and Sharon Florescue. The guests enjoyed champagne, danced and dined the night away to raise funds for the research of cancer. During the event, The Royal Dames of Cancer Research presented a check for $225,000 to The Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research…


New NSU Clinic Treats Dry Eye

Dry eyes are irritating whether you wear contact lenses or not. A new clinic at Nova Southeastern University is tackling an irritating condition that affects the eyes. The newly opened Dry Eye Care Center will be under the supervisions of Dr. Chandra Mickles, an optometrist and associate professor at NSU’s…


Office Depot revives “Taking Care of Business” Slogan in New Advertising Campaign

Boca Raton-based Office Depot rolls out new ad campaign with old theme, “Taking Care of Business.” This slogan was first used by Office Depot in 1992. The Company said, that the new ad campaign will modernize the brand for today’s busy professionals and consumers. The advertising campaign will include a…


Dana Mills Discussed Education Budget Bill HB 7069 On PBS

Dana Mills, Ph.D., Director of Ph.D. program in Educational Research and Evaluation at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, was recently interviewed by Your South Florida PBS. The segment included a breakdown of the recently passed education budget bill, HB 7069. The focus of the discussion revolved around the bill’s controversial…


President Hanbury Featured In Miami Herald CEO Roundtable

Bosses are often the primary reason for people either loving or leaving their jobs. This week the Miami Herald asked NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury and many other South Florida CEOs, to describe the best bosses they ever had, and tell us what traits he or she had that led…


The South Florida Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 Honorees

Last Week, Nova Southeastern University’s Research Scientist Derek Burkholder, Ph.D., was selected by the South Florida Business Journal, as one of the 2017 class of 40 under 40 honorees. The 40 Under 40 Award recognizes young professionals in South Florida for outstanding success and contributions to their community. They were…


Dr. Abraham Fischler: A Look at His Life and Accomplishments

When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. Dr. Fischler graduated from City College of New York in 1951 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry.  He earned a Master’s in Science Education from New…


Nova Southeastern University Sunset Send-Off

A crowd of 150 guests gathered at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Campus for the research institution’s inaugural Sunset Send-Off. During the event, a Caribbean steel drum band played while guests were enjoying seafood bites. In combination, NSU student researchers gave tours of the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center building along with…


Nova Southeastern University Listed as one of 10 Best Cyber Security Colleges

Cyber Security has become much more important as cyber-attacks are only becoming more common and more harmful. Because of this, there is also a need for people who have expertise in this area. With so many jobs available, and the need to fill them so dire, many more colleges are offering…


Dean Jon Garon Featured on The WCCO Radio-CBS Minnesota

This week the Supreme Court struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Washington Redskins in their separate legal fight over the team name. Trademark office spokesman Paul Fucito said…


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