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2017’s Best Stores for Black Friday

WalletHub’s analysts surveyed nearly 10,000 deals from 35 of the biggest U.S. retailers’ 2017 Black Friday ad scans to help consumers maximize their Black Friday savings and to find out which stores offer the best discounts and for which items. In a recent interview, WalletHub asked Maria Pretescu, Ph.D., associate professor…


So You Want To Be A Doctor?

NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel 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…


2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles

According to WalletHub, the dating scene in each city is unique. In every situation, cost and budget will play a key role in finding your soul mate. In a recent interview, WalletHub asked Rachel Needle, Psy.D., adjunct professor, part-time faculty, NSU’s College of Psychology, to share her advice on money, examine…


This Company Gave Non-Smokers Six Extra Vacation Days to Compensate for Smoke Breaks

A Japanese company is now offering more vacation time to its non-smoking employees, reportedly after they complained about smoke breaks for their colleagues. In a recent interview with Tonic, Bahaudin Mujtaba, Ph.D., professor of Organizational Behavior, International Management and Human Resource Management, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and…


National Security & Immigration Highly Discussed Topics Following NYC Terror Attack

President Donald Trump is calling for the elimination of the diversity visa program that allowed terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov to enter the U.S. from Uzbekistan in 2010. In a recent interview with CBS Miami, Dustin Berna, Ph.D., associate professor/director of Institutional Assessment and Planning, NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and…


NSU Professor Featured on Your South Florida PBS

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying. In a recent interview with the PBS show, “Your South Florida,” Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., associate provost of Academic Quality Assessment and Accreditation, explained what bullying really is and discussed the…


NSU Professor Featured in WalletHub

According to WalletHub, Halloween is a big holiday expense for many American households. In a recent interview, WalletHub asked Madhavi Menon, Ph.D., associate professor, NSU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, to share her financial wisdom for keeping Halloween budgets in check as well as strategies for ensuring the safety of…


NBC6 2017 College Week: NSU’s New MD College Receives Preliminary Accreditation

NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine has received preliminary accreditation – a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, which will matriculate in August 2018. Click Here to watch the NBC6 interview with Dr. Johannes Vieweg, dean of NSU…


NBC6 2017 College Week: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Researchers at NSU are working on innovative methods to discourage the use of opioids. One such method makes pills almost impossible to crush into a powder. The principle is to put barriers between prescription opioid drugs and those using them the wrong way. Click Here to watch the NBC6 College…


Explore Strong Administrative, Regulatory Law Programs

Administrative and regulatory law courses prepare students to work for or lobby government agencies, experts say. They also advise students to research law schools with prominent faculty in the field, target schools with law journals focused on a desired specialty and to seek experiential learning opportunities In a recent interview…


Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Touts New Jobs, Corporate Expansions at Annual Meeting

During the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Annual Dinner held last Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at the Signature Grand in Davie, AutoNation Chairman and CEO Mike Jackson presented the Alliance’s Ray Ferrero, Jr. Economic Development Leadership Award to this year’s honoree Nova Southeastern University President Dr. George L. Hanbury.  The award was in recognition for. Dr. Hanbury’s…


NSU’s New M.D. Accreditation Receives Significant Media Coverage

  The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine recently received preliminary accreditation – a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, which will matriculate in August 2018. This announcement garnered significant…


Schools Blaming Children for Sexual Abuse

Children sexual abuse in public schools is very common and often goes unreported and unpunished. Over the years, the Palm Beach County School district has maintained that children are responsible for allowing their teacher to sexually abuse them in the classroom. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel, Joel…


NSU President Featured in Sun Sentinel’s South Florida 100

Last week, the Sun Sentinel selected South Florida’s 100 most influential people to share their thoughts on current and future events. The Sun Sentinel featured NSU President George Hanbury, PH.D., who talked about the preliminary accreditation given to NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine. “I am proud that in addition to our existing…


Mass Killings Have Wide Reach, Even For Those Who Weren’t There

After a traumatic event like the Las Vegas mass shooting, it is very common that the world around the individuals that were present will fall short. In a recent interview with the Las Vegas Sun, NSU’s College of Psychology Professor Scott Poland, Ed.D., discussed the acute effects on survivors of…


NSU Physician Quoted on Allergies Related to Hurricane Debris

Farzanna Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, assistant dean for community and global health for the NSU College of Allopathic Medicine, was quoted by the Tampa Bay Times on allergies related to debris left from Hurricane Irma.     Click Here to read the article.


For People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, More Exercise Isn’t Better

At least a million people in the US are affected by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. According to NPR (National Public Radio), health organizations are emphasizing that myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is a serious long-term illness, not a psychological disorder, and that standard forms of exercise do not help. Instead, they’re…


NSU M.D. College Dean Named Power Leader in Health Care

Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of the Nova Southeastern University College of Allopathic Medicine was named one of South Florida Business Journal’s 2017 Power Leaders in Health Care. Dr. Vieweg was featured among fellow educators, hospital and health care system leaders and business executives for his role in starting…


Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

On Monday, September 25th, Nova Southeastern University announced the largest gift in the university’s history. The commitment from The Patel Family Foundation includes a $50 million gift and an additional $150 million real estate and facility investment in a 325,000 square-foot medical education complex that will be part of NSU’s…


NSU Takes Bold Step to Address Teacher Shortage

NSU is working with both Broward and Palm Beach county public school districts to help address the public school teacher shortage and provide new internship opportunities for NSU students. “The teacher shortage is a huge issue that our public schools are dealing with and this program can help address some…


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