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NSU Experts Quoted on Possible Local Transmission of Zika

Marie Florent-Carre, D.O., M.P.H., director of rural and urban underserved medicine and assistant professor of family medicine & public health, NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Bindu Mayi, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology, NSU College of Medical Sciences, were quoted on the possible local transmission of Zika and recommendations how…


NSU’s Holocaust Reflection and Resource Room Featured in Sun Sentinel

The Sun Sentinel featured Alvin Sherman Library’s new Holocaust Reflection and Resource Room, scheduled to open in September, and provided insight as to how the various artifacts, survivor testimonies, films, maps, and more — all donated by Craig and Barbara Weiner — will help provide essential resources to educate the…


Local Child’s Growth Through NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Development Featured on WPLG (ABC 10)

When do a child’s eating patterns need special attention? WPLG (ABC 10) shared the story of Ricardo, a five-year-old boy, who came to the Unicorn Feeding Clinic at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for some much needed help. Click HERE to read his story.


RadioMD: NSU Professor Discusses 4th of July Safety

Independence Day is known for being filled with fun activities, good food, and great times with friends and family. With all of the festivities, safety sometimes gets left on the wayside, but Deborah Mulligan, M.D., professor of pediatrics at NSU, provided some helpful tips on RadioMD about keeping families safe…


Sun Sentinel Features NSU’s New Holocaust Room

It is said that those who don’t learn history are doomed to repeat it. In order to prevent that, Craig and Barbara Weiner presented NSU with a new Holocaust Reflection and Resource Room, which is set to be opened in the Alvin Sherman Library. The Sun Sentinel highlighted the gift,…


Grandparents Receive Master’s Degrees from Fischler College of Education

Luis Prieto Oliveiria and his wife, Rosa Uztariz-Prieto, aren’t typical college graduates. After 48 years of marriage, the Doral couple, who are 82 and 79 years old, recently received their master’s degrees from the Fischler College of Education. The Prietos moved to the United States from Venezuela in 1992 and…


Shark Genetics Research by NSU’s GHRI Featured By Media

  FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For Dr. Mahmood Shivji, sharks are wondrous animals that deserve to be revered and not feared. As the director of NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute, he’s one the world’s foremost experts in shark research. To that end, Dr. Shivji participated in media stories about sharks,…


Father/Daughter Duo Awarded Ed.D. Degrees from Fischler College of Education Just in Time for Father’s Day

All dads deserve to be rewarded for all they do on Father’s Day, but Univision highlighted one dad who received the best reward this year. Simon Ramos, a 74-year-old Ph.D. in Education student, graduated alongside his daughter Rossi, 42, on Father’s Day weekend. The two entered NSU’s program together at NSU’s Tampa…


Shark Attack: Every Week is Shark Week in South Florida

Most people know about Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week, but the Sun Sentinel made sure those people know that in South Florida, Shark Week is much more than once a year. Along with other areas of South Florida, the newspaper highlighted various areas on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, as well as…


NBC 6: Students Get Hands-On Experience at NSU Medical School Camp

WTVJ (NBC 6) highlighted an immersion program spearheaded by NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine that provides hands-on learning experiences for high-achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. AIM (Achieve in Medicine) High exposes students to life at NSU and the university’s diverse health offerings, not just in…


NSU Baseball Team Wins National Championship

NSU Baseball Team Makes History   The Nova Southeastern University baseball team made history this year, winning the NCAA Division II National Championship! The Sharks defeated the Millersville University Marauders in route to their first-ever title. The team garnered multiple media stories, with some listed below: The Miami Herald Aberdeen…


NSU Expert Provides Interviews on Child Psychology

Nova Southeastern University assistant professor Maribel Del Rio-Roberts recently provided interviews to Hispanic media outlets on the issue of child psychology and the signs that a child may feel unloved. You can access the interviews: Encuéntralo en este enlace: http://uni.vi/AHRS100aAiT Visitamos www.univision.com   Along with being an assistant professor within…


Sharks Baseball Featured In The Sun Sentinel

In a dugout where most of his NSU teammates eagerly leaned forward at the railing, designated hitter Brandon Gomez was the anomaly Monday afternoon, May 23, in Tampa — he hid behind a trash can. The ninth inning had turned Gomez into a self-described nervous wreck. On the mound, right-hander Devin…


NSU Physician Quoted on Zika

Marie Florent-Carre, D.O., M.P.H., director of rural and urban underserved medicine in NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted in a Sun-Sentinel article titled “New commercial Zika test now in South Florida.” Click here to read the article.


NSU Researcher Addresses Lack of Attention for Disease

Nancy Klimas, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine and professor and chair of the Department of Clinical Immunology in NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted by Medpage Today in an article titled “Chronic Fatigue Patients Take to the Streets.” Dr. Klimas addressed the lack of funding for…


NSU Pediatrician Discusses Summer Safety on RadioMD

Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy was interviewed by RadioMD on two important topics related to children’s safety. Click each link below to listen to the interviews. How to keep your children safe at summer parties How to keep your children safe around swimming…


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…


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