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Your South Florida – Palm Beach Opioid Lawsuit

Recently, Palm Beach County joined a growing list of local governments throughout the country in filing lawsuits against some of the biggest names in the drug industry. The PBC lawsuit accuses companies like Walgreens, CVS-Health and Johnson & Johnson of fueling the area’s opioid epidemic, which killed approximately 600 people in PBC…


NSU Makes Headway in Plan to Become Major Medical Hub

Nova Southeastern University is one step closer to fulfilling its vision to be the South Florida destination for health care education and its long anticipated Academical Village is starting to come to life. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury said, “We’re building…


Your South Florida – Reinstating Felons’ Voting Rights

According to a Federal Judge, Florida’s ban on ex-felons voting is unconstitutional and biased. The current system to reinstate ex-felon’s voting rights makes them wait 5-7 years prior to going before a clemency board. The judge gave the governor until April 26th to reform the current program. In a recent…


Picky Eaters: Tips and Tricks on How to Get your Kids to Branch Out

Thousands of parents struggle with picky eaters refuse to eat or only eat certain foods. According to Roseanne Lesack, Ph.D., BCBA-D, ABPP, director of the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Clinic at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center, most children go through some sort of picky phase. Similar to how children at that stage also have a…


Super Teachers: Erik Weidenboerner

NSU’s University School Robotic Head Coach and Teacher Erik Weidenboerner, was selected as this week’s super teacher. Mr. Weidenboerner’s award-winning robotics program teaches his students critical-thinking, problem-solving, and team work. Last week, NSU University School Sharks Robotics teams won two special awards at the 2018 Florida State High School VEX Robotics Competition in Tampa,…


Local Man Inducted in Academic Honor Society

Recently, Nova Southeastern University initiated Charles Harvey of Timberlake into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.   Click Here to read the full article.  


NSU’s Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Featured in South Florida 100

Frederick Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., interim executive vice president and chief operating officer was featured in South Florida 100, a forum where South Florida’s most influential people weight in on current events. Dr. Lippman talked about the opioid problem that is causing hundreds of deaths in South Florida. “I would like…


Cruise CEO, Construction Business Chair and Developer Inducted Into NSU-Huizenga College’s Business Hall of Fame

Recently NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship announced the names of three South Florida business leaders who will be inducted into its Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business School’s highest honor. The 2018 honorees are Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Bob Moss, and Stephen Ross. In a…


10 Inspirational Songs for Your Pharmacy Playlist

Music can be a powerful way to inspire, heal, and motivate. Studies have increasingly demonstrated the health benefits of music therapy including managing dementia symptoms and reducing distress of young children receiving immunizations. Jennifer Gershman, Pharm.D., assistant professor, NSU’s College of Pharmacy, put together a list of 10 inspirational songs…


How to Make a Baby Stop Crying

Roseanne Lesack, Ph.D., BCBA-D, ABPP, director of the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Clinic at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center, is a featured expert on soothing a crying baby on the website www.fatherly.com.   Read her advice HERE.


March 2018 Fed Rate Hike Report

Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of finance and economics, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, gave his opinion along with other leading voices across the country on the recent Federal rate hikes.   Click HERE to read his thoughts on WalletHub.com.


Special Report on MBA Programs

Recently the Florida Trend made a special report on MBA programs in Florida. In this special report, ten MBA professors weigh in on what it takes to run a successful business in Florida. They also talk about what’s new at the state’s MBA programs. For this report, Yuliya Yurova, Ph.D., associate professor of Decision Sciences,…


First Responders Pay Soaring Price For Overdose Antidote Naloxone

Naloxone saves lives every day in South Florida. It kicks opioid molecules off receptors in the brain, reviving overdose victims and allowing them to start breathing again. According to a WLRN investigation, first responders in South Florida and across the country need naloxone like never before, but the escalating cost of…


Award-Winning Students, MSD Teacher Honored at Holocaust Reflection Event

NSU joined forces once again with the nonprofit Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. (HLEF) to sponsor the fourth annual Holocaust Reflection Contest among middle and high school students across Florida. The 12 winners were recognized at an award ceremony and reception on Sunday, March 11, in the Alvin Sherman Library. In addition to…


Local Elections: ‘Vote To Make Sure Your Opinion Counts’ | South Florida 100

Frederick Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., interim executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., vice president for Advancement and Community Relations were featured in South Florida 100, a forum where South Florida’s most influential people weight in on current events. Dr. Lippman talked about the importance of…


Copycat Threats After Florida School Shooting

According to the New York Daily News, more than 600 copycat school shooting threats have been made across the country, just two weeks after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded over a dozen at a Florida high school last month, data shows. In recent interviews, Scott Poland Ed.D., professor,…


Groundbreaking Held for NSU’s Tampa Bay Regional Campus Covered in Multiple Media Stories

More than 300 people joined Nova Southeastern University officials and representatives of the Patel Family Foundation on March 7 as they broke ground on the new Tampa Bay Regional Campus in Clearwater, Fla. Multiple media stories have appeared nationwide covering the event. Click on the following links to view the…


Parkland Shooting: Lawmakers Respond

After the recent shooting at a local school in Parkland, Florida Governor Rick Scott and state lawmakers have laid out their plans for gun control, improving school safety and access to mental health services in the wake of the tragic shooting in Parkland. In a recent interview with Your South…


Researchers Collecting Data to Save Sharks Off Florida’s Coasts

South Florida’s waters are home to some of the most fear creatures in the planet, but globally, many shark species have seen significant declines in their numbers. In a recent interview with ABC Local 10 News, NSU’s researcher Derek Burkholder, Ph.D., NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, said…


Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting – Coping

It’s been over a week since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, where 17 lives were lost. Students throughout Florida and other states are turning their pain into change with the #NeverAgain movement, using their voices to urge lawmakers to tighten gun control policy to…


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