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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…


Online Scammers Are Going After Your Grandparents

Scammers often target vulnerable older people. According to the Federal Trade Commission, impostor scams were deemed the fastest-growing type of scams in the U.S. last year, and older Americans are especially vulnerable to them. Seniors should be motivated to receive training on cybersecurity measures. “It is important to know what…


Colleges Redefine What a Library Should Look Like

College libraries are no longer just used to read books or to do homework, they are now places to meet and relax in between classes . According to the Sun Sentinel, South Florida universities want to close the book on the image of a college library being a boring place. “Libraries have had to reinvent…


Florida Schools Gain Ground in U.S. News College Rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) within their 2018 list of top 200 “Best Colleges.”  NSU is ranked at number 198 for National Universities. NSU is proud to be on the list. “The rankings give the school more exposure, which will attract more students from all…


Will Gas, Food Prices Rise in South Florida Because Of Hurricane Harvey?

Hurricane Harvey has inflicted much human damage since Friday, and now its aftermath is causing economic harm. The effects of this natural disaster could have an economic impact in South Florida. In a recent interview with Local 10, Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship talked about the…


CEOs Look For Good Attitude, Clean Résumés When Interviewing Job Applicants

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, what qualities they look for from an applicant during a job interview and what qualities…


Rising OD Deaths Create Backlog in South Florida Morgues

According to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdose deaths from drugs such as heroin and lethal synthetics are claiming an average of 142 lives a day in the U.S. In South Florida dead bodies are arriving to the morgues with alarming frequency. In a recent interview with…


Symptoms of Solar Eclipse Eye Damage

During the total solar eclipse, many people may have looked directly into the sun without the proper eye protection. In a recent interview with Local 10, Cristina Llerena Law, O.D., FAAO, associate professor at NSU’s College of Optometry talked about what viewers should look for in the coming days if their eyes may have been affected…


Eye Concerns After the Eclipse

If you feel you or your family members have any changes in your vision after viewing the solar eclipse, you can reach out to The Eye Care Institute at Nova Southeastern University for a full-service, comprehensive optometry exam. Retina specialists from NSU’s College of Optometry will be on hand to…


CEOs Say Students Who Improve Certain Skills Are Better Prepared For Future Jobs

As a teacher, your role is to help each and every student improve themselves, acquire new skills, and become a better individual by the end of their time spent in college. This week the Miami Herald asked NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury and many other South Florida CEOs, what skills and/or courses…


What’s Putting the Ocean’s Fastest Shark under Serious Pressure

Globally, many shark species have seen significant declines in their numbers. A three year study by researchers from Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) showed that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the western North Atlantic is considerably higher than previously estimated from catches reported by fishermen. The…


South Florida Leaders Discuss Important Issues

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’s Chancellor of Health Professions Division Frederick Lippman, Ed.D., R.Ph., who shared his thoughts about the opioid crisis that has infected our country, and South Florida in particular.    …


NSU Hosts First Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program

From July 31 through Aug. 4, Nova Southeastern University hosted its first Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program. Student teams spent four days of the week learning how to create and launch a new ice cream flavor in partnership with Yo Mama’s Ice Cream shop of Fort Lauderdale. They worked with professors from…


A Look at the History of the Confederacy

Last week, the white nationalists were in Charlottesville,VA. to protest the city’s plan to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee, and counterdemonstrators were there to oppose them. In a recent interview with NBC 6, Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor in the Department of History and Political Science at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities,…


ABC Local 10 Segment: How to Protect Your Eyes from Total Solar Eclipse

The total solar eclipse is coming in a few days, and as the excitement increases, so does the worry that it will leave behind eye problems. In a recent interview with ABC News, Cristina Llerena Law, O.D., FAAO, associate professor at NSU’s College of Optometry talked about the most common…


President Hanbury Featured in Miami Herald CEO Roundtable

It is important for organizations and companies to keep track of what their members and employees are tweeting and posting about especially on issues that pertain to the workplace.  This week the Miami Herald asked NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury and many other South Florida CEOs, if they have rules about…


Uncertainty about the Affordable Care Act on the Minds of CEOs

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, “How is the ongoing uncertainty around the future of the Affordable Care Act affecting your…


Log In and Learn

For students who have responsibilities, a traditional college scenario is not an option, but getting a degree still is. For them, getting an online degree seems to be more appealing. Online learning has made a big change in the traditional education system and opened great opportunities for everyone who wants to…


Unconventional Methods. NSU Professor Puts Equine Spin on Therapy

Equine therapy is a form of therapy that uses horses to promote emotional growth. Through the Equine-Assisted Family Therapy program, Shelley Green, Ph.D., professor of Family Therapy at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, has introduced the relatively new method to students as a means to engage clients beyond an office. In a recent…


President Hanbury Featured in Miami Herald

CEOs should often take risks. In a world that is changing so quickly, one of the biggest risk CEOs can take is not taking any risk. This week the Miami Herald asked NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury and many other South Florida CEOs, what was the biggest challenge they have faced as a CEO…


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