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NSU Researchers Find EpiPen Alternative

Food allergies became much more difficult to take care of when the price for the EpiPen increased. Now, however, NSU researchers may have found a more affordable alternative for those with life-threatening food allergies. NBC Dallas-Fort Worth featured NSU researcher Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Ph.D., who discussed what this new alternative entails….


NSU Opens Legal Clinic Focused on IP and Corporate Law

NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law is known for producing great lawyers for the community, and now the college found a new way to give back. The College of Law is opening a legal clinic for nonprofits, students and entrepreneurs. The new clinic is thanks to a donation by Mitchell…


NSU Professor Discusses Immigration Executive Order

As President Donald Trump’s immigration executive order continues to make headlines, more university professors and officials are starting to speak about the situation. As many are still confused about what the order entails, NSU law professor James Wilets, provided some clarification with Your South Florida and WIOD to help ease people…


NSU expert warns against supplements for brain function

Dietary supplements are known for inaccurate advertising, but most people aren’t aware of how severe the problem is. NSU College of Pharmacy’s Robert Speth, M.A., Ph.D., said how some dietary supplement marketers make millions off misleading information. Speth highlighted his concerns and shared what actions he is taking to counter the…


NSU Professor Weighs in on Supreme Court Nomination

President Donald Trump’s nomination for the Supreme Court Justice is making headlines. Providing some perspective on the nomination is NSU Law Professor Michael Masinter. He joined the hosts of News Radio 610 on WIOD to discuss the news. CLICK HERE to listen to the segment.  


Multiple Media Outlets Cover New Study on Shark Immune Systems

On January 30, 2017, a scientific research paper headed by Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. from NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography was published in the journal BMC Genomics. This study, which was in partnership with Cornell University and funded mostly by the Save Our Seas Foundation, looked at the…


NSU Professor Appears on Inauguration Day

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor of history and political science, appeared on Inauguration Day on the WPBT2 show, “Your South Florida,” to discuss the history of Mar-a-Lago – President Trump’s Winter White House. Click HERE to see the story.


NSU Law Professor Featured on WLRN

Have you ever wondered how social media interacts with the law? NSU’s Ethan Wall, a social media and law professor, discussed such questions on WLRN. He presented this topical current as part of the show’s “At Your Service” program on Jan. 18. Click here to listen to the discussion.  


NSU Dean Discusses Nursing Job Market

Lately, a large amount of people, including college graduates, are struggling in the job search, but for those in the nursing field, this doesn’t seem to be the case. NSU’s Dean of the College of Nursing, Marcella Rutherford, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S.N., explained in Miami Today that nurses have more flexibility and options…


NSU Employee is Good Samaritan After Tragic Airport Incident

Friday, January 6, 2017 turned tragic when a lone gunman shot at innocent people at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, leaving several people dead or wounded. The incident displaced thousands of people, many of whom were separated from their belongings in a foreign city. Wren Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, chair of…


NSU Associate Professor Featured in WalletHub’s ‘Ask the Expert’

Everyone likes to think they know all the information about certain topics, but sometimes, it’s necessary to bring in an expert on a subject. In WalletHub’s feature on the Most Caring Cities in America, James Agbodzakey, associate professor of public administration at NSU, was an expert who shed some light…


Sea Turtle Conservation Program Makes the News

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The researchers and volunteers who work with the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program (BCSTCP) were busy this year – really busy. That’s because 2016 was a record year for sea turtle nests in Broward County. The story received media attention, with the following outlets covering the…


NBC News Features Dean Jon Garon

On NBC6 news, Jon Garon, professor and Dean of NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law, discussed how individuals’ privacy rights could be affected by changes in Uber tracking methods. Click here to see the segment on NBC.


Grand opening of Noel P. Brown Sports Center Featured on Local 10

Nova Southeastern University keeps making waves in South Florida. On Friday, December 2, NSU opened the Noel P. Brown Sports Center, and ABC Local 10 joined the university in the celebration. The new sports center will also serve as the venue for Special Olympics Broward County. CLICK HERE to read ABC Local…


NSU Researcher Quoted on Leading Role at World Stem Cell Summit

Richard Jove, Ph.D., director of the NSU Cell Therapy Institute, which, among other areas, is researching the use of stem cells to cure and treat cancer, cardiovascular disease and macular degeneration, was quoted on his role as co-chair of the World Stem Cell Summit. The conference is being held on…


NSU’s Research Leader on Finding Tomorrow’s Medical Breakthroughs

H. Thomas Temple, M.D., NSU senior vice president of translational research and economic development appeared on “Exploring Different Brains” with Harold Reitman, M.D. Dr. Temple discussed his history in orthopaedic oncology, the amazing progress being made in NSU’s research, and the importance of discovering more about the human brain. Click…


NSU Optometrist Featured on Local 10

Yin C. Tea, O.D., FAAO, chief of pediatrics and binocular vision, NSU College of Optometry, was featured in a segment called “Unique iPad game helps children with lazy eye” on WPLG (ABC 10). Click here to view the segment.


NSU Alumnus Featured in Westside Gazette

Heroes don’t always wear capes, and NSU alumnus Karlton Johnson proved that during his tenure as principal at Blanche Ely High School. While he was busy improving the school’s graduation rate to 90 percent — the highest in the school’s history — he was also attending NSU to receive his…


NSU Pharmacy Expert Discusses Medical Marijuana

As Florida prepares to vote on Amendment 2 on November 8, 2016, there are many myths on the science of medical marijuana. Jose Valdez, Pharm.D., BCPP, assistant professor in the NSU College of Pharmacy, addressed many of these questions on WPLG Local 10’s HealthCast with Kristi Krueger. Click here to…


NSU Expert Participates in Distinguished Panel on Public Health on Viewpoint

Zika, Dengue Fever, Ebola. These are just some of the diseases putting the public on edge, as global travel continues to bring foreign borne illnesses to South Florida’s door. The emergences of these infectious diseases present both unprecedented challenges and opportunity for South Florida’s public health officials. From the allocation…


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