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NSU Graduate Creates Software That Predicts Breast Cancer with High Accuracy

Anabetsy Rivero recently graduate from Nova Southeastern University with a Masters in Computer Science from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), distinguishing herself on two levels. She is an unusual biochemistry graduate who went on to complete a graduate degree in computer science, and Rivero also formed her own…


Trump Nominates First Woman Ever to be U.S. Attorney in South Florida

NSU Law alumna Ariana Fajardo Orshan has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. attorney in South Florida. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first woman to run the Southern District of Florida’s U.S. attorney’s office. Overseeing more than 200 federal prosecutors from Key West to Fort Pierce,…


NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s “Rock the Library” Summer Program Kicks Off June 10

This summer, the NSU Alvin Sherman Library will host its Rock the Library summer program with free activities for youth, teens and adults from June 10 through Aug. 6. The festivities kick off on Sunday, June 10 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Attendees will enjoy a pop-up dance party, arts…


Best Places for Summer Jobs in 2018

With school out for summer, many college students will soon begin an internship to gain experience in their chosen field. WalletHub researched more than 180 markets in the U.S. to determine the best locations for summer employment. Fort Lauderdale, FL ranked seventh nationally as a great place to land a summer internship. Each…


After Another School Shooting, Safety Experts Frustrated by Lack of Change

It has happened again – another school shooting. And now Sante Fe High School in Texas joins Sandy Hook Elementary, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and Columbine High School in a club no one wants to be a member of. In a recent interview, Scott Poland, Ed. D., professor at NSU’s College…


Mosquitos that Carry Zika Could Bring Deadlier Yellow Fever this Year

The Zika scare of 2016 could morph into yellow fever panic this year if South Florida residents let down their guard when it comes to protecting themselves from disease-carrying mosquitoes. The Sun Sentinel spoke with Bindu S. Mayi, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology at NSU, about what makes South Florida…


NSU Grad Overcomes Challenges of Hurricane Maria

Krystal Rodriguez was enrolled at NSU’s College of Pharmacy at the Puerto Rico campus when Hurricane Maria struck the island. Following the storm, the campus was temporarily closed until the facility was proven safe. Once it reopened, Krystal was determined to finish all of her PharmD requirements so she could…


In New Survey, NSU Ranks as Florida’s Third Best Online College

Many students across the state of Florida are turning to online colleges. But how to choose? Here’s one guide: Online Colleges gathered data from The National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Data System to create a list of the 10 best online colleges in Florida. Nova Southeastern University ranked as the…


Supreme Court Ruling Doesn’t Mean Sports Betting Will Come to Florida Quickly

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that struck down a federal law banning sports gambling in most states opened the door for law makers in Florida and other states to legalize sports betting. While some states are expected to move quickly, whether state lawmakers will try to legalize it in…


Holocaust Education Alive and Well in South Florida

Craig Weiner recently gave a tour to students of the Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center, which he and his wife Barbara founded at Nova Southeastern University. For the Weiner’s, Holocaust education is a mission – and a necessity.  An April study conducted by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany found 22 percent…


The Dangers of Fake Medicine Such as Viagra

Counterfeit prescription pills can be purchased online at a lower cost, but the discounted price is not worth the dangerous effects. NBC 6’s Roxanne Vargas spoke to Dr. Robert Speth, professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Nova Southeastern University, about the risks that can arise from purchasing and consuming medication bought…


16-year-old to Graduate from NSU with Two Bachelor’s Degrees

When 16-year-old Mya Abdulahad walks across the stage to graduate Friday, she will not be picking up her high school diploma. Instead, she will be getting two bachelor’s degrees from Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Rebecca Vargas from WSVN Channel 7 News sat down with the student…


When Picky Eating Becomes a Health Concern For Kids

For children who refuse to eat a proper amount of food or for those who eat only a few types of food, the Feeding Disorders Clinic at the Mailman Segal Center at Nova Southeastern University works to support healthy eating habits and transform mealtimes into successful experiences. With the help of…


What Great Law Schools Do

NSU Law Leadership Academy was featured in a recent blog about what great law schools are doing. The NSU Law Leadership Academy helps participating students develop the skills needed to successfully practice law in the 21st century through course work, workshops, and live client experiences integrated through a specialized law…


Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Visit NSU’s Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students recently toured Nova Southeastern University’s Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center as part of their Holocaust History class taught by Mrs. Ivy Schamis. During the class trip, the students received a personal tour from Craig Weiner, who is passionate about teaching current and future generations…


The States Most in Need of Dentists

Certain parts of the country face a shortage of dentists, with a bright outlook for dentist jobs. According to The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the country would need 10,802 new dentists to eliminate the shortage areas. About two-thirds of the designated areas for dentist shortages are in rural…


The NSU University School Sharks Are Headed Back to the Robotics World Championships

The NSU University School’s Robotics team is headed to the Vex World Championship this week, where they will face robots from 35 countries. Out of 19,000 teams from across the globe, only 560 get to advance to the championship. In a recent interview with WLRN, NSU’s University School teacher Erik…


Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Discusses Financial Aid Options for Students

According to the Sun Sentinel, Florida’s public universities, which charge about $6,300 a year in tuition and fees for in-state students, are the second lowest in the country. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel, NSU’s Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Deanna Voss, Ed.D., shared different Financial Aid tools for students…


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…


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