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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
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NSU Professor Featured in WalletHub

According to WalletHub, Halloween is a big holiday expense for many American households. In a recent interview, WalletHub asked Madhavi Menon, Ph.D., associate professor, NSU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, to share her financial wisdom for keeping Halloween budgets in check as well as strategies for ensuring the safety of…


NBC6 2017 College Week: NSU’s New MD College Receives Preliminary Accreditation

NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine has received preliminary accreditation – a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, which will matriculate in August 2018. Click Here to watch the NBC6 interview with Dr. Johannes Vieweg, dean of NSU…


Explore Strong Administrative, Regulatory Law Programs

Administrative and regulatory law courses prepare students to work for or lobby government agencies, experts say. They also advise students to research law schools with prominent faculty in the field, target schools with law journals focused on a desired specialty and to seek experiential learning opportunities In a recent interview…


NBC6 2017 College Week: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Researchers at NSU are working on innovative methods to discourage the use of opioids. One such method makes pills almost impossible to crush into a powder. The principle is to put barriers between prescription opioid drugs and those using them the wrong way. Click Here to watch the NBC6 College…


Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Touts New Jobs, Corporate Expansions at Annual Meeting

During the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Annual Dinner held last Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at the Signature Grand in Davie, AutoNation Chairman and CEO Mike Jackson presented the Alliance’s Ray Ferrero, Jr. Economic Development Leadership Award to this year’s honoree Nova Southeastern University President Dr. George L. Hanbury.  The award was in recognition for. Dr. Hanbury’s…


NSU’s New M.D. Accreditation Receives Significant Media Coverage

  The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine recently received preliminary accreditation – a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, which will matriculate in August 2018. This announcement garnered significant…


Schools Blaming Children for Sexual Abuse

Children sexual abuse in public schools is very common and often goes unreported and unpunished. Over the years, the Palm Beach County School district has maintained that children are responsible for allowing their teacher to sexually abuse them in the classroom. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel, Joel…


NSU President Featured in Sun Sentinel’s South Florida 100

Last week, 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 President George Hanbury, PH.D., who talked about the preliminary accreditation given to NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine. “I am proud that in addition to our existing…


Mass Killings Have Wide Reach, Even For Those Who Weren’t There

After a traumatic event like the Las Vegas mass shooting, it is very common that the world around the individuals that were present will fall short. In a recent interview with the Las Vegas Sun, NSU’s College of Psychology Professor Scott Poland, Ed.D., discussed the acute effects on survivors of…


NSU Physician Quoted on Allergies Related to Hurricane Debris

Farzanna Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, assistant dean for community and global health for the NSU College of Allopathic Medicine, was quoted by the Tampa Bay Times on allergies related to debris left from Hurricane Irma.     Click Here to read the article.


For People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, More Exercise Isn’t Better

At least a million people in the US are affected by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. According to NPR (National Public Radio), health organizations are emphasizing that myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is a serious long-term illness, not a psychological disorder, and that standard forms of exercise do not help. Instead, they’re…


NSU M.D. College Dean Named Power Leader in Health Care

Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of the Nova Southeastern University College of Allopathic Medicine was named one of South Florida Business Journal’s 2017 Power Leaders in Health Care. Dr. Vieweg was featured among fellow educators, hospital and health care system leaders and business executives for his role in starting…


NSU’s $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation Covered in Multiple Media Stories

On Monday, September 25th, Nova Southeastern University announced the largest gift in the university’s history. The commitment from The Patel Family Foundation includes a $50 million gift and an additional $150 million real estate and facility investment in a 325,000 square-foot medical education complex that will be part of NSU’s…


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…


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