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Father/Daughter Duo Awarded Ed.D. Degrees from Fischler College of Education Just in Time for Father’s Day

All dads deserve to be rewarded for all they do on Father’s Day, but Univision highlighted one dad who received the best reward this year. Simon Ramos, a 74-year-old Ph.D. in Education student, graduated alongside his daughter Rossi, 42, on Father’s Day weekend. The two entered NSU’s program together at NSU’s Tampa…

Shark Attack: Every Week is Shark Week in South Florida

Most people know about Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week, but the Sun Sentinel made sure those people know that in South Florida, Shark Week is much more than once a year. Along with other areas of South Florida, the newspaper highlighted various areas on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, as well as…

NBC 6: Students Get Hands-On Experience at NSU Medical School Camp

WTVJ (NBC 6) highlighted an immersion program spearheaded by NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine that provides hands-on learning experiences for high-achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. AIM (Achieve in Medicine) High exposes students to life at NSU and the university’s diverse health offerings, not just in…

NSU Baseball Team Wins National Championship

NSU Baseball Team Makes History   The Nova Southeastern University baseball team made history this year, winning the NCAA Division II National Championship! The Sharks defeated the Millersville University Marauders in route to their first-ever title. The team garnered multiple media stories, with some listed below: The Miami Herald Aberdeen…

NSU Expert Provides Interviews on Child Psychology

Nova Southeastern University assistant professor Maribel Del Rio-Roberts recently provided interviews to Hispanic media outlets on the issue of child psychology and the signs that a child may feel unloved. You can access the interviews: Encuéntralo en este enlace: Visitamos   Along with being an assistant professor within…

Sharks Baseball Featured In The Sun Sentinel

In a dugout where most of his NSU teammates eagerly leaned forward at the railing, designated hitter Brandon Gomez was the anomaly Monday afternoon, May 23, in Tampa — he hid behind a trash can. The ninth inning had turned Gomez into a self-described nervous wreck. On the mound, right-hander Devin…

NSU Physician Quoted on Zika

Marie Florent-Carre, D.O., M.P.H., director of rural and urban underserved medicine in NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted in a Sun-Sentinel article titled “New commercial Zika test now in South Florida.” Click here to read the article.

NSU Researcher Addresses Lack of Attention for Disease

Nancy Klimas, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine and professor and chair of the Department of Clinical Immunology in NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted by Medpage Today in an article titled “Chronic Fatigue Patients Take to the Streets.” Dr. Klimas addressed the lack of funding for…

NSU Pediatrician Discusses Summer Safety on RadioMD

Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy was interviewed by RadioMD on two important topics related to children’s safety. Click each link below to listen to the interviews. How to keep your children safe at summer parties How to keep your children safe around swimming…

NBC 6: ‘Gap Year’ Before College Proves Successful for Many Students

WTVJ NBC 6 ran a story on “gap years,” recently popularized in the United States by Malia Obama. Education reporter Ari Ozder interviewed NSU student Schae Maynard, an Environmental Sciences major and native of Trinidad & Tobago, who pursued a gap year before enrolling at NSU. The story also included Sheila Fabius,…

WLRN: South Florida’s battle against the brain drain

Emilio Lorenzo, assistant director, NSU Career Services, was a guest on WLRN’s “Sunshine Economy” for a feature on South Florida’s battle against the brain drain. Click here to listen to the segment.

NSU Professor Receives World Class Faculty Award

Nova Southeastern University researcher and faculty member Nancy Klimas, M.D., was named the World Class Faculty Award recipient by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance at its 2016 Mid-Year Luncheon on Thursday, May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Dr. Klimas serves as professor and chair of the…

NSU Student Overcomes Tumor Diagnosis, Earns Pharmacy Degree

Crislus Paulino’s journey to become a pharmacist has been quite an uphill challenge. While pursuing her Pharm.D. degree at NSU’s College of Pharmacy, she was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. She underwent successful brain surgery and will graduate on May 20, 2016, surrounded by her husband, Elliott Anico, along…

NSU Epidemiologist Featured in Numerous Media Stories

Once again, Nova Southeastern University epidemiologist Jim Hall is the “go to” expert for the media when they are working stories on illicit/illegal drugs and their impact. Below are the most recent stories Mr. Hall was featured in – and they range from local to national to international media outlets…

First Year Optometry Student Trains Guide Dog to Help Those With Low Vision

  Monica Finberg, a first year student in NSU’s College of Optometry, was featured on WPLG Local 10 about her dedication to helping people with low vision. Finberg is training a guide dog, named Thresa, and hopes to someday expand the program at NSU. Click here to view the segment.

NSU Student and Mother Receives Ultimate Mother’s Day Present, Walks with Son at Graduation

Karen Reinford-Perez, from NSU’s Health Professions Division Executive Office, and her son Richard Perez, who works in NSU’s Eye Care Clinic, graduated together from NSU last May with bachelor’s degrees in paralegal studies. The Miami Herald featured their story a year later to celebrate Mother’s Day this year. Click here…

State signs off on Plantation General Hospital’s move to Davie

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration submitted its final approval for HCA East Florida to relocate Plantation General Hospital to Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie on May 17, 2016. “This will propel us toward achieving NSU’s Vision 2020, providing the highest quality health care to our community, and open…

NSU Cell Therapy Institute Featured in South Florida Business Journal

Research collaborators from the world-renowned Karolinska Institutet were featured by the South Florida Business Journal in article titled “Swedish scientists bringing clinical trials to NSU” highlighting the goals of the new NSU Cell Therapy Institute. Click here to read the article.

WebMD Quotes NSU Dietitian on Food and Mood

Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.S., RDN, assistant dean of research and innovation, NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted by WebMD in an article titled “How to Eat for a Better Mood.” Click here to read the article.

Dr. Guy Harvey & Sea World Announce New Venture

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SEA) and world-renowned marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey today announced a new partnership focused on ocean health and the plight of sharks in the wild. A major component of this new venture will feature research being conducted by NSU’s Guy Harvey…

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