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Nova Southeastern University Is Now on Google Maps’ Street View

Earlier this year there were some strange things happening on Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) main campus. Students, faculty and staff reported seeing people wielding odd-looking contraptions and riding around in strange and interesting vehicles. But no cause for alarm – it was a team from Google who were mapping NSU’s…

NSU Nutritionist and Students Featured on WSVN

Students from NSU’s University School and Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.Sc., RDN, assistant dean of research and innovation and nutrition degree director at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, were featured on WSVN Channel 7’s “The List” in a segment called “7 Tips to Get Kids to Eat Healthy.”     WSVN-TV…

NBC 6 College Week at NSU

  For the third year in a row, NBC 6 chose Nova Southeastern University as one of its colleges to highlight for its annual College Week series.  Pasted below is the coverage of NSU’s proactive efforts to thwart the lionfish invasion by researchers at the Halmos College of Natural Sciences…

Dr. George Hanbury, President of Nova Southeastern University, discusses importance of career education and planning in an Op-ed 8/30/2015 Sun-Sentinel

Career education, planning and preparation go hand in hand. In today’s higher education environment, it is not only important to prepare students for careers, it is the responsibility of educational institutions to help students connect the dots between their studies and success in the outside world. Click here to read…

Op Ed from NSU Law Professor Featured in Miami Herald

An editorial written by Tim Canova, professor of law & public finance, Shepard Broad College of Law, NSU, has been published in the Miami Herald. Click here to read.

NSU Audiologist Discusses Hearing Aids on Money Talk News

Jackie Davie, Ph.D., associate professor in the Audiology Department at NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences, appeared on Money Talk News to discuss inexpensive hearing aid options. Click here to view her interview.

Mother and daughter graduate together from NSU

Instead of being in the audience at commencement as most moms are, Angella John walked alongside her daughter, Tiffiny Wilson as they graduated from NSU’s College of Nursing as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) on Friday, August 21. Both were registered nurses and decided to return to school together to…

Carlos Montero’s dedication to his profession and students recently earned him national recognition.

  NSU’s University School teacher was one of 108 nationally, and only two in the state, to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Huizenga College of Business Professor Quoted on Work/Life Balance

    Bob Preziosi, professor, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, is quoted in this informative article about work/life balance:  

NSU Optometry Professor Quoted on

Yin Tea, O.D., FAAO, assistant professor and chief of pediatrics and binocular vision at NSU’s College of Optometry, was quoted in an article on about how to detect if your child needs glasses. Click here to read the article in Spanish.

NSU Disaster Preparedness Expert Quoted in Chicago Medicine

The attached cover story for the August 2015 issue of Chicago Medicine cover focuses on disaster preparedness and features several quotes from Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.Sc., RDN, program manager for the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Disaster Preparedness. Click here to view the entire publication.

NSU Dental Grant Featured on Autism Speaks Home Page

Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, featured a $3.4 grant secured by Romer Ocanto, D.D.S., M.S., CAGS, chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at NSU’s College of Dental Medicine, to train dentists to care for patients with autism on its website. Click here to read the…

NSU Professor Appears on WPBT2 show, “Haiti Journal”

David Kilroy, Ph.D., associate professor, division of Humanities, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, appeared on the PBS show, “Haiti Journal.” The topic was the 100th anniversary of the United States invasion of Haiti. He and two other panelists discussed the impact this event has had on the country…

Newly Discovered Anglerfish Species Darling of Media

  FORT LAUDERDALE – DAVIE, FL – During a recent research excursion, Nova Southeastern University researcher and professor Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. found something that no one on earth had ever seen before. A new species of anglerfish. Dr. Sutton, who works in NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography,…

$3.4M Dental Grant to Research Autism Highlighted in Media

Romer Ocanto, D.D.S., M.S., CAGS, chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at NSU’s College of Dental Medicine recently received a $3.4 million grant to enhance dental care and access for people with autism. Click here to read more about the grant in the Sun-Sentinel and click here to read a Q&A about…

NSU Professor Appears on WPBT2 “Issues”

Albert Williams, Ph.D., professor at the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, was the guest at the PBS show, “Issues.” The topic was “Minimum Wage and Child Poverty.” Click here to watch the video.    

NSU Marine Researcher’s Studies Featured by National Geographic

Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla. – The marine industry is a vital component of the South Florida lifestyle. To that end, Nova Southeastern University researcher Matthew Johnston, Ph.D., has been studying the impact invasive species have on our marine ecosystem. One species in particular – the lionfish – has been a focus…

NSU University School Teacher on NBC 6

President Barack Obama named 108 mathematics and science teachers across the United States as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.  Carlos Montero, a teacher at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) University School, is among those honored. Click here to watch the video.

Meltzer Returns to His Roots With New Thriller

Thrillers first put Brad Meltzer on best-sellers lists, but lately he’s been busy with other projects: five children’s books, an advice guide for children, a nonfiction book and a comic book as well as hosting the TV series “Brad Meltzer’s Lost History” on H2 and “Brad Meltzer’s Decoded” on the…

Focus on South Florida: Artists For Conservation/Nova Art Exhibition

With the support of Nova Southeastern University, BBX Capital Foundation, and The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Artists for Conservation (AFC) has announced a new world class exhibit and international cultural event for South Florida. Click below to view the story    

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