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NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor, Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. Featured on Telemundo

NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor, Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D., was featured on Telemundo’s “Al Rojo Vivo” segment regarding the dangers of dogs’ saliva for humans. Click here to see video.

Alvin Sherman Library Featured on Local 10 News

Two Nova Southeastern University librarians, Sarah Falvey and Megan Albright, from Alvin Sherman Library were featured in this great news story on Local 10 News about how reading is critically important for good health! Click here to see full video

NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., featured in a U.S. News & World Report article

Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine and a national leader in the field of dentistry, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article titled “6 Brushing Tips to Impress Your Dentist.” Click here to read the article.

NSU researcher highlighted on Discover Channel Canada during Shark Week

Nathan Unger, Pharm.D., assistant professor of pharmacy at NSU’s Palm Beach Campus, works closely with Robert Borrego, M.D., at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, FL, on research to swab sharks’ teeth and determine which bacteria are most common in different species. The goal is to develop more…

NSU’s Public Health Expert Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.S., R.D, featured on CNBC

Public health expert Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.S., R.D., assistant dean for education, planning, and research at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted by CNBC on the effects of Ebola due to the recent outbreak.  Click here to read the article.

NSU Expert on Autism Spectrum Disorder Featured in Forbes Article

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVE, FL – Susan Kabot, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, was featured in a recent Forbes Magazine article about what some universities are doing to welcome students who have been diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum Disorder. Kabot is theexecutive director of The Autism Institute at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development….

NSU Alumnus Featured in Florida Today Story About Shark Education

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVE, FL – Nova Southeastern University alumnus Ashley Miller was featured in a Florida Today story about shark education. Miller, 28, earned master degrees in Marine Biology and Coastal Zone Management at NSU’s Oceanographic Center. The story included a recent educational overview of the history, anatomy and ecological diversity…

NSU’s Nursing program in Kendall was featured WPLG Channel 10’s HealthCast with Kristi Krueger.

The segment included footage of the hi-tech labor and delivery mannequins, which give students an opportunity to experience simulated deliveries. The story continued at Baptist Hospital with a NSU Nursing graduate who is now a labor and delivery nurse. Click here to view the story.

NSU’s Shark Tagging Package w/ Westin Beach Resort Featured in L.A. Times Travel Section

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FL – The Los Angles Times Travel Section featured the Nova Southeastern University partnership with the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale that offers guests a unique vacation package. Interested parties can now sign up for a vacation package that includes a behind-the-scenes tour of NSU’s…

NSU’s Oceanographic Center’s O-STEM Summer Camp Featured on NBC-6 Miami

Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fl – This summer, a group of students from South Broward High School took part in a summer camp like no other. That’s because they worked with and learned from researchers and scientists at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center and Guy Harvey Research Institute. The students learned about…

DiveBar Organization Featured in Sun-Sentinel Newspaper

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FL – A group of local lawyers, who are also avid scuba divers, was the subject of a feature story in the Sun-Sentinel newspaper. The DiveBar, as they are known, have partnered with Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center to help restore the coral reefs off the Fort Lauderdale…

NSU Oceanographic Expert Featured in Multiple Media Reports About Shark Encounter

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FL – Recently an incident occurred in the Intracoastal Waterway where a swimmer had an encounter with what is believed to be a bull shark. The encounter came as a surprise not only the swimmer, but to many residents of South Florida who didn’t realize sharks are found…

Dr. Jo of Fox 13 featured NSU’s Cardiovascular Sonography Program

Dr. Jo of Fox 13 featured NSU’s Cardiovascular Sonography program in Tampa, including an interview with Program Director Sam Yoders, MHSc, RVT. The segment included an in-depth look at the technology used to identify heart defects. Click here to view the story.

Guest Editorial on School Shootings by Scott Poland, Ed. D., Featured in Florida Newspapers

Scott Poland, Ed.D., is a professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies and is the co-director of NSU’s suicide and violence prevention office. He is a nationally recognized expert on school crisis, youth violence, suicide intervention, self-injury, school safety, threat assessment, parenting and the delivery of psychological services in schools. Poland…

Dr. Rokusek featured in Florida Medical Business

Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., R.D., professor and assistant dean of education, planning and research at the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine was featured in an article titled “Geri EDs a Concept for the Future” in the May/June issue of Florida Medical Business. Click here to view the online edition. The article begins…

NSU’s Lifelong Learning Institute featured in Sun-Sentinel

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Lifelong Learning Institute off-campus program offers lectures at retirement communities throughout South Florida. The program reaches up to 350 senior students monthly and has become very popular among retirement homes. Classes are taught by professional or long-time educators and are focused on history, music, literature,…

Can a Hashtag Offer Any Help to Abducted Girls

G. Nelson Bass, J.D., Ph.D.,  was quoted in Matt Sedensky’s article, “Can a Hashtag Offer Any Help to Abducted Girls?” for the Associated Press. His comments focused on the effects a social media campaign can have in bringing global attention a particular cause, as in this case the #BringBackOurGirls campaign…

NSU’s Project HOPE Featured on Channel 10

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Project HOPE (Homelessness in Osteopathic Pre-doctoral Education) is an innovative medical education model addressing the current lack of training of health care providers in the care of the homeless, a neglected, underserved population. The innovative program was featured on WPLG Local 10’s HealthCast, giving…

NSU Professor of Law Provides Commentary on Mentoring Minority Faculty Members

Olympia Duhart, J.D., professor of law and director of the Lawyering Skills and Values (LSV) at NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, provides commentary on some of the ways in which institutions can ensure that minority faculty members are mentored and guided during the early stages of their careers. Duhart is…

NSU Experts from Oceanographic Center & College of Pharmacy Featured in Shark Encounter Stories

As the result of a recent encounter with a shark by a woman in the Intracoastal Waterway, several media outlets were looking for experts to talk about the incident. Given the Subject Matter Experts who call NSU home, the media were quick to contact us for help with their stories….

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