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NSU Expert in Shark Behavior Part of Miami Herald Story on Shark Encounter

Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Derek Buckholder was part of a story by The Miami Herald about a recent shark encounter in Fort Lauderdale. Dr. Buckholder is part of NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) which is studying several species of sharks.   Click to read The Miami Herald story Click…

NSU Work to Preserve Coral Reefs Featured in CBS-12 Story

Once again, the work being done by students, faculty, staff and partners to help protect and revitialize our coral reefs was featured in a TV news story. This time, CBS-12 in West Palm Beach Florida highlighted the plight of our coral reefs and what’s being done to help protect them….

Family of Nursing Graduates Featured on Fort Myers TV

CBS affiliate WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Fla., profiled the Wilson family, a mother, father, and son who all graduated from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Nursing and now all work for Lee Memorial Health System. With the growing demand for health care professionals, including nurses, this helps demonstrate that it…

NSU’s Oceanographic Center & Coral Reef Nursery Featured on WPLG Ch. 10

For years, NSU’s Oceanographic Center has been dedicated to education, conservation and preservation of the world’s oceans. No where is that more evident than in its Coral Reef Nursery. NSU faculty and students, along with numerous outside organizations, have come together to help grow new coral and then replant those…

NSU Expert in Bullying Prevention & Awareness Featured in NBC Story

NSU’s renowned bullying prevention and school safety expert, Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., was featured in a story on WTVJ – NBC-6 Miami about bullying prevention and awareness. Kevorkian, who has dedicated nearly two decades of her teaching career to addressing bullying and researching solutions, authored a book 101 Facts About Bullying,…

NSU Faculty Member’s Research on Yawning Gains Global Attention

Omar Tonsi Eldakar, Ph.D., assistant professor in NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, and colleagues from the University of Vienna, and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta are generating headlines around the globe. Their research has found that yawning, has a cooling effect on the brain,…

NSU Professor and Researcher Featured on

Nancy Klimas, M.D., professor of medicine, chair of the Department of Clinical Immunology, and director of the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was featured on Oprah’s website discussing symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome in an article titled “Not Feeling Well? This Could Be Why.”…

NSU’s Give Kids a Smile Day featured in ADA News

NSU’s Give Kids a Smile Day event was the cover story of April 7th issue of ADA News. The NSU Dental student-run GKAS event continues to grow and successfully brought in 325 children to the school on March 8th to receive dental treatment. “GKAS has become one of the biggest,…

Palm Beach County Promotes Schools to Businesses

School and economic leaders are partnering in Palm Beach County in an effort to land expanding or relocating businesses. The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County announced an initiative Wednesday between the agency and public, private and charter schools and universities. The board brought together a 60-member task force…

NSU featured in WPLG Local 10 News HealthCAST Segment

NSU was recently mentioned in WPLG-MIA (ABC)’s HealthCAST segment. NSU participated in a no cost eye and vision assessment for babies 6 to 12 months old. For more information on the program visit For the full video click here.

Business Leaders Create Website to Sell Potential Employers on Area Schools

Business leaders this morning unveiled a new Website aimed at dispelling myths of bad schools in Palm Beach County and convincing potential employers to bring their companies, and jobs, to the county. The website,, acts as a clearinghouse of information on district-run, charter and private schools, as well as public…

Dr. David Thomas: The Making of a Prison Doctor

Click here to read an article quoting David Thomas, M.D., J.D., M.Ed., from the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine on “The Crime Report’s” (based at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice) website titled “The Making of a Prison Doctor.” 

This Past Month’s Highlights of NSU In The News

February was a special month for Nova Southeastern University as we continued to celebrate our 50thAnniversary with milestone events, such as Celebration of Excellence, the groundbreaking of the Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) and numerous exhibits, lectures and activities surrounding Black History Month. The CCR and our new supercomputer, Magalodon,…

Nova Southeastern presents Violence Knows No Boundaries

Nova Southeastern University’s Violence Knows No Boundaries conference was held to raise awareness on today’s warning signs and predictors of emergency situations, and provide training and information dissemination. It is geared toward public safety personnel, law enforcement, mental health providers, child protection personnel and school personnel. The conference was featured on…

This Past Month’s Highlights of NSU In The News

Nova Southeastern University has been all over the news since we rang in the New Year.  Highlights include the Sun Sentinel’s Jan. 6 front page cover story “NSU Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation” (which also appeared in the Miami Herald the next day),  the Society Scene’s Jan. 22 cover story about Celebration of Excellence, and the Sun…

An excellent celebration: NSU president George L. Hanbury to honor philanthropists Winifred and Joseph Amaturo at ‘Celebration of Excellence’

Nova Southeastern University president George L. Hanbury will present the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service to philanthropists Winifred and Joseph Amaturo at the university’s annual “Celebration of Excellence” event Feb. 1. Also special this year, the university will celebrate its 50th anniversary. “As we celebrate NSU’s 50th anniversary, it is fitting that we honor two members of our family who helped us…

NSU’s Nancy Klimas featured in USA Today

  Please click here to read a recent article in USA Today highlighting Dr. Klimas and the Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine’s work on behalf of patients facing Gulf War Illness, as she works to push the Department of Veteran’s Affairs to give the illness more attention and resources.

Robert M. Jarvis: Gambling Amendment a Sensible Solution

Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford has begun promoting the idea of placing a constitutional amendment concerning gambling on the November 2014 ballot. He wants voters to decide if the state should expand its gambling offerings. Florida Senate President Don Gaetz tentatively has joined him, telling reporters, “I think you can…

NSU Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation

Nova Southeastern University was envisioned a half-century ago as a high-tech university different from anything Florida had ever seen. And it has been pioneering ever since. “I think Nova is an amazing success story,” said Tinsley Ellis, 80, an attorney who oversaw the incorporation of the university and has served on…

IT Palooza networking event at Nova; IT salaries rise

Highly skilled information technology professionals in South Florida have always been able to command top pay, but a new survey shows those salaries will improve in 2014. A survey of more than 500 IT professionals and local companies conducted by SherlockTech Staffing shows double-digit increases in South Florida IT hiring and salaries….

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