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Early Voting for the General Election Kicks Off in Florida

Early voting kicked off in Florida this week, with many universities serving as early voting locations for the first time including NSU. Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor of history and political science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, was interviewed by several media outlets about early voting and the implications of…


NSU Professor Urges People to Get Their Flu Vaccination

Bindu S. Mayi, M.Sc., Ph.D., professor of microbiology at NSU’s College of Medical Sciences, wrote an Op-Ed article that appeared in the Orlando Sentinel about the importance of receiving your flu shot for the season. Orlando Sentinel Now spoke about Dr. Mayi’s recommendations in their panel discussion, and stressed the fact that even the healthiest…


NSU Professor Discusses Social Media and it’s Effects on Anxiety

According to the BBC, nearly 3 billion people from around the world use online social media. Users spend an average of two hours everyday on social media platforms, which is linked to causing negative feelings, such as stress and anxiety. Tara S. Jungersen, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC, NCC, associate professor at NSU’s College…


NSU Cancer Research Scientist Featured on NBC Six in the Mix

Jean J. Latimer, Ph.D., director of NSU AutoNation Institute for Breast Cancer and Solid Tumor Cancer Research and associate professor in NSU’s College of Pharmacy, was recently featured on NBC’s 6 in the Mix. Dr. Latimer spoke about innovations in breast cancer research and ways to lower chances of developing breast cancer….


NSU Medical Professionals Featured as Leading Women in Medicine in Florida

Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., and Farzanna Sherene Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, were recently featured in Florida Medical Business Magazine among 2018’s Women in Medicine. Dr. Wallace is the dean of NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. With her leadership, the Tampa Bay Regional Campus in…


NSU Professor Featured on Legacy Florida’s 40 Under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow for 2018

Nikette A. Neal, M.D., FAAP, Assistant Professor and Course Director at NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, was recently featured in Legacy’s 40 Under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow for 2018. Dr. Neal was highlighted as a Pediatrician, Course Director, Physician Educator, and Director of…


Coverage for the November ’18 Mid-term Elections

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor of history and political science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is a subject matter expert on elections and the constitution. That makes him the ideal interview on many topics at this time of year.   Here are clips from recent interviews: Elections…


NSU Featured as an Institution that Ensures World-Class Education

Nova Southeastern University was featured in Florida Trend as an institution that provides education that creates a workforce which will drive the economy. NSU educates students as young as Pre-K up to professional, including doctoral programs. Part of NSU’s 2020 goal is to increase its undergraduate enrollment from about 5,000 students to…


Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida Highlight NSU’s First Joint White Coat Ceremony

This past July, NSU greeted its first class of 53 doctors of medicine students. NSU is now one of the only three universities in the U.S. with two medical colleges. NSU’s first joint white coat ceremony, which welcomed about 300 incoming medical students combined from Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of…


NSU Health Care Professionals Named 2018 Power Leaders in Health Care

 


NSU Professor Offers Advice on What to do if Your Tires are Blown Out by a Pothole

A recent incident which involves a woman having her tires blown out by a pothole, left a feeling of unfairness regarding compensation to the victim. Michael Flynn, J.D., professor at NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law, spoke with Local 10 News about the woman’s situation and how FDOT should act in…


NSU Professor Discusses Law that Protects Rental Companies from Paying Damages in Certain Cases

The Graves Amendment is part of a federal highway bill that was signed into law in 2005. The amendment can no longer make rental car companies liable for damages in crashes where their cars are involved, unless the rental car company was acting negligent. Michael Flynn, J.D., professor at NSU’s Shepard…


NSU Professor Speaks About Teen Suicide Prevention and Parenting in the Digital Age

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens in the United States. Scott Poland, Ed.D., professor at NSU’s School of Psychology, gave a presentation at the Family Resource Pavilion in east Centennial, Colorado, on September 19th. The event was…


NSU PA Program Organizes Blood Donation and Bone Marrow Registry

Nova Southeastern University’s physician assistant program in Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences,  is organizing a blood donation and bone marrow registry on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its Jacksonville Campus. (6675 Corporate Center Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216). Students from the program spoke with River…


NSU to Serve as an Early Voting Site for the 2018 General Election

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will serve as an early voting location for the 2018 general election. Early voting will take place in Broward County from October 22 through November 4. Registered voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballot in the Carl DeSantis Building in rooms 1048 and 1049 on…


NSU MD Professor Discusses New Classroom Tech Initiatives

This past July, NSU welcomed its first class of 53 doctors of medicine students. This created a unique opportunity to develop a medical curriculum that integrated medical education, research, patient care and community engagement to fulfill a mission of advancing human health through innovation. Stephen Ely, M.D., FACS, associate professor, NSU…


NSU Graduate is the New Executive Director of BELTRAIDE

NSU graduate Leroy Almendarez, M.B.A, Ed.D., was recently appointed as the new Executive Director of Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE). BELTRAIDE said that Almendarez’s commitment to economic development and his professional experience makes him an ideal match for the position. Almendarez received his Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership…


NSU Alumna Named Deputy Superintendent and Chief Operating Officer of Brevard Public Schools

NSU alumna Beth Thedy, Ed.D., has been named deputy superintendent and chief operating officer of Brevard Public Schools. Thedy will be accountable for leading a team of professionals from the departments of Transportation Services, Food and Nutrition Services, Purchasing and Warehouse Services and District and School Security. She will also…


NSU Moves Up Seven Spots on the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Colleges List

According to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges lit, many Florida universities improved their rankings. Nova Southeastern University is ranked 191, up seven spots from the 2018 rankings. To read the full article, click on the link below: Florida Universities Get Higher Marks on U.S. News Rankings  |…


A Chocolate Wake-Up Call: Inventive High Schoolers Market A New Ice Cream On Fort Lauderdale Beach

For most students, summer means taking a break from school work and relaxing by the water during lazy, hot days. But about 20 local high school students seeking to gain an edge opted to head back to the classroom to participate in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program, a creative writing…


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