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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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NSU Tampa Bay Regional Campus One Step Closer to Reality

A “Topping Off” or “Topping Out” ceremony is a builders’ rite traditionally held when the last beam (or its equivalent) is placed atop a structure during its construction. For NSU, that ceremony, which was held Mon., Nov. 19, not only marked a significant milestone in the construction of its new Tampa Bay Regional…


NSU Professor Discusses Why Senator Bill Nelson’s Chances of Winning Reelection are Slim

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., a professor of history and political science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences recently spoke about why Senator Bill Nelson’s chances of winning the reelection are slim. Dr. Zelden said that in order for Sen. Bill Nelson to win, everything has to go his…


NSU Professor Featured on CBS Miami’s Facing South Florida

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., a professor of history and political science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, recently appeared on CBS Miami to discuss Florida’s election recount. Dr. Zelden spoke about the deadline for all 67 counties to report their final numbers in between the race for Senate…


NSU’s Vice President of Clinical Operations Featured in Miami Herald

Leonard Pounds, M.S., was recently names NSU’s vice president of Clinical Operations. Pounds will oversee all clinic operations and will work to enhance the patient experience at NSU’s 39 centers where 220,000 patients visit yearly. He will also work closely with NSU’s deans to strengthen our academic programs and ensure…


NSU Professor Speaks Nationally About the Election Recount

The recount which involves the Senate race between Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, the governor’s race between Republican Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum and the agriculture commissioner’s race between Republican Matt Caldwell and Democrat Nikki Fried has created a legal skirmish to determine whether or not…


NSU Professor Featured Nationally in Florida Recount Article

Retired Judge Robert Rosenberg was faced with Florida’s infamous recount between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Since 2000, Florida implemented a variety of changes following the recount which include deadlines for steps in the recount process and a state law that requires a machine recount in races where the…


NSU Professor Weighs in on New Device that Promises 6-Pack Abs Results

Jose Antonio, Ph.D., FNSCA, FISSN, CSCS,  director of the exercise and sports science program at NSU’s Dr. Pavalli Patel College of Health Care Sciences, spoke with Local 10 about the new device that promises to give 6-pack abs without exercise. Emsculpt, the latest non-invasive body contouring technique, creates muscle contractions…


NSU Law Professor Talks About Florida’s Amendment 9

Florida’s amendment 9 would prohibit offshore oil and gas drilling, as well as prohibit vaping at indoor workplaces. NBC 6’S Steve Litz spoke with NSU Shepard Broad College of Law professor Richard Grosso about what the amendment means to voters. Drilling near Florida is already prohibited by state law, but Grosso…


NSU Lifelong Learning Institute Offers Classes to Keep the Brain Active

The Lifelong Learning Institute at Nova Southeastern University offers a range of lectures in subjects like literature, politics, economics and history. Linda Maurice, the program’s director, said that the goal of the LLI is to create a place for continuing education for older adults at all levels of education. It…


NSU Holds Vigil for Lives Lost at Tree of Life Synagogue

The tragedy that took place Saturday at a Pittsburgh synagogue, which resulted in eleven lives lost, has devastated the entire nation. Monday, the NSU community stood together in a solidarity vigil to honor the lives lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Gary P. Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., professor in NSU’s…


NSU Student Featured in NFL Segment

Julius Thomas, NSU student and former NFL player for the Miami Dolphins and the Denver Broncos, appeared in a segment Sunday morning during the NFL game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Thomas was featured on a segment called Life After Football and spoke about his decision in getting his doctorate in psychology…


NSU Shark Race to Governor’s Mansion and U.S. Senate Getting Media Attention

  Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) shark researchers are at it again! Off their stunningly successful Shark Race to the White House in 2016, which was one of the only polls to correctly predict the next President of the United States, researchers at NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) have identified four sharks to help predict winners…


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…


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