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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….


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 Oprah.com

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,…


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