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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….

NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention Can Help Save A Loved One’s Life

In 2004, Nova Southeastern University established a Crisis Prevention Committee to help develop strategies for preventing suicide and violence within the NSU community. That grew, and in 2007 the NSU Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention was formed. The goal is to provide information regarding risk factors and warning signs…

NSU’s ‘Second Life’ Helps Medical Students and Researchers

Medical students and researchers at Nova Southeastern University are stepping into the virtual world to better serve patients. Using Second Life®, students at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine create avatars that fly into a virtual clinic where students can practice communication skills and diagnostic procedures on virtual world patients….

NSU’s Charles Zelden, Ph.D., Discusses Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor of History and Legal Studies in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, recently commented on the legacy of late South African President, Nelson Mandela during an interview with  NBC 6. Zelden also drew an analogy between Mandela and former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. “What he…

NSU’s Maria Petrescu, Ph.D., Interviewed on Holiday Shopping

In a recent interview with CBS4, Maria Petrescu, Ph.D, assistant professor in Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship explained that shoppers who missed out on Thanksgiving holiday deals will still be able to take advantage of more deals during the rest of the holiday season. “You…

NSU Students Make Unique Creations for Annual Race

NSU Students formed teams of six for the Anything that Floats Raft Race, which has been part of homecoming festivities for about 20 years at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. About 24 boats took to Gold Circle Lake. Lindsey Goldstein, homecoming co-director, said the event helps create a greater sense…

Freedom Fest Honors Our Nation’s Veterans

Veterans were thanked and honored for their service during the inaugural Freedom Fest at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. The event was organized by Heroes Entering Life’s Opportunities. The inaugural Freedom Fest featured a performance by Michaela Paige of NBC’s “The Voice” and the All Veteran Parachute Team soaring from high…

NSU Exhibit spotlights the ‘French Anne Frank’

The Sun-Sentinel featured an article on its website spotlighting the “Hélène Berr, A Stolen Life” exhibit. The exhibit will run through January 7 and is on display in the gallery at Nova Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman Library in Davie. Berr, who has been referred to as the ‘French Anne Frank’,…

NSU’s Scott Poland, Ed.D., and Doug Flemons, Ph.D., Discuss Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Miami Herald Guest Editorial

National experts in the area of bullying and suicide prevention, Scott Poland, Ed.D. and Doug Flemons, Ph.D., from Nova Southeastern University’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention highlight statistics on the U.S. national suicide rate as well as the university’s efforts to help develop strategies for preventing suicide and violence….

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