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Professor Albert Williams quoted on telephone regulation

Florida Governor Rick Scott is pushing a similar deregulation of landline telephone service, arguing that increased competition will lead to lower prices for consumers. But there is substantial opposition. AARP opposes the measure, saying it will lead to higher-priced services for seniors. “Deregulation is theoretically a good thing but theory and practice are many times not the same,” warns Albert Williams, a finance professor at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship in Fort Lauderdale.


George “Guayabera King” Feldenkreis keynotes Entrepreneur Summit

Dr. Tom Tworoger, chair of the Entrepreneurship Department at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship will present next Tuesday, May 10th at the Entrepreneur Summit 2011, presented by Hispanic Unity of Florida. Read all about it in today’s Sun-Sentinel!


NSU to Launch New Physical Therapy Program in Tampa

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Allied Health and Nursing will launch a new physical therapy program at the Tampa Student Educational Center with a grand opening on Wednesday, April 27. Here’s the story in the Brandon Patch.


NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library featured by Sun-Sentinel for its Teen Tech Week

Sun-Sentinel’s Community News section recently featured NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library and its Teen Tech Week activities.


NSU Computer Sciences expert interviewed by NBC 6 about email privacy issues

An NSU computer science expert was recently featured by WTVJ NBC 6 in a story about the Epsilon marketing email privacy breaches affecting customers of Walgreens, Target, citi, Chase and many other top businesses.


Shari Saperstein, director of NSU’s Office of Career Development, on the “dos and don’ts” of using social media during a job search

Shari Saperstein, director of NSU’s Office of Career Development, was recently featured in a Money Talks News video about the “dos and don’ts” of using social media during a job search.


NSU student group collects ponytails for Locks of Love, and receives coverage from several local media outlets

NSU student group Locks for a Cause, founded by cancer survivor and NSU freshman Lesly Viera, held its first event, “For Hair’s Sake” at NSU on April 17 to collect ponytails for Locks of Love.


6th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to benefit Special Olympics Broward County at NSU reveives media coverage from multiple outlets

On May 1, NSU will host the 6th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics.


NSU’s relief efforts for Japan featured by multiple local media outlets

In response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, NSU’s Office of International Affairs, the Nova International Student Association (NISA), and other campus organizations have been working closely with the Consulate General of Japan in Miami to coordinate relief efforts. Several media outlets have covered NSU’s March 31 vigil and the April 18 “Stand Up for Japan: A Comedy Jam” fundraising events.


Professor Bob Jarvis of Nova Southeastern University Law Center quoted in the Orlando Sentinel

The Casey Anthony case has been a minefield for the media. The “48 Hours Mystery” this weekend, titled “Only Casey Knows,” is raising new questions about ethics in journalism and the law.


Cheryl Babcock, Director International Institute for Franchise Education and Executive Education, was featured in today’s South Florida Sun-Sentinel and revered as “South Florida’s franchising guru.”

Nova Southeastern University’s director of the International Institute for Franchise Education since its founding in September 2002, she also has held previous academic positions in franchise education in Minnesota and her native Nebraska. What’s more, she has owned two franchises: a Subway, and an EmedID, which provided medical identification devices.


Increase in Citizens’ Rates? Interim Director of Real Estate Development at NSU Michael Maxwell Interviewed on PBS

The Florida Legislature has bills in both the state House and the Senate proposing at least a 15 percent rate increase in state-run Citizens’ Property Insurance, amongst other reforms. What changes are being proposed and how would they affect the average homeowner?


“South Florida’s franchising guru” Cheryl Babcock Q& A in The Miami Herald

Nova Southeastern University’s director of the International Institute for Franchise Education since its founding in September 2002, she has also held previous academic positions in franchise education in Minnesota and her native Nebraska. What’s more, she has owned two franchises: a Subway, and an EmedID, which provided medical identification devices.


Federal Gov’t Shutdown Could Affect Services In S. Fla. IRS, National Parks Among Entities Affected By Shutdown

“We’re still obligated to pay the taxes, and the IRS will be online to take your money, but to answer questions and help you comply, it’s going to be an issue,” said Dr. Jack Pinkowski, a professor of government at Nova Southeastern University.

Pinkowski believes the mere threat of a government shutdown would have a ripple effect on tourism to South Florida.

“People are going to cancel their travel plans,” Pinkowski said.


Finance & Econ Professor Gives Tips on Reducing Food Costs

Dr. Albert Williams, assistant professor at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was interviewed by CBS 4-Miami on ways to save money on food costs in an era when fuel prices are ever-increasing.


Charles Zelden, Ph.D., was interviewed by WPLG 10 on the use of social media (Facebook, Twitter) by politicians and the impact of the Sunshine Laws with regards to social media.

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., was interviewed by WPLG 10 on the use of social media (Facebook, Twitter) by politicians and the impact of the Sunshine Laws with regards to social media.


Scott Poland, Ed.D, Interviewed by NBC 6 on Video Game Addiction

Scott Poland, Ed.D., was interviewed by NBC 6 on video game addiction indicating that in some instances the addiction can be the result of a personality factor.


Professor Mahmood Shivji’s genetics class is using DNA testing to determine if fish served at local restaurants are being mislabeled

Professor Mahmood Shivji’s genetics class is using DNA testing to determine if fish served at local restaurants are being mislabeled. Their results showed that a majority of the restaurants tested where serving fraudulent fish such as escolar being sold as white tuna. The story received FRONT page coverage in the Sun-Sentinel’s Sunday edition, as well as the Orlando Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, United Press International, WGNO, WSFL, etc.


Professor Robert C. Speth wrote an Op-Ed about the dangers of radiation exposure following the crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Professor Robert C. Speth wrote an Op-Ed about the dangers of radiation exposure following the crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Radiation has been leaking from it since the earthquake and tsunami in March. The Op-Ed was placed in the Sun-Sentinel, Hartford Courant, and international media outlets.


Jamaica’s Ambassador Marks to visit Nova

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks will pay her first official visit to Florida beginning Saturday (April 9) through Wednesday (April 13).


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