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NSU Law Center to Help Veterans

“Creating the NSU Veterans Law Clinic is a win-win situation for everyone involved,” said Athornia Steele, dean of the Shepard Broad Law Center. “We are committed to giving back to our community through service, community engagement and promoting academic excellence – all of which are embodied with this exciting endeavor. NSU students will gain invaluable real-world experience and we will be able to serve those who have served our country in the military.”


Robert Preziosi, D.P.A., Appears in U.S. News & World Report

In a recent U.S. News & World Report article titled “Weigh Costs of Part-Time and Full-Time M.B.A. Programs,” Professor Robert Preziosi, D.P.A., was quoted about the costs associated with M.B.A. programs. In particular, Dr. Preziosi weighs the cost of attending versus pace of progress, which he says can be different for each student.


Florida among worst for representing children

David Gagne, taken from his family at 5, waited a year to be put up for adoption and didn’t get placed with a foster family until he was 11. Now 19 years old and attending Florida International University, Gagne explained how not having a lawyer kept him stuck in the…


Lest We Forget

“After eight years of occupation, war, and sacrifice our military role in Iraq is over, and our troops are coming home,” says NSU Assistant Professor Dustin Berna, Ph.D. Though mistakes and miscalculations were made, there were indeed, many positive outcomes…


Setting the Table for Florida Primaries

Florida will be the first big state where the GOP contenders try to show they can “run a primary like you run a general election wholesale,” says NSU Professor Charles Zelden, Ph.D.


Holiday Hiring Increasing In 2011

Retailers are gearing up for the holiday season by putting out the “Help Wanted” signs. Despite the still struggling economy, retailers are expecting a boon in business during the holiday shopping season and have started announcing hiring plans.

Analysts predict a slight increase in holiday hiring, according toNovaSoutheasternUniversityprofessor Albert Williams.


Mailman Segal Center Names Executive Director of Autism Institute

Susan Kabot, EdD, CCC-SLP, has been named the Executive Director of the Autism Institute at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).


F. Charles “Bud” Mace Elected to a 3rd term on the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior Board

F. Charles Mace, Ph.D., Unicorn Children’s Foundation Endowed Chair, professor of Psychology at the Center for Psychological Studies and director of the Severe Behavior Disorders Program, was elected to serve a third 8-year term on the Board of Directors of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (SEAB).


SHSS Faculty Provides 9/11 Anniversary Perspective in the Sun-Sentinel

Dustin Berna, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), provided a perspective on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the US. Berna’s perspective was featured on the front page of the Sun-Sentinel’s Outlook section on Sunday, Sept., 11, 2011.


Study: Jewish holidays affect stock market

A new study by Nova Southeastern University researchers finds that the old adage “sell Rosh Hashanah, buy Yom Kippur” does, in fact, yield higher returns.


Weak economy translates to more workplace stress

“When people are thinking, ‘I’m unhappy because I keep getting work dumped on me,’ that starts to wear down the speed and effectiveness with which they can work,” said Bob Preziosi, management chair at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. “Quality and productivity both suffer.”


Jane Ellen Cross, J.D. to be hosted on Pulse

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles recently gave a presentation in London calling for countries, such as England, to pay reparations for slavery. Should countries who were involved in the slave trade years ago have financial obligations to those citizens and governments today?


Fla. Bar to Lawyers: Play Nice

The action is part of a larger trend by the high court and the Florida Bar to teach professionalism and civility to lawyers new to the profession, said Bob Jarvis, a law professor at Nova Southeastern University. The Bar has said it will start testing students on professionalism and civility in the bar exam this year and has been holding continuing legal education programs on the topic, he said.


Hollywood unions collecting ballots on pension issue

Nova Southeastern Law Professor Bob Jarvis said just because the employees work for the government doesn’t mean they give up their first amendment rights of free speech, press and assembly.

But Jarvis said the police union’s campaign against the referendum is more a public relations issue than it is a legal or ethical issue.


Carmel on the Case: Crude on Campus

Professor Bob Jarvis, Nova Southeastern University: “Taking the pictures was definitely bad. Taking the pictures and putting them on Facebook was worse. And taking the pictures, putting them on Facebook, and adding derogatory comments, was kind of the clincher.”


COM Geriatrics Department Chair Naushira Pandya was quoted

COM Geriatrics Department Chair Naushira Pandya was quoted as a subject-matter expert in a Miami Herald article on medicare considering paying for STD testing for seniors.


The Oceanographic Center is a part of a research consortium that’s using a $112.5-million research grant

The Oceanographic Center is a part of a research consortium that’s using a $112.5-million research grant to investigate the fate of petroleum in the environment from the Deepwater Horizon, the impacts of the spill, and the development of new tools and technology for responding to future spills and improving mitigation and restoration.


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine expands its affiliated medical residency programs

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine expands its affiliated medical residency programs at Broward General Medical Center, Palmetto General Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Miami Children’s Hospitals.


Researchers from NSU’s Occupational Therapy Department are using iPads to treat disabled patients

Researchers from NSU’s Occupational Therapy Department are using iPads to treat disabled patients who suffer from spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. Yahoo! News and CBS 4 covered the story.


The Oceanographic Center recently received confiscated endangered corals worth up to $1 million

The Oceanographic Center recently received confiscated endangered corals worth up to $1 million from two federal agencies —- U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service —- for research and educational outreach display.


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