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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).


Op-ed by Professor Joel Mintz, J.D., LL.M., J.S.D., appeared in today’s South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Professor Joel Mitz, J.D., LL.M., JS. D. wrote about house-approved EPA budget cuts threaten environmental devastation, in the Sun-Sentinel. The article discusses how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is once again under attack and how the EPA has brought us cleaner air and water over the past four decades.


Shepard Broad Law Center professor Bob Jarvis, J.D., was quoted extensively in a South Florida Business Journal

Shepard Broad Law Center professor Bob Jarvis, J.D., was quoted extensively in a South Florida Business Journal article about the closure of Yoss LLP.


Preston Jones, D.B.A., Appeared in the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida’s February Newsletter

Preston Jones, D.B.A., appeared in the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida’s February newsletter


Professor Quoted in Sun-Sentinel on Small Government Budgetary Problems

Huizenga Business School Professor, Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D, was quoted on in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in a recent article examining how the city of Lauderdale Lakes “got into its budget mess”.


Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., dean of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed by the Miami Herald

Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., dean of the college – interviewed by the Miami Herald on the controversy surrounding the lecture presented by Distinguished Speaker Richard Dawkins.


Dustin Berna, Ph.D. was interviewed on Middle Eastern fundamentalism and terrorism

Dustin Berna, Ph.D. – An expert on Middle Eastern fundamentalism and terrorism was interviewed by several media outlets on what the departure of former President Mubarak means for the citizens of Egypt.


Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D. was quoted in the Sun Sentinel

Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D. was quoted in the Sun Sentinel on the importance of establishing guidelines when sharing your home with extended family members.


Media Covers Multiple Events from NSU’s Celebration of Black History Month

NSU’s month-long celebration of Black History Month has garnered extensive media coverage, ranging from print to radio to TV.


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