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Breakthrough in Gulf War Illnesses From Exposure to Chemical Toxins

At least a quarter of the 700,000 soldiers who fought in the 1991 Gulf War suffer from a debilitating disease called Gulf War Illness. Symptoms include severe fatigue, stomach issues and body aches. New research is aimed at bringing these patients some relief. Dr. Nancy Klimas, one of the leading Gulf…


How an NSU MBA Grad Started a Nonprofit in South Africa

Most people pursue an MBA to ensure a better future for themselves and their families. For Gaia Calcaterra, it has been all about changing the lives of others- thousands of men, women and children in South Africa. It all started at NSU with her Marketing Decisions for Managers class. Calcaterra…


NSU MBA Program Focuses on Business Intelligence

Nova Southeastern University’s MBA program in Business Intelligence equips students with skills to help them navigate the workplace. The program focuses on teaching future professionals valuable knowledge in evaluating and analyzing data. With an MBA in Business Intelligence, students will make an immediate and valuable contribution to any company, with exceptional proficiency…


Court Rules Photographs are “Factual Depictions”; Copying Them is Fair Use

Recently, a U.S. court ruled that using online photos can be considered “fair use.” Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) copyright officer Stephen Carlisle was featured in several articles opposing the Court’s decision. Carlisle states that the Court proceeded to ignore key components of the Copyright Act, disregards readily apparent facts and…


Medical Faculty Publishes Article on Innovations From a New Medical School

Lauren Fine, M.D., assistant professor, medical education, NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD), authored an article published in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine on “Curriculum Evolution: Innovations From a New Medical School.”  Dr. Fine’s article addresses how medical education has evolved from the…


Miami Dolphins Open 14 NFL Training Camp Practices to Fans

Football season is just around the corner and the Miami Dolphins are gearing up to tackle the gridiron. The team announced that they will host 14 training camp practices that are open to fans, with all nonscrimmage practices taking place at the Miami Dolphins Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University….


NSU Graduate Creates Software That Predicts Breast Cancer with High Accuracy

Anabetsy Rivero recently graduate from Nova Southeastern University with a Masters in Computer Science from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), distinguishing herself on two levels. She is an unusual biochemistry graduate who went on to complete a graduate degree in computer science, and Rivero also formed her own…


Trump Nominates First Woman Ever to be U.S. Attorney in South Florida

NSU Law alumna Ariana Fajardo Orshan has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be the U.S. attorney in South Florida. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first woman to run the Southern District of Florida’s U.S. attorney’s office. Overseeing more than 200 federal prosecutors from Key West to Fort Pierce,…


NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s “Rock the Library” Summer Program Kicks Off June 10

This summer, the NSU Alvin Sherman Library will host its Rock the Library summer program with free activities for youth, teens and adults from June 10 through Aug. 6. The festivities kick off on Sunday, June 10 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Attendees will enjoy a pop-up dance party, arts…


Best Places for Summer Jobs in 2018

With school out for summer, many college students will soon begin an internship to gain experience in their chosen field. WalletHub researched more than 180 markets in the U.S. to determine the best locations for summer employment. Fort Lauderdale, FL ranked seventh nationally as a great place to land a summer internship. Each…


After Another School Shooting, Safety Experts Frustrated by Lack of Change

It has happened again – another school shooting. And now Sante Fe High School in Texas joins Sandy Hook Elementary, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and Columbine High School in a club no one wants to be a member of. In a recent interview, Scott Poland, Ed. D., professor at NSU’s College…


Mosquitos that Carry Zika Could Bring Deadlier Yellow Fever this Year

The Zika scare of 2016 could morph into yellow fever panic this year if South Florida residents let down their guard when it comes to protecting themselves from disease-carrying mosquitoes. The Sun Sentinel spoke with Bindu S. Mayi, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology at NSU, about what makes South Florida…


NSU Grad Overcomes Challenges of Hurricane Maria

Krystal Rodriguez was enrolled at NSU’s College of Pharmacy at the Puerto Rico campus when Hurricane Maria struck the island. Following the storm, the campus was temporarily closed until the facility was proven safe. Once it reopened, Krystal was determined to finish all of her PharmD requirements so she could…


In New Survey, NSU Ranks as Florida’s Third Best Online College

Many students across the state of Florida are turning to online colleges. But how to choose? Here’s one guide: Online Colleges gathered data from The National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Data System to create a list of the 10 best online colleges in Florida. Nova Southeastern University ranked as the…


Supreme Court Ruling Doesn’t Mean Sports Betting Will Come to Florida Quickly

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that struck down a federal law banning sports gambling in most states opened the door for law makers in Florida and other states to legalize sports betting. While some states are expected to move quickly, whether state lawmakers will try to legalize it in…


Holocaust Education Alive and Well in South Florida

Craig Weiner recently gave a tour to students of the Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center, which he and his wife Barbara founded at Nova Southeastern University. For the Weiner’s, Holocaust education is a mission – and a necessity.  An April study conducted by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany found 22 percent…


The Dangers of Fake Medicine Such as Viagra

Counterfeit prescription pills can be purchased online at a lower cost, but the discounted price is not worth the dangerous effects. NBC 6’s Roxanne Vargas spoke to Dr. Robert Speth, professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Nova Southeastern University, about the risks that can arise from purchasing and consuming medication bought…


16-year-old to Graduate from NSU with Two Bachelor’s Degrees

When 16-year-old Mya Abdulahad walks across the stage to graduate Friday, she will not be picking up her high school diploma. Instead, she will be getting two bachelor’s degrees from Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Rebecca Vargas from WSVN Channel 7 News sat down with the student…


When Picky Eating Becomes a Health Concern For Kids

For children who refuse to eat a proper amount of food or for those who eat only a few types of food, the Feeding Disorders Clinic at the Mailman Segal Center at Nova Southeastern University works to support healthy eating habits and transform mealtimes into successful experiences. With the help of…


What Great Law Schools Do

NSU Law Leadership Academy was featured in a recent blog about what great law schools are doing. The NSU Law Leadership Academy helps participating students develop the skills needed to successfully practice law in the 21st century through course work, workshops, and live client experiences integrated through a specialized law…


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