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From Castoff to ‘King Kong’: How J.D. Martinez Became One of MLB’s Most Sought-After Sluggers

Former Nova Southeastern University baseball standout J.D. Martinez is now considered “the King Kong of Slug,” but this didn’t happen overnight. It took him years of practice and hard work to become a baseball superstar. Greg Brown, Nova Southeastern University’s baseball head coach, said to ESPN, “It was a hands-first kind…


Nova Southeastern University Uses Art Therapy to Help Patients Regain Speech

Nova Southeastern University’s Speech Language Pathology center is using art therapy to help patients regain speech after a stroke and other conditions, such as aphasia, that affect their ability to speak. In a recent interview with ABC Local 10, Wren S. Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, chair and assistant professor, Speech Language…


Disease Wastes South Florida’s Corals, Despite End of Bleaching

According to the Sun Sentinel, a mysterious epidemic continues to sweep South Florida’s reefs, transforming corals into lifeless skeletons and threatening undersea structures that support tourism, provide hurricane protection and serve as homes to a vast range of marine life. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel, David Gilliam,…


Nova Law Professor John Anderson, Who Ran For President in 1980, Dies at 95

With the recent passing of NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law Distinguished Visiting Professor John Anderson, the community is taking time to commemorate his accomplishments. “John was a statesman and leader as well as an excellent educator. “Many of us were among his friends and even his political followers,” said…


Nova Rated 5th Nationally For Minorities with Graduate Degrees

A new national study of U.S. colleges and universities found that Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is rated 5th for the overall number of minority graduate degree recipients, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The 30-year-old publication provides news, commentary and insight on the full range of issues concerning diversity in American…


SCOTUS May Allow Expansion of Sports Betting

New Jersey is challenging a federal law that bars states from authorizing sports betting and gambling. The Supreme Court is taking up this case and if it strikes down the law, sports betting could become widely available. In a recent interview with First News with Jim Cefalo, Robert M. Jarvis, J.D.,…


Historic Hollywood Beach Home Houses Sea Turtle Sanctuary

  NSU’s Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) is located at the Carpenter House, a house that was built in 1941 by the Carpenter family. The site features NSU’s very own green turtle, as well as an interactive Interpretive Center with displays ranging on topics from sea turtle conservation to marine…


NSU’s Epidemiologist Featured on Multiple Media Stories

During the last week, NSU’s Epidemiologist Jim Hall has been part of multiple media stories on opioid epidemic and the unregulated use of Kratom Cocktails. Click on the following links to read the full articles: South Florida’s Kratom Cocktail Bars May See Herbal Drug Outlawed As Politicians Pledge Solutions To The…


Beyond Tired: NSU Specialist on Why She’s Looking For a Cure for Chronic Fatigue

At least a million people in the US are affected by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Nova Southeastern University is home to a leading research practice for chronic fatigue syndrome. In a recent interview with WLRN, Nancy Klimas, M.D., NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, talked about the symptoms of…


NSU’s Robert Pietrykowski named Power Leader in Human Resources by South Florida Business Journal

Robert Pietrykpwski, M.A., J.D., vice president of Human Resources, Nova Southeastern University, was named Power Leader in Human Resources by South Florida Business Journal. South Florida Business Journal selected 48 individuals who oversee various aspects of employment, including recruitment; administration of employee payroll, benefits and compensation; employee training; compliance with…


South Florida Programs Rank High

The 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s list of top graduate schools in the nation includes three Nova Southeastern University’s graduate programs. The programs were ranked among the country’s 100 best: physician assistant (40), occupational therapy (44) and pharmacy (77). “We’ve created a health care education community with 29 different programs…


Sallarulo’s Race for Champions Draws Runners for Special Olympics Cause

The Sallarulo’s Race for Champions is the main fundraiser for Broward Special Olympics and draws volunteers of every age. Nova Southeastern University has embraced the race as its own. Hundreds of runners and walkers came to NSU to participate in the Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions. “The Broward Special Olympics…


Bilingual Education

Years ago, being bilingual was a privilege reserved for those who could afford to send their children to private tutors or to a finishing school in Europe. It was a privilege reserved for those who traveled and went to the opera. In today’s global economy, being bilingual can no longer…


Cyber Monday Shoppers Expected To Spend About $6.5B

Cyber Monday sales are expected to break records this year with more than $6.5 billion. In a recent interview with CBS Miami, Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of finance and economics, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of business and Entrepreneurship, discussed the benefits of online shopping. Dr. Williams stated that…


Cyber Monday: Online Safety Tips from a Cybersecurity Expert

According to the Sun Sentinel, this year, Cyber Monday is expected to be the largest online shopping day ever with $6.6 billion in sales, which means it’s more important than ever to safeguard your online data. In a recent interview, the Sun Sentinel asked Yair Levy, Ph.D., director of the Center for…


NSU’s Epidemiologist Jim Hall Featured on Multiple Media Stories

During the last couple of weeks, NSU’s Epidemiologist Jim Hall has been part of multiple media stories on opioid-related deaths, cocaine deaths, and the newest scourge that is hitting our streets – Flakka. Click on the following links to read the full articles: Addicting and Dying: Opioid-Related Deaths on the Rise in…


Nova Southeastern University Recognized For Awarding Graduate Degrees to Minorities

A new national study of U.S. colleges and universities found that Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is rated 5th for the overall number of minority graduate degree recipients, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The 30-year-old publication provides news, commentary and insight on the full range of issues concerning diversity in American…


Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy

In a recent interview with First News with Jimmy Cefalo, Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP, professor, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, talked about some of the issues that come up every year for Thanksgiving. During the interview Dr. Mulligan explained that the repeated turkey myth stems from the…


Sex Allegations, A Tax Wary Nation, and Reasons to Give Thanks | South Florida 100

Frederick Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., interim executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., vice president for Advancement and Community Relations were featured in South Florida 100, a forum where South Florida’s most influential people weight in on current events. Dr. Lippman talked about the aftermath of…


2017’s Best Stores for Black Friday

WalletHub’s analysts surveyed nearly 10,000 deals from 35 of the biggest U.S. retailers’ 2017 Black Friday ad scans to help consumers maximize their Black Friday savings and to find out which stores offer the best discounts and for which items. In a recent interview, WalletHub asked Maria Pretescu, Ph.D., associate professor…


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