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Did Chemours Tell NC It Was Discharging GenX?

During the past two weeks, the StarNews has been examining Chemours’ latest application for a National Pollution Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permit, which is part of the Clean Water Act. In North Carolina, NPDES permits are issued and monitored by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Chemours and other companies…


The Royal Dames of Cancer Research’s Tiara Ball Underwriters Reception

More than 290 guests gathered at a reception hosted by Barry and Sharon Florescue. The guests enjoyed champagne, danced and dined the night away to raise funds for the research of cancer. During the event, The Royal Dames of Cancer Research presented a check for $225,000 to The Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research…


New NSU Clinic Treats Dry Eye

Dry eyes are irritating whether you wear contact lenses or not. A new clinic at Nova Southeastern University is tackling an irritating condition that affects the eyes. The newly opened Dry Eye Care Center will be under the supervisions of Dr. Chandra Mickles, an optometrist and associate professor at NSU’s…


Office Depot revives “Taking Care of Business” Slogan in New Advertising Campaign

Boca Raton-based Office Depot rolls out new ad campaign with old theme, “Taking Care of Business.” This slogan was first used by Office Depot in 1992. The Company said, that the new ad campaign will modernize the brand for today’s busy professionals and consumers. The advertising campaign will include a…


President Hanbury Featured in Miami Herald CEO Roundtable

Bosses are often the primary reason for people either loving or leaving their jobs. This week the Miami Herald asked NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury and many other South Florida CEOs, to describe the best bosses they ever had, and tell us what traits he or she had that led…


Dana Mills Discussed Education Budget Bill HB 7069 On PBS

Dana Mills, Ph.D., Director of Ph.D. program in Educational Research and Evaluation at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, was recently interviewed by Your South Florida PBS. The segment included a breakdown of the recently passed education budget bill, HB 7069. The focus of the discussion revolved around the bill’s controversial…


The South Florida Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 Honorees

Last Week, Nova Southeastern University’s Research Scientist Derek Burkholder, Ph.D., was selected by the South Florida Business Journal, as one of the 2017 class of 40 under 40 honorees. The 40 Under 40 Award recognizes young professionals in South Florida for outstanding success and contributions to their community. They were…


Dr. Abraham Fischler: A Look at His Life and Accomplishments

When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. Dr. Fischler graduated from City College of New York in 1951 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry.  He earned a Master’s in Science Education from New…


Nova Southeastern University Sunset Send-Off

A crowd of 150 guests gathered at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Campus for the research institution’s inaugural Sunset Send-Off. During the event, a Caribbean steel drum band played while guests were enjoying seafood bites. In combination, NSU student researchers gave tours of the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center building along with…


Nova Southeastern University Listed as one of 10 Best Cyber Security Colleges

Cyber Security has become much more important as cyber-attacks are only becoming more common and more harmful. Because of this, there is also a need for people who have expertise in this area. With so many jobs available, and the need to fill them so dire, many more colleges are offering…


Dean Jon Garon Featured on The WCCO Radio-CBS Minnesota

This week the Supreme Court struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Washington Redskins in their separate legal fight over the team name. Trademark office spokesman Paul Fucito said…


President Hanbury Featured in Miami Herald

The first hundred days of a presidency are usually used to measure the successes and accomplishments of a president during the beginning of a first-term. This week the Miami Herald asked NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury and many other South Florida CEOs, If President Donald Trump were an employee in…


Hack Attacks Highlight Vulnerability of Florida Schools to Cyber Crooks

A couple of months before the U.S. presidential election, international hackers slipped into the computer systems of at least four Florida school district networks in the hopes of stealing the personal data of hundreds of thousands of students. Yair Levy, Ph.D., Information System and Cybersecurity professor from NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing, said, “Students’…


President Hanbury Featured in Miami Herald CEO Roundtable

College students probably hear the same advice over and over again, yet there are some useful pieces of unconventional advice that often go unsaid. This week the Miami Herald asked NSU President Dr. George Hanbury and many other South Florida CEOs, what advice they had for college students looking to…


Raising the Bar: Young Girl Reunites With Stranger Who Inspired Her

  Cynthia Duval, J.D., Associate Director of Career and Professional Development at NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law, recently surprised a girl she inspired fourteen years ago on her graduation day. It all started when Ahjane Bowman was 15 and stopped by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Miami to visit…


Youth Program Focuses On International Gameplay

At Nova Southeastern University’s University School, we consider board games educational tools. Students from first through fifth grade in the Lower School have been exposed to carefully selected board games from around the world all year long through the Mind Lab program. Debra Kahn, NSU’s University School teacher and coordinator of the…


Building A Biotech Rebound

Greater Fort Lauderdale is home to one of the nation’s most dynamic biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry clusters. The region currently holds 1,500 bioscience institutions that employ more than 26,000 people and generate $4 billion in revenue each year. As a region, South Florida offers convenient access to leading research institutes…


NSU Chancellor Featured in South Florida 100 forum

Last week, the Sun Sentinel selected South Florida’s 100 most influential people to share their thoughts on current and future events. One of these major influencers, NSU Chancellor of Health Professions Division Frederick Lippman, Ed.D., R.Ph., acknowledged Florida Legislature for recognizing the importance of protecting our state’s environment and natural resources. The…


Forbes Lists Nova Southeastern University as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers

Last month, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was ranked No. 133 in Forbes’ America’s Best Midsize Employers’ List. Each year, Forbes seeks to discover which companies operating in the U.S. today are best at making their employees feel happy, inspired, and well-compensated. They round up the top 800 in a ranking…


President Hanbury Featured in Miami Herald

  South Florida’s affordable housing crisis is getting worse. The local shortage of affordable housing is forcing good employees and prepared students to migrate to other locations where housing is more affordable. This week the Miami Herald asked President Dr. George Hanbury and many other South Florida CEOs, how the local…


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