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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
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Special Report on MBA Programs

Recently the Florida Trend made a special report on MBA programs in Florida. In this special report, ten MBA professors weigh in on what it takes to run a successful business in Florida. They also talk about what’s new at the state’s MBA programs. For this report, Yuliya Yurova, Ph.D., associate professor of Decision Sciences,…


First Responders Pay Soaring Price For Overdose Antidote Naloxone

Naloxone saves lives every day in South Florida. It kicks opioid molecules off receptors in the brain, reviving overdose victims and allowing them to start breathing again. According to a WLRN investigation, first responders in South Florida and across the country need naloxone like never before, but the escalating cost of…


Award-Winning Students, MSD Teacher Honored at Holocaust Reflection Event

NSU joined forces once again with the nonprofit Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. (HLEF) to sponsor the fourth annual Holocaust Reflection Contest among middle and high school students across Florida. The 12 winners were recognized at an award ceremony and reception on Sunday, March 11, in the Alvin Sherman Library. In addition to…


Local Elections: ‘Vote To Make Sure Your Opinion Counts’ | 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 importance of…


Copycat Threats After Florida School Shooting

According to the New York Daily News, more than 600 copycat school shooting threats have been made across the country, just two weeks after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded over a dozen at a Florida high school last month, data shows. In recent interviews, Scott Poland Ed.D., professor,…


Groundbreaking Held for NSU’s Tampa Bay Regional Campus Covered in Multiple Media Stories

More than 300 people joined Nova Southeastern University officials and representatives of the Patel Family Foundation on March 7 as they broke ground on the new Tampa Bay Regional Campus in Clearwater, Fla. Multiple media stories have appeared nationwide covering the event. Click on the following links to view the…


Parkland Shooting: Lawmakers Respond

After the recent shooting at a local school in Parkland, Florida Governor Rick Scott and state lawmakers have laid out their plans for gun control, improving school safety and access to mental health services in the wake of the tragic shooting in Parkland. In a recent interview with Your South…


Researchers Collecting Data to Save Sharks Off Florida’s Coasts

South Florida’s waters are home to some of the most fear creatures in the planet, but globally, many shark species have seen significant declines in their numbers. In a recent interview with ABC Local 10 News, NSU’s researcher Derek Burkholder, Ph.D., NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, said…


Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting – Coping

It’s been over a week since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, where 17 lives were lost. Students throughout Florida and other states are turning their pain into change with the #NeverAgain movement, using their voices to urge lawmakers to tighten gun control policy to…


Book Review: Meltzer’s ‘Escape Artist’ a Bright Start To New Series

The Escape Artist is the first book in an entirely new series by one of our most beloved thriller writers, and it reminds us why we became fans of Brad Meltzer in the first place. According to South Florida.com, in “The Escape Artist,” readers will learn about the Army’s artist-in-residence…


Meet South Florida’s 2018 Power Leaders in Education

South Florida’s academic leaders have created a pillar of success for parents, students, employers and executives. Recently, the South Florida Business Journal selected South Florida’s 2018 Power Leaders in Education. Many of the selected leaders are NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education alumni, NSU’s president Dr. George L. Hanbury…


Bug Chase 5K Raises Money for Local Children

Last Month the Fort Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis held the 10th annual Causa BUG Chase 5K run. The race was in favor of the Fort Myers Metro-McGregor Kiwanis Club’s BUG Program. The BUG (Bring Up Grades) Program focuses on providing recognition to local elementary students who raise their grades to an…


Xanax and Opioids Prove Lethal Mix As Deaths Soar: It’s a Prescription Drug, People Can Rationalize It

Xanax and opioids epidemic are a major problem in our society. According to the Chicago Tribune, Cook County, Illinois aw 333 deaths related to opioids abuse last year, nearly three times the number in 2015. Almost all came when Xanax was consumed with opioids, a combination that can depress breathing…


NSU Experts Offer Support and Guidance Following Parkland School Shooting

NSU’s College of Psychology, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and the Mailman Segal Center have come forward in many ways to help those impacted by the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Psychologists from the College of Psychology worked hand in hand with…


2018’s Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities in the U.S.

According to WalletHub, U.S. is a melting pot of cultures, thanks to rapid ethnic and racial diversification of the past four decades. The portal took a snapshot of America’s current cultural profile, comparing more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities across three key indicators of cultural diversity. They examined each city…


U.S. On Track to Have Significant Shortage of Doctors, Nurses

The U.S. is facing a staggering shortage of nurses and doctors. By 2030, the country will be facing a shortage of an approximate of 100,000 doctors, for that reason Nova Southeastern University is expanding its health care programs and is aiming to become the South Florida destination for health care…


Florida’s Constitutional Review Comes To South Florida

More than 300 people met last Tuesday afternoon at NSU’s Rick Case Arena to speak up during the first public hearing of the amendments up for debate on the state’s Constitution Revision Committee. This public process gives Floridians the opportunity to propose constitutional revisions they consider necessary. Multiple media stories…


NSU’s Celebration of Black History Month featured In Multiple Media Stories

Nova Southeastern University is honoring Black History Month with a variety of free lectures, films, music and art during February. Recently NSU President Dr. George Hanbury told the Sun Sentinel, “Black History Month reminds us that America’s strength lies in its multicultural heritage. NSU acknowledges this in its Core Values,…


NSU Professor Featured on Telemundo Bacteria Series

You may think you know the obvious places that bacteria propagate, for example the soles of your shoes, but what about commonly used public places? Telemundo’s national TV program Al Rojo Vivo is airing a series about bacteria to show what kind of bacteria can be found at public places…


No Shot at Justice: No Jail Time for Man Who Shot Neighbors Dogs

A year and a half ago a family found their dogs dead in their backyard. The dogs were shot and killed by their neighbor, Jose Rocha, who in a recorded interview, told police the dogs never showed any signs of aggression. Rocha was charged with animal cruelty. He faced 10…


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