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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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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…


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 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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


So You Want To Be A Doctor?

NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine offered a camp called AIM-High, which stands for “achieve in medicine.” AIM-High was exclusively designed for academically strong high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care. This year, almost 100 students from 22 states participated in the Aim High…


2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles

According to WalletHub, the dating scene in each city is unique. In every situation, cost and budget will play a key role in finding your soul mate. In a recent interview, WalletHub asked Rachel Needle, Psy.D., adjunct professor, part-time faculty, NSU’s College of Psychology, to share her advice on money, examine…


This Company Gave Non-Smokers Six Extra Vacation Days to Compensate for Smoke Breaks

A Japanese company is now offering more vacation time to its non-smoking employees, reportedly after they complained about smoke breaks for their colleagues. In a recent interview with Tonic, Bahaudin Mujtaba, Ph.D., professor of Organizational Behavior, International Management and Human Resource Management, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and…


National Security & Immigration Highly Discussed Topics Following NYC Terror Attack

President Donald Trump is calling for the elimination of the diversity visa program that allowed terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov to enter the U.S. from Uzbekistan in 2010. In a recent interview with CBS Miami, Dustin Berna, Ph.D., associate professor/director of Institutional Assessment and Planning, NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and…


NSU Professor Featured on Your South Florida PBS

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying. In a recent interview with the PBS show, “Your South Florida,” Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., associate provost of Academic Quality Assessment and Accreditation, explained what bullying really is and discussed the…


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