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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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NSU Alvin Sherman Library to Host Irit Shaffer

Irit Schaffer is the daughter of Holocaust survivors, born in Israel, raised in Canada and now resides in California. Her book, “Good Blood, A Journey of Healing,” tells the story of her awakening to the power of positive thought and the connection of mindset to our physical and emotional well…

Black History Fact 2019: John Mercer Langston-The First African-American to be Elected to Public Office in the United States.

Source: BIOGRAPHY Black leader, educator and diplomat John Mercer Langston is known as the first African-American lawyer in Ohio and the first black person to be elected to public office in the United States. Synopsis John Mercer Langston was born on December 14, 1829, in Louisa County, Virginia. In 1854,…

GBSA Hosts Panel Discussion about Challenges of Black Business Owners

The Graduate Business Student Association at the Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship (HCBE), hosted a Southern-style meal and discussion with distinguished panelists for NSU’s celebration of Black History Month. The panel included J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., HCBE associate dean, Wilhelmina Mack, Ed.D., president of W. Mack & Associates, and…

Faculty Symposium: The Role of the Media: The First Amendment and Beyond

The Faculty Symposium will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the Faculty Shark Club (Rosenthal Building). Freedom of the press is a paramount right guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. This freedom is recognized as necessary for the…

NSU Employee Wellness Field Day

The Office of Human Resources and NSU Recreation and Wellness are EXCITED to bring back Field Day on Friday, March 22 from 11:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. at the Library Quad!  This fun, competitive and interactive event is a great opportunity for all members of the campus community to take…

TEDxNSU 2019 Tickets are Now Available

It’s that time again – the 8th Annual TEDxNSU event will be taking place in the Performance Theatre in the Don Taft University Center on Saturday, March 16, noon – 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online.  Your ticket includes admission to the event, lunch, snacks, and…

The Future of Medicine is Integrated Health Care: The Case of the Opioid Crisis

Join the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Orlando Campus and College of Psychology on Saturday, March 23 from 10:00 a.m.-noon. Attendees will learn about the integrated, interprofessional approach that offers the most hope in health care and how it is being reflected in physician care. This presentation will show how physicians…

Trauma-Informed Care for Human Service Professionals

Join the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Palm Beach Campus and College of Psychology on Tuesday, April 23 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. to gain an understanding of how survivors’ trauma histories may influence current psychological difficulties, life circumstances, and interpersonal functioning and how this supports professional practice, guided awareness, and quality of…

Halmos College Hosted Physical Oceanography Seminar

On Thursday, February 21, at 2pm, the Halmos College hosted a physical oceanography seminar at the Oceanographic Campus. Entitled, “Climatological LCS Patterns in the NW Gulf of Mexico And Heating of the Inner-Shelf by Warm Internal Tidal Bores” by Matt Gough, Ph.D. Gough is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher…

Pivot Moves to a New URL!

As you may know,  with a valid NSU email address, you have access to Pivot, the multidisciplinary grant funding search engine.   If you have a Pivot Account, you have been receiving updates from Pivot about a new URL. Pivot is making an important change: On March 1, 2019, Pivot is…

CAHSS Students Create Paintings for the African Presence Opening Reception

Students in the Painting I class created black and white paintings that reflected what Black History Month meant to them as part of the African Presence 2019 Opening Reception on February 8, 2019. Kandy Lopez-Moreno, M.F.A., faculty in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of…

34th Annual NSU Scholarship Golf Classic

The 34th Annual Nova Southeastern University Scholarship Golf Classic will be hosted on April 12, 2019 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Registration is now open! You can register via www.nova.edu/golf or CLICK HERE. Sponsorship levels range from Corporate ($5,000), Host ($10,000), Presenting ($15,000), and…

CAHSS Invites you to the Next Intellectual Conversations

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to invite you to the next Intellectual Conversations on Wednesday, March 13. 2019 at 12:00pm in the Mailman Hollywood Auditorium. The series theme this academic year is “Boundaries and Borders: Beyond Open and Closed.” The upcoming conversation will feature…

Gibson Hauls in Second Straight SSC Defensive Player of the Week Award

 For the second time in as many weeks, Nova Southeastern’s Dwayne Gibson has been named the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the league office. FULL RELEASE

Dennis Placed on Bevo Francis Award Top 50 Watch List

Small College Basketball cut its Watch List for the 2019 Bevo Francis Award in half on Friday, with Nova Southeastern point guard David Dennis still among the final 50 players in the hunt for the prestigious honor.   FULL RELEASE

Sharks Gear Up for 2019 Sunshine State Conferences Championships

After weeks of preparation, the Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s swimming teams enter championship season, as the Sharks will travel to Clearwater, Fla. this weekend to compete in the 2019 Sunshine State Conference Championship meet from Thursday, Feb. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Long Center. FULL RELEASE

FCE Attends Broward County Public School’s Caliber Awards

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) attended the Broward County Public School’s (BCPS) Caliber Awards ceremony at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center on Thursday, February 21st. This annual event recognizes and celebrates BCPS outstanding Teachers, Principals, Assistant Principals and School-Related/District Employees. FCE was a platinum sponsor…

NSU University School Students Selected to Participate in Writing and Communication Fellowship

NSU University School congratulates the Upper School students who have been selected to participate in the second annual NSU Department of Writing and Communication (DWC) Fellowship Program based on their demonstrated interests in the fields of journalism, broadcasting, and communications. The Fellows have attended a Media Regulation class for NSU…

Halmos Research on Corals Makes Top of Frontiers in Marine Science

This February, the Frontiers in Marine Science selected a paper by Halmos College researchers, faculty, and a Ph.D. candidate as their cover. The article, entitled “Identifying Causes of Temporal Changes in Acropora cervicornis Populations and the Potential for Recovery” was written by Elizabeth A. Goergen, Ph.D., Alison L. Moulding, Ph.D.,…

FCE Professor Volunteers as Clinical Director for the Special Olympics Strong Minds Program

Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., Associate Professor at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently attended the Special Olympics Florida State Basketball Championship in Tavares, Florida, as the Volunteer Clinical Director for their Strong Minds program. This program is an interactive learning activity focused on developing adaptive coping skills. Competition…

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