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


SharkBytes Archive

NSU to Hold Vigil for Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting Victims on One-Year Anniversary of Tragedy

Nova Southeastern University students, faculty and staff honor and remember the 17 victims lost one year ago at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, NSU will be holding a candlelight vigil Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 5 – 6 p.m at the Student Affairs Building – Side Patio on the…

CAHSS Graduate Student Gives Conference Presentation on “China’s Characteristic Mediation Model”

Zhiwei Wang, doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), gave a presentation at the 5th Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, sponsored by International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation at Queens College. The conference…

NSU Hosts Annual Celebration of Excellence

  NSU recently hosted the annual Celebration of Excellence banquet at the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center where philanthropists and business leaders Rita and Rick Case were awarded the university’s highest honor, the President’s Community Award. The award supports NSU’s “community” core value and encourages the ongoing…

Halmos Mathematics Colloquium Series Hosts Talk on Modeling Lung Cancer Studies, Feb.12

On Tuesday, February 12, Deborah Goldwasser, Ph.D. from Florida International University will present a talk entitled, “Mathematical Modeling of Lung Cancer Screening Studies”. Lung cancer has the second highest cancer incidence, second only to prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women. Furthermore, more cancer deaths are attributable to…

NSU’s Multimedia Camp Preview Day

NSU’s Multimedia Camp Preview Day  held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, provides middle and high school students with an opportunity to gain real world experience, walk away with a finished project, and get a glimpse of what camper’s experience as a part of our summer Multimedia Camp. All in a…

Bo Henning Named New NSU Pitching Coach

 Head coach Greg Brown officially announced the hiring of Bo Henning as Nova Southeastern’s new pitching coach on Tuesday. Henning joins the program following a three-year stint at Sacramento City College, where he helped guide the Panthers to a 36-16 record in 2018. Henning hit the ground running for the Sharks, joining the squad…

Navas Named SSC Tenis Athlete of the Week

 Nova Southeastern senior women’s tennis player Ana Navas was named Sunshine State Conference Tennis Athlete of the Week for her efforts aiding No. 8 NSU to defeat No. 25 Flager on the road. FULL RELEASE

A Sense of Pride: Creativity Exploration LGBTQ+Adults, Seniors and Allies “Self-Dissecting”, March 2

A Sense of Pride programs presented by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale at Broward County Library branches, foster inclusion, understanding and acceptance. Participants are introduced to mindfulness and positive flow state-of-mind as they develop pride, confidence, empathy and tolerance, while expanding their perceptions and increasing brain connectivity through visual and…

The 15th Annual Phacilitate Leaders World Stem Cell Summit

The 15th annual Phacilitate Leaders World Stem Cell Summit was recently held in Miami, Florida . Over 1,550 attendees from 35 countries were part of this regenerative medicine conference.  H. Thomas Temple, M.D.*, Senior Vice President of Translation Research and Economic Development at Nova Southeastern University was a guest speaker…

NSU University School Students Participate in Career Connections Event

NSU University School 8th grade students had the opportunity to learn from and listen to respected professionals from various industries at the annual Career Connections event. Some of the careers represented included film writing, software engineering, law, journalism, digital marketing, psychology, law enforcement, dentistry, and entrepreneurship in many different fields….

NSU Athlete Named to 2019 Schutt Sports/NFCA Div. II National Player of the Year Watch List

Fifty student-athletes from across the country have been selected to the “Watch List” for the 2019 Schutt Sports / NFCA Division II National Player of the Year award, with Nova Southeastern softball’s Suka Van Gurp being one of them. FULL RELEASE

Join I Care I Cure at the 12th Annual I Care I Cure…I Run, March 3

Join I Care I Cure at the 12th Annual I Care I Cure…I Run 5K, Mile Run of Color Fun, Corporate Challenge and Family Fun Day March 3, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. Nova Southeastern University, Davie Join I Care I Cure at the 11th Annual I Care I Cure…I Run…

Halmos College Hosts Physical Oceanography Seminar, Feb. 14

On Thursday, February 14, at 4pm, the Halmos College will be hosting a physical oceanography seminar at the Oceanographic Campus. Entitled, “Observing Giant Breaking Waves from a Lighthouse at Sea” by Jean-François Filipot, Ph.D. Jean-François Filipot is a civil engineer who earned his Ph.D. at the University of Western Brittany…

CAHSS Invites You to the Next Intellectual Conversations, Feb, 15.

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to invite you to the next Intellectual Conversations on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 12:00pm. The series theme this academic year is “Boundaries and Borders: Beyond Open and Closed.” The upcoming conversation will feature Vicki Toscano, Ph.D., faculty in…

Black History Fact 2019: Edmonia Lewis, The First Professional African-American Sculptor

  Source: Smithsonian American Art Museum Edmonia Lewis, the first professional African-American sculptor, was born in Ohio or New York in 1843 or 1845. Her father was a free African-American and her mother a Chippewa Indian. Orphaned before she was five, Lewis lived with her mother’s nomadic tribe until she…

Office of Human Resources is Introducing GAP Insurance Plans

Eliminate your Medical Deductible with….Gap Insurance Gap Insurance pays your deductible and gives you up to $200 per calendar day for out-patient services which include: Ambulance – Diagnostic Testing – Hospital Emergency Room – Out-patient Surgery – Physical Therapy – Durable Medical Supplies – Urgent Care Facility LEARN MORE ABOUT…

Fischler College of Education Hosts Take Your Child to Work Day

The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), and the School of Criminal Justice, hosted a day of fun filled activities on Friday, February 2, as part of the annual “Take Your Child to Work” day. In the morning, the children received a special talk on drones from FCE Professor,…

Halmos Faculty Reappointed as Federal Fisheries Advisor

In January 2019, Halmos faculty member David Kerstetter, Ph.D. was reappointed as Technical Advisor to the U.S. ICCAT Advisory Committee (IAC). The IAC meets twice per year, usually in the Washington, D.C. region. Kerstetter has served on the committee as a Member or Technical Advisor since 2007. This is a…

School Violence and Prevention Conference: Lessons from the Front Lines

Join the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Jacksonville Campus on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. for “School Violence and Prevention Conference: Lessons from the Front Lines”. It is essential that schools know the incidence of school violence and be up-to-date on the best safety and prevention practices. This…

NCBWA Picks Sharks Fourth in the South; Two from NSU Preseason All-Region

 Coming off a No. 20 preseason ranking from Collegiate Baseball News (CBN) and third-place projection in the Sunshine State Conference Coaches Poll, the Nova Southeastern baseball team was named as the No. 4 team in the preseason South Region Rankings. The poll was conducted by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers…

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