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President Emeritus Abe Fischler celebrates his 50th anniversary with NSU

President Emeritus Abe Fischler celebrates his 50th anniversary with NSU

News and Upcoming Events

NSU-COM’s White Coat Ceremony Welcomes the Class of 2020

On August 7, the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine officially welcomed the class of 2020 into the osteopathic profession at the 36th annual White Coat Ceremony, which was held at the Arena at NSU’s Don Taft University Center. For the 248 students comprising the class of 2020, the White Coat…


Competition Opens for 6th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University Provost Ralph V. Rodgers, Ph.D., is pleased to announce that starting Aug. 15, 2016, nominations will be accepted for the annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The deadline to submit a nomination or to self-nominate is 5:00 p.m., EST, September 16, 2016. The purpose of the award…


College of Arts, Humanities Social Sciences (CAHSS) to Host Intellectual Conversations Series

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will again host its Intellectual Conversations.  The conversations will be held noon – 1 p.m. in NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The schedule is as follows: Thursday, Sept. 22 – Music: A Naturalized Citizen (Who Never Held…


CAHSS Announces Audition Calls for the Exciting 2016-2017 Performances

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce the audition schedule for the upcoming 2016/17 academic year. The performances will be exciting and they are seeking students, staff, and faculty from any major and college to…


Florida Surgeon General to Speak at NSU Commencement

Florida’s State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Celeste Philip, M.D., M.P.H., will address degree candidates from NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) at its Commencement on Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m. in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center. Philip will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree…


NSU Student Health Insurance Department Now Part of the Office of the University Bursar

The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Student Health Insurance department transitioned to Enrollment and Student Services’ (ESS) Office of the University Bursar in June 2016. The department is responsible for charging the accounts of students who are enrolled in NSU programs that require their students to carry adequate health insurance coverage….


Halmos College Professor Meets with U.S. Legislators to Discuss Shark Fin Trade Elimination Bill

Mahmood S. Shivji, Ph.D., professor at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and director of the NSU Guy Harvey Research Institute and Save Our Seas Foundation Shark Research Center, recently met with members of Congress to discuss a new bill that would prohibit the sale of shark fins…


Get your Discounted tickets to Broward Center performances

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is offering an exclusive discount price for the Nova Southeastern University community, friends & families on all performances. No minimum ticket purchase required/all fees included. Lap Tickets are available for purchase for children 12 months and under at the AutoNation Box Office. Everyone…


Support NSU while you Shop at Amazon

Did you know? You can help support NSU’s fundraising efforts while you shop online at Amazon.com? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low…


2017 Parking Decals are Now Available

The 2017 parking decals are now available to all members of the NSU community. The 2017 parking decals must be displayed in vehicles beginning Sept. 1. Please download the new 2017 Parking Decal Application. You must present your completed application and submit a copy of your current vehicle registration in…


Submit your Nominations for Community Service Awards!

Call for nominations for the three President’s Awards for Excellence in Community Service! All employees are eligible to submit in one of three categories: Faculty, Staff or Administrator. If you or someone you know exemplifies NSU’s core value of “Community,” review the guidelines by clicking here. Winners of these coveted awards…


The New and Improved iShark Mobile

NSU is relaunching iShark Mobile, a revised app that will allow you to conveniently connect with your fellow Sharks. The new iShark Mobile will enable you to search for your next class, find various locations and dining on campus, connect with Shark Shuttle, share photos and discover what’s happening at NSU by…


SharkBytes Schedule – Summer 2016

  SharkBytes has begun its bi-weekly publication schedule. The last date for the summer edition of SharkBytes is: August 31. SharkBytes will return to its weekly format with the August 31st edition. If you have any questions, send email to internalcomm@nova.edu.


Celebrate the Life of a Loved One with an NSU Commemorative and Memorial Bench

To whom would you dedicate a bench? You can mark a spot on one of NSU’s beautiful campuses with a personalized bench plaque. Your gift will help change lives through the President’s Scholarship Fund at the same time you honor a loved one, friend, colleague, or mentor or commemorate an…


Show your Shark Pride – Tag your Ride and receive a $25 Visa Card

Show your Shark pride! Switch to an NSU Shark Specialty Plate and we’ll give you a $25 Visa Gift card to cover the initial specialty plate fee. Visit the following link for more details: NSU license plate.  


Academics

CAHSS Welcomes Several New Faculty Members

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Art, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to welcome several new faculty members to the college: Jessica Muniz-Collado, M.F.A.; Kandy G. Lopez, M.F.A.; Whitney Lehmann, Ph.D.; Janine Morris, Ph.D.; and Aileen Miyuki Farrar, Ph.D. Kandy G. Lopez, M.F.A. has been appointed…


Pride Bites

Pride Bite: Nova Southeastern University’s Campus Ranked One of Safest in the US

Providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors is a high priority at Nova Southeastern University (NSU.) To that end, there are a myriad of programs and procedures in place that all address the issue of safety and security. NSU’s Public Safety Department is nationally recognized…


Campaign Corner

Realizing Potential – Local Teen Raises $4,500 to Support Breast Cancer Research; Presents check to NSU Researcher

Around her twelfth birthday, Fort Lauderdale resident Amelia Roloff was busy preparing for her Bat Mitzvah, a Jewish rite of passage, when she received heartbreaking news. Her mother and role model, Tracy, was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer. After seeing her great-grandmother, grandmother and aunt face the…


Student Affairs

SharkLine Student Employment – Phonathon Supervisor Opportunity

Job position: Phonathon Supervisor (#890) Compensation: $11 per hour – federal work study preferred. Graduate student preferred Hours: 20-25 hours per week. 4:00 -10:00 pm Monday-Thursday Job description: SharkLine supervisors are responsible for the success and management of the university’s annual fund phonathon program Specific responsibilities: Hiring, training, managing, and…


WOW! Get ready for NSU’s Weeks of Welcome – Beginning this Friday

NSU’s Weeks of Welcome is scheduled for Friday, August 19 through Monday, September 5, and you don’t want to miss out! For detailed listing of the events and activities for specific campuses, please visit nova.edu/wow. If you have any questions or want to get involved, please contact the NSU Office of…


Henderson Student Counseling Services – Maximize your Academic Performance with this Important Resource

NSU provides psychological counseling services to its students FREE of charge.  These services can help you with a wide variety of life issues where additional support and guidance may be beneficial. If at any time you have concerns about anxiety, stress, time management, relationship challenges, substance abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts,…


NSU Achievements

Osteopathic Medical School Professor Receives PCORI Award

Nicole Cook, Ph.D., M.P.A., assistant professor of public health at NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was awarded a $14,998 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Pipeline to Proposal Tier 1 capacity building award. It will be used to convene a consortium of stakeholders (patients, providers, researchers, and others) committed to conducting…


CAHSS Alum Publishes in Construction Briefings on Productivity Damages

Kathleen Harmon, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in the NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has written two articles published in Construction Briefings. Harmon’s articles were published in two parts in consecutive editions. They were titled “The Calculation…


NSU Research Spotlight

Check out this Great Online Resource: The Qualitative Report

NSU is home to one of the oldest and most prestigious open-access, online journals – The Qualitative Report, the first English language e-journal in the world to publish qualitative, action, collaborative, mixed-method, arts-based, and critical research from a transdisciplinary perspective. The journal’s quality can be seen by its inclusion in…


NSU Research Spotlight: NSU Researcher Discovers Unique Anatomical Characteristic in Barnacle Study

When it comes to long distance relationships, it seems the barnacle has it all figured out. That’s because if they fancy a mate who is far away, the male can simply make his penis longer to meet the need. That’s right – unlike humans, barnacles have the ability to physically…


Community News

Join TEAM NSU at Autism Speaks Walk

The South Florida chapter of Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, will hold its 2016 Broward Autism Speaks Walk on Saturday, September 24, on the green in front of NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library. Activities are scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. NSU is the ideal location…


Recreation and Wellness

NSU Academic Diving Program Classes for Fall 2016

The NSU Academic Diving Program offers scuba training to students, faculty, staff and the general public at the prestigious Nova Southeastern University Aquatic Complex. The NSU Academic Diving Program are unlike others. They are taught in a world-class aquatic facility on campus. Its multiple offerings allow you to select a…


Prenatal Fitness and Yoga Classes offered at RecPlex

NSU’s Office of Recreation and Wellness are now offering Prenatal Fitness and Yoga Classes. For this four week long session, take the time to center, connect and focus on yourself and your baby. Yoga on Tuesdays, noon – 1:00 p.m. with Amy, Certified Yoga Instructor Fitness on Thursdays, noon –…


Staying Green

Using Repellent Products to Protect against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Source: https://www.epa.gov Recent outbreaks of mosquito-borne viral illnesses in Puerto Rico and Hawaii have raised questions about how to protect against the mosquitoes that transmit dengue, Zika, and other viral diseases (Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti). Insect repellents registered by the EPA can be expected to repel these mosquitoes, provided the EPA-approved…


NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

Free First Thursday

Free First Thursday Starry Nights Presented by PNC Bank with FREE museum admission on the first Thursday of every month, from 5 – 8 pm. Enjoy: 2-for-1 specials on wine and craft beer light bites in the Museum Café drawings for prizes free admission to exhibitions hands-on art projects for…


You Belong – Free NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Membership!

All NSU students, faculty, and staff are entitled to Free Museum Membership. VIP Access From art exhibitions and behind-the scenes talks with world-famous artists, to music, dance and film, membership at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale gives you VIP ACCESS to unique social and educational happenings. Connect Museum membership is a…


NSU Health Care Centers

Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida

Not all mosquitoes are the same. Different mosquitoes spread different diseases and bite at different times of the day. Some mosquito species bite during the day, such as those mosquitoes that can spread chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses. Other species of mosquitoes bite most often at dawn and dusk, including…


Take Advantage of NSU’s Employee Health and Wellness Center

Did you know? Nova Southeastern University’s Employee Health and Wellness Center is  open and run exclusively by NSU faculty physicians from NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. They are Jill Wallace-Ross, D.O., board certified in family medicine; Pamela Moran-Walcutt, D.O., board certified in family medicine; and Gary Hill, D.O., board certified…


NSU Alumni Spotlight

NSU Alumni Spotlight: FCE Alumnus Named President at Paul D. Camp Community College

Daniel Lufkin, Ed.D., graduate of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education joined Paul D. Camp Community College earlier last month as its next President. Since 2013, Lufkin has served as vice president for student affairs at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia. Prior to, he was dean of…


NSU Alumna Creates Military-themed Gym

In 2011, Kelsey DeSantis made waves on the internet when she created a video asking pop star Justin Timberlake to be her date to the annual U.S. Marine Corps birthday ball. Now, the veteran and Nova Southeastern University alum is focusing her efforts on a military-themed gym and cafe. Opened…