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Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography’s Ocean Campus Hosts Crockett Foundation Students

  Recently a group of students visited NSU’s Halmos College Ocean Campus to learn all about the work our researchers and students are doing related to marine sciences. The students are part of the Crockett Foundation, a South Florida organization created to help improve the quality of life and provide…


Decorated police officer shares story of life-threatening encounter

Faced with the prospect of death, Officer Mario Gutierrez of the Miami-Dade Police Department credited thoughts of his family with saving his life. As a result of his heroics, Gutierrez was one of 13 law enforcement officers who was recently recognized at the White House by President Obama, where he…


High school students conduct neuroscience experiments on field trip

A group of 40 high school students from North Lauderdale’s Somerset Academy received hands-on neuroscience experience at the College of Psychology’s Parker Building labs during a recent visit to the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. “High school kids are hungry for science,” said NSU associate professor Jaime Tartar, Ph.D., who coordinated the trip with…


Halmos College to Offer Free Chemistry, Physics Summer Camp for High School Students

The NSU Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, in collaboration with the Constellation energy company, is offering a hands-on chemistry and physics summer camp for local high school students that focuses on finding energy solutions. The free, two-week E2 Energy to Educate Summer Camp will accommodate up to 32…


NSU observes Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2016

Law enforcement officers are our first call when we feel threatened or in danger. In recognition of the sacrifices and public service that law enforcement officers provide on a daily basis, President Obama has proclaimed May 15 of every year to be “Peace Officers Memorial Day” and the week in which it…


Don’t Miss the Nova Singers 40th Anniversary Concert, May 24

The Nova Singers is NSU’s premier community chorus, whose approximately 150 members range from NSU undergraduate students to senior members of the local community. The choir serves as musical ambassadors for the university as they sing around the country and abroad. Tickets are now available for the Nova Singers 40th…


College of Engineering & Computing’s AIS Student Chapter and Student Government Build Robots; Teach Coding to First Graders

Last month NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing’s (CEC) Association of Information Systems (AIS) Student Chapter and CEC’s Student Government hosted first-graders from St. Jerome Catholic School. The day started with an introduction to robots and coding, followed by hands on experience building robots lead by members of AIS and…


NSU Relief Efforts for Ecuador – Bring items to Help Victims

Students, faculty, and staff at NSU will be organizing a food and clothing donation drive to assist the victims of the tragic earthquake that took place off the coast of Quito, Ecuador. Donation bins will be placed in the Don Taft University Center, HPD Terry building, Carl DeSantis building, and…


CEC’s AIS Student Chapter and Student Government Build Robots and Teach Coding to First Graders

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing’s (CEC) Association of Information Systems (AIS) Student Chapter and CEC’s Student Government, recently hosted first-graders from St. Jerome Catholic School in Fort Lauderdale. The day started with an introduction to robots and coding, followed by hands on experience building robots lead by members of…


NSU hosts Multimedia Camp for High School Students

Registration is now open for NSU’s Multimedia Camp for high school students. The camp will take place June 20 – June 23 on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and will offer residential and commuter opportunities. NSU staff and faculty receive a 25% discount. Campers can choose from 3 tracks: Digital Arts,…


Registration is open for NSU Scholarship Golf Classic, April 8

  The 31st Annual Nova Southeastern University Scholarship Golf Classic is set for April 8, 2016 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Registration is now open! You can register via www.nova.edu/golf. Sponsorship levels range from Corporate ($5,000), Host ($10,000), Presenting ($15,000), and Mako ($25,000), which…


NSU SAAC Hosts Annual Pageant for Make-A-Wish

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted its second pageant to raise money for Make-A-Wish South Florida on Monday night, March 14. SAAC and NSU student-athletes raised $900 for the foundation. “This is our second annual pageant for Make-A-Wish, and it was great to see that a lot of…


Behavioral Neuroscience offers training program for high school students

The NSU College of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is excited to offer a 2-week (9 am – 12:30 pm) discovery-based Behavioral Neuroscience training program for rising high school juniors and seniors. The camp is being offered from July 11 – 22, 2016 on NSU’s main campus. Students will…


AOA President John W. Becher, D.O. Visits NSU-COM

 On February 19, John W. Becher, D.O., the 119th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), visited NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine to discuss bright future of the osteopathic profession with students and faculty members. “The dynamic times we’re living in have brought extraordinary change to health care in just…


CAHSS Students and Faculty Inaugural DFT Day of Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Master’s and doctoral students from the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) participated in their First Annual Day of Service (January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.) Meals were prepared and served to homeless residents at Broward Outreach in Hollywood….


Sharks volunteer for United Way Day of Caring

On Friday, December 4, 2016, 25 shark volunteers gathered at the BB&T Center to help to package meals for at least 200,000 neighbors who need it most. The annual Day of Caring hosted by United Way of Broward County offers unique opportunities for organizations to serve the community.  


Phi Delta Chi participates in Zo’s Family Health and Wellness

Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Beta Lambda chapter at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy organized and participated in Zo’s Family Health and Wellness Groove at the Miramar Regional Park on January 16. PDC supported the organization by providing blood glucose screenings to more than 70 community attendees. Participants also received…


Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program “Party with a Purpose” Fundraiser

Marine research has been one of the foundations of Nova Southeastern University. Dating back to the 1960s, NSU has been deeply involved in learning about the world’s oceans and the myriad of creatures who live there. One of the most beloved creatures found on our reefs are sea turtles –…


NSU College of Pharmacy Hosts Elementary Students for Pharmacy Field Trip

On January 22, 2016, NSU’s College of Pharmacy hosted a field trip for a fourth grade gifted class in the Pharmacy Practice lab. The objective of the trip was to expose students to the profession of pharmacy in a college setting. The day began with three questions: “What does a…


Nova Singers Selected to Be Backup Choir for Barry Manilow

The Nova Singers of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) have been selected to be the backup choir for Barry Manilow’s “One Last Time” concert at the BB&T Center on Friday, Feb. 5. Thirty-five of the 150-member Nova Singers will join Mr. Manilow in the finale of the concert when he sings his…


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